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He was a bright and clear intelligence, and if his light did not go far, it is to be said of him that his worst fault was only to have stopped short of the finest truth in art, in morals, in politics.
On this occasion I was witness to one of the finest gun shots which ever made the nerves of a hunter thrill.
They pronounced the captain the finest fellow in the world, and his men all bons gar‡ons, jovial lads, and swore they would pass the day with them.
I never knew Matthew very well; he was so shy we boys couldn't get acquainted with him--but I quite agree with you that Captain Jim is one of the rarest and finest souls God ever clothed in clay.
He went on then to tell us how tired he was and how discouraged by this lesson of disillusion following swiftly upon the finest day of his life.
He had not been that way since the day of his examination--the finest day of his life--the day of his overweening pride.
This robe was crimson, and manufactured out of the very finest wool.
Here is one of the finest scholars, one of the most original men of genius, and one of the most industrious of the literary profession of our country, whose temporary suspension of labor, from bodily illness, drops him immediately to a level with the common objects of public charity.
Gill, Eugene Didier, Sarah Helen Whitman and others these scandals have been dispelled and Poe is seen as he actually was-not as a man without failings, it is true, but as the finest and most original genius in American letters.
On one side the finest flowers were in full bloom, and on the other everything looked dreary and buried in the snow.
Here ample time will be given not only to look over the city, which was founded six hundred years before the Christian era, and its artificial port, the finest of the kind in the Mediterranean, but to visit Paris during the Great Exhibition; and the beautiful city of Lyons, lying intermediate, from the heights of which, on a clear day, Mont Blanc and the Alps can be distinctly seen.
A few days will be spent in this, the finest city of Spain.
I asked him of the brig (which he declared was the finest ship that sailed) and of Captain Hoseason, in whose praises he was equally loud.
Let us give him the finest present a White Man ever had
The commonest utterances of the commonest citizens in the time of the Colour Revolt seem to have been suffused with a richer tinge of word or thought; and to that era we are even now indebted for our finest poetry and for whatever rhythm still remains in the more scientific utterance of these modern days.