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complement as in:  the color complements her eyes

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  • The color complements her eyes.
    complements = combines well with
  • He was starting to fuse science and religion …. showing that they complement each other in most unanticipated ways.   (source)
    complement = combine well with
  • Everything Six eats is only eaten to complement her main course of Nutella.   (source)
    complement = make better
  • She was tall and her perfectly long face complemented her beautiful cheekbones and big brown eyes.   (source)
    complemented = combined well with
  • First they went to Decor Botanicals, where a team of five seniors was developing Smart Wallpaper that would change colour on the walls of your room to complement your mood.   (source)
    complement = combine well with
  • My cowardice is of such a passion, complementing the revolutionary spirit that lives in its shadow, I was forced to design this. [Faber explaining why he designed his communication device]   (source)
    complementing = combining well with
  • He even brought me a gift—a heathery violet turtleneck sweater to wear—and I notice it complements both the blanket and Desi's deep green sweater.   (source)
    complements = goes well with
  • There's no doubt [water's] the most versatile of the five elements.... Even wood, which is its natural complement, can't survive without being nurtured by water.   (source)
    complement = something that combines with something else to make it better
  • The pass had always been viewed as a complement to the run, but it could apparently function as a substitute as well.   (source)
  • All of her clothes, all of her jewelry, all of her signature, brightly patterned scarves seemed to come from somewhere else and complement her unintentionally cool cropped haircut.   (source)
    complement = combine well with
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  • Fond of costumes, Sandy appeared wearing a high-altitude climbing suit over her evening dress, complemented by mountaineering boots, crampons, ice ax, and a bandolier of carabiners.   (source)
    complemented = made better
  • I followed Geneva's own footprints down the snowy path and found the outhouse at the end of it. It was a simple one-holer, complemented by the inevitable Sears, Roebuck catalog.   (source)
    complemented = made better or complete
  • "The reason why I think this strategy is important is because deploying the six thousand troops to complement the work of the Border Patrol will get immediate results," Bush said.   (source)
    complement = add to (to make better)
  • In Marcela, Howard found his perfect complement.   (source)
    complement = something to make something else better or complete
  • The white flowers are a perfect complement.   (source)
    complement = something that combines with something else to make it better
  • She wears a beautiful moiré silk dress in the perfect color of blue to complement her eyes.   (source)
    complement = combine well with
  • I had gone over the trodden middle-class ground, moving through the necessary business, how our personalities complemented each other, what our sex life was like (and might become), our money situation, what our fathers would say, the fact that she was white and I was Asian (was this one question, or two?)   (source)
    complemented = combined well with
  • I was seated at the table, watching Sofia as she made her way around the kitchen in a light yellow dress that perfectly complemented her figure.   (source)
    complemented = showed off
  • And Andrey had promised to set aside a particular Grand Cru that not only complemented the duck, but would inevitably lead to a retelling of the infamous night when the Count had become locked in the Rothschilds' wine cellar with the young Baroness.... But while the Count was disappointed, he could see from his old friend's fidgeting that he had his own stories to tell.†   (source)
  • She had long, dark hair cut Cleopatra-style and a white gossamer dress that complemented her graceful figure.†   (source)
  • Your elders complemented each other that way, your grandfather the carefree one, your grandmother working behind the scenes so that everything went off as planned.†   (source)
  • They complemented each other by contrast.†   (source)
  • Each unique building enhanced and complemented its surroundings, blending seamlessly with the rest of the forest until it was impossible to tell where artifice ended and nature resumed.†   (source)
  • All of which complemented Alvin's multiply pierced ears.†   (source)
  • "And the merry clowns, the Big Mac signs, the colourful, unique decorations and ideal cleanliness," Gorbachev wrote in the foreword of To Russia with Fries, a memoir by a McDonald's executive, "all of this complements the hamburgers whose great popularity is well deserved."†   (source)
  • Outdoors was the end of something, an irrevocable, physical fact, defining and complementing our metaphysical condition.†   (source)
  • In earlier years, our differences had complemented each other.†   (source)
  • She would find not only luxury but a place that complemented the type of woman she had fought all these years to become.†   (source)
  • It neither fits your character nor complements mine.†   (source)
  • In front of the counter were two people, an obese elderly man and a woman in a dark red dress, the rich color of the silk complementing her long, titian hair ...Auburn hair.†   (source)
  • Some of the bodies carried complements of crows, who rose into the air complaining noisily when the swan ship disturbed their grotesquely swollen rafts.†   (source)
  • I wasn't a fighter and wasn't planning on becoming one, so maybe our strengths complemented each other.†   (source)
  • They complemented each other, had pretty much the same worldview, and, most of all, were smart enough not to try to change each other.†   (source)
