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87 Metaphors for  littlest

87 Metaphors for littlest

Enough for each of work, of leisure, of joy; too little for none, too much for nonesuch is the Social ideal.

A little from the shore, westward, is a kind of subterraneous house.

A little to the north-east of the river is a sandy beach, the situation of which is in latitude 15 degrees 18 minutes 21 seconds, and longitude 124 degrees 46 minutes 50 seconds.

A little of the straightforwardness which men are accustomed to call manly, is the only quality that is needed; a little of that frank courage and determination in spiritual things, which men are usually so ready to practise towards their wives in temporal things.

Just as little was moral doctrine preached by the ministers of religion, nor did the priests trouble themselves about morality or about what the people did or left undone.

His Hundred and Forty-ninth Psalm is likewise good; but I have given enough of Lord Bacon's verse, and proceed to call up one who was a poet indeed, although little known as such, being a Roman Catholic, a Jesuit even, and therefore, in Elizabeth's reign, a traitor, and subject to the penalties according.

He knew that SE made quality machinery, but little of it was iron.

But a kindly man would not take that ground: for doubtless the Me, however little to every one else, is to each unit in humankind the centre of all the world.

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This, and the little she has to say besides, is no riddle to me, because I can see in this dear child the same character as that of her mother, who was my own dearest friend; who grew up with myself, and whose daughter, I am certain, if I had the care of her education, would form into an exquisite creature.

Alfred's title was based on election; and so little was the idea of usurpation, or of any wrong done to the two infant sons of Ethelred, connected with his accession, that even the lineal descendant of one of those sons, in his chronicle of that eventful year, does not pause to notice the fact that Ethelred left children.

A little over a mile to the south-east is picturesque Twyford on the wooded banks of the Itchen.

As Donahoo was cruising, one summer’s afternoon, little was his notion his death was near so soon, When a sergeant of the horse police discharged his car-a-bine, And called aloud on Donahoo to fight or to resign.

Aspirations till then considered little else than Utopian became tangible possibilities, while, as suddenly, dangers deemed far off loomed large and near.

Of the eighth pastoral, so little is properly the work of Virgil, that he has no claim to other praise or blame, than that of a translator.

From Capua to Naples is twenty miles; a little beyond Capua are the remains of a large Amphitheatre and this is all that exists to attest the splendour of ancient Capua.

When his $40,000 were paid, under a forced sale, little, indeed, would be the residue.

Call on the lazy leaden-stepping hours, Whose speed is but the heavy plummet's pace, And glut thyself with what thy womb devours Which is no more than what is false and vain, And merely mortal dross: So little is our loss!

It is said to have contained the following inscription: "Fair maiden Lilliard lies under this stane; Little was her stature, but great was her fame.

Such, and so little is the mind of man!

A LOVE-LETTER Darling little woman, just a little line, Just a little silver word For that dear gold of thine, Only a whisper you have so often heard: Only such a whisper as hidden in a shell Holds a little breath of all the mighty sea, But think what a little of all its depth and swell, And think what a little is this little note of me.

And though a little, the more, and the less, are common phrases, the article does not here prove the following word to be a noun; because the expression may either be elliptical, or have the construction of an adverb: as, "Though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved.

says Browning, "little else is worth study.

Near us but little could be seenonly a few fires on the ground.

So little is thy gain!

A little to the left was the borough of Southwark, even then a large and populous districtthe two most prominent features in the scene being Winchester House, and Saint Saviour's old and beautiful church.

Thus in Spain there was no serious war, but as little was there any real peace; the Spaniards, as Caesar afterwards very justly pointed out to them, never showed themselves quiet in peace or strenuous in war.

In short, every Family of animals has its characteristic action and its peculiar voice; and yet so little is this endless variety of rhythm and cadence both of motion and sound in the organic world understood, that we lack words to express one-half its richness and beauty.

Though little was their hire, and light their gain, Yet somewhat to their share he threw; Fed from his hand, they sung and flew,

A little to the right was the huge volcano of Avacha, with a long banner of golden smoke hung out from its broken summit, and

As little as that is a woman's care, it may be permitted into the number of a woman's fears.

