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Talking to Rhett was comparable only to one thing, the feeling of ease and comfort afforded by a pair of old slippers after dancing in a pair too tight.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
While he had been full of memories of their secret life together, full of tenderness and joy and desire, she had been comparing him in her mind with another.
The mere knowing of his name is a small thing, however, compared with the power of laying our hands upon him.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The crime was of interest in itself, but that interest was as nothing to me compared to the inconceivable sequel, which afforded me the greatest shock and surprise of any event in my adventurous life.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
But in spite of his habitually dissipated mode of life, his inferior grade in the service, and his comparative youth, he occupied the honorable and lucrative position of president of one of the government boards at Moscow.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
At the moment when she had moved away to the big clock to compare it with her watch, someone drove up.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
So insignificant at that moment seemed to him all the interests that engrossed Napoleon, so mean did his hero himself with his paltry vanity and joy in victory appear, compared to the lofty, equitable, and kindly sky which he had seen and understood, that he could not answer him.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Only looking up at the sky did Pierre cease to feel how sordid and humiliating were all mundane things compared with the heights to which his soul had just been raised.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And compared to the duration of life it did not seem to him slower than an awakening from sleep compared to the duration of a dream.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Only then, expressing known historic facts by equations and comparing the relative significance of this factor, can we hope to define the unknown.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context