By-the-book sentence example

by-the-book
  • There was, indeed, much just and much unjust censure; but even those who were loudest in blame were attracted by the book in spite of themselves.

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  • This was followed by the Book of Surveying and Improvements (1523), by the same author.

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  • One of the earliest instances of this spirit is afforded by the book of Agrippa of Nettesheim centuries.

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  • The General Assembly of Glasgow in 1638 abjured Laud's book and took its stand again by the Book of Common Order, an act repeated by the assembly of 1639, which also demurred against innovations proposed by the English separatists, who objected altogether to liturgical forms, and in particular to the Lord's Prayer, the Gloria Pcrtri and the minister kneeling for private devotion in the pulpit.

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  • A Butterfly Notebook by Douglas Hammersley, published by the Book Guild 2003 This is a winter fireside book.

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  • I was so mesmerized by the book that I finished it on one day.

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  • Inspired by the book Arabian Nights, which he read as a child, Johnson branded his lamp company Aladdin.

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  • Part of this is due to the massive media attention brought about by the book and movie series that appeared soon after the events allegedly happened.

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  • The Jedi Council respect him, despite this, but if Qui-Gon were a by-the-book man he wouldn't be Qui-Gon.

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  • We had Air Force laisons to keep us on track and to keep us doing it by the book.

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