1 Chichikov ran his eye over the document, and could not but marvel at its neatness and accuracy.
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2 Berg, who had obtained his captaincy during the campaign, had gained the confidence of his superiors by his promptitude and accuracy and had arranged his money matters very satisfactorily.
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3 As a general on duty on Kutuzov's staff, he applied himself to business with zeal and perseverance and surprised Kutuzov by his willingness and accuracy in work.
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4 He was even pleased by failures, for failures resulting from deviations in practice from the theory only proved to him the accuracy of his theory.
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5 He kept laughing sarcastically, he demonstrated, and at last contemptuously ceased to demonstrate, like a mathematician who ceases to prove in various ways the accuracy of a problem that has already been proved.
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6 Tikhon with equal accuracy would split logs with blows at arm's length, or holding the head of the ax would cut thin little pegs or carve spoons.
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7 I began also to observe, with greater accuracy, the forms that surrounded me and to perceive the boundaries of the radiant roof of light which canopied me.
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8 I now related my history briefly but with firmness and precision, marking the dates with accuracy and never deviating into invective or exclamation.
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9 However novel and peculiar this testimony of attachment, I did not doubt the accuracy of the interpretation.
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10 The accuracy of these recitals was sufficiently obvious to me, to give me great confidence in Joe's information.
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11 My heart sank within me as I acknowledged the undoubted accuracy of this description.
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12 I can vouch for the accuracy of the subjoined account, for I have had access to Lestrade's note-book, in which the prisoner's words were taken down exactly as they were uttered.
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13 The two gentlemen watched Oliver's earnest face, as he spoke, and looking from him to each other, seemed to feel satisfied of the accuracy of what he said.
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14 And events had borne out the accuracy of her judgment, and proved the devotedness of her care.
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15 With a glow of admiration I watched Holmes unrolling his case of instruments and choosing his tool with the calm, scientific accuracy of a surgeon who performs a delicate operation.
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