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I think of you as the most beautiful, the truest thing in the world," he continued, filled with a sense of exaltation, and feeling that he had no need now to choose his words with pedantic accuracy, for what he wanted to say was suddenly become plain to him.
The facts are as follows," replied Tibby, who had at times a pedantic lucidity.
LIZA [speaking with pedantic correctness of pronunciation and great beauty of tone] How do you do, Mrs.
And natural," repeated Lebedeff with pedantic obstinacy.
He's a cursed white-blooded pedantic coxcomb," said Will, with gnashing impetuosity.
Much more voluminous and varied was the work of Miss Burney's successor, Maria Edgeworth, who devoted a great part of her long life (1767-1849) to active benevolence and to attendance on her father, an eccentric and pedantic English gentleman who lived mostly on his estate in Ireland and who exercised the privilege of revising or otherwise meddling with most of her books.
Then the vaunted distinction between Greek and English, between Classic and Romantic schools, seems superficial and pedantic.
He's shrewd and naive, old-fashioned and very modern, doubtful and resolute, ironic, pedantic, hurt and ruthless.
As the synopsis goes: shrewd and naive, old-fashioned and very modern, doubtful and resolute, ironic, pedantic, hurt and ruthless.
HOW HELPFUL TO US here is astronomy's pedantic accuracy, which I often used to ridicule secretly
The bench expressed their appreciation and commendation to Mian Jaffer Hussain, who in his suave and pedantic style ably assisted the tribunal in reaching a just conclusion.
He's punctilious, pedantic and obsessive - all the things I'm not of course," smiles Guy Henry, 54.