The poor soul had expended all her little energies on this farewell feast,--had killed and dressed her choicest chicken, and prepared her corn-cake with scrupulous
exactness, just to her husband's taste, and brought out certain mysterious jars on the mantel-piece, some preserves that were never produced except on extreme occasions.
There are some tribes amongst them (for they are distinguished like the Jews by their tribes), among whom the crime of swearing by the name of the Virgin is punished with forfeiture of goods and even with loss of life; they are equally scrupulous
of swearing by St.
Let the most scrupulous
expositors of delegated powers; let the most inveterate objectors against those exercised by the convention, answer these questions.
Struck by the scrupulous
cleanliness of the courtyard and its dependencies, a stranger would at once have divined that the place belonged to an old maid.
Hence, too, it came about that Dick Naseby, a high-minded creature, and as scrupulous
and brave a gentleman as you would want to meet, held in a sort of affection the various human creeping things whom he had met and studied.
That day I commenced the journal of these adventures which has enabled me to relate them with more scrupulous
exactitude and minute detail.
Morrel, and I shall say that he is a man honorable to the last degree, and who has up to this time fulfilled every engagement with scrupulous
regard of Laertes for his wife's feelings is of a piece with the extreme jealousy for the honour of woman, which is manifest throughout the "Odyssey".
The same gentleman had given them a code of laws, to which they conformed with scrupulous
It is needless to say that this conversation was of absorbing interest to both; so much so, indeed, that Betts momentarily forgot his love, and by the time it had ended, Adrienne was disposed to overlook most of her over scrupulous
objections to rewarding that very passion.
As men of scrupulous
honour set up a high standard of public conscience above the dead-level of an honest community, so men of that skill which passes into art by ceaseless striving raise the dead-level of correct practice in the crafts of land and sea.
Rushworth, who was always answered for by Maria as willing to do anything; when Julia, meaning, like her sister, to be Agatha, began to be scrupulous
on Miss Crawford's account.
The Beaver had counted with scrupulous
care, Attending to every word: But it fairly lost heart, and outgrabe in despair, When the third repetition occurred.
This was forming a very poor conception of his patience and scrupulous
Another took this luminary with the moon and the planets, and having first weighed them with scrupulous
accuracy, probed into their depths and found out the solidity of the substance of which they were made.