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.