It does not matter then which individuals in a pure line are used to breed from, for they all carry the same germ plasm.
But that was the way to use the pure line, and who but Ruskin taught it at the time?
Her head was thrown back, so that her rounded throat stood out, and the pure line of her lower jaw was salient.
M. Donnay is skilful, and he emulates Beardsley's wonderful, pure line, without always perfectly attaining to it.
They alsoin their placeare "pure line" to use the ardent modern slang, and unpolluted "imaginative suggestion."
Repeated selection results in constant improvement until the stock becomes a "pure line" or practically so.
For his own contribution he showed the value of the "pure line," such as he had used in his own early drawings.
Simplicity, and pure line, were lost sight of when overabundance dulled the senses of the world.
As soon as the pure line is separated further selection becomes superfluous.
How much would he have given to kiss the pure line of the pathetic mouth!