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.
The situation of your mother's family, though objectionable, was nothing in comparison
to that total want of propriety so frequently, so almost uniformly betrayed by herself, by your three younger sisters, and occasionally even by your father.
But when I saw these sleek, shiny carcasses shimmering in the sunlight as they emerged from the ocean, shaking their giant heads; when I saw the waters roll from their sinuous bodies in miniature waterfalls as they glided hither and thither, now upon the surface, now half submerged; as I saw them meet, open-mouthed, hissing and snorting, in their titanic and interminable warring I realized how futile is man's poor, weak imagination by comparison
with Nature's incredible genius.
For a minute the fighting was fast and furious and by comparison
reducing to insignificance all that had gone before.
Slow and insensible changes of this kind could never be recognised unless actual measurements or careful drawings of the breeds in question had been made long ago, which might serve for comparison
with the Wiclifite or other earlier versions is interesting.
The whole period of threescore years and ten is surely but a little thing in comparison
Then there were Teeka's great teeth, not so large as the males, of course, but still mighty, handsome things by comparison
with Tarzan's feeble white ones.
The brevity of life hath likewise given occasion to this comparison
His work, both on the land and on the book, in which the principles of the new land system were to be laid down, had not been abandoned; but just as formerly these pursuits and ideas had seemed to him petty and trivial in comparison
with the darkness that overspread all life, now they seemed as unimportant and petty in comparison
with the life that lay before him suffused with the brilliant light of happiness.