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Adv.1.to perfection - in every detail; "the new house suited them to a T"
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But for those who are not artists, and to whom there is no mode of life but the actual life of fact, pain is the only door to perfection. A Russian who lives happily under the present system of government in Russia must either believe that man has no soul, or that, if he has, it is not worth developing.
My Lord, your own wisdom has taught me to aspire to One even more great, more beautiful, and more closely approximate to Perfection than yourself.
The judgments of many must unite in the work; EXPERIENCE must guide their labor; TIME must bring it to perfection, and the FEELING of inconveniences must correct the mistakes which they inevitably fall into in their first trials and experiments."[3] These judicious reflections contain a lesson of moderation to all the sincere lovers of the Union, and ought to put them upon their guard against hazarding anarchy, civil war, a perpetual alienation of the States from each other, and perhaps the military despotism of a victorious demagogue, in the pursuit of what they are not likely to obtain, but from TIME and EXPERIENCE.
About 1835 a small treatise, translated from the New York American , related how Sir John Herschel, having been despatched to the Cape of Good Hope for the purpose of making there some astronomical calculations, had, by means of a telescope brought to perfection by means of internal lighting, reduced the apparent distance of the moon to eighty yards!
The streaky was cooked to perfection and offset by the subtle chewiness of the roll.
Eddie's sixgunning mission is to take over where the manufacturer of Colt Single Actions leaves off, and proceed to perfection. Or to take an early Colt Single Action and complete it or return it to perfection.
Mohammed bin Said al-Maamri, the scientific advisor at the Minister of Awqaf and Religious Affairs office, the Supervisor General of the forum stressed in his speech on the importance of self-monitoring as it is one of the basic pillars that lead to perfection, commitment in duties and responsibilities done by individuals, whether at work, in society or in family, saying that Islam has given attention to self-monitoring and enhancing it in individuals when it is linked to faith in God as it is mentioned in the Holy Quran.
The stay does not prevent a mechanic's lien creditor, whose lien arose prior to bankruptcy, from perfecting or maintaining its lien post-petition if, under state law and in the absence of bankruptcy, the creditor could have perfected or maintained its mechanic's lien and had its perfected lien rights relate back and have priority over any other entity acquiring rights in the property prior to perfection or maintenance of perfection.
As the first and flawed clone was originally disposed of, the newest clone's need for survival brings her to Anne Manx to help in obtaining diamonds stolen from Earth in order to restore the clone to perfection. Anne Manx On Amazonia carries viewers through riveting plot in which the evil Richmond returns to haunt Manx's already impossible life.
It therefore astonishes me, Sir, to find this system approaching so near to perfection as it does....