Alex had been hiding more than a father.
More than likely the correction was to prevent her from being embarrassed.
It crossed her mind that Alex might be more than uncomfortable in these surroundings.
He thinks you are better than us.
Alex seemed to be more comfortable around Morino than he was around his father's family.
No one could have been more private than Josh.
Less than a week later she passed another milestone.
The horrible sensation of falling, the darkness and the terrifying noises, proved more than Dorothy could endure and for a few moments the little girl lost consciousness.
They did not really hurt the poor horse, because everything was falling together; only the stones and rubbish fell faster than the horse and buggy, which were held back by the pressure of the air, so that the terrified animal was actually more frightened than he was injured.
His great weight made him fall faster than the children walked, and he passed them on the way down; but when he came to the glass pavement he alighted upon it so softly that he was not even jarred.
After turning his composed eyes first upon the animals and then upon the children he said to Zeb, who was a little taller than Dorothy:
I live on top of the earth, your honor, which is far better than living inside it; but yesterday I went up in a balloon, and when I came down I fell into a big crack in the earth, caused by an earthquake.
If two should come out of the sky you might with justice say I was wrong; but unless more than this one appears I will hold that I was right.
"That's all right," returned the man's voice, more pleasantly than before.
It was high, much higher than he could reach.
The school was more than a mile from their home, and the children trotted along as fast as their short legs could carry them.
But there was no shepherd in Scotland that could have done better than Sirrah did that night.
It was no fun to be pulled over the sharp stones in that way; but it was better than to be bitten by the wolf.
Within less than two minutes, Billy saw Mary Green whispering, and she had to take his place.
It was in the month of May, more than a hundred years ago.
He has lived more than eighty years.
The Person who Dreams Bigger than Anyone Else and Makes it Happen.
Whether you are rich or poor, live in the developed world or the developing world, life today is better and easier than it was a century ago by virtually any measure.
But I am making a simple statement that life is better now than it has ever been.
Analysts declared each successive generation might be "the first to have a lower standard of living than their parents."
This approach is even more flawed than the first.
But it is an electronic library bigger and better than any other library that has ever existed or even been contemplated by humans.
We don't need our computers to be infinitely fast, just a whole lot faster than they are today.
I went upstairs with something which my mother made me understand I was to give to Miss Sullivan; but no sooner had I given it to her than I slammed the door to, locked it, and hid the key under the wardrobe in the hall.
He was a famous story-teller; after I had acquired language he used to spell clumsily into my hand his cleverest anecdotes, and nothing pleased him more than to have me repeat them at an opportune moment.
It would have been difficult to find a happier child than I was as I lay in my crib at the close of that eventful day and lived over the joys it had brought me, and for the first time longed for a new day to come.
It seemed to me that there could be nothing more beautiful than the sun, whose warmth makes all things grow.
Then in simpler words than these, which at that time I could not have understood, she explained: You cannot touch the clouds, you know; but you feel the rain and know how glad the flowers and the thirsty earth are to have it after a hot day.
Even when I studied most earnestly it seemed more like play than work.
I never had patience to arrange more than five or six groups at a time.
I see young men, my townsmen, whose misfortune it is to have inherited farms, houses, barns, cattle, and farming tools; for these are more easily acquired than got rid of.
I think that we may safely trust a good deal more than we do.
None of the brute creation requires more than Food and Shelter.
By proper Shelter and Clothing we legitimately retain our own internal heat; but with an excess of these, or of Fuel, that is, with an external heat greater than our own internal, may not cookery properly be said to begin?
With respect to luxuries and comforts, the wisest have ever lived a more simple and meagre life than the poor.
The ancient philosophers, Chinese, Hindoo, Persian, and Greek, were a class than which none has been poorer in outward riches, none so rich in inward.
How can a man be a philosopher and not maintain his vital heat by better methods than other men?
"Soyez tranquille, Lise, you will always be prettier than anyone else," replied Anna Pavlovna.
He put on the air of one who finds it impossible to reply to such nonsense, but it would in fact have been difficult to give any other answer than the one Prince Andrew gave to this naive question.
As he said this Prince Andrew was less than ever like that Bolkonski who had lolled in Anna Pavlovna's easy chairs and with half-closed eyes had uttered French phrases between his teeth.
It was light enough to see a long way in the deserted street and it seemed more like morning or evening than night.
Yet, though Anatole spent tens of thousands of rubles, Dolokhov lived with him and had placed himself on such a footing that all who knew them, including Anatole himself, respected him more than they did Anatole.
One man, older than the others present, suddenly pushed forward with a scared and angry look and wanted to seize hold of Dolokhov's shirt.
It seemed to him that more than half an hour had elapsed.