His style is perfectly perspicuous, and its "strong home-touch" compensates for what is lacking in elasticity and grace.
John Walker, to whose initiative the charts published by the admiralty are indebted for the perspicuous, firm and yet artistic execution, which facilitate their use by the mariner, was also the author of the maps published by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1829-1840).
A profound mathematician, Cauchy exercised by his perspicuous and rigorous methods a great influence over his contemporaries and successors.
The study of Reformed theology set forth in the books are very perspicuous.
Moritz Cantor has suggested that at one time there existed two schools, one in sympathy with the Greeks, the other with the Hindus; and that, although the writings of the latter were first studied, they were rapidly discarded for the more perspicuous Grecian methods, so that, among the later Arabian writers, the Indian methods were practically forgotten and their mathematics became essentially Greek in character.