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Nothing had as yet occurred to shake Cocles' belief; the last month's payment had been made with the most scrupulous exactitude; Cocles had detected an overbalance of fourteen sous in his cash, and the same evening he had brought them to M.
"I will not," continued he, after a moment's silence, "conceal from you, that while your probity and exactitude up to this moment are universally acknowledged, yet the report is current in Marseilles that you are not able to meet your liabilities." At this almost brutal speech Morrel turned deathly pale.
His domestics perceived, by the manner in which he approached his carriage, that their master was not in the best of humors: the result of their discernment was, that his orders were executed with that exactitude of maneuver which is found on board a man-of-war, commanded during a storm by an ill-tempered captain.
As regularity is a prime condition facilitating activity, regularity in his household was carried to the highest point of exactitude. He always came to table under precisely the same conditions, and not only at the same hour but at the same minute.
She would not have cared to confess how infinitely she preferred the exactitude, the star-like impersonality, of figures to the confusion, agitation, and vagueness of the finest prose.
At ten o'clock Athos, with his habitual exactitude, was waiting on the Pont du Louvre and was almost immediately joined by Lord de Winter.
Throughout the day, except in her occasional outbursts of wailing grief, she had been in incessant movement, performing the initial duties to her dead with the awe and exactitude that belong to religious rites.
A Fahrenheit's thermometer in a mahogany case, and with a barometer annexed, was hung against the wall, at some little distance from the stove, which Benjamin consulted, every half hour, with prodigious exactitude. Two small glass chandeliers were suspended at equal distances between the stove and outer doors, one of which opened at each end of the hall, and gilt lustres were affixed to the frame work of the numerous side-doors that led from the apartment.
Les evaluations menees conjointement par la Croix-rouge, les services de la protection civile et du developpement social ont debute dimanche pour determiner avec exactitude l'ampleur du sinistre.
L'enquete de la police n'a pas encore permis de dire avec exactitude d'ou venait ses corps, a precise le prefet de departement qui a soutenu que la police poursuit ses investigations.
It is for others to decide if there is the remotest parity in exactitude or rigour between those two studies.
The frequency of the visits will be 5 hours a week, But you can often avoid some of the visits, As there are no plans to dispose of, Or it will be necessary for the architect to go daily for a certain period, For excess work, Without the the total amount is defined with exactitude at the time of concluding the contract, To be subordinate the deliveries (the benefits of the service) to the needs of the city council.