at seven, glad of the pretext for excusing himself soon after dinner.
We got away punctually
, and in the course of an hour and a half arrived at the town of Annunciation.
He began to forget the presence of God which had seemed so surrounding; and his religious exercises, still very punctually
performed, grew merely formal.
Although he was in retirement and had now no influence in political affairs, every high official appointed to the province in which the prince's estate lay considered it his duty to visit him and waited in the lofty antechamber ante chamber just as the architect, gardener, or Princess Mary did, till the prince appeared punctually
to the appointed hour.
Daily life in a house where there are young and old is full of curious little ceremonies and pieties, which are discharged quite punctually
, though the meaning of them is obscure, and a mystery has come to brood over them which lends even a superstitious charm to their performance.
at the tenth minute, he sat down amid cries of "Go on.
Bateson--appointed to chop Frank's bed-place into firing--appeared punctually
with his ax.
In America, and (as I hear) on the continent of Europe also, when your host invites you to dine at a given hour, you pay him the compliment of arriving punctually
at his house.
The dinner-party that day, assembling punctually
at the stroke of the bell, had to wait a quarter of an hour before the hostess came down stairs.
And he will calmly and punctually
act in accordance with his words.
The consequent de-congestion of highly saturated routes will enhance systemic capability to run trains more punctually
Ryder's managing partner Mark Thompson said: "We are delighted all the hard work of everyone involved in this programme has been acknowledged, from the business partners, to the schools, to the children who punctually
attended the workshop interviews and work experience.