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D'Artagnan was introduced by Bazin into a mean chamber, in which there was a poor bed; but D'Artagnan was not fastidious in that respect.
Now everybody knows that Ikki is ridiculously fastidious in his choice of food, and will eat nothing but the very best and ripest.
Some fastidious persons--but they were exclusively of her own sex--affirmed that the bloody hand, as they chose to call it, quite destroyed the effect of Georgiana's beauty, and rendered her countenance even hideous.
My dear cousin"(sitting down by her), "you have a better right to be fastidious than almost any other woman I know; but will it answer?
He was fastidious, and, aiming at something he did not quite fully grasp, was constantly dissatisfied with his work as a whole: perhaps a part would please him, the forearm or the leg and foot of a figure, a glass or a cup in a still-life; and he would cut this out and keep it, destroying the rest of the canvas; so that when people invited themselves to see his work he could truthfully answer that he had not a single picture to show.
But a look of indolence, the result of skepticism or of a taste too fastidious to be satisfied by the prizes and conclusions so easily within his grasp, lent him an expression almost of melancholy.
As to Falstaff personally, or his like, I was rather fastidious, and would not have made friends with him in the flesh, much or little.
It could be shut off from the rest of the house by a tiny curtain, which Tink, who was most fastidious [particular], always kept drawn when dressing or undressing.
Harrison was right, and she forced herself to expunge most of her beloved descriptions, though it took three re-writings before the story could be pruned down to please the fastidious Mr.
He was a man, as you know, of aristocratic and fastidious tastes.
I've seen a few in my time, and I ain't fastidious so as you can notice it.
It was slow work, fastidious and delicate, and Martin did not learn it so readily.