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Thurstane had the army tone; he meant to be punctiliously polite; perhaps he was a little stiff in his politeness.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
He came at last––and came in habitual dignity––punctiliously closing the door behind him and continuing on with grave steps.
They will observe human laws punctiliously, but the laws of God they transgress without the flicker of an eyelid.
Mrs. Arlbery, in common with those who dispense with all forms for themselves, exacted them punctiliously from all others.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
Simple bamboo arches crossing the road greeted us everywhere, Mr. Forbes punctiliously raising his hat under every one.
The headwaiter, clad in the long waistcoat and full trunk-hose of the late Seventeenth Century, bowed punctiliously.
THE PENAL CLUSTERIVAR JORGENSEN (AKA RANDALL GARRETT)
This principle became more and more generally the rule, although it has never been punctiliously observed.
And these artificial lines that men call boundaries, how punctiliously they are guarded!
"We are too punctiliously foolish," Prime declared when the second meal without its tobacco aftermath had been endured.
STRANDED IN ARCADYFRANCIS LYNDE
He was still wearing the famous floorwalker suit, which he had punctiliously donned every Sunday for chapel.
WHERE THE BLUE BEGINSCHRISTOPHER MORLEY

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