  • When Buck Commander finally got off the ground, we were able to build a great spin-off business that complemented Duck Commander.†   (source)
  • It was about balance, where one person complemented the other.†   (source)
  • She also found a gorgeous patterned summer skirt that complemented the blouse perfectly.†   (source)
  • His eyes were big and they complemented his full cheekbones, which looked as if he had something in his mouth.†   (source)
  • Those interested in architecture can find handblown glass in the windows, antique brass fixtures on the doors, and hand-carved wainscoting that complements the hard-pine floor inside.†   (source)
  • A light green sheer cotton skirt was complemented by a white cotton blouse and a small white-shelled bag.†   (source)
  • He was sure he wanted never to let go of her hand; their fingers seemed to fit together in just the right way—effortlessly clasped, like perfect complements.†   (source)
  • Eragon was also privy to the dragon lore Glaedr imparted to Saphira, details about the dragons' lives and history that complemented her instinctual knowledge.†   (source)
  • Don't worry none," she whispered, and the honey in her words complemented the sundown spilling on the lake.†   (source)
  • We hope to improve on the rate of three or four to one which was realized at Dunkirk; and in addition all our injured machines and their crews which get down safely—and, surprisingly, a very great many injured machines and men do get down safely in modern air fighting—all of these will fall, in an attack upon these Islands, on friendly soil and live to fight another day; whereas all the injured enemy machines and their complements will be total losses as far as the war is concerned.†   (source)
  • The frigate's interior accommodations complemented its nautical virtues.†   (source)
  • Combeferre complemented and rectified Enjolras.†   (source)
  • To Monsieur and Madame Pabourgeot, My most respectful complements, Genflot, man of letters.†   (source)
  • IN THE absence of Clyde, the impressions taken by Mr. Mason of the world in which he moved here, complementing and confirming those of Lycurgus and Sharon, were sufficient to sober him in regard to the ease (possibly) with which previously he had imagined it might be possible to convict him.†   (source)
  • It was the first time it had ever been so complemented, and Madame Defarge knew enough of its antecedents to know better.†   (source)
  • Above her elbows she wore armlets fashioned like coiled asps, and linked to bracelets at the wrists by strands of gold; otherwise the arms were bare and of singular natural grace, complemented with hands modelled daintily as a child's.†   (source)
  • To Boldwood women had been remote phenomena rather than necessary complements—comets of such uncertain aspect, movement, and permanence, that whether their orbits were as geometrical, unchangeable, and as subject to laws as his own, or as absolutely erratic as they superficially appeared, he had not deemed it his duty to consider.†   (source)
  • The wit among the guard had complemented the crown upon his head by putting a reed in his hand for a sceptre.†   (source)
  • One side of the structure was taken up with military trophies; among which by far the most conspicuous and most admired were twenty prows, complemented by their corresponding aplustra, cut bodily from as many galleys; and over them, so as to be legible to the eighty thousand spectators in the seats, was this inscription: TAKEN FROM THE PIRATES IN THE GULF OF EURIPUS, BY QUINTUS ARRIUS, DUUMVIR.†   (source)
  • If Lavater had studied this visage, he would have found the vulture mingled with the attorney there, the bird of prey and the pettifogger rendering each other mutually hideous and complementing each other; the pettifogger making the bird of prey ignoble, the bird of prey making the pettifogger horrible.†   (source)
  • Still less is it acted upon for the good of the complemental being alluded to.†   (source)
  • COMPLEMENTAL VERSES The Pretensions of Poverty Thou dost presume too much, poor needy wretch, To claim a station in the firmament Because thy humble cottage, or thy tub, Nurses some lazy or pedantic virtue In the cheap sunshine or by shady springs, With roots and pot-herbs; where thy right hand, Tearing those humane passions from the mind, Upon whose stocks fair blooming virtues flourish, Degradeth nature, and benumbeth sense, And, Gorgon-like, turns active men to stone.†   (source)
  • Wherefore, hereditary succession in the early ages of monarchy could not take place as a matter of claim, but as something casual or complemental; but as few or no records were extant in those days, and traditional history stuffed with fables, it was very easy, after the lapse of a few generations, to trump up some superstitious tale, conveniently timed, Mahomet like, to cram hereditary right down the throats of the vulgar.†   (source)
  • We had become good friends afterwards at Hopkins, possibly because we complemented each other so well.†   (source)
  • These are complements, these are humours; these betray nice wenches, that would be betrayed without these; and make them men of note,—do you note me?†   (source)
  • Our court, you know, is haunted With a refined traveller of Spain; A man in all the world's new fashion planted, That hath a mint of phrases in his brain; One who the music of his own vain tongue Doth ravish like enchanting harmony; A man of complements, whom right and wrong Have chose as umpire of their mutiny: This child of fancy, that Armado hight, For interim to our studies shall relate, In high-born words, the worth of many a knight From tawny Spain lost in the world's debate.†   (source)
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complement as in:  a full complement of crew

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  • The jet was loaded with a full complement of weaponry.
