1 Zeena waited a moment, as if giving him time to feel the full force of the contrast between his own excitement and her composure.
2 By contrast with his own miserable existence, they were well-fed, well-clothed and looked after in sickness and old age.
3 But he looked bright and cheerful, in contrast with the lines of sorrow and worry and weariness which Scarlett saw in faces everywhere.
4 The contrast between the dirty, hairy old man and the four neat, fastidious ladies was as great as though he were a grizzled, vicious old watchdog and they four small kittens.
5 When the tea came he watched her in silent fascination while her hands flitted above the tray, looking miraculously fine and slender in contrast to the coarse china and lumpy bread.
6 She had learned the value of contrast in throwing her charms into relief, and was fully aware of the extent to which Mrs. Fisher's volubility was enhancing her own repose.
7 The contrast was too grotesque: she could scarcely suppress the smile it provoked.
8 The force of contrast gave an added keenness to the luxury of lying once more in a soft-pillowed bed, and looking across a spacious sunlit room at a breakfast-table set invitingly near the fire.
9 The morning was in harsh contrast to the previous day.
10 The scattered houses between which they passed in town were small and desolate in contrast to the expanse of huge snowy yards and wide street.
11 His face was deeply brown and burnt, making his white teeth dazzling by the contrast; while in the deep shadows of his eyes floated some reminiscences that did not seem to give him much joy.
12 In strange contrast to the hardly tolerable constraint and nameless invisible domineerings of the captain's table, was the entire care-free license and ease, the almost frantic democracy of those inferior fellows the harpooneers.
13 In the first place, you are struck by the general contrast between these heads.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 74. The Sperm Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
14 The schools composing none but young and vigorous males, previously mentioned, offer a strong contrast to the harem schools.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
15 But though thus contrasting within, the contrast was only in shades and shadows without; those two seemed one; it was only the sex, as it were, that distinguished them.