Rockhill, Rubruck, p. 68, note.)--H. C. NOTE 6.--Compare with Marco's account the report of the Mongols, which was brought by the spies of Mahomed, Sultan of Khwarizm, when invasion was first menaced by Chinghiz: "The army of Chinghiz is countless, as a swarm of ants or locusts.
Obededom the Gittite, who was adopted into the tribe of Levi.--Compare 2 Sam.
He required an immediate acceptance of these terms, and the delivery to him of six hostages within an hour.--(Compare the letter of October 16 in the King's Pamphlets, No.
We would by no means compare New England farmers with the Irish peasantry.
'--Compare Twelfth Night, act ii.
Compare-- It is the heart, and not the brain, That to the highest doth attain.
Estos, que se encontraban autorizados por los condes de Urgel para administrarse por si mismos pronta y severa justicia sobre aquellos malhechores, deliberaron un momento, pasado el cual, mandaron comparecer al delincuente a fin de notificarle su sentencia.
And such are small affairs Compared with Tompkins and his Lewis gun, Or eager folk who play about with flares, And, like as not, mistake me for a Hun; Compared with when some gunner, having dined, To show his guest the glories of his art 'Poops off a round or two,' which burst behind, But fail to drown the beating of my heart Sweet to all soldiers is the rearward view; To infanteers how grand the gunners' case!
N. concerning Acatalectic, when a line is said to be Accent and quantity, critical observations on Accent, difficulty with respect to the import of the word --various definitions of, cited --Accent, confounded by some with emphasis --defined, as commonly understood --chief or primary and secondary --Accent, by what regulated --compared with emphasis --as affected by do.
Indeed, Metternich takes his place with the tyrants of mankind, yet showing how benignant, how courteous, how interesting, and even religious and beloved, a tyrant can be; which is more than can be said of Richelieu or Bismarck, the only two statesmen with whom he can be compared,--all three ruling with absolute power delegated by irresponsible and imperial masters, like Mordecai behind the throne of Xerxes, or Maecenas at the court of Augustus.
There are only two great sovereigns with whom she can be compared,--Catherine II.
For quotations from this paper, see "Improvement of Lancashire," and "London and the Provinces compared";--in The Mirror, vol.
--Appetite fierce.--Tiger choked by a bone.--Two varieties of tiger.--The royal Bengal.--Description.--The hill tiger.--His description.--The two compared.--Length of the tiger.--How to measure tigers.--Measurements.--Comparison between male and female.
Footnote 1: Girard de Rialle, La Mythologie Comparee, vol.
comper-, tonic stem of compareir; Lat.
Hic petrarum fluuius currit ad intercisum tempus, quasi in tribus septimanae diebus, per spatium deserti Indiae plurium dietarum, velut fluuius, quousque tandem se perdat in mare arenosum praedictum, atque ex tunc ipsi lapides penitus non comparent.
Un grand coeur veut tout entreprendre, Un grand esprit veut tout comprendre; Les droits de l'estomac sont de bien digerer; Et dans les sentiments que me donne mon age, La beaute de l'esprit, la grandeur du courage, N'ont rien qu'a se vertu l'on puisse comparer.
And compares him elsewhere with Wycherley:-- "Of all our modern wits, none seem to me Once to have touched upon true comedy, But hasty Shadwell and slow Wycherley.
And let me add, with respect to thy eagleship's manifestation, of which thou boastest, in thy attempts upon the innocent and uncorrupted, rather than upon those whom thou humourously comparest to wrens, wagtails, and phyl-tits, as thou callest them,* that I hope I have it not once to reproach myself, that I ruined the morals of any one creature, who otherwise would have been uncorrupted.
In hac contrata est mare mortuum quod semper currit versus meridiem, in quod si homo ceciderit, nunquam postea comparet.
"She compareth well in beauty with my Lady Helca, the royal queen.
For indeed there was not any house so famous as it saving only the house of King Ban of Benwick, which brought forth those two peerless knights beyond all compare:--to wit, Sir Launcelot of the Lake and Sir Galahad, who achieved the quest of the San Grail.
What will future philosophers care how many bushels of wheat are raised in Minnesota, or car-loads of corn brought from Illinois, or hogs slaughtered in Chicago, or yards of cloth woven in Lowell, or cases of goods packed in New York, or bales of carpets manufactured in Philadelphia, or pounds of cotton exported from New Orleans, or meetings of railway presidents at Cincinnati to pool the profits of their monopolies, or women's-rights conventions held in Boston, or schemes of speculators ventilated in the lobbies of Washington, or stock-jobbing and gambling operations take place in every large city of the country,--compared with the mighty marshalling of forces on the banks of the Potomac, at the call of patriotism, to preserve the life of the republic?
P. 4, l. 22, The stain of death must not come nigh My radiance.--Compare Artemis in the last scene of the Hippolytus.
They were astonished and alarmed; and, to save themselves from the consequences of the discovery, purchased of him two of the original letters at the price of three hundred pounds.--Compare Barwick's Life, 171, and App.
Hathe brought to Fraunce her wishes in suche wreathes Of uncompared conquests that it bends With weaknes of requyttall.
After all, what were a magic carpet that could carry a single lucky wight,--at best, but a species of heavenly sulky,--compared with a railroad train that speeds along hundreds of men, women, and children, over land and water, with any amount of heavy baggage, as well as a boundless extent of crinoline?
How mean, dwarfish are their ways of thinking, in this time,--compared not with the Christian Shakspeares and Miltons, but with the old Pagan Skalds, with any species of believing men!
Footnote 38:--Compare this noble passage and that at page 18, with the twaddle of Mr. Orr (note 30), and the slang of Mr. Douglas (note 37).
We too frequently employ this style; as in the fourth book of our impeachment of Verres:--"Compare this peace with that war; the arrival of this praetor with the victory of that general; the debauched retinue of this man, with the unconquerable army of the other; the lust of this man with the continence of that one; and you will say that Syracuse was founded by the man who in reality took it; and was stormed by this one, who in reality received it in an admirable and settled condition."