1 Apparently the place succeeded in satisfying him, and, to tell the truth, it was at least up to the usual standard of our provincial capitals.
2 A cultivated and decent man cannot be vain without setting a fearfully high standard for himself, and without despising and almost hating himself at certain moments.
3 On the contrary, the characteristics of our "romantics" are absolutely and directly opposed to the transcendental European type, and no European standard can be applied to them.
4 One could already see the soldiers' shaggy caps, distinguish the officers from the men, and see the standard flapping against its staff.
5 But before he had finished speaking, Prince Andrew, feeling tears of shame and anger choking him, had already leapt from his horse and run to the standard.
6 Prince Andrew again seized the standard and, dragging it by the staff, ran on with the battalion.
7 One had saved a standard, another had killed five Frenchmen, a third had loaded five cannon singlehanded.
8 And it occurs to no one that to admit a greatness not commensurable with the standard of right and wrong is merely to admit one's own nothingness and immeasurable meanness.
9 For us with the standard of good and evil given us by Christ, no human actions are incommensurable.
10 He could not have said by what standard he judged what he should or should not do, but the standard was quite firm and definite in his own mind.
11 There was no standard to judge them by.
12 She did not stop to think that Ellen's ordered world was gone and a brutal world had taken its place, a world wherein every standard, every value had changed.
13 No, it did not occur to Melanie that people rallied round her as round a worn and loved standard.
14 That's the next stage: the desire to imply that one has been to Europe, and has a standard.
15 Monsieur Ratignolle stared a little, and turned to ask Mademoiselle Reisz if she considered the symphony concerts up to the standard which had been set the previous winter.