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(comparative of 'fine') greater in quality or excellence

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The best of beauty is a finer charm than skill in surfaces, in outlines, or rules of art can ever teach, namely a radiation from the work of art of human character,--a wonderful expression through stone, or canvas, or musical sound, of the deepest and simplest attributes of our nature, and therefore most intelligible at last to those souls which have these attributes.
Then her kind friend the bird brought a dress still finer than the former one, and slippers which were all of gold: so that when she came to the feast no one knew what to say, for wonder at her beauty: and the king's son danced with nobody but her; and when anyone else asked her to dance, he said, 'This lady is /my/ partner, sir.
Evidently devoid of all the finer sentiments of friendship, love, or affection, these people fairly worship physical prowess and bravery, and nothing is too good for the object of their adoration as long as he maintains his position by repeated examples of his skill, strength, and courage.
The shop for little garments seems very alarming when you reach the door; a man abruptly become a parent, and thus lost to a finer sense of the proprieties, may be able to stalk in unprotected, but apparently I could not.
You couldn't have had a finer one if you'd ordered it from Eaton's.
For the sake of the leech did I lie here by this swamp, like a fisher, and already had mine outstretched arm been bitten ten times, when there biteth a still finer leech at my blood, Zarathustra himself!
Bartle Massey says--and he knows the South--as the northern men are a finer breed than the southern, harder-headed and stronger-bodied, and a deal taller.
She's made out o' stuff with a finer grain than most o' the women; I can see that clear enough.
5 FINER is a reminder of the characteristics that a good research question must possess.
The author has organized the main body of her text in three chapters devoted to history and nation in the works of Grace Aguilar, George EliotAEs finer and finer discrimination of the Jews, and futurity and race in the works of Amy Levy, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
In addition, Dr Finer is a member of the board of directors of MPM's portfolio company Semma Therapeutics.
The first step in making a conventional CIPP installation and one using UV-cured finer are the same: finer is inserted into a segment of old pipe.
He noted that Melitta believes it gets better flavor from the coffee by grinding finer.
Ella Finer, daughter of Pogues co-founder Jem Finer, exhibited O, a continuously playing acetate record with a very limited lifespan.
Tape is still used but the plastic is polished using a coarser grit to begin then working down to finer and finer grits until the degree of final finish has been achieved.