Anyway, with all the money in his family and the good looks as well, he couldn't hold a candle to Brandon in the charm department.
With a frown, she wondered why she'd never seen it before, why she wasted seven years trying to make things work with someone who couldn't hold a candle to the man she was meant to be with.
He couldn't wait to list his rusty tins, copper mugs, and brass candle sticks on an Internet auction site.
I guess he had some bucks at one time—back when he bought all this land—but his bank account never held a candle to mine.
She didn't hold a candle to Suzie Clements.
He couldn't hold a candle to my real father—the one who was there for me all those years.
Everything was where she left it, down to the candle on the back porch.
The rich cinnamon-vanilla scent of the bath bubbles filled the air, reminding her of the candle she'd bought at the farmers market the day her life went to hell.
Gabriel.s small cottage was lit by a single candle that cast light on a collection of weapons along one wall and a few books on a bookshelf on another.
Important distinction, Rhyn replied and pulled out a chair from the table on which the candle was placed.
A half-burned candle sat in a dish on the bureau, perhaps signs of Edith's fascination with the last century.
Remember the candle in her room?
If you loved her enough to destroy the world for her, then you know the pain Kris has been through twice. Hell cannot hold a candle to that kind of pain.
She put the last candle in the cake and glanced up at her mother's startled face.
The climate in the south at this time of the year was probably hot, but surely it couldn't hold a candle to the week she had spent in the desert.
He took a jar lid from the cupboard and lit a match, holding it on the bottom of the candle until it began to melt.
A melted candle lay on the counter, a reminder of the storm, but the lights were working.
Among the larger private establishments there existed in the same year seven breweries, one brandy distillery, two jam, two soap and candle factories, two building and furniture works, a factory for spinning thread, one iron and steel works, one paper and one ammonia and soda factory, and one mineral-oil refinery.
Maxwell illustrates the difference between a soft solid and a hard liquid by a jelly and a block of pitch; also by the experiment of supporting a candle and a stick of sealingwax; after a considerable time the sealing-wax will be found bent and so is a fluid, but the candle remains straight as a solid.
At Mira is a large candle factory.
Most important of the quarters of Masr-el-Atika is that of Kasr-esh-Shama (Castle of the Candle), built within the outer walls of the Roman fortress of Babylon.
Candle makers made light before the light bulb.
"Big Candle" is not still around and never was.
On a banister post stood a tallow candle which guttered in the draft.
The curtains were drawn, and a single candle was burning on the table, screened by a bound music book so that the light did not fall on the cot.
He read awhile and then put out his candle, but relit it.
While a footman was lighting a candle, Toll communicated the substance of the news.