An altar was erected on the great market-place, and so little were the people affected by the catastrophe of a patriot whom they were informed had sacrificed* his life in their cause, that the only part of the business which seemed to interest them was the extravagant gestures of a woman in a dirty white dress, hired to act the part of a "pleureuse," or mourner, and whose sorrow appeared to divert them infinitely.

Doug Little was a former Senior Vice-Present of Forest Operations at Northwood Pulp and Timber Ltd., and the founder of the JD Little Forest Centre.

Mr. Little was a man of superior gifts, full of scholarly enthusiasm, and devoted to his Master's work.

yes; the spiders Cobweb, out of which great flyes breake and in which the little are hangd: the Tarriers snaphance, limetwiggs, weavers shuttle & blankets in which fooles & wrangling coxcombes are tossd.

But in sentences like the following, the adverb appears to express, not time, but degree; and for the latter sense ever is preferable to never, because the degree ought to be possible, rather than impossible: "Ever so little of the spirit of martyrdom is always a more favourable indication to civilization, than ever so much dexterity of party management, or ever so turbulent protestation of immaculate patriotism.

He entirely denied the truth of the evidence, and said that "the only reason which he had assigned to Piso for seeing so little of him was his weak health and love of retirement.

This work, which was translated into English and printed by Caxton in 1483, although little heard of now, was for several centuries a household word in Christendom.

But that "a little over" is 44 minutes every month so, to keep the calendar in step with reality, an extra day is needed nearly every third year, so these years are 355 days long.

Little and much are but relative terms; yet when we look back to the period in which English grammar was taught only in Latin, it seems extravagant to say, that "little improvement has been made" in it since.

" "Is there hope for those who remain on the wreck?" "But little."

Two days Katherine had been thus alone at the villa, little knowing the idea of bringing her cause to the King's notice was the most foreign to either Buckingham or Monmouth, the latter wishing to promote his own cause with her until she should become satisfied to remain at his side, without seeking further Court favour.

And of a sudden it came over me as a wave rolls up the beach, how much of sorrow and how little of joy had been this man's portion.

They were now on a slope looking southward; above them the wind sighed through a large grove of cedars; a little below was a copious spring of clear, sweet water.

You know, perhaps, that Mrs. Little is a daughter of Dr. Cornelius; and, when I recall the love and honor I was taught to feel towards him when I was a little girl, my heart quite yearns towards her, especially in this time of fearful anxiety about her husband.

The interior, too, struck him forcibly; for there, in addition to the garden, now flourishing, though a little in want of the hoe, was a meadow of acres in extent, in which the grass was fit to cut.

In addition, little of what Dr. Alexov alleges was the consensus from the May 8 webinar is in the parts of the proceedings.

Then, a little to the left, is four-headed Brahma, below him, Indra, his body spotted with a thousand eyes and finally a fourth god of uncertain identity.

I have done very little, but that little has been my exceeding comfort."

Truth to tell, we have known very little on the philosophy of the Indian languages, and that little has been the re-echo of foreign continental opinions.

"A little's a good deal, good deal, good deal.

It was deep below me; a little above were clear shallows, where the water-spider pursued its toil of no result, and cast upon the yellow sand beneath a shadow that was not a shadow, but, refracted from the broken surface, spots of glittering light, clustered like the diamonds of a brooch, separate, yet linked, and tremulously bright.

So little was any attempt made to disguise the fact that they were prisoners, that their own domestic servants were not allowed the next day to attend them till they had received a formal ticket of admittance from the president.

We had little of art, but that little was choice.

A little in front of an arched gateway was a ruined barbican, the inner surface of the walls being green with ferns and moss.

Andrew James Little (born 7 May 1965) is a New Zealand politician.

A little to the west of the house is an old ruinous chapel, unroofed, which never has been very curious.

One saw that all the little that was bad in his life was only a jest, while all the much that was good was real and true."

