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Sometimes he assumes the serious ferocity of a brigand chief or the haughty punctiliousness of a hidalgo.
Captiousness and punctiliousness were doubtless emphasized in order to obtain delay.
And then they set themselves to a renewed precision, a more slavish punctiliousness than before.
A notice on my punctiliousness may be put down to-night in her 'private diary.'
A few duties they will perform with the utmost punctiliousness, while others equally essential they never think of.
BIBLE EMBLEMSEDWARD E. SEELYE
We were particularly struck, in passing through the village, with the punctiliousness of manners shown by the Balonda.
In all rites, simplicity is better than extravagance; in mourning for the dead, heartfelt sorrow is better than punctiliousness.
This much at least I cannot help telling you, that you may observe the good breeding and punctiliousness of my worthy husband.
It observes all the forms of international politeness, with, if anything, almost exaggerated punctiliousness.
She shook her head slightly to indicate a mild degree of impatience with his punctiliousness about that blessed door.
JOAN THURSDAYLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE

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