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Yet he repines not, if his thought stand clear At last of hindrance and obscurity, Fresh as the Star that crowns the brow of Morn.
Ferguson, (9) which, in the context of affirming segregated railway cars, announced the infamous "separate but equal rule" that gave formal legal sanction to Jim Crow repines that were emerging throughout the South.
The ordinary civilian may well consider the P-226 an ugly duckling as it repines on a dealer's shelf, but I'll bet it will transform itself into a majestic swan in his eyes if he gives it half a chance on the shooting range and on defensive duty.