Go find a less annoying way to earn some money.
Now the world has one less fool!
The Gargoyles were very small of stature, being less than three feet in height.
In less than a month in early spring our lives were totally changed and we loved it.
All Len wants out of me is information about Allen, and Howard couldn't care less where I am.
He was staying in less splendid quarters a few blocks away.
He seldom offered an opinion, much less began a conversation.
Alex spoke from behind her, his tone less than friendly.
Within less than two minutes, Billy saw Mary Green whispering, and she had to take his place.
It might make him feel less threatened.
His tone was less than convinced.
It was either that or start from scratch but he's not even sure he's a catholic, much less committed to anything.
But you have less than a month to go.
Finding the most effective sources remained less than satisfactory.
Well, I don't esteem you the less for it.
Maybe it would hurt Sarah's feelings less if she simply told the truth.
We could go on here and talk about other military powers and alliances, but the simple fact is that large countries are less willing to risk war in defense of small ones.
Now there is one less hunter to compete with me for the precious little ones.
While this was less dramatic than the Timothy snatch, it was an important victory.
Perhaps a female voice would offer less chance of a connection to our other calls.
After too much heated discussion, I agreed to give a less than specific tip saying I didn't believe the child was abducted.
None the less, we were elated at the detail he'd gathered.
If you are in a desert dying of thirst, you value the first glass of water very highly, the second glass a bit less, and the 802nd not at all.
So when people have excess goods, they are able to trade those goods away for things they want and suffer less of a decrease in utility than the amount they are increasing in their trading partners.
A competing company decides to make an up-front investment and build a new factory in a distant land, high in the mountains where residents who choose to live there have less economic opportunity.
Operating at basically 5 percent efficiency, they are less than half as efficient as solar panels now on the market.
While military service was less important to securing work in commerce, that was not a particularly noteworthy occupation.
As the poorest nations become wealthier, they too will grow less and less inclined toward war.
If NATO is responsible for the bulk of the world's military spending and NATO no longer has the stomach for full-on war with modern states, then large-scale war seems less likely.
Despite his seniority in rank Bagration, in this contest of magnanimity, took his orders from Barclay, but, having submitted, agreed with him less than ever.
It seemed that no horses could be had even for the carriages, much less for the carting.
"There will be less panic and less gossip," ran the broadsheet "but I will stake my life on it that scoundrel will not enter Moscow."
"Sire, I expected nothing less than to find you at the gates of Moscow," replied de Beausset.
You'll see everything from there and it's less dangerous, and I'll come for you.
The more closely a man was engaged in the events then taking place in Russia the less did he realize their significance.
There is a certain limit of time in less than which no amount of heat can melt the snow.
After all she had been through, journalism looked less attractive.
That was why Pete chose the route - less risk of being robbed.
Even so, I don't know anyone who admits to understanding him - much less calling him a friend.
I couldn't care less what Claudette thinks, but let me take the question out of your mind.
Never the less he and Martha have four married years under their belts and are expecting their first child.
Or, perhaps they will be less interested.
It was the first occasion the dream took place close to the present time; less than four years ago!
Never the less, it was bizarre.
"There's one less bad guy, Howie," I said, "Thanks to you."
We were on it, so to speak, less than two hours after the baby was taken.
Howie continued to be limited to about fifteen minutes or less each time.
He named a figure that surprised us by being far less than we'd guessed.
I was less critical than my wife on the slow workings of the law.
Soon the carriage turned into another street--a street less carefully guarded.
Those things were never necessary for prosperity and even less so in the Internet age.
As we discussed, the Law of Diminishing Returns states that each additional unit of a thing you get is worth a bit less to you than the ones you have already.
If the poor believe they have less justice than the rich, they buy into the system less. 4.
And we got them all, more or less, by trade and the wealth generated by our work doing some function for which we are trained.
This is less than one-half of 1 percent of world GNP.
After all, China grows more than three times the amount of food we do in the United States, with less land under cultivation.
Third, the day will come when the farm of the future will make a healthier, less expensive, more ecologically friendly, fresher, and better-tasting product.
At present, they win hands down on "less expensive" and put in a decent showing on a couple more factors.
Then Henry Ford came along, followed by a host of others, and cars got better and better while getting less and less expensive.
And advances in drip irrigation, which itself isn't exactly new but is becoming far more widespread and ever more efficient, allows crops to be grown with massively less water.
As we get better at killing, we don't seem less likely to.
The wealthier a nation gets, the more it stands to lose in war, and the less marginal utility it gains in conquest.
If you have everything you have ever wanted, you have less to gain and more to lose by invading your neighbor.
Secrecy, while occasionally necessary, is less desirable than openness.
If your father is American and your mother Chinese, you will have a different understanding of differences between those countries, and, on balance, will be less amenable to war between those nations.