  • Far above them, the pilot counted eight battleships, the Pacific Fleet's full complement.   (source)
  • He gathered together some supplies — not too much, not too heavy, he'd have to carry it all — and loaded up his spraygun with the full complement of virtual bullets.   (source)
  • Kelp did a quick head count. Eleven. One short of a full complement.   (source)
  • Well, sure we did, I agreed, and of course we would lay in a full complement before the baby arrived.   (source)
  • Is there a full complement?   (source)
  • There were fifteen of us in Hall's group: three guides, a full complement of eight clients, and Sherpas Ang Dorje, Lhakpa Chhiri, Ngawang Norbu, and Kami.   (source)
  • Columbia, he said, should run a full complement of the advertising created by his firm in the local editions of TV Guide and Parade magazine in twenty-six media markets around the United States.   (source)
  • I remember standing beneath a big, muscular Harrier, already loaded up with its complement of weaponry.   (source)
  • A new statue of the Holy Mother watched over a full complement of votive glasses on the tiered rack.   (source)
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  • His only issue, he tells me, is the program, explaining that Serenade in D major, Op. 8, Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor, Op. 1, No. 3, and String Quartet No. 5 in A major, Op. 18, No. 5, are not among Beethoven's more celebrated works, nor will we see the entire orchestra "in its full complement."   (source)
  • It's known around camp that they're scheduled to be here soon, and I've received messages for the quartermaster that the supply transport and complement will likely arrive by tomorrow.   (source)
    complement = entire crew
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  • Tasting of dark rye and darker molasses, it was a perfect complement to a cup of coffee.†   (source)
  • The place is furnished to capacity with identical square tables, each with its complement of four chairs.†   (source)
  • Her look became shallow, as if she were more interested in how his jacket might complement her dress.†   (source)
  • You will sail as soon as I can find a proper ship, with Septa Mordane and a complement of guards ...and yes, with Syrio Forel, if he agrees to enter my service.†   (source)
  • The treeship Yggdrasill with its crew and complement of clones and semisentient erg drivers was dead.†   (source)
  • There's a full complement of night courses for me, and the forests are very conveniently located for the avid hiker.†   (source)
  • She was dressed in a glimmering silver sheath, a perfect complement to her blonde hair, which was up.†   (source)
  • The total complement, not even a quarter the size of a normal crew, might have caused some adverse comment on the part of the senior chiefs, who didn't consider just how much experience these officers had.†   (source)
  • It was true that there were some committed players on the Under 15 Fugees, but if she kicked off the troublemakers she would be left with just eight or nine players, short of the full complement of eleven.†   (source)
  • "A full complement, as it says in the Imperial inventory audited by the Judge of the Change, my Lord," Hawat said.†   (source)
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  • Instead, he wrote an extensive meditation on life based on his ideas about, and experience of, relations between men and women, which at one time he had intended to write as a complement to the Lovers' Companion.†   (source)
  • As irony will have it, this number has its nearly exact complement in American lives lost over that same period.†   (source)
  • The resistant sweetness that breaks open at last to deliver peanut butter—the oil and salt which complement the sweet pull of caramel.†   (source)
  • Still, the idea of segments allows the surgeon to define areas of liver that have a full complement of blood and bile conduits and that are therefore semiautonomous units, subfactories within the factory.†   (source)
  • The entire complement of vaqueros had come from the bunkhouse to watch and by noon all sixteen of the mestenos were standing about in the potrero sidehobbled to their own hackamores and faced about in every direction and all communion among them broken.†   (source)
  • So like the famous painting, Patrick makes the journey escorted by a full complement of Massachusetts police.†   (source)
  • In some ways, this class-the senior year's complement to junior year's SAT-PREP-is the crudest offered at Ballou.†   (source)
  • And because it dealt so palpably with him and her, there was nothing simpler than to complement words with touch.†   (source)
  • Uhm, I know it has a comple ...dent—I mean, complement of AIM-7 Sparrow and AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles.†   (source)
  • Courtesy of the CAI, both Jahan and Tahira were taking a full complement of classes at the private Girls' Model High School, including English grammar, formal Urdu, Arabic, physics, economics, and history.†   (source)
