Usage examples for flawless

  1. He let his eyes run over her now, tipping the parasol to one side so that at his pleasure the late sunlight should touch her hair and her still flawless skin. – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse
  2. He was mentally passing in review Blachland's demeanour towards Lyn, during the weeks they had been fellow inmates, and he pronounced it to be absolutely flawless – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  3. The paste jewel which we used was flawless this has a little carbon spot here on the side. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  4. But this man was miserable, because, the possessor of a priceless jewel, he had found it was not such as would pass for flawless in the judgment of men- judges themselves unjust, whose very hearts were full of bribes. – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  5. Mr. Balfour does, indeed, make a proper distinction between art as " technical dexterity" and art as related to the " sublime," the " beautiful," the " pathetic," the " humorous," the " melodious," and admits that it is possible to apply an " objective test" to technical skill- to decide that this line scans, that this rhyme is flawless that these bars in music are in such- and- such a key. – Personality in Literature by Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
  6. The fact that he, the first really English king since the Revolution of 1688, should manifest a great personal interest and industry in affairs of state, endeared him to many who already respected his irreproachable private morality and admired his flawless and unfailing courtesy. – A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1. by Carlton J. H. Hayes
  7. She couldn't seem to say enough in praise of it- how long and thick it was, and how straight, and what a lovely tan bark it had, and how firm the wood was, and how flawless – Jerusalem by Selma Lagerlöf
  8. Yet must they bend at the strong breeze's will, Bright, flawless things, whether in wrath he sweep Or, as oftimes, in mood caressing, creep Over the meadows and adown the hill. – A Woman's Love Letters by Sophie M. Almon-Hensley
  9. The tide had just begun running out, and the surface of the water was flawless reflecting back the half- moon. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  10. An anchor is a forged piece of iron, admirably adapted to its end, and technical language is an instrument wrought into perfection by ages of experience, a flawless thing for its purpose. – The Mirror of the Sea by Joseph Conrad
  11. But the pre- eminence certainly rests with the Clarendon Press at Oxford, whose work, whether in its innumerable editions of the Bible and Prayer- book, its classical books, or its great dictionaries, is probably, alike in accuracy of composition, in excellence of spacing and press- work, and in clearness of type, the most flawless that has ever been produced. – A Short History of English Printing, 1476-1898 by Henry R. Plomer
  12. Larry, who believed himself to be profoundly introspective, did not know that it was his own flawless physical courage, finding and recognising its fellow in Christian, that had first lit the flame. – Mount Music by E. Oe. Somerville and Martin Ross
  13. Every note flawless and clear as a bell, and Henrica grieved that she should be forbidden to mingle her own voice with her hostess's. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. Her present serenity was as flawless as the sea's, though, unlike the sea, she sparkled. – Alias The Lone Wolf by Louis Joseph Vance
  15. I had no apprehension of any show of agitation on her part, she was a woman of too flawless courage and too good an actress, but she would not suffer the less. – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  16. Here was the flawless poetry of recreation, the perfection of travel. – A Daughter of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
  17. Here was a flawless specimen, for the wings of butterflies, in common with the fronds of some delicate ferns, have the property of repelling water, and do not readily become sodden, But as I essayed to take it up tenderly the wings boldly opened, displaying just the tone of vivid blue for which the silvery sea was an ideal setting. – My Tropic Isle by E J Banfield
  18. Indeed, when I left that night and before my oarsmen had got me a cable's length from the beach I heard the strumming resumed, very faintly, up in the dark behind the Residence; still tentatively, with, now and then through the flawless hush of the night, the guiding note of a woman's voice. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  19. Clear, flawless and of fair size, it gleamed like a star of hope before them all. – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  20. She sank and was upheld; she dissolved and was gathered together again, a flawless crystal. – The Flaw in the Crystal by May Sinclair