We value our humanity, and insofar as life in the future seems different from our life today, it somehow seems less human.
We would then work feverishly on them for months before selling them for slightly less than we had paid.
Before October, 1893, I had studied various subjects by myself in a more or less desultory manner.
Though there is less than half an inch between the points--a space which represents sixty minutes--Miss Keller tells the time almost exactly.
Now that she has grown up, nobody thinks of being less frank with her than with any other intelligent young woman.
Of the real world she knows more of the good and less of the evil than most people seem to know.
I have noticed also that she eats much less, a fact which troubles her father so much that he is anxious to get her home.
Whereas, if the child is left to himself, he will think more and better, if less showily.
The little fellow who whirls his "New York Flyer" round the nursery, making "horseshoe curves" undreamed of by less imaginative engineers, is concentrating his whole soul on his toy locomotive.
Helen has the vitality of feeling, the freshness and eagerness of interest, and the spiritual insight of the artistic temperament, and naturally she has a more active and intense joy in life, simply as life, and in nature, books, and people than less gifted mortals.
My accounts, which I can swear to have kept faithfully, I have, indeed, never got audited, still less accepted, still less paid and settled.
While my townsmen and women are devoted in so many ways to the good of their fellows, I trust that one at least may be spared to other and less humane pursuits.
I have no doubt that time discriminates between the good and the bad; and when at last I shall plant, I shall be less likely to be disappointed.
To my imagination it retained throughout the day more or less of this auroral character, reminding me of a certain house on a mountain which I had visited a year before.
I see these men every day go about their business with more or less courage and content, doing more even than they suspect, and perchance better employed than they could have consciously devised.
You may see from a boat, in calm weather, near the sandy eastern shore, where the water is eight or ten feet deep, and also in some other parts of the pond, some circular heaps half a dozen feet in diameter by a foot in height, consisting of small stones less than a hen's egg in size, where all around is bare sand.
I love the wild not less than the good.
Not that I am less humane than others, but I did not perceive that my feelings were much affected.
A little bread or a few potatoes would have done as well, with less trouble and filth.
But to tell the truth, I find myself at present somewhat less particular in these respects.
I was witness to events of a less peaceful character.
The more you think of it, the less the difference.
They never consulted with books, and know and can tell much less than they have done.
What I have observed of the pond is no less true in ethics.
I love to weigh, to settle, to gravitate toward that which most strongly and rightfully attracts me--not hang by the beam of the scale and try to weigh less--not suppose a case, but take the case that is; to travel the only path I can, and that on which no power can resist me.
But it is not the less necessary for this; for the people must have some complicated machinery or other, and hear its din, to satisfy that idea of government which they have.
Absolutely speaking, the more money, the less virtue; for money comes between a man and his objects, and obtains them for him; and it was certainly no great virtue to obtain it.
It costs me less in every sense to incur the penalty of disobedience to the State than it would to obey.
I should feel as if I were worth less in that case.
And really you appreciate them less than anyone, and so you don't deserve to have them.
At last the baggage wagons had all crossed, the crush was less, and the last battalion came onto the bridge.
The nearer they got to the hollow the less they could see but the more they felt the nearness of the actual battlefield.
The black canopy of night hung less than a yard above the glow of the charcoal.
Still less did he think of injuring anyone for his own advantage.
At the other end sat the younger and less important guests, and there too sat the members of the family, and Pierre and Helene, side by side.
And he was not the only man to experience that feeling during those memorable days preceding the battle of Austerlitz: nine tenths of the men in the Russian army were then in love, though less ecstatically, with their Tsar and the glory of the Russian arms.
In the village of Hosjeradek there were Russian troops retiring from the field of battle, who though still in some confusion were less disordered.
"Really, Papa, I believe Prince Bagration worried himself less before the battle of Schon Grabern than you do now," said his son with a smile.
He walked less, ate less, slept less, and became weaker every day.
But he was not as much at ease with Sonya and Dolokhov as before and was less frequently at home.
Natasha no less proud of her first long dress and of being at a real ball was even happier.
While father and son were having their explanation, the mother and daughter were having one not less important.
Anna Mikhaylovna also had of late visited them less frequently, seemed to hold herself with particular dignity, and always spoke rapturously and gratefully of the merits of her son and the brilliant career on which he had entered.
In spite of her age and plainness she had gone through the same process as the Rostovs, but with less flurry – for to her it was a matter of routine.
She was silent, and not only less pretty than at the ball, but only redeemed from plainness by her look of gentle indifference to everything around.
But what an account of everything might be Nicholas knew even less than the frightened and bewildered Mitenka.
