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 burnishes his arms, and another grooms his horse.
I take on myself to say there never have been two more diligent evangelists than were Bro.
Never had a village schoolmaster a more diligent pupil than he, and rarely one that improved more rapidly.
If you want any one of these accommodations, be the more diligent in such an improvement of the rest, as may make up your want.
No men were more subtle or more diligent in corroding the foundation of these bulwarks than the disciples of Granvelle.
Indeed, we should make a more diligent inquiry into the nature of confined air.