The highest of these two is the donjon on the left, built of brick, and known as "La Tour de Gaston Phoebus" (112 feet).
The highest of the columns of the temple of Luxor is five and a quarter times the greatest diameter.
65 High was my room and lonely, near the roof Of a large mansion or hotel, a lodge That would have pleased me in more quiet times; Nor was it wholly without pleasure then.
The more fields, however, that ripen, the higher become the reapers' wages, rising to twenty, thirty, forty, even fifty per cent; indeed, the executive sometimes consider it to be necessary to force the people to do harvest by corporal punishment and imprisonment, in order to prevent a large portion of the crop from rotting on the stalk.
The more questionable the security, the more it has to pay for its footing, and the higher are the profits of those who father it and assist the process of delivery, as long, that is, as the birth is successfully accomplished.
But the highest of all learning is the knowledge of the stars.
To say that spirit and artistic beauty stand higher than natural beauty, is to say very little, for "higher" is a very indefinite expression, which states the difference between them as quantitative and external.
Caesar, knowing how highly the Roman assemblies enjoyed such scenes, determined to afford them the indulgence on a most magnificent scale, supposing, of course, that the greater and the more dreadful the fight, the higher would be the pleasure which the spectators would enjoy in witnessing it.
You are a king, and high are princes' thoughts: It may be, with your sight you could have chas'd A host of armed men; it may be so:
The high that proved too high, the heroic for earth too hard, The passion that left the ground to lose itself in the sky, Are music sent up to God by the lover and the bard; Enough that He heard it once: we shall hear it by and by.
The highest of all sciences is natural philosophy, since it considers not sense-objects only, not (like mathematics) the objects of reason only, but the actual itself in its true character.
All women were his superior officers, and the highest in rank was Clara Van Diemen.
High are the mountains, and from peak to peak The sound reëchoes; thirty leagues away 'Twas heard by Carle and all his brave compeers.
This depends on the length of cords and their tightness for the shorter and tighter a string is, the higher is the note which its vibration produces.
Of these, of course, incomparably the highest is the Order of the Garter, and its most characteristic glory is that, in Lord Melbourne's phrase, "there is no dd nonsense of merit about it."
10,840 ft. high; a striking feature is the immense ravine, the Val del Bove, splitting the eastern side of the mountain, and about 5 m. in diameter; on the flanks are many smaller cones.
Highest in this type are the Insects, and among these I include Spiders and Centipedes as well as Winged Insects.
But there is love and love; the lowest love is all self, the highest is all sacrifice.
And high was her reward, when one Saturday evening she sat down by his side and made all that was so dark, clear and plain before him.
The highest of these is humility, pious submission to the divine order of things; its condition, the self-knowledge commended in the title of the Ethics; the primal evil, self-love (Philautiaipsissimum peccatum).
He resolved at last to visit the far-off "Genesee Country," which he shortly after put in practice, and after an absence of about three weeks he returned in good health, and delighted with the country; the more so, doubtless, because he said, "the more slaves a man possessed in that country the more he would be respected, and the higher would be his position in society.
To that Most High be glory and honour for ever.
The highest is seven pounds, paid by a farmer, whose son goes yearly on foot to Aberdeen for education, and in summer returns, and acts as a schoolmaster in Col. Dr. Johnson said, 'There is something noble in a young man's walking two hundred miles and back again, every year, for the sake of learning.' This day a number of people came to Col, with complaints of each others' trespasses.