The quiet of the jungle settled down over the camp, at least the comparative
quiet of the jungle, for there were always noises of some sort going on, from the fall of some rotten tree limb to the scream or growl of a wild beast, while, now and again, from the river came the pig-like grunts of the alligators.
Let England have its navigation and fleet -- let Scotland have its navigation and fleet -- let Wales have its navigation and fleet -- let Ireland have its navigation and fleet -- let those four of the constituent parts of the British empire be be under four independent governments, and it is easy to perceive how soon they would each dwindle into comparative
They must be told that the ultimate authority, wherever the derivative may be found, resides in the people alone, and that it will not depend merely on the comparative
ambition or address of the different governments, whether either, or which of them, will be able to enlarge its sphere of jurisdiction at the expense of the other.
But wherever there is a rich supply of Fog objects that are at a distance, say of three feet, are appreciably dimmer than those at a distance of two feet eleven inches; and the result is that by careful and constant experimental observation of comparative
dimness and clearness, we are enabled to infer with great exactness the configuration of the object observed.
After our return to the dead city I passed several days in comparative
By the clock above the fire, as well as by these more speaking signs, the service had not long begun; and the unhappy sinner, if his father had really gone to church, might count on near two hours of only comparative
I soon accustomed myself to this fantastic position, as well as to the comparative
darkness which surrounded us.
He explained to me that the comparative
safety of Moreau and himself was due to the limited mental scope of these monsters.
The young man waited in comparative
darkness and listened.
By all means," cried Bingley; "let us hear all the particulars, not forgetting their comparative
height and size; for that will have more weight in the argument, Miss Bennet, than you may be aware of.
On the 6th of March, having cured sufficient meat, the party resumed their march, and moved on with comparative
ease, excepting where they had to make their way through snow-drifts which had been piled up by the wind.
The strength of the family tie in France, and its comparative
weakness in America, has been the subject of frequent comment among travelers.