It might take a few days to notice any improvement from the antibiotics.
What's more, none seemed bent on murder, a decided improvement over some of Bird Song's earlier guests!
He wasn't really sure Rhyn would consider being sentenced to eternity with a mate much of an improvement over Hell.
There seemed to be improvement in her mother's condition but Cynthia's mood remained subdued.
Mrs. Glass ushered them into a frilly little apartment in a restored brownstone located in a neighborhood that was a marked improvement over Bascomb Place.
In her case, any change would have to be an improvement - and what about the loss of innocence?
When algebra had advanced to the point where exponents were introduced, nothing would be more natural than that their utility as a means of performing multiplications and divisions should be remarked; but it is one of the surprises in the history of science that logarithms were invented as an arithmetical improvement years before their connexion with exponents was known.
He was a great Hebrew teacher: his Grammar of the Hebrew Language (1861, revised 1888) was a distinct improvement in method on Gesenius, Roediger, Ewald and Nordheimer.
Improvement contracts also exist.
He recognized that considerable improvement had already taken place.
That period when human improvement must end?
It is most unlikely that this process of improvement will not continue in the future.
I also gave considerable time to the improvement of my speech.
My friends are so pleased with the improvement which I made in speech and lip-reading last year, that it has been decided best for me to continue my studies in New York another year I am delighted at the prospect, of spending another year in your great city I used to think that I should never feel "at home" in New York, but since I have made the acquaintance of so many people, and can look back to such a bright and successful winter there, I find myself looking forward to next year, and anticipating still brighter and better times in the Metropolis
I see an improvement in Helen day to day, almost from hour to hour.
She has talked incessantly since her return about what she did in Huntsville, and we notice a very decided improvement in her ability to use language.
To know this I should not need to look farther than to the shanties which everywhere border our railroads, that last improvement in civilization; where I see in my daily walks human beings living in sties, and all winter with an open door, for the sake of light, without any visible, often imaginable, wood-pile, and the forms of both old and young are permanently contracted by the long habit of shrinking from cold and misery, and the development of all their limbs and faculties is checked.
If I suggested any improvement in his mode of life, he merely answered, without expressing any regret, that it was too late.
We are accustomed to say, that the mass of men are unprepared; but improvement is slow, because the few are not materially wiser or better than the many.
Is a democracy, such as we know it, the last improvement possible in government?
(2) The purification and reformation of oneself for its reception, and (3) The improvement of the human race by striving for such purification.
Apart from the fact that he had asked me several times whether N. and S. were members of our lodge (a question to which I could not reply) and that according to my observation he is incapable of feeling respect for our holy order and is too preoccupied and satisfied with the outer man to desire spiritual improvement, I had no cause to doubt him, but he seemed to me insincere, and all the time I stood alone with him in the dark temple it seemed to me that he was smiling contemptuously at my words, and I wished really to stab his bare breast with the sword I held to it.
There was still no improvement in the countess' health, but it was impossible to defer the journey to Moscow any longer.
Night and day, hardly sleeping at all, she watched him and, terrible to say, often watched him not with hope of finding signs of improvement but wishing to find symptoms of the approach of the end.