I'm sure he meant well, but his lecture wasn't what Howie, and to a lesser extent Betsy, wanted to hear.
I remembered the name Martha mentioned, Willard Humphries, thought guilty, but jailed for a lesser crime.
Jude remained incarcerated but Owen, facing a lesser charge, was released on bail.
The Watchers thought him lesser, because he'd chosen the mortal world over the immortal one.
Didn't think you Watchers liked us lesser beings contacting you.
The sight of her being attacked by the lesser immortals infuriated him like nothing else ever had.
"You're the lesser of two evils," she said at the unspoken command.
"You'll be the envy of us lesser immortals," he assured her.
—but to us lesser beings, family means something!
While Fred, and to a lesser extent Cynthia, had solved cryptograms in the newspaper, neither were particularly adept at it.
It was obvious Donald, and to a lesser extent Dean, would enjoy steeper, longer and more challenging runs.
All of the weapons controllers had been taken from their positions all over the world and placed here, disguised as lesser systems.
She still gave him the look that said she thought he was a lesser being because of his status, but she'd refused to sleep until they found her friend.
Distressed by the damage, he jogged to the central square, where smaller obelisks marking lesser immortal Houses rose out of the ground.
My father had just landed a gig working for one of the lesser nobles after he saved the life of the noble's son.
Our lord even chose the man I was to wed, another lesser servant in need of wife.
He will become the lesser of two evils.
The colony of the Straits Settlements, and to a lesser extent the towns of the Federated Malay States, carry a considerable heterogenous population, in which most of the races of Asia find their representatives.
The greater richness of tone of the modern pianoforte is a better compensation for any bareness that may be imputed to pure two-part or three-part writing than a filling out which deprives the listener of the power to follow the essential lines of the music. The same holds good, though in a lesser degree, of the resources of the harpsichord in respect of octavestrings.
This insurgence of the artisans, in a republic which had been remodelled upon economical principles by Giano della Bellas constitution of 1292, reached a climax in 1378, when the Ciompi rebellion placed the city for a few years in the hands of the Lesser Arts.
To greater and lesser degrees through history, citizens have trusted that their government officials will act in their best interests, not lie to them, and generally conduct themselves in an honorable fashion.
Half walking in the paths, half working our way through the lesser drifts, we succeeded in reaching a pine grove just outside a broad pasture.
In these as in other respects, however, it is a lesser twin of Walden.
The French army melted away and perished at the same rate from Moscow to Vyazma, from Vyazma to Smolensk, from Smolensk to the Berezina, and from the Berezina to Vilna- -independently of the greater or lesser intensity of the cold, the pursuit, the barring of the way, or any other particular conditions.
The responsibility appears greater or less according to our greater or lesser knowledge of the circumstances in which the man was placed whose action is being judged, and according to the greater or lesser interval of time between the commission of the action and its investigation, and according to the greater or lesser understanding of the causes that led to the action.
Thus our conception of free will and inevitability gradually diminishes or increases according to the greater or lesser connection with the external world, the greater or lesser remoteness of time, and the greater or lesser dependence on the causes in relation to which we contemplate a man's life.