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Encyclopedia

  • Perfection is, broadly, a state of completeness and flawlessness. The English language had the alternates, "perfection" and the Biblical "perfectness."[2]. — “Perfection - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Christian perfection, also known as perfect love; heart purity; the baptism of the Holy Perfection is the process of sanctification which is both an instantaneous and a. — “Christian perfection - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Perfection is a game by the Milton Bradley company. The object is to put all the pieces into matching holes on the board (pushed down) before a time limit runs out. When time runs out, the board springs up, causing all or at least many of the pieces to fly out. — “Perfection (game) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • I have contemplated your principles, and been astonished at the solidity of their foundation, and the perfection of their structure. — “Wieland” by Charles Brockden Brown
  • In the midst of a little troop of horsemen, consisting of some of the very greatest persons in Brussels, Rebecca was seen in the prettiest and tightest of riding-habits, mounted on a beautiful little Arab, which she rode to perfection (having acquired the art at Queen's Crawley, where the Baronet, Mr. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • "Isn't she exquisite?" she said to Pierre, pointing to the stately beauty as she glided away. "And how she carries herself! For so young a girl, such tact, such masterly perfection of manner! It comes from her heart. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • As thou art pearl of princesses, so he Is crown of princes; happy would it fall, One such perfection should another wed." And when she heard that bird (O King of men!) The Princess answered: "Go, dear swan, and tell This same to Nala;" and the egg-born said, "I go"–and flew; and told the Prince of all. — “Ramayana” by Valmiki
  • At the end of his life he had become, on his own ground, as mellow as he was rich; he combined consummate shrewdness with the disposition superficially to fraternise, and his "social position," on which he had never wasted a care, had the firm perfection of an unthumbed fruit. — “The Portrait of a Lady” by Henry James
  • This, then, being so, I consider, friend Sancho, that the knight-errant who shall imitate him most closely will come nearest to reaching the perfection of chivalry. — “Don Quixote” by Miguel De Cervantes

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