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"All the caves you want," said Bernel, scornful at such unusual stickling on the part of his chum.
A MAID OF THE SILVER SEAJOHN OXENHAM
This is seen in their way of stickling for accuracy when others repeat familiar word-forms.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Why, man, I found them fastened on him myself; and there was odd staving and stickling to make them 'ware haunch!'
WAVERLEY, OR 'TIS SIXTY YEARS HENCE, COMPLETESIR WALTER SCOTT
The artists fought this influence, stickling a long time for the severer classicism of ancient Greece.
A TEXT-BOOK OF THE HISTORY OF PAINTINGJOHN C. VAN DYKE
"This will be brought to you by Stickling," the note said; but who Stickling was Vavasor did not know.
CAN YOU FORGIVE HER?ANTHONY TROLLOPE
I really think I could give you a commission without much stickling of my conscience.
VIVIAN GREYEARL OF BEACONSFIELD, BENJAMIN DISRAELI
WORDS RELATED TO STICKLING
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