Then with no less fear and delight they saw how the young count, red in the face and with bloodshot eyes, dragged Mitenka out by the scruff of the neck and applied his foot and knee to his behind with great agility at convenient moments between the words, shouting, Be off!
When they had gone a little less than a mile, five more riders with dogs appeared out of the mist, approaching the Rostovs.
Still less could he be accused of ambition.
To the family Natasha seemed livelier than usual, but she was far less tranquil and happy than before.
The longer the Emperor remained in Vilna the less did everybody--tired of waiting--prepare for the war.
After living at the seat of the highest authority and power, after conversing with the Emperor less than three hours before, and in general being accustomed to the respect due to his rank in the service, Balashev found it very strange here on Russian soil to encounter this hostile, and still more this disrespectful, application of brute force to himself.
"I desire peace, no less than the Emperor Alexander," he began.
But he had begun talking, and the more he talked the less could he control his words.
The rain seems less heavy.
He wrote the words L'Empereur Alexandre, La nation russe and added up their numbers, but the sums were either more or less than 666.
Because it is better for me to come less often... because...
But the farther he went and the more his attention was diverted by the ever-increasing crowds moving toward the Kremlin, the less he remembered to walk with the sedateness and deliberation of a man.
For a while the crowd was less dense, but suddenly all heads were bared, and everyone rushed forward in one direction.
He felt that his words, apart from what meaning they conveyed, were less audible than the sound of his opponent's voice.
Everything in haste, but more haste, less speed.
Sonya was not less agitated than her friend by the latter's fear and grief and by her own personal feelings which she shared with no one.
He said that Murat was spending the night less than a mile from where they were, and that if they would let him have a convoy of a hundred men he would capture him alive.
His activity at that time was no less astounding than it was in Egypt, in Italy, in Austria, and in Prussia.
There was within him a deep unexpressed conviction that all would be well, but that one must not trust to this and still less speak about it, but must only attend to one's own work.
And the more he desired it the less he allowed himself to believe it.
It was necessary to let the French reach Shamshevo quietly without alarming them and then, after joining Dolokhov who was to come that evening to a consultation at a watchman's hut in the forest less than a mile from Shamshevo, to surprise the French at dawn, falling like an avalanche on their heads from two sides, and rout and capture them all at one blow.
He ascended an incline, stopped, looked about him, and advanced to where the screen of trees was less dense.
Still less did Pierre think about himself.
Still less did that genius, Napoleon, know it, for no one issued any orders to him.
Can't you make less noise?
He felt that the more he valued her the less he loved her.
Still less does the history of authors and reformers explain to us the life of the peoples.
Men uniting in these combinations always assume such relations toward one another that the larger number take a more direct share, and the smaller number a less direct share, in the collective action for which they have combined.
The noncommissioned officers (of whom there are fewer) perform the action itself less frequently than the soldiers, but they already give commands.
An officer still less often acts directly himself, but commands still more frequently.
The man who worked most with his hands could not think so much about what he was doing, or reflect on or command what would result from the common activity; while the man who commanded more would evidently work less with his hands on account of his greater verbal activity.
(1) Power is the relation of a given person to other individuals, in which the more this person expresses opinions, predictions, and justifications of the collective action that is performed, the less is his participation in that action.
Similarly a man who committed a murder twenty years ago and has since lived peaceably and harmlessly in society seems less guilty and his action more due to the law of inevitability, to someone who considers his action after twenty years have elapsed than to one who examined it the day after it was committed.
The founder of a sect or party, or an inventor, impresses us less when we know how or by what the way was prepared for his activity.
If we have a large range of examples, if our observation is constantly directed to seeking the correlation of cause and effect in people's actions, their actions appear to us more under compulsion and less free the more correctly we connect the effects with the causes.
An empty stomach made the experience less embarrassing.
The seclusion she knew well, having been brought up less than five miles from this house.
By now she was so turned around that she couldn't have found her way to the ATV, much less the road.
She had nearly run him down, slapped his face and taken him away from his work in less than twenty-four hours.
He gazed down at her with nothing less than adoration.
You'd see less wildlife if you were walking - making more frightening noises to the animals.
Could he actually be involved in anything less than honest?
What are the odds that she'd ever meet him, much less marry him?
Cassie had to smile when Bordeaux positioned himself in a spot less than ten feet from her and pretended to settle down for the night.
Even if it hadn't been dark, visibility would have been less than a few feet.
Less than a days' march north of here is a lava field.
They rested for less than an hour and then he saddled the horse again.
Actually, the bra and panties were far less revealing than a bikini.
However, while noticeable, his damaged appearance was less disagreeable than I expected.
I don't see any possible connection, much less this so-called time travel.
A car horn outside woke him in less than five minutes.
The problem is the further I go into the past, the less accuracy I can attain.
Two for three was never the less remarkable.
