Since I have undertaken to manhandle this Leviathan, it behoves me to approve myself omnisciently exhaustive
in the enterprise; not overlooking the minutest seminal germs of his blood, and spinning him out to the uttermost coil of his bowels.
The brass stair-rods received an exhaustive
polishing and were returned to their places.
At the sight of papers of all sorts, -- titles, contracts, parchments, which were kept in the archives of the family, all descending from the poisoned cardinal, I in my turn examined the immense bundles of documents, like twenty servitors, stewards, secretaries before me; but in spite of the most exhaustive
researches, I found -- nothing.
It is perhaps a difficult matter, in such cases, to make a positive statement without more exhaustive
examination, but to have raised questions with regard to details is not without advantage.
It is too possible that to some of my readers Methodism may mean nothing more than low-pitched gables up dingy streets, sleek grocers, sponging preachers, and hypocritical jargon--elements which are regarded as an exhaustive
analysis of Methodism in many fashionable quarters.
I won't give you an account of all my wanderings, though I have been most indefatigable; for I am keeping, as I told you before, a most EXHAUSTIVE
journal, which I will allow you the PRIVILEGE of reading on my return to Bangor.
When one's knowledge is exhaustive
, one comes to other conclusions.
Even that explanation is hardly exhaustive
," observed the criminal expert.
The patient and I then plunged into a discussion of his case, of which I took exhaustive
The lecture was less exhaustive
than that of the previous morning, but we must suppose that it satisfied Adolf, for he came again next day, his faith in his teacher undiminished.
And I was not unready for the remark which followed a more exhaustive
scrutiny than I had hitherto sustained.
On the other hand, the exhaustive
mental search for them distracted my thoughts until the stars were back in the sky; and now I had a new occupation, saying to myself all the poetry I could remember, especially that of the sea; for I was a bookish fellow even then.