arrangement works admirably as regards smoothness and safety in running, but the heavy first cost and complication stand in the way of its general adoption.
by jerks instead of with the necessary smoothness and certainty.
He found the language rough and halting, and he moulded it into perfect smoothness and elasticity.
The highways of England, the old coaching roads, are among the best in the world, being generally of a beautiful smoothness and well maintained; they vary, naturally, in different districts, but in many even the local roads are superior to some main roads in other countries.
His great epic, Swedish Freedom (1742) was written in alexandrines of far greater smoothness and vigour than had previously been attempted.