But little was their solace.

Liv Little is the 26-year-old founder and CEO of magazine, a digital and print publication committed to telling the stories of women and nonbinary people of color.

Teigh Franchich, v. 293; tenants, combination among them, v. 150, n. 3; dependent on their landlords, v. 177, n. 1; fine on marriage, v. 320-1; Thurot's descent on some of the isles, iv. 101, n. 4; Tobermorie, v. 308-10, 332; tradition, not to be argued out of a, v. 303; translate their names in the Lowlands, v. 341, n. 4; trusted, little to be, ii.

Very little of this detail is germane to the issues I have to decide.

"Very true; but some circumstances, a little aided perhaps by the strong desire of her husband, General Ducie, to obtain the revival of a barony that was in abeyance, and of which she would be the only heir, assuming that my rights were invalid, inclined her to believe that my father was already married, when he entered into the solemn contract with my mother.

It was deep below me; a little above were clear shallows, where the water-spider pursued its toil of no result, and cast upon the yellow sand beneath a shadow that was not a shadow, but, refracted from the broken surface, spots of glittering light, clustered like the diamonds of a brooch, separate, yet linked, and tremulously bright.

A little to the east, beyond the valley of the Cernon, which I intended to cross, were high hills or cliffs, treeless and sterile, with hard-cut angular sides, terminating upwards in vertical walls of naked stone.

Also a little from this monasterie is a place vnder the ground, where the virgine Mary abode with Christ when Herod sought him to destroy him.

A little in advance before the booths was erected a platform for the performing preacher, and at the foot of this, inclosed by forms, was a species of sanctuary, called "the penitents' pen."

Little was the leader of Newfoundland's first administration following the advent of Responsible Government in 1855.

Despite his name, Little was not a "sissy," and he was no mean antagonist, as Punch found out.

The rest they take is little, and that little is little easie: For like strict men of order, they do correct their bodies with a bench, or a poor stubborn table; if a chimny offer it self with some few broken rushes, they are in down: when they are sick, that's drunk, they may have fresh straw, else they do despise these worldly pamperings.

Jerry Little, who has served as New Hampshire's Banking Commissioner since 2016, will be Sununu's point person for monitoring the flow of more than $1.25 billion dollars in federal coronavirus aid.

Doug Little was a former Senior Vice-Present of Forest Operations at Northwood Pulp and Timber Ltd., and the founder of the JD Little Forest Centre.

Great is the hire, and little is the pain; Make therefore quick despatch, and look for gain.

It's like chilis in soup: a little goes a long way, and too much spoils the broth.

A little to the south of the cape is INDIAN BAY of Lieutenant Bligh.

Y'are welcome, too, though little be your love.

We understand it as little as gravity or why a needle always turns to the 'North.'

Presently the "round" dance came to an end, much to the relief of the ugly man, who cared, indeed, for ladies as little as ladies cared for him; and Dick hastened to secure Miss Bruce as a partner for the approaching "square."

It may be, however, nay, it is often the case, that genius is attended by a strong will; and as little as men of genius were ever consummate rascals, were they ever perhaps perfect saints either.

Whether this were a conscious attempt to spare the game, or to alarm it as little as need be, it is impossible to say.

"Hand me a spear, Buzzby," cried Saunders; "the musket-balls seem to hurt him as little as peas.

They were both very much in love, and showed it to others as little as people of their class do.

These apps can be bought from online marketplaces for as little as Rs 3,000.

Tickets from as little as R100 for next year’s British and Irish Lions tour will be available from September 2, following SA Rugby’s announcement of the prices and ballot process on August 18.

Holbein was struck by the disease; and Death, knowing gratitude as little as remorse, triumphed over him who had blazoned his triumphs.

"Steam," he says, "as little as time, has respected the sanctity of the poet's home, but has drawn its roaring iron steeds opposite to its gate and has menaced to rush through it and lay waste its charmed solitude.

"I have shown the intemperance of a boy, and intemperance of a quality that little becomes my years.