  • Around them the ship's complement of some twenty sailors, all thickly clothed against the moist night air, busied themselves at their tasks under Aven's orders.†   (source)
  • One hundred and fourteen feet on deck, and 514 tons, she had a theoretical complement of 200 men.†   (source)
  • I have a little 6-by-18-inch lathe with a milling attachment and a full complement of welding equipment: arc, heli-arc, gas and mini-gas for this kind of work.†   (source)
  • But your talents and mine complement each other.†   (source)
  • Here graceful gardens complement rose-bordered paths that lead to gazebos and verandas from which the wealthy observe the splendours of the harbour below and the out islands in the distance.†   (source)
  • Hooch noticed that besides the normal complement of soldiers on guard and officers doing paperwork, there were several Reds sprawling or sitting in the headquarters building.†   (source)
  • She'd considered buying a few more to complement them, but her monthly budget prevented it, at least for the time being.†   (source)
  • Everyone at Duck Commander brings something special to the table, and rather than fighting against one another, we complement each other.†   (source)
  • So it's a big ship but with a full crew complement it's still rather cramped.†   (source)
  • The next morning the tannery had its full complement again, most of them workers who had gone back, the remainder men who were only too glad to obtain employment.†   (source)
  • It was not necessary that he leave for the Orlando airport until two A.M. It was near dawn in the Eastern Mediterranean when Saratoga, working up speed in narrowing waters between Cyprus and Lebanon, catapulted four F-11-F Tigers, the fastest fighters in its complement.†   (source)
  • Behind the shell-pink lips was a full complement of snowy milk teeth.†   (source)
  • Kynes glanced at the Duke, said: "You do travel with a light complement of guards, my Lord.†   (source)
  • I thought it might complement your new face, and so it does.†   (source)
  • A carryall's complement usually is four men—two pilots and two journeymen attachers.†   (source)
  • As he walked past the dining-room table Donna's parents had bought them as a housewarming present, he extended his arm straight out and swept everything off onto the floor — the lazy Susan with its complement of spices, the cut-glass vase Donna had gotten for a dollar and a quarter at the Emporium Galorium in Bridgton the summer previous, Vic's graduation beer stein.†   (source)
  • Ryan wondered if the Paducah had a normal complement of enlisted men or a crew made entirely of admirals.†   (source)
  • A Chardonnay to complement a Camembert?†   (source)
  • An entourage of parents, siblings, and friends accompanied the team to Decatur and set up camp on a near sideline with folding chairs, blankets, coolers, and picnic lunches, as their boys warmed up with a complement of shiny new soccer balls.†   (source)
  • As the Count poured the wine, he noted it was a dry Montrachet, the perfect complement to Emile's bass and clearly the handiwork of Andrey.†   (source)
  • There was now an American crew below in the control room, and the engine room complement had been supplemented so that there was something approaching a normal steaming watch.†   (source)
  • The small complement of officers and senior chiefs was working in an informal atmosphere, and the quartermaster was a man accustomed to discipline and status boundaries.†   (source)
  • But they must be two ingredients that complement each other; that laugh at each other's jokes and make allowances for each other's faults; and that never shout over each other in conversation.†   (source)
  • Mary Lincoln has joined her husband at City Point, bringing with her a small complement of guests from Washington.†   (source)
  • The only ones I can remember who had a full complement of arms, legs, eyesight, hearing, etc., were some of the non-commissioned combat instructors — and not all of those.†   (source)
  • La Purisima was one of very few ranches in that part of Mexico retaining the full complement of six square leagues of land allotted by the colonizing legislation of eighteen twenty-four and the owner Don Hector Rocha y Villareal was one of the few hacendados who actually lived on the land he claimed, land which had been in his family for one hundred and seventy years.†   (source)
  • The shattered world I built (to complement what is happening to Pecola), its pieces held together by seasons in childtime and commenting at every turn on the incompatible and barren white-family primer, does not in its present form handle effectively the silence at its center: the void that is Pecola's "unbeing.†   (source)
  • Instead of one shell, he now had the full complement of nine in addition to a silencer that precluded disturbing the revered dead in a revered mausoleum.†   (source)
