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  • The result of their efforts was laid before parliament in one of the most monumental and most painstaking preambles ever prefixed to a bill.
  • The domestic order and tranquillity of the kingdom had been restored by his painstaking father, but Poland had shrunk territorially since the age of his grandfather Boleslaus I., and it was the aim of Boleslaus II.
  • He proved himself to be a painstaking and laborious legislator, and devoted himself specially to the improvement of native schools,.
  • In modern times the artisan, however well trained, efficient and painstaking he may be, does not, in virtue of these qualities, enjoy any municipal or political privileges.
  • 1853 and 1873), and Memoirs of the Bourbon Kings of Spain (London, 1813), give evidence of careful and painstaking work on the part of the author.

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