Everything else pales by comparison.
allgemeines historisches Lexikon (Leipzig, 1709 ff.); Historia Ecclesiastica Veteris Testamenti (4 vols., Halle, 1709); Elementa Philosophiae Practicae, Instrumentalis, et Theoreticae (3 vols., 1697); Selecta Juris Naturae et Gentium (Halle, 1704); Miscellanea Sacra (3 vols., Jena, 1727); and Isagoge Historico-Theologica ad Theologiam Universam, singulasque ejus pales (2 vols., 1727).
PALES, an old Italian goddess of flocks and shepherds.
A male Pales was sometimes spoken of, corresponding in some respects to Pan; the female Pales was associated with Vesta and Anna Perenna.
I served my time, all twelve years, three months and sixteen days of it, but it pales in the face of suffering I poured on these young ladies.
In this festival Pales was invoked to grant protection and increase to flocks and herds; the shepherds entreated forgiveness for any unintentional profanation of holy places of which their flocks might have been guilty, and leaped three times across bonfires of hay and straw (Ovid, Fasti, iv.
Pales plays a very subordinate part in the religion of Rome, even the sex of the divinity being uncertain.
30 Another important excavation in Pales tine in the period preceding the World War was that of Dr. Reisner at Samaria, which is not yet fully published.
Special deities, moreover, will demand special victims, while the more rustic numina, such as Pales, should be given milk and millet cakes rather than a blood-offering.
Here we have a series of celebrations representing the occupations of the successive seasons, addressed sometimes to numina who developed later on into the great gods of the state, such as Jupiter, Mars or Ceres, sometimes to vaguer divinities who remained always indefinite and rustic in character, such as Pales and Consus.
his Greeks, Carians, Ionians and soldiers from Pales tine and Syria, re-established once more an Egyptian Empire, and replaced the fluctuating relations between Palestine and the small dynasts of the Delta by a settled policy.
He is said to have feasted amongst his impaled victims. When the sultan Mahomet, infuriated at the impalement of his envoy, the pasha of Vidin, who had been charged with Vlad's deposition, invaded Walachia in person with an immense host, he is said to have found at one spot a forest of pales on which were the bodies of men, women and children.
pales into comparison with the Nato states.
pales in comparison to the carnage of the turf wars between rival crack gangs a decade ago.
transit ridership, Fay noted, still pales in comparison to the number of people who travel by private vehicle.
(I) In the Spring (it must be remembered that the old Roman calendar began the year with March) we have ceremonials of anticipation and prayer for the crops to come: prominent among them are the Fordicidia, with its symbolic slaughter of pregnant cows, addressed to Tellus, the Cerealia, a prayer-service to Ceres for the corn-crop, and the most important of the rustic celebrations of lustration and propitiation, the Parilia, the festival of Pales.
In connexion with corticolous lichens may be mentioned those lignicole species which grow on decayed, or decaying wood of trees and on old pales (e.g.
Transit ridership, Fay noted, still pales in comparison to the number of people who travel by private vehicle.
The small vessel can accommodate just over 1,000 passengers, which pales in comparison to the newest ships in the Norwegian fleet, the Norwegian Star and the Norwegian Dawn, both of which easily serve over 2,200 passengers.
The Curve 8310 is quite advanced, but it pales in comparison to the phones that are available now (and those that are right around the corner).
Even if your lender pays interest on your escrow account, the amount of interest you will earn likely pales in comparison to the amount of interest you would save by putting the additional money toward the principal balance.
Although the number of professional liability lawsuits encountered by real estate brokers pales in comparison with those encountered by doctors, the possibility still exists.
In the words of Keith Urban, "Everything else pales in comparison."
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