This perhaps made him the more diligent in his endeavors to serve her.
The Scribe is more diligent in other men's business than they are in their own.
Natives more reconciled to the Europeans, and more diligent in procuring slaves, ibid.
The vicar engages to look out for another schoolmaster, and be more diligent in his attentions to Muck Lane.
Here and there one more diligent ...