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The little boy of two, often quoted here, showed a punctilious feeling for order in the placing of things.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Never lacking natural dignity, he was not punctilious in mere matters of form.
As the representative of his father-in-law, Haggard asked his lordship with punctilious hospitality if he would take another peg.
Fletcher's whole soul was possessed by a sore, jealous, punctilious patriotism.
He was a servant and a lackey, and the punctilious gentlemen opposed to him were not inclined to cross swords with him.
He is respected for his intelligence and good-nature; he is sober, industrious, pushing and punctilious in business.
The detectives had been punctilious to avoid ruffling the sensibilities of any and all.
FROM PLACE TO PLACEIRVIN S. COBB
What he discovered justified all the years of punctilious discharge of his duties.
THE STUTTERERR.R. MERLISS
Exact and punctilious as he was in his temporal duties, his whole bent and inclination was towards the former.
Then do not be quite as punctilious as the gentleman who got turned out of the debtor side of Ste. Pélagie into an alley.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD

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