His marvellous physical and moral equilibrium gave him an evenness of temper which always renaered his society charming.
The wood used is generally that of the cherry-tree, sakura, which has a grain of peculiar evenness and hardness.
The surface of this was brought by planing, grinding and other means to the highest possible pitch of smoothness and evenness.
Although composed chiefly of crystalline rocks, which are commonly associated with a rugged landscape, and although possessing a greatly deformed structure, which must at some ancient period have been associated with strong relief, the upland as a whole is gently rolling, and the inter-stream surfaces are prevailing plateau-like in their evenness, with altitudes of 1400 to 1600 ft.
This assortment is of great consequence for the success of the reeling operations, as uniformity of quality and evenness and regularity of fibre are the most valuable features in raw silk.