1 But he had also the prejudices and scrupulous timidity of his persecuted people, and those were to be conquered.
2 He went on a slow, scrupulous, soft-stepping and stealthy round.
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3 As a sister, so partial and so angry, and so little scrupulous of what she said, and in another light so triumphant and secure, she was in every way an object of painful alarm.
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4 Mr. Giles, dressed with scrupulous care in a full suit of black, was in attendance upon them.
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5 He is so very strict and scrupulous in his notions; over-scrupulous I must say.
6 If we were not related, it would not signify; but as cousins, she would feel scrupulous as to any proposal of ours.
7 She ascended to her bedroom and dressed herself with scrupulous care.
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8 Well, the temptation of sudden wealth so easily acquired was too much for you, as it has been for better men before you; but you were not very scrupulous in the means you used.
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9 Morrel, and I shall say that he is a man honorable to the last degree, and who has up to this time fulfilled every engagement with scrupulous punctuality.
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10 The bills signed by Morrel were presented at his office with scrupulous exactitude, and, thanks to the delay granted by the Englishman, were paid by Cocles with equal punctuality.
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11 Never had Flora, the fresh and smiling goddess of gardeners, been honored with a purer or more scrupulous worship than that which was paid to her in this little enclosure.
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12 But others are by no means so scrupulous.
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13 But, to that nature, the very unbounded trust reposed in him was bond and seal for the most scrupulous accuracy.
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14 The dealers in the human article make scrupulous and systematic efforts to promote noisy mirth among them, as a means of drowning reflection, and rendering them insensible to their condition.
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15 His confession became a channel for the escape of scrupulous and unrepented imperfections.
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