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He examined the bill and receipt in the man's hand with great apparent scrupulousness; not, in reality, seeing a clear syllable.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
This functionary is examining, with somewhat minute scrupulousness, a fat pig which is borne in for approval by a comely maiden.
ROWLANDSON THE CARICATURIST. FIRST VOLUMEJOSEPH GREGO
Men of letters have disdained its use with a scrupulousness worthy our own eighteenth century.
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
Sometimes it puts more emphasis on creed than on conduct, on Sunday scrupulousness than on Monday scruple.
SOCIETYHENRY KALLOCH ROWE
Everything about him breathed tidiness and scrupulousness, though it would not have mattered if he had been less well groomed.
THE SONG OF SONGSHERMANN SUDERMANN
Every home engagement was submitted to the elder lady with elaborate scrupulousness, almost like irony.
THE THREE BRIDESCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
Without speaking of the frenzy of his penances, what scrupulousness of devotion and narrowness of piety was his!
EN ROUTEJ.-K. (JORIS-KARL) HUYSMANS
A disputed election is now tried with the same scrupulousness and solemnity, as any other title.
THE WORKS OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, VOL. 6SAMUEL JOHNSON
In The Patriot , he says:—'A disputed election is now tried with the same scrupulousness and solemnity as any other title.'
LIFE OF JOHNSON, VOLUME 4 (OF 6)BOSWELL
With a scrupulousness quite characteristic she had begun to blame herself.
THE FAITH DOCTOREDWARD EGGLESTON
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