She is a perfect
and enthusiastic housekeeper, and hopes for no better profession.
He was, in truth, a rare phenomenon; so perfect
, in one point of view; so shallow, so delusive, so impalpable such an absolute nonentity, in every other.
He was, moreover, esteemed by the women as a man of great erudition, for he had read several books quite through, and was a perfect
master of Cotton Mather's "History of New England Witchcraft," in which, by the way, he most firmly and potently believed.
The despotism of heaven is the one absolutely perfect
CONCERNING THE PERFECT
WOMAN, AND THEREFORE CONCERNING ALL FEMININE READERS
I hired a young man, who came in the same ship, to be an interpreter; he was a native of Luggnagg, but had lived some years at Maldonada, and was a perfect
master of both languages.
In the next place, from reflecting on the circumstance that I doubted, and that consequently my being was not wholly perfect
(for I clearly saw that it was a greater perfection to know than to doubt), I was led to inquire whence I had learned to think of something more perfect
than myself; and I clearly recognized that I must hold this notion from some nature which in reality was more perfect
Why not amend it and make it perfect
before it is irrevocably established?
I was rapt in thought, pondering in my mind some words that had casually issued from the mouth of my youngest Grandson, a most promising young Hexagon of unusual brilliancy and perfect
Every year these eggs are carefully examined by a council of twenty chieftains, and all but about one hundred of the most perfect
are destroyed out of each yearly supply.
The Mediterranean, the blue sea par excellence, "the great sea" of the Hebrews, "the sea" of the Greeks, the "mare nostrum" of the Romans, bordered by orange-trees, aloes, cacti, and sea-pines; embalmed with the perfume of the myrtle, surrounded by rude mountains, saturated with pure and transparent air, but incessantly worked by underground fires; a perfect
battlefield in which Neptune and Pluto still dispute the empire of the world!
No doubt in that perfect
world there had been no unemployed problem, no social question left unsolved.