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Sometimes he assumes the serious ferocity of a brigand chief or the haughty punctiliousness of a hidalgo.
THE MEMOIRS OF COUNT CARLO GOZZI; VOLUME THE FIRSTCOUNT CARLO GOZZI
Captiousness and punctiliousness were doubtless emphasized in order to obtain delay.
FUNDAMENTAL PEACE IDEAS INCLUDING THE WESTPHALIAN PEACE TREATY (1648) AND THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS (1919)ARTHUR MAC DONALD
And then they set themselves to a renewed precision, a more slavish punctiliousness than before.
STUDIES OF CHRISTIANITYJAMES MARTINEAU
A notice on my punctiliousness may be put down to-night in her 'private diary.'
THE LETTERS OF ROBERT BROWNING AND ELIZABETH BARRETT BARRETT, VOL. 1 (OF 2) 1845-1846ROBERT BROWNING AND ELIZABETH BARRETT BARRETT
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.
MISSIONARY TRAVELS AND RESEARCHES IN SOUTH AFRICADAVID LIVINGSTONE
In all rites, simplicity is better than extravagance; in mourning for the dead, heartfelt sorrow is better than punctiliousness.
THE SAYINGS OF CONFUCIUSCONFUCIUS
This much at least I cannot help telling you, that you may observe the good breeding and punctiliousness of my worthy husband.
THE HISTORY OF DON QUIXOTE, VOLUME II., COMPLETEMIGUEL DE CERVANTES
It observes all the forms of international politeness, with, if anything, almost exaggerated punctiliousness.
NEW YORK TIMES CURRENT HISTORY; THE EUROPEAN WAR, VOL 2, NO. 4, JULY, 1915VARIOUS
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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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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