That particular shop, sold to Bendel a decade ago or so before, had been the ne plus ultra of American bookstores.
Many of us occupy a world in which having your own hour on a cable channel is an all-consuming goal and the ne plus ultra.
In the pantheon of self-destructive, shambolic, rock-star dandies, Johnny Thunders is the ne plus ultra.
Having a bride end the show suggested that the wedding gown was the ne plus ultra.
Here, at length, his talents raised him to the post of Garter, the ne plus ultra of heraldic ambition.
Hitherto, the show has been to him the ne plus ultra of romance.
The ne plus ultra of mollusks to the collector is without doubt the genus Cypraea, comprising the cowry shells.
But when that ne plus ultra of blue-devilism attacks you, what's the remedy?
We may say without exaggeration that it has attained the ne plus ultra of caricaturing as a fine art.
He also rendered 'ne plus ultra,' 'Nothing is better than Moore!'
"utmost limit to which one can go," Latin, literally "no more beyond;" the motto traditionally inscribed on the Pillars of Hercules.