You are merely the embodiment of two imperfect
brain and an imperfect
I never expect to see a perfect work from imperfect
Imperfect as it was, however, it conveyed an idea, or, at least, gave a hint, of indescribable grace, such as no practised art of external manners could have attained.
At one of these moments of less torpid, yet still imperfect animation, Phoebe became convinced of what she had at first rejected as too extravagant and startling an idea.
Here and there, on the bottom, were to be seen the evidences of a hasty and imperfect
culture of such indigenous vegetables as were of a quick growth, and which were known to flourish, without the aid of art, in deep and alluvial soils.
But he has a power to see the possibilities of good in things that are imperfect, and the patience of the true politician who has learned that if he would make men what they ought to be, he must take them as he finds them.
In accordance with the same line of thought, imperfect states, although called perversions, are regarded by Aristotle as the result rather of misconception and ignorance than of perverse will.
When we come to Aristotle's analysis of existing constitutions, we find that while he regards them as imperfect approximations to the ideal, he also thinks of them as the result of the struggle between classes.
The human eye is an imperfect
instrument; its range is but a few octaves of the real 'chromatic scale.' I am not mad; there are colors that we cannot see.
This Abstract, which I now publish, must necessarily be imperfect. I cannot here give references and authorities for my several statements; and I must trust to the reader reposing some confidence in my accuracy.
Nor have I been disappointed; in this and in all other perplexing cases I have invariably found that our knowledge, imperfect though it be, of variation under domestication, afforded the best and safest clue.
Aercke (3) suggests that, in their artifice, their complexity and their playful disdain for the real limitations of an imperfect
natural world and a flawed social order and human condition, these festive performances constitute a more satisfactory emblem for the essential spirit of the exaggerating and role-playing Baroque age than does Johan Huizinga's suggested periwig.