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Inglethorp turned to give some instructions about letters to Evelyn Howard, and her husband addressed me in his painstaking voice:
I am practically industrious-- painstaking, a workman to execute with perseverance and labour-- but besides this there is a love for the marvellous, a belief in the marvellous, intertwined in all my projects, which hurries me out of the common pathways of men, even to the wild sea and unvisited regions I am about to explore.
I have heard of him," admitted the visitor in his slow, painstaking tone, which yet had a certain curtness of intention.
Her master, faithful to facts, which alone his consciousness reflected, would set them down with painstaking care upon many pages.
Generally his phrases came to him slowly, after a conscious and painstaking wooing.
I did, after some painstaking, catch a young parrot, for I knocked it down with a stick, and having recovered it, I brought it home; but it was some years before I could make him speak; however, at last I taught him to call me by name very familiarly.
THE barrister who led the case against child killer Robert Black has told how two decades of painstaking work ensured a conviction.
It's really fun but it's little bits at a time, so it's a little bit painstaking for me.
He said last night: "We will be conducting a more detailed examination of the body part which will be a fairly painstaking process.
Chronicling him from his early youth to when he met and grew close to the woman he would later marry, John Audubon: Young Naturalist features an easy, flowing narrative style steeped heavily in painstaking research but also woven together with storytelling flair.
The drama comes alive through Austin native Jim Gough's engrossing presentation, and L'Amour's painstaking attention to detail and realism shine through as always, creating a vivid glimpse of struggle and survival on the harsh frontier.
Wayne Herschel presents in vast and colorful detail his painstaking conclusions after many years of study of these diverse 'star-maps' of antiquity.