Neatness


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NEATNESS, pleading. The statement, in apt and appropriate words, of all the necessary facts, and ne more. Lawes on Pl. 62.

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But nowhere else, were cheerfulness and neatness possible, in the old crazy shed which Caleb's fancy so transformed.
Well then, my dear, why don't you praise the neatness and prettiness with which it's kept?
To say the truth, Jones himself was not a little surprized at what he saw; for, besides the extraordinary neatness of the room, it was adorned with a great number of nicknacks and curiosities, which might have engaged the attention of a virtuoso.
It fostered such virtues as neatness, decision, and obedience, virtues of the second rank, no doubt, but they have formed our civilization.
She was to furnish typewritten bills of fare for the twenty-one tables in the restaurant--a new bill for each day's dinner, and new ones for breakfast and lunch as often as changes occurred in the food or as neatness required.
Tears had fallen into his boxes; passages had been scored in his favourite books; old toys, relics, treasures had been hoarded away for him, and packed with strange neatness and care--and of all these things the boy took no note.
Darya Alexandrovna liked her neatness, her deferential and obliging manners, but she felt ill at ease with her.
It was written with beautiful regularity and neatness of character, in violet-coloured ink, on note-paper as smooth as ivory and almost as thick as cardboard, and it addressed me in these terms--
At the point of that angle a short arm joined it to a hexagonal islet with a soil of gravel and its shores faced with dressed stone, a perfection of puerile neatness.
The streets are broad and airy, the shops extremely good, the private residences remarkable for their elegance and neatness.
Look at that hand of mine--many and many a job that hand has done, with a neatness and dex-terity, never known afore.
Mr Venus takes from a corner by his chair, the bones of a leg and foot, beautifully pure, and put together with exquisite neatness.