And because of this strife she bare without union with Zeus who holds the aegis a glorious son, Hephaestus, who excelled
all the sons of Heaven in crafts.
Newman, who in power of taciturnity was excelled
by few people, made no attempt to break silence; and so they went on, until they had very nearly reached Miss Morleena's home, when Mr Lillyvick said:
On the other hand, it may well be doubted if he can ever be excelled
as a master in satire and kindred semi-prosaic forms.
But as it happens that not one stroke can labor lay to without some new acquaintance with nature, and as nature is inexhaustibly significant, the inhabitants of these climates have always excelled
the southerner in force.
Partridge making no ready answer to his question, he proceeded to comment on the beauty of the moon, and repeated some passages from Milton, who hath certainly excelled
all other poets in his description of the heavenly luminaries.
But it was in giving the law and making his mates live