Now Lauren plays alongside Toure at the back and - with Ashley Cole and Sol Campbell - is part of a rearguard that bears comparison
with the great back four led by Tony Adams.
COE reverts from Mexico to Angkor-Wat which, he suggested long ago, bears comparison
with the history of the ancient Maya.
Manufacturers are urging shoppers to use different coffees at different times of the day and the growth in estate-specific or variety-specific blends means the coffee category now bears comparison
to the wine market, sometimes with tasting notes and eating occasions on pack.
He recited a familiar litany of Labour achievements since 1997, saying: "The overall record is one that bears comparison
with any government, Labour or Conservative, in the past.
Each one bears comparison
to the composer's own set on Decca and, as always, any new lead tenor invariably finds himself looking back to the model set by that recording's inimitable Peter Pears.
As a walking experience, the Glyndwr way bears comparison
with all its fellow national trails in England and Wales, offering landscapes rich in history, culture and stunning beauty.
I was quite impressed that the whole affair stands up so well to scrutiny after all these years and bears comparison
to recordings from Gergiev, Pletnev, Lanchbery, Bonynge, Ermler, and my favored Previn.
But whenever a scene bears comparison
to something from the two earlier ``Jurassic'' entries, such as the spinosaurus assault on the downed plane or a run through a field of herbivores (think ``Lost World's'' cliffhanging trailer and motorized roundup, respectively), the new film seems cheaper in both the imagination and budget departments.
darkness, hauntings, and myth in a way that bears comparison
8) For my purposes here, it is enough to register that this broad, centrist current that is feeding the Islamic intellectual and social groupings bears comparison
with the 'prophetic minorities" emerging elsewhere around the world.
By virtue of its form, GI Diary bears comparison
to such white-authored war journals as Oliver Wendell Holmes's Touched With Fire, but, by virtue of its mounting awareness of racial problems in Vietnam, it also displays a social and cultural component absent from that earlier work.
His work bears comparison
not with Greene and Waugh, but with Lampedusa and Pasternak.