Those who can read German will find an excellent guide, in this respect, in Frau Foerster-Nietzsche's exhaustive
and highly interesting biography of her brother: "Das Leben Friedrich Nietzsche's" (published by Naumann); while the works of Deussen, Raoul Richter, and Baroness Isabelle von Unger- Sternberg, will be found to throw useful and necessary light upon many questions which it would be difficult for a sister to touch upon.
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.
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.
One proceeds on what I will call the exhaustive
system of reasoning.
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.
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.
The brass stair-rods received an exhaustive
polishing and were returned to their places.
I had only three left, and we saw that we were in the angle of the far corner of the chamber, a fact that accounted for our not having noticed the hollow sound of the place during our former exhaustive
See," continued the Vicar, opening several small drawers, "I fancy I have made an exhaustive
study of the entomology of this district.
Did not his qualifications, his membership, and the record of his writings fill a long half-column in the "Medical Directory," from his first little paper on the "Gouty Diathesis" in 1859 to his exhaustive
treatise upon "Affections of the Vaso-Motor System" in 1884?
"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.