  • At a mom and pop jeweler, he tries on some white gold rings he can't afford (a nice complement, though, to the pimp coat) and then, at a nearby corner, approaches a man idling at a red light in his cream Infiniti Q30.†   (source)
  • With a platoon sergeant being detached for O. C. S. and a buck sergeant spot vacant, I was under complement and able to refuse.†   (source)
  • He is also an avid hunter, which gives him a full complement of the outdoor skills that Booth now requires to escape, the additional ability to improvise in dangerous situations, and an instinctive sixth sense about tracking—or, in this case, being tracked.†   (source)
  • He remembered that in the days that followed their first weekend together, he would find himself studying Gabby, knowing on some deep level that even if he spent the rest of his life looking, he'd never find a better mother or more perfect complement to him.†   (source)
  • While the assassin ran in front of him, breathlessly rubbing his eyes and wiping away the blood from his cheek, Jason removed the clip from his automatic, replaced his full complement of bullets, and cracked the magazine back into place.†   (source)
  • For a while I had had the wonderful sensation of being rich—and I had had its complement, the worries of being rich—and both sensations were interesting and I didn't care to repeat them, not right away.†   (source)
  • From the accidental pain of southern years, from anxiety that I had sought to avoid, from fear that had been too painful to bear, I had learned to like my unintermittent burden of feeling, had become habituated to acting with all of my being, had learned to seek those areas of life, those situations, where I knew that events would complement my own inner mood.†   (source)
  • She spoke of Bon as if he were three inanimate objects in one or perhaps one inanimate object for which she and her family would find three concordant uses: a garment which Judith might wear as she would a riding habit or a ball gown, a piece of furniture which would complement and complete the furnishing of her house and position, and a mentor and example to correct Henry's provincial manners and speech and clothing.†   (source)
  • chop wood and to work the garden and then to plow as his strength (his resiliency rather, since he would never be other than light in the bone and almost delicate) increased—the boy with his light bones and womanish hands struggling with what anonymous avatar of intractable Mule, whatever tragic and barren clown was his bound fellow and complement beneath his first father's curse, getting the hang of it gradually and the two of them, linked by the savage steel-and-wood male symbol, ripping from the prone rich female earth corn to feed them both while Clytie watched, never out of sight of him, with that brooding fierce unflagging jealous care, hurrying out whenever anyone white or blac†   (source)
  • He probably did not even look at her twice as compared with, weighed against, his own family and children—the small slight child whose feet, even when she would be grown, would never quite reach the floor even from her own chairs, the ones which she would inherit nor the ones—the objects—which she would accumulate as complement to and expression of individual character, as people do, as against Ellen who, though small-boned also, was what is known as full-bodied (and who would have been, if her life had not declined into a time when even men found little enough to eat and the end of her days had been without trouble, fullbodied indeed.†   (source)
  • after the noon meal, walking the half mile between his home and hers through the dry dusty heat of early September and so into the house (it too somehow smaller than its actual size—it was of two storeys—unpainted and a little shabby, yet with an air, a quality of grim endurance as though like her it had been created to fit into and complement a world in all ways a little smaller than the one in which it found itself) where in the gloom of the shuttered hallway whose air was even hotter than outside, as if there were prisoned in it like in a tomb all the suspiration of slow heat-laden time which had recurred during the forty-three years, the small figure in black which did not eve†   (source)
  • "Who's on there?" asked the second officer, referring, of course, to its complement of policemen.†   (source)
  • Casterbridge was the complement of the rural life around, not its urban opposite.†   (source)
  • and his predecessors; and he saw that the complement was not half empty.†   (source)
  • Charles believed in temptresses, who are indeed the strong man's necessary complement, and having no sense of humour, he could not purge himself of the thought by a smile.†   (source)
  • But then, at once, his jealousy, as it had been the shadow of his love, presented him with the complement, with the converse of that new smile with which she had greeted him that very evening,—with which, now, perversely, she was mocking Swann while she tendered her love to another—of that lowering of her head, but lowered now to fall on other lips, and (but bestowed upon a stranger) of all the marks of affection that she had shewn to him.†   (source)
