1 She made a strong attempt to compose herself, and stammered that he was as punctual as ever.
2 "As punctual as ever," he repeated, coming up to us.
3 I was always punctual at the office; at the Doctor's too: and I really did work, as the common expression is, like a cart-horse.
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4 I laboured hard at my book, without allowing it to interfere with the punctual discharge of my newspaper duties; and it came out and was very successful.
5 We took my aunt into our counsels in the afternoon; but our only decided conclusion was, that we would be very punctual in keeping Mr. Micawber's appointment.
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6 What I wish is, to be perfectly business-like, and perfectly punctual.
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7 Stepan Arkadyevitch remembered his joke about this punctual, bald watchmaker, "that the German was wound up for a whole lifetime himself, to wind up watches," and he smiled.
8 The observance of Sunday at Bellomont was chiefly marked by the punctual appearance of the smart omnibus destined to convey the household to the little church at the gates.
9 They appeared, therefore, punctual and resigned, with the air of people bound for a dull "At Home," and after them Hilda and Muriel straggled, yawning and pinning each other's veils and ribbons as they came.
10 Four o'clock found her in the drawing-room: she was sure that Selden would be punctual.
11 She herself was punctual, and efficient at making dressings, but she could not, like Mrs. Lyman Cass and Mrs. Bogart, fill the dressings with hate for enemies.
12 It can't last for ever, thank God, and his Ramadan only comes once a year; and I don't believe it's very punctual then.
13 This is all very provoking to Miss Scatcherd, who is naturally neat, punctual, and particular.
14 Mr. Collins was punctual to his time, and was received with great politeness by the whole family.
15 Mr. Darcy was punctual in his return, and as Lydia informed you, attended the wedding.