He was elected for the borough speedily after his father's demise; a magistrate, a member of parliament, a county magnate and representative of an ancient family, he made it his duty to show himself before the Hampshire public, subscribed handsomely to the county charities, called assiduously
upon all the county folk, and laid himself out in a word to take that position in Hampshire, and in the Empire afterwards, to which he thought his prodigious talents justly entitled him.
Cutter painted china so assiduously
that even her wash-bowls and pitchers, and her husband's shaving-mug, were covered with violets and lilies.
ELIOT had been for some time assiduously
employed in learning the Indian language.
Toll, who in this battle played the part of Weyrother at Austerlitz, galloped assiduously
from place to place, finding everything upside down everywhere.
she cried trying assiduously
to give a stern expression to her face, into which he was gazing greedily.
Had you not been really amiable, you would have hated me for it; but in spite of the pains you took to disguise yourself, your feelings were always noble and just; and in your heart, you thoroughly despised the persons who so assiduously
It remained to ascertain whether the priests were watching by the side of their victim as assiduously
as were the soldiers at the door.
Supper being over, the captain lighted his pipe and passed it to his host, who, inhaling the smoke, puffed it through his nostrils so assiduously
, that in a little while his head manifested signs of confusion and dizziness.
Observe her when she has some knitting, or some other woman's work in hand, and sits the image of peace, calmly intent on her needles and her silk, some discussion meantime going on around her, in the course of which peculiarities of character are being developed, or important interests canvassed; she takes no part in it; her humble, feminine mind is wholly with her knitting; none of her features move; she neither presumes to smile approval, nor frown disapprobation; her little hands assiduously
ply their unpretending task; if she can only get this purse finished, or this bonnet-grec completed, it is enough for her.
Nowhere are the ladies more assiduously
courted; nowhere are they better appreciated as the contributors to our highest enjoyments; and nowhere are they more sensible of their power.
Still the prongs continued to click assiduously
, for it was not late; and though the air was fresh and keen there was a whisper of spring in it that cheered the workers on.
Philip began reading assiduously
the `city chat' of his favourite newspaper.