On a comparison
of this extent with that of several countries in Europe, the practicability of rendering our system commensurate to it appears to be demonstrable.
For the first time he commenced to compare her with other women of his acquaintance-- women of birth and position--and almost to his surprise--he discovered that the young Arab girl suffered less than they by the comparison
For the same thing may be small in comparison
with one thing, and great in comparison
with another, so that the same thing comes to be both small and great at one and the same time, and is of such a nature as to admit contrary qualities at one and the same moment.
Wilfully and wantonly to have thrown off the companion of my youth, the acknowledged favourite of my father, a young man who had scarcely any other dependence than on our patronage, and who had been brought up to expect its exertion, would be a depravity, to which the separation of two young persons, whose affection could be the growth of only a few weeks, could bear no comparison
Should the king prove a tyrant, for power begets tyranny, serve, love, respect royalty, that Divine right, that celestial spark which makes this dust still powerful and holy, so that we -- gentlemen, nevertheless, of rank and condition -- are as nothing in comparison
with the cold corpse there extended.
Lady Susan's age is itself a material objection, but her want of character is one so much more serious, that the difference of even twelve years becomes in comparison
of small amount.
It was like coming out into sunlight by comparison
with the misty blackness which had been around them.
All men seemed so pitiful, so poor, in comparison
with this feeling of tenderness and love he experienced: in comparison
with that softened, grateful, last look she had given him through her tears.
with this method Hooja's lovemaking might be called thinly veiled.
As she watched him she could not but compare his swordplay with that of the greatest swordsman of two worlds--her father, John Carter, of Virginia, a, Prince of Helium, Warlord of Barsoom--and she knew that the skill of the Black Chief suffered little by the comparison
The Alderman, being of a sensitive, retiring disposition, shrank from further comparison
, and, strolling to another part of the garden, stole the camel.
To die in Green Anchor Fields, or to fall into the clutches of that vile wretch--is there any comparison
between the two?