So was Merrill Cooms who told us his investment was paltry compared to getting, as he called him, "that monster Cummings."
If we thought Howie was upset over the Youngblood matter, it was arsenic versus ice cream compared to how enraged he was over a challenge to his ability.
Still, a life of betrayal with Aaron was nothing compared to a life as Talon's slave!
He really wasn't so bad, when compared to here.
He was lean and wiry compared to Damian's bulky build.
The death visions, the distrust everyone on the planet had for a soul-reader, the inability to eat … they were nothing compared to helping a man find his soul again.
He was relaxed, and it struck her how different he was with her in bed compared to outside their room.
They had compared Martha's drawing to the contour maps of the area back at Bird Song and decided this was as close to the general area of the mine that any type of roadway touched.
Even Maria had gone uptown for the parade and festivities, surely a thrill compared to the rural poverty of her homeland.
I loved Gabriel, but I know now that love was nothing compared to what I feel now.
It compared the earth to a cesspool.
Stymieing her sunny nature now was a small sacrifice compared to seeing it snuffed forever.
Gabriel's one percent was a cakewalk compared to this.
His body was warm compared to the chill of the sea.
Compared to how Rhyn had been, she had made him civilized.
Everyone was fascinated by something so exotic compared to their standards.
She looked truly tiny compared to him.
He compared the letters in the book to those on the hems of the garments.
Dean, absent any tools for pulling himself upward was limited to using the rope, hand over hand, impossibly slow compared to the man now pursuing him.
While hunting, he compared each victim to her.
The dilapidated, abandoned facility fiercely defended by the soldiers in Western uniforms was not worth their efforts when compared to the buildings in much better shape down the road.
His power spun through him, but it was nothing compared to what he would feel without the two buffers.
"Rhyn's rescues look like well-planned military campaigns compared to this," she muttered.
Dean could not tell from the writing if it compared to the signature Jeffrey Byrne left on the many expense forms Dean had reviewed—it was only a scrawl.
The two men compared the cyclists' numbers each had listed as possible Byrne look-alikes.
Compared to a normal day, yes.
Compared to the spider web of highways in Los Angeles, it looked simple.
She hadn't thought it so cramped, but it was, compared to Xander's spacious, airy condo.
Even swollen, her arm was small and feminine compared to his.
His account of the notion of external existence, as derived, not from pure sensation, but from the experience of action on the one hand and resistance on the other, may be compared with the account of Bain and later psychologists.
The tribal organization in northern Albania is an interesting survival of the earliest form of social combination; it may be compared in many respects with that which existed in the Scottish highlands in the time of the Stuart kings.
The glare they made was very small when compared with the radiance of the six great colored suns; but still they gleamed steadily and clearly.
He compared it with the baby's pretty face.
If you and I both had our DNA sequenced and compared the output, the information would be virtually identical.
The things I have learned and the things I have been taught seem of ridiculously little importance compared with their "large loves and heavenly charities."
The thought that my dear Heavenly Father is always near, giving me abundantly of all those things, which truly enrich life and make it sweet and beautiful, makes every deprivation seem of little moment compared with the countless blessings I enjoy.
Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion.
But, answers one, by merely paying this tax, the poor civilized man secures an abode which is a palace compared with the savage's.
"You, Bolkonski, don't know," said Bilibin turning to Prince Andrew, "that all the atrocities of the French army (I nearly said of the Russian army) are nothing compared to what this man has been doing among the women!"
"The reserves, sire!" replied a voice, a very human one compared to that which had said: "The Pavlograd hussars?"