1 As he stood there, trying to quench his fiery face with his drink of water, the comparison between the orator and the crowd of attentive faces turned towards him, was extremely to his disadvantage.
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2 In comparison with his brother, Edmund would have nothing to say.
3 There can be no comparison as to one's view of the country.
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4 Those parts of the letter which related only to Mr. Crawford and herself, touched her, in comparison, slightly.
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5 No one had ever come within the Kellynch circle, who could bear a comparison with Frederick Wentworth, as he stood in her memory.
6 There she stood still around her stretching the vast night atmosphere, whose incomplete darkness in comparison with the total darkness of the heath below it might have represented a venial beside a mortal sin.
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7 Her beginning to dance had been like a change of atmosphere; outside, she had been steeped in arctic frigidity by comparison with the tropical sensations here.
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8 What he did is a trifle in comparison with what he saw.
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9 Those of the dyed barbarians who had chosen the cultivable tracts were, in comparison with those who had left their marks here, as writers on paper beside writers on parchment.
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10 The Fontaines had fared best of any, thanks to Sally's hard ride, but it was flourishing only by comparison with the desperate situation of the other neighbors.
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11 The military regulations which had seemed so stringent the year before were now mild by comparison with the ones issued by General Pope.
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12 It was that comparison which was her undoing.
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13 But she also learned that by comparison Gopher Prairie was a model of daring color, clever planning, and frenzied intellectuality.
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14 Nor, strictly investigated, is there any incongruity in this comparison.
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15 I have spoken, but my word is feeble in comparison.
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