While residing on the continent of Europe, they had adopted the principles of the most complete and rigorous
reformation, as taught and established by Calvin.
Upon the fourth day of the assassination, a party of the police came, very unexpectedly, into the house, and proceeded again to make rigorous
investigation of the premises.
In the meantime, I instituted a rigorous
private search for the corpse of Mr.
Perhaps there was something in his rapid and rigorous
legality that suggested the closing of a net or trap.
This recluse, by his rigorous
torturing of his flesh, his diet of bread and water, his utter withdrawal from all society and from the vanities of the world, and his constant prayer and saintly contemplation of a skull, inspired an emulation that brought about him many disciples.
No, D'Artagnan, you are mistaken when you accuse my council of urging me to pursue rigorous
Towards Fred Vincy she had a motherly feeling, and had always been disposed to excuse his errors, though she would probably not have excused Mary for engaging herself to him, her daughter being included in that more rigorous
judgment which she applied to her own sex.
This continued for some weeks, the physicians visiting him on alternate days and treating him for two different disorders, with constantly enlarging doses of medicine and more and more rigorous
search disclosed nothing more than was already known about the dead man, and much patient excavation here and there about the premises by thoughtful and thrifty neighbors went unrewarded.
Her mother gave her twenty francs a month for her expenses, but her father, who was very fond of her, mitigated this rigorous
treatment with a few presents.
That was the time of the Blue Laws, but perhaps it was too rigorous
for King John.
Now, if nature had to make the beak of a full-grown pigeon very short for the bird's own advantage, the process of modification would be very slow, and there would be simultaneously the most rigorous
selection of the young birds within the egg, which had the most powerful and hardest beaks, for all with weak beaks would inevitably perish: or, more delicate and more easily broken shells might be selected, the thickness of the shell being known to vary like every other structure.
Even the black slowly crawling beetles are closely similar, and some, I believe, on rigorous
examination, absolutely identical.
And yet nothing is more common than the most rigorous
sentence upon books supported by such objections, which, if they were rightly taken (and that they are not always), do by no means go to the merit of the whole.
And yet, in the face of famine and the rigorous
winter, he went out gayly in quest of a mess of trout, forsooth, because he "doted" on them