1 And here I should like to assert that, howsoever much, in certain respects, we Russians may be surpassed by foreigners, at least we surpass them in adroitness of manner.
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2 So long as you observe these rules you will make progress, and surpass your fellows, even if God shall have denied you brains, and you should fail in your studies.
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3 That being so, sir, I may say that I am about to show you clothes of a quality which even our illustrious capitals could not surpass.
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4 As the psalms of David exceed all other language, so does the psalmody that has been fitted to them by the divines and sages of the land, surpass all vain poetry.
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5 Nothing could surpass the reverence and affection with which this unexpected visit from one who belongs rather to another world than to this, was received by his people.
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6 Your rivals to surpass and merit fame.
7 I confess that they quite surpass my expectations, and that I am utterly unable to account for your result.
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8 He strove to collect a band of followers, and followed the footsteps of Decesaris and Gasperone, whom he hoped to surpass.
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9 will surpass anything ever seen on the American stage.
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10 To be in love is to surpass one's self.
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11 She was self-possessed and walked with a dignity that surpassed even Mammy's, for Mammy had acquired her dignity and Dilcey's was in her blood.
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12 Not that he was notably brilliant or exceptional; in his own profession he was surpassed by more than one man who had bored Lily through many a weary dinner.
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13 Winter garments surpassed even personal gossip as the topic at parties.
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14 Erect, his stature surpassed that of his fellows; though seated, he appeared reduced within the ordinary limits of the race.
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15 Then the right wing swung forward; it in turn was surpassed by the left.
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