Sentence Examples


  • He recalled his labors on the Legal Code, and how painstakingly he had translated the articles of the Roman and French codes into Russian, and he felt ashamed of himself.
  • Sonya read painstakingly in her high-pitched voice.
  • The 1862 bridge burned and was painstakingly replaced in 2001.
  • The first form of his written speeches was always painstakingly edited and revised, and not infrequently entirely rewritten.
  • Pierre had first experienced this strange and fascinating feeling at the Sloboda Palace, when he had suddenly felt that wealth, power, and life--all that men so painstakingly acquire and guard--if it has any worth has so only by reason of the joy with which it can all be renounced.