The longer I live - and in my limited way I do see a good deal of life - the more I appreciate the fact that there isn't anything in this world that compares
with the power of money.
These he compares
with Mr Wegg's leg; that gentleman looking on, as if he were being measured for a riding-boot.
I ask the jury to compare
them with the finger marks of the accused upon the windowpanes, and tell the court if they are the same.
Knightley's air is so remarkably good that it is not fair to compare
Master Nicholas, the village barber, however, used to say that neither of them came up to the Knight of Phoebus, and that if there was any that could compare
with him it was Don Galaor, the brother of Amadis of Gaul, because he had a spirit that was equal to every occasion, and was no finikin knight, nor lachrymose like his brother, while in the matter of valour he was not a whit behind him.
If we compare
the wealth of the United Netherlands with that of Russia or Germany, or even of France, and if we at the same time compare
the total value of the lands and the aggregate population of that contracted district with the total value of the lands and the aggregate population of the immense regions of either of the three last-mentioned countries, we shall at once discover that there is no comparison between the proportion of either of these two objects and that of the relative wealth of those nations.
The State governments will have the advantage of the Federal government, whether we compare
them in respect to the immediate dependence of the one on the other; to the weight of personal influence which each side will possess; to the powers respectively vested in them; to the predilection and probable support of the people; to the disposition and faculty of resisting and frustrating the measures of each other.
We may compare
the opinion that the older actors entertained of their successors.
And never a flake That the vapour can make With the moon-tints of purple and pearl, Can vie with the modest Eulalie's most unregarded curl - Can compare
with the bright-eyed Eulalie's most humble and careless curl.
He was quite as good-looking as he had appeared at Lyme, his countenance improved by speaking, and his manners were so exactly what they ought to be, so polished, so easy, so particularly agreeable, that she could compare
them in excellence to only one person's manners.