We never-the-less decided to postpone discussion until the following day when, as Martha said, we had a night of rumination and our wits about us.
Never the less, we kept trying.
I spend less time waiting for Excel to do a recalculation of my formulas today than I did on my 386 in the 1990s, even though my spreadsheets are thousands of times more complex.
Less than five hundred.
Half the rice grown in California is a descendant of Calrose 76, created when gamma rays mutated some regular rice and the resulting mutant produced more grain and less spoilage.
The hungrier people were ... the less likely they were to run away.
As people grow wealthier (as the whole world will), they typically spend more money on food, though it is less as a percentage of overall income.
We have stigmatized racism; and while it unquestionably still exists between many races, racism is becoming less and less relevant.
Their aim, he said, was nothing less than "the lifting, from the backs and from the hearts of men, of their burden of arms and of fears, so that they may find before them a golden age of freedom and of peace."
Journalist Brooks Atkinson, said: "After each war, there is a little less democracy left to save."
As Eisenhower's presidency neared an end, he spoke of war again, but less in terms of economic costs.
The few signs I used became less and less adequate, and my failures to make myself understood were invariably followed by outbursts of passion.
Many of the dreams that had delighted my young inexperience became beautifully less and "faded into the light of common day."
My admiration for the Aeneid is not so great, but it is none the less real.
We found the boat and the transfer carriage with much less difficulty than teacher expected.
As to the two-handed alphabet, I think it is much easier for those who have sight than the manual alphabet; for most of the letters look like the large capitals in books; but I think when it comes to teaching a deaf-blind person to spell, the manual alphabet is much more convenient, and less conspicuous....
TO MR. WILLIAM WADE Cambridge, February 2, 1901. ...By the way, have you any specimens of English braille especially printed for those who have lost their sight late in life or have fingers hardened by long toil, so that their touch is less sensitive than that of other blind people?
She is less able to recall events of fifteen years ago than most of us are to recollect our childhood.
As her intellect grew she became less dependent on this sense.
Of two patterns which differ only by a few threads more or less of a particular color, the one will be sold readily, the other lie on the shelf, though it frequently happens that after the lapse of a season the latter becomes the most fashionable.
Such too, to a greater or less extent, is the condition of the operatives of every denomination in England, which is the great workhouse of the world.
Finally, as for salt, that grossest of groceries, to obtain this might be a fit occasion for a visit to the seashore, or, if I did without it altogether, I should probably drink the less water.
Being superior to physical suffering, it sometimes chanced that they were superior to any consolation which the missionaries could offer; and the law to do as you would be done by fell with less persuasiveness on the ears of those who, for their part, did not care how they were done by, who loved their enemies after a new fashion, and came very near freely forgiving them all they did.
Stout, about the average height, broad, with huge red hands; he did not know, as the saying is, how to enter a drawing room and still less how to leave one; that is, how to say something particularly agreeable before going away.
No, Peter Nikolaevich; I only want to show that in the cavalry the advantages are far less than in the infantry.
"Ah, my friend!" she said, touching his arm as she had done her son's when speaking to him that afternoon, "believe me I suffer no less than you do, but be a man!"
Pierre could not make out what it was all about, and still less what "watching over his interests" meant, but he decided that all these things had to be.
I understand it all less than you do.
A sinking man who clutches at another and drowns him; or a hungry mother exhausted by feeding her baby, who steals some food; or a man trained to discipline who on duty at the word of command kills a defenseless man-- seem less guilty, that is, less free and more subject to the law of necessity, to one who knows the circumstances in which these people were placed, and more free to one who does not know that the man was himself drowning, that the mother was hungry, that the soldier was in the ranks, and so on.
Less than a week later she passed another milestone.
He said he felt bad about it, but conceded that Tessa had been less than honest with him on more than one occasion.
Beyond that, less than three feet separated the road from the edge of a cliff.
He stepped through the door, his expression less than friendly.
She returned his hug with less enthusiasm.
He was excited to see her dressed up for the occasion.
In 2009, pi was calculated to more than two trillion digits—in less than thirty hours.
Younger people have less wealth than older ones, on average.
Even this became less and less intelligible until the time when Miss Sullivan began to teach me.
Miss Keller does not as a rule read very fast, but she reads deliberately, not so much because she feels the words less quickly than we see then, as because it is one of her habits of mind to do things thoroughly and well.
All historians agree that the external activity of states and nations in their conflicts with one another is expressed in wars, and that as a direct result of greater or less success in war the political strength of states and nations increases or decreases.
Less than an hour after the phone call, Destiny woke up in a fit of coughing.
If I had paid more attention to her and spent a little less time out on the range, she might be alive today.
Now, less than twenty years later, a drive one thousand times larger is $70.
I've only been in the house a few times.