They are memorable occasions with first-rate speakers, properly run but not solemn.
A first-rate border plant of easy cultivation.
It is a first-rate shrub, and one of the best of the Escallonias.
"Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else."
Plenty of other insurance companies offer first-rate coverage conducive to the needs of investment advisers, portfolio managers, and other financial professionals.
The Lake Tahoe region is famous for its salmon and trout catches, and Tahoe Pines is conveniently located near a number of first-rate fishing spots.
Directly he affected a school of thought which contained one logician of first-rate importance in Moritz Wilhelm Drobisch (1802-1896), professor at Leipzig.
He was certainly a very good soldier, and is said to have excelled in all athletic exercises, but he fell short of being a first-rate general.
Music is much cultivated, and there is an opera with a first-rate orchestra, of which Ludwig Spohr was at one time conductor.
Trans.), and Maier, Die Syllogistik des Aristoteles vols., 1896, 1900) (some 900 pp.), are also of first-rate importance.