I loved Gabriel, but I know now that love was nothing compared to what I feel now.
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.
Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion.
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.
She looked truly tiny compared to him.
The two men compared the cyclists' numbers each had listed as possible Byrne look-alikes.
It compared the earth to a cesspool.
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.
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.
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.
Even Maria had gone uptown for the parade and festivities, surely a thrill compared to the rural poverty of her homeland.
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.
Nishani took the hands of his youngest sister, Talal, and began to speak, animated compared to the serene women of his world.
They seemed like silly emotions when compared to the enormity of his task, and yet, she didn't think she could survive without them.
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.
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.
Katie followed, trailed closely by Deidre. The sounds of their escape were nothing compared to the sounds of what followed. Katie cast a look over her shoulder and saw several demons had dropped into the jungle and transformed into panther-like forms. She stopped and reached into the pouch slung across her chest.
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.
Xander suddenly was tame, compared to an Oracle who read her past and future in two seconds.
That the lives of her cousins were nothing compared to the lives of the entire planet?
Older by ten years, Darian's hair was dark and his body whip like, compared to his brother's thicker frame.
She pulled Xanders's from around her neck and compared them.
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.
This investigator just missed a great discovery, for he did not consider the spherical forms to be living organisms but compared them with starch granules.
Conceive a beam of plane polarized light to move among a number of particles, all small compared with any of the wavelengths.
The large difference between the means obtained at Potsdam and Kremsmtinster, as compared to the comparative similarity between the results for Kew and Karasjok, suggests that the mean value of the potential gradient may be much more dependent on local conditions than on difference of latitude.
At midwinter the 24-hour term is the largest, but near midsummer it is small compared to the 12-hour term.
Chauveau points to the reduction in the 12-hour term as compared to the 24-hour term on the Eiffel Tower, and infers the practical disappearance of the former at no great height.
When the ground was covered by snow the mean value of A was only 42, as compared with 81 when there was no snow.
This is insignificant compared to the size of the currents which several authorities have calculated from considerations as to terrestrial magnetism.
In 1904 the budget receipts amounted to £495,241 (as compared with £474,545 in 1899).
Science, he says, may be compared to a tree; metaphysics is the root, physics is the trunk, and the three chief branches are mechanics, medicine and Ouvres, viii.
A fire without light, compared to the heat which gathers in a haystack when the hay has been stored before it was properly dry - heat, in short, as an agitation of the particles - is the motive cause of the contraction and dilatations of the heart.
Man and the animals as thus described are compared to automata, and termed machines.
As compared with 1800 m., but its volume of water is greater, at least in its lower course.
The proxenus is generally compared to the modern consul or minister resident.
In general the attitude of the Albanians in the north-eastern districts towards the Slavonic peasantry may be compared with that of the Kurds towards the Armenians.
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 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.
I have worn it only once, but then I felt that Solomon in all his glory was not to be compared with me!
The explanation of the fact was unimportant compared to the fact itself and the need of hurrying on.
But, answers one, by merely paying this tax, the poor civilized man secures an abode which is a palace compared with the savage's.
Fellow-travellers as they rattled by compared it aloud with the fields which they had passed, so that I came to know how I stood in the agricultural world.
So, probably, the depth of the ocean will be found to be very inconsiderable compared with its breadth.
In proportion as the mouth of the cove was wider compared with its length, the water over the bar was deeper compared with that in the basin.
Some are dinning in our ears that we Americans, and moderns generally, are intellectual dwarfs compared with the ancients, or even the Elizabethan men.
"The reserves, sire!" replied a voice, a very human one compared to that which had said: "The Pavlograd hussars?"
He knew it was Napoleon--his hero--but at that moment Napoleon seemed to him such a small, insignificant creature compared with what was passing now between himself and that lofty infinite sky with the clouds flying over it.
Compared to what preoccupied him, was it not a matter of indifference whether he lived with his wife or not?
Her slender bare arms and neck were not beautiful--compared to Helene's her shoulders looked thin and her bosom undeveloped.
She did not compare them with him, but compared her feeling for them with her feeling for him, and felt with regret that there was something lacking in her feeling for young Nicholas.
A military organization may be quite correctly compared to a cone, of which the base with the largest diameter consists of the rank and file; the next higher and smaller section of the cone consists of the next higher grades of the army, and so on to the apex, the point of which will represent the commander-in-chief.
So was Merrill Cooms who told us his investment was paltry compared to getting, as he called him, "that monster Cummings."
While his teenage action was untrustworthy, it was venial compared to abandoning the child to an abductor if that was what the cowering, younger Howie had done!
He really wasn't too much bigger than a cat, not when compared to an adult.
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 relaxed, and it struck her how different he was with her in bed compared to outside their room.
Everyone was fascinated by something so exotic compared to their standards.
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.
Compared to a normal day, yes.
He was commonly compared to Olympian Zeus, partly because of his serene and dignified bearing, partly by reason of the majestic roll of the thundering eloquence, with its bold poetical imagery, with which he held friend and foe spellbound.
"But can this be compared...?" said Pierre.
Only at prayer did she feel able to think clearly and calmly of Prince Andrew and Anatole, as men for whom her feelings were as nothing compared with her awe and devotion to God.
While listening to these love stories his own love for Natasha unexpectedly rose to his mind, and going over the pictures of that love in his imagination he mentally compared them with Ramballe's tales.
And compared to the duration of life it did not seem to him slower than an awakening from sleep compared to the duration of a dream.
The presence and remarks of Willarski who continually deplored the ignorance and poverty of Russia and its backwardness compared with Europe only heightened Pierre's pleasure.
Stymieing her sunny nature now was a small sacrifice compared to seeing it snuffed forever.