His public career shows more of the doctrinaire and precisian than can be found in any other one of these.
The form-master of the Upper Remove happened to be a precisian in English.
Puritan in religion, she was precisian in morals; but in both she was sincere.
But do not be too much of a precisian, or you will paralyze me.
The precisian, they say, disapproved of Danton's lax and heedless courses.
He had precisian leanings, and so had the clerk o' the council.
He rose at a certain time, he retired at another, and though no precisian, it was not often that his arrangements varied.
A precisian, however, could take his tobacco with a difference.
Without being a precisian, the blind man was usually exact in such matters.
"A sister of mine will be there," explained the one, knowing the Duke to be a precisian.