  • It was not very long prior to the time of the narration that follows that he had entered the King's Service, having been impressed on the Narrow Seas from a homeward-bound English merchantman into a seventy-four outward-bound, H.M.S. Indomitable; which ship, as was not unusual in those hurried days, having been obliged to put to sea short of her proper complement of men.†   (source)
  • The train evidently had a full complement of passengers, who, as far as Carley could see, were people not of her station in life.†   (source)
  • The complement of this graceful self-respect, and that of all the points of good breeding I most require and insist upon, is deference.†   (source)
  • In the tractability with which, at my wish, you forsook a study in which you were interested, and adopted another because it interested me; in the untiring assiduity with which you have since persevered in it — in the unflagging energy and unshaken temper with which you have met its difficulties — I acknowledge the complement of the qualities I seek.†   (source)
  • Eustacia went with her head thrown back fancifully, a certain glad and voluptuous air of triumph pervading her eyes at having won by her own unaided self a man who was her perfect complement in attainment, appearance, and age.†   (source)
  • It had kept its boughs unshattered, and its full complement of leaves; and the whole in perfect verdure, except a single branch, that, by the earlier change with which the elm-tree sometimes prophesies the autumn, had been transmuted to bright gold.†   (source)
  • But the ship, having her full complement of seamen, spurned his suit; and not all the King his father's influence could prevail.†   (source)
  • With a farewell smile she sought the complement of her consolation in the eyes of the American visitor, and perceiving in them a certain mysterious brilliancy, it is not improbable that she may have flattered herself she had found it.†   (source)
  • The bourgeoisie has disclosed how it came to pass that the brutal display of vigour in the Middle Ages, which Reactionists so much admire, found its fitting complement in the most slothful indolence.†   (source)
  • There was a full complement of passengers on board, among them English, many Americans, a large number of coolies on their way to California, and several East Indian officers, who were spending their vacation in making the tour of the world.†   (source)
  • Mr. George salutes the gentleman but otherwise sits bolt upright and profoundly silent—very forward in his chair, as if the full complement of regulation appendages for a field-day hung about him.†   (source)
  • But this state of things finds its complement in the practical absence of the family among the proletarians, and in public prostitution.†   (source)
  • I am far from believing the timid maxim[385] of Lord Falkland,[386] ("That for ceremony there must go two to it; since a bold fellow will go through the cunningest forms,") and am of opinion that the gentleman is the bold fellow whose forms are not to be broken through; and only that plenteous nature is rightful master, which is the complement of whatever person it converses with.†   (source)
  • In like manner, the Greenland whalers sailing out of Hull or London, put in at the Shetland Islands, to receive the full complement of their crew.†   (source)
  • The orator distrusts at first the fitness of his frank confessions, his want of knowledge of the persons he addresses, until he finds that he is the complement[65] of his hearers;—that they drink his words because he fulfills for them their own nature; the deeper he dives into his privatest, secretest presentiment, to his wonder he finds this is the most acceptable, most public and universally true.†   (source)
  • The bourgeois family will vanish as a matter of course when its complement vanishes, and both will vanish with the vanishing of capital.†   (source)
  • The Terrible privateer, Captain Death, stood the hottest engagement of any ship last war, yet had not twenty sailors on board, though her complement of men was upwards of two hundred.†   (source)
  • For, sir, It is as sure as you are Roderigo, Were I the Moor, I would not be Iago: In following him, I follow but myself; Heaven is my judge, not I for love and duty, But seeming so for my peculiar end: For when my outward action doth demonstrate The native act and figure of my heart In complement extern, 'tis not long after But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve For daws to peck at: I am not what I am.†   (source)
  • I see you are obsequious in your love, and I profess requital to a hair's breadth; not only, Mistress Ford, in the simple office of love, but in all the accoutrement, complement, and ceremony of it.†   (source)
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