Books supplemented, perhaps equaled in importance the manual alphabet, as a means of teaching language.
As Keaton pulled her close, the air was filled with a deep steady roll of thunder that equaled the sound of a locomotive.
But even if--imagining a man quite exempt from all influences, examining only his momentary action in the present, unevoked by any cause--we were to admit so infinitely small a remainder of inevitability as equaled zero, we should even then not have arrived at the conception of complete freedom in man, for a being uninfluenced by the external world, standing outside of time and independent of cause, is no longer a man.
surpassed by none, and equaled by few.
What Hitler did in his concentration camps was equaled if not exceeded in foulness by the soviet gulags, forced starvation and pogroms.
gunnels with priceless treasures intended for Tutankhamen's passage to the afterlife, Carter's find has never been equaled.
histrionic art especially no other nation equaled or equals the Italians.
Quite a number of crack regiments were recruited there, regiments whose battle record is surpassed by none, and equaled by few.
In 2004 that equaled 314 million metric tons of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere just from the United States.
Gone were many notions of class and the prevailing wisdom that age equaled authority.
However, the expensive price for a Burberry purse is equaled by the quality and fashionable characteristics it carries.
Both men and women in the upper classes have traditionally worn elevated shoes because such height equaled power.
While the pretty young thing was only slightly more linguistically proficient than Maria, her enthusiasm equaled the older woman's and the town was duly blanketed with election literature.
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