What is the difference in dignity between the two words?
I now saw Miss Fairlie's likeness in Anne Catherick--saw it all the more clearly because the points of dissimilarity between the two were presented to me as well as the points of resemblance.
To compare (L. con, together, and par, equal) is to place together in order to show likeness or unlikeness; to contrast (L. contra, against, and sto, stand) is to set in opposition in order to show unlikeness.
For the changeableness ofchangeable things, is itself capable of all those forms, into whichthese changeable things are changed.
What Piccarda asserts of Constance, that she retained her affection to the monastic life, is said absolutely and without relation to circumstances; and that which I affirm is spoken of the will conditionally and respectively: so that our apparent difference is without any disagreement.”
But Zeus sent forth fierce Discord unto the fleet ships of the Achaians, and in her hands she held the signal of war.
I also weighed very carefully the possibility of our digging a way out in a direction away from the pit, but the chances of our emerging within sight of some sentinel fighting-machine seemed at first too great.
To judge how much, in the case of any variation, we should attribute to the direct action of heat, moisture, light, food, etc.,