Abranyi excels also as a translator, more particularly of Byron.
He excels in the humanity with which he treated the vanquished.
The fertile writer Paul Kovacs excels more particularly in humorous narration.
In each species he excels the specialists.
The first is most obvious in the scenes of quiet description and emotion in whose presentation he particularly excels.
Under water it excels.
For philological and ethnographical research into the origin and growth of the language none excels Paul Hunfalvy.
Bishop Stubbs belongs to the front rank of historical scholars both as an author and a critic. Among Englishmen at least he excels all others as a master of every department of the historian's work, from the discovery of materials to the elaboration of wellfounded theories and literary production.
Such an alloy can be cast like ordinary bronze, but excels the latter in hardness, elasticity, toughness and tensile strength.
In purity of tone and velvetlike gloss of surface there is distinct inferiority on the side of the Japanese ware, but in thinness of pale it supports comparison, and in profusion and beauty of incised decoration it excels its Chinese original.
He excels in his representations of landscapes and waterscapes, and has succeeded -in transferring to gold-lacquer panels tender and delicate pictures of natures softest moodspictures that show balance, richness, harmony and a fine sense of decorative proportion.
For driving the nail home no one but Swift excels him, and Swift perhaps only in The Drapier's Letters.
lower than Lough Neagh, which it excels in the pleasant scenery of its banks.
150) compiled a treatise (published 1534, in Latin) on the subject, similar in character to that of Aristotle; but he excels in graphic descriptions of different dispositions, and differs only from Aristotle in some of his animal comparisons.
excels, such as its strength, its magnetism, and the property which it alone has of being made at will extremely hard by sudden cooling and soft and extremely pliable by slow cooling; second, to the special combinations of useful properties in which it excels, such as its strength with its ready welding and shaping both hot and cold; and third, to the great variety of its properties.
geometry) much excels, both in universality and exactness, the loose judgments of the senses and imagination, yet [it] never attains a perfect precision and exactness " (i.
Lysias excels in vivid description; he has also a happy knack of marking the speaker's character by light touches.
Colorado now excels California as a gold producer.
steel and cloth, and in the by-products of these, that Berlin excels.
If he writes with less finish and a less perfect rhythm than his favourite model Cicero, he excels him in the varied structure of his periods, and their adaptation to the subject-matter.
According to this view, not only life but thought are functions of the animal system, in which man excels all other animals as to height of organization: but beyond this, man embodies an immaterial and immortal spiritual principle which no lower creature possesses, and which makes the resemblance of the apes to him but a mocking simulance.
Donne excels in brief flashes of wit and beauty, and in sudden daring phrases that have the full perfume of poetry in them.
He applies his mathematics to the drama; no writer excels him in artful construction, in the arrangement of dramatic scenes, in mere theatrical technique, in the focusing of attention on his chief personages.
The South Devons have a fairly fine silky fleece of long staple, heavier than that of the Devon Longwool, which it also excels in size.
He excels as an expositor of the governing Hebrew ideas such as holiness, righteousness, Spirit of God, Messianism.
In command and in expression of passion and of pathos, of noble and of evil nature, it equals any other work of this great dramatic poet; in the lifelike fusion of high comedy with deep tragedy it excels them all.
He excels in the show ring and dressage arena.
excels when running on the surface for the first time.
Author McCarthy - himself a pathologist - really excels during the book's more visceral moments.
Our Verdict... Ali G has etched himself into superstardom and Sacha Baron Cohen excels in this wickedly funny compilation.
idealizes always, Hollywood excels at idealizing the past.
oscilloscope functions: The 43B excels in this area.
Jacob Shaw JACOB Shaw is a gifted sportsman who excels at table tennis.
stealthy way in which the Chancellor excels.
The female excels as a hill suckler cow with her good milking potential.
Columbus passed through the islands, and in one of his letters to Ferdinand and Isabella he said,"This country excels all others as far as the day surpasses the night in splendour; the natives love their neighbours as themselves; their conversation is the sweetest imaginable; their faces always smiling; and so gentle and so affectionate are they, that I swear to your highness there is not a better people in the world."
The friend of St Teresa, St Peter of Alcantara, and of all the noble minds of Spain of his day, no one among the three hundred Spanish mystics excels Luis de Granada in the beauty of a didactic style, variety of illustration and soberness of statement.
Reminding us in some respects of the quaint medieval writers, Froissart and Philippe de Comines, he greatly excels them, at once in the beauty of his language and the art with which he has combined his heterogeneous materials into a single perfect harmonious whole.
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She excels other deaf people because she was taught as if she were normal.
The tax burden has been rising, in that stealthy way in which the Chancellor excels.
MAC not only excels at creating beautiful cream and powder pigments, their eyeliners are equally coveted for framing and defining the eye area.
Oftentimes a teacher is able to strongly refer you to a student who excels in this subject and also enjoys helping others.
Fairy Forget-me-not (Eritrichium) - E. nanum is an alpine gem, closely allied to the Forget-me-nots, which, however, it excels in intensity of azure-blue.
The Hampton Bay brand excels at meeting the needs of most consumers with innovative ideas and technology.
If you're looking for a particular piece of religious jewelry, then knowing which region excels in that style of jewelry can help you narrow your search.
The Barbarian excels at melee attacks, is fast and can berserk, but he cannot wear heavy armor without training.
You can also choose whether he excels in physical prowess, magic, or stealth and speed abilities, and you will face many other decisions to determine more personalized affects of your character's life.
While a solo owner of a Wii can make do with what comes packaged in the system, you should get additional Wii accessories and enjoy all the multiplayer aspects, which is where the Wii really excels.
New Zealand excels at Sauvignon Blanc wines, and this affordable example shows how easy it is to find a delicious New World wine for under $15.
An only child or the oldest child in a family excels in language development because conversations are mainly with adults.
Finding one activity that the child excels at is essential in fostering a positive self-image.
Likewise, if your child excels at auditory learning, consider looking into a curriculum that associates songs with phonemes and spelling rules.
The traditional Scorpio excels at introspection, possibly to a fault.
Paraboot is a highly reputable shoemaker that excels at constructing durable yet stylish footwear.
The concierge booth is filled with tourism information and it excels at matching children's likes with local activities.
The staff excels at answering children's questions.
The concept of the idiot savant helps us recognize that a person who excels in one area may sacrifice abilities in another.
Instead, try a kickboxing class if you're the type who excels in a group setting and you love martial arts.
If a broker is working for you, they will point you toward the company that excels in the services that you need for your situation.
She excels at volleyball, plays soccer and runs track.
He excels at keeping employees happy and on task.
Mike Manning: Mike is portrayed as an All American guy who attends church and excels at sports.
Saxony is on the whole the most fertile province of Prussia and excels all the others in its produce of wheat and beetroot for sugar, but the nature of its soil is very unequal.
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