1 "My sister Beth is a very fastidious girl, when she likes to be," said Amy, well pleased at Beth's success.
2 Now, Laurie, don't be too fastidious and worldly-minded.
3 I was no vocalist myself, and, in his fastidious judgment, no musician, either; but I delighted in listening when the performance was good.
4 He was at the same time haughty, reserved, and fastidious, and his manners, though well-bred, were not inviting.
5 The contrast between the dirty, hairy old man and the four neat, fastidious ladies was as great as though he were a grizzled, vicious old watchdog and they four small kittens.
6 Everything about him accorded with the fastidious element in her taste, even to the light irony with which he surveyed what seemed to her most sacred.
7 Wherefore, it seems to me you had best not be too fastidious in your curiosity touching this Leviathan.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
8 Only the most unprejudiced of men like Stubb, nowadays partake of cooked whales; but the Esquimaux are not so fastidious.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 65. The Whale as a Dish.
9 The count appeared, dressed with the greatest simplicity, but the most fastidious dandy could have found nothing to cavil at in his toilet.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
10 It was evident, from her figure and the perfumes she had about her, that she was young and fastidious in her tastes, but that was all.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 86. The Trial.
11 The appurtenances of the writing-tables, about which Alexey Alexandrovitch was himself very fastidious, were exceptionally good.
12 "You're not over fastidious," said the soldier.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 11: CHAPTER III—JUST INDIGNATION OF A HAIR-DRESSER
13 He was aware that the qualities distinguishing her from the herd of her sex were chiefly external: as though a fine glaze of beauty and fastidiousness had been applied to vulgar clay.
14 Her own fastidiousness had its eye fixed on the world, and she did not care how the luncheon-table looked when there was no one present at it but the family.
15 Her personal fastidiousness had a moral equivalent, and when she made a tour of inspection in her own mind there were certain closed doors she did not open.