and proceeded again to make rigorous investigation of the premises.
Edgar Allan Poe -- The Black Cat
a methodology that was logical and systematic and rational and rigorous
Malcolm Gladwell -- Blink
Unsatisfied, he punched in the CHECKLIM program, a more rigorous testing of the circuit banks.
Michael Crichton -- The Andromeda Strain
...and none of his contemporaries seemed as rigorous and as learned as he in his science,
Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- Love in the Time of Cholera
...and his person rigorously searched under my own inspection.
Edgar Allan Poe -- The Purloined Letter
It was not till late next day that I spoke to Mrs. Grose; the rigor with which I kept my pupils in sight making it often difficult to meet her privately,
Henry James -- The Turn of the Screw
Over the years, everything from samurai swords to inflatable dates had been dragged through the doors; despite Julie’s rigorous denials, it was in this category that Singer also fell.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Guardian
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Had all regrets been punished as rigorously as...
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The Celestial Railroad
...they should be determined by rigorous scientific criteria.
Robert A. Heinlein -- Tunnel In the Sky
And it forced us to develop the logic and rigor that would lead to systematic investigations of reality, to science, art, music, mathematics.
Don DeLillo -- Underworld
crowded on the left by an overweight biography of a minor actress, and on the right by the once-bestselling novel of an author that everyone had since forgotten, it hardly left its spine visible to even the most rigorous browser.
Nicole Krauss -- The History of Love
For although I have spent ample hours of my adult life rigorously assessing and figuring all sorts of human calculations, the flesh math, as we say, I retain an amazing facility for discharging to hope and dumb chance the things most precious to me.
Chang-rae Lee -- Native Speaker
...it meant the rigorous verification of hypotheses by means of repeated empirical observation,
Tim O’Brien -- Going After Cacciato
By itself, the regimen proposed here, when followed rigorously, can purify the foulest breath.
Laura Esquivel -- Like Water for Chocolate
Terminus conducted a rigorous mental pat down.
Rick Riordan -- The Son of Neptune
Everything speaks of a hasty departure or a rigorous search or both.
Anthony Doerr -- All the Light We Cannot See
My strict integrity, economy, and rigorous business habits, here again came into play.
Poe, Edgar Allan -- The Business Man
Even the black slowly crawling beetles are closely similar, and some, I believe, on rigorous examination, absolutely identical.