1 To Ethan, still in the rosy haze of his hour with Mattie, the sight came with the intense precision of the last dream before waking.
2 Her grey hair was arranged with precision, and her clothes looked excessively new and yet slightly old-fashioned.
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3 He raised the lid of the desk, and saw within it a cheque-book and a few packets of bills and letters, arranged with the orderly precision which characterized all her personal habits.
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4 For of these moonlight nights, it was his wont to mount to the main-mast head, and stand a look-out there, with the same precision as if it had been day.
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5 He took a book from his pocket and began energetically to read it, judging by the precision and frequency with which he turned the leaves.
6 She holds her skirt with her hand as she dances, with stately precision, after the manner of the grandes dames.
7 Also, they were inaccurate; they did not sting with precision.
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8 Madame Odintsov delivered all this little speech with peculiar precision, as though she had learned it by heart; then she turned to Arkady.
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9 Berg always spoke quietly, politely, and with great precision.
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10 "I should never dare to say that I know the truth," said the Mason, whose words struck Pierre more and more by their precision and firmness.
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11 The tune, played with precision and in exact time, began to thrill in the hearts of Nicholas and Natasha, arousing in them the same kind of sober mirth as radiated from Anisya Fedorovna's whole being.
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12 The young officer was evidently exercising his duties for the first or second time and therefore treated both his superiors and the men with great precision and formality.
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13 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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14 Marianne's preserver, as Margaret, with more elegance than precision, styled Willoughby, called at the cottage early the next morning to make his personal enquiries.
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15 "I cannot admit it," said Sergey Ivanovitch, with his habitual clearness, precision of expression, and elegance of phrase.
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