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There was something so methodical and so incomprehensible about the deeds of this unknown assassin, that it imparted a fresh ghastliness to his crimes.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
In his methodical brain there were distinctly formulated certain aspects of peasant life, deduced partly from that life itself, but chiefly from contrast with other modes of life.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Javert was a complete character, who never had a wrinkle in his duty or in his uniform; methodical with malefactors, rigid with the buttons of his coat.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
While his tumultuous friends, captivated by the absolute, adored and invoked splendid revolutionary adventures, Combeferre was inclined to let progress, good progress, take its own course; he may have been cold, but he was pure; methodical, but irreproachable; phlegmatic, but imperturbable.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
The preparations for attack are always made with a certain methodical deliberation; after which, the lightning strikes.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Her aunt was no very methodical narrator, but with the help of some letters to and from Sir Thomas, and what she already knew herself, and could reasonably combine, she was soon able to understand quite as much as she wished of the circumstances attending the story.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
There was a circumstance which at first sight seemed to entangle his delirious but still methodical scheme.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Cora betrayed a disposition to support her sister, and the sacred song proceeded, after the indispensable preliminaries of the pitchpipe, and the tune had been duly attended to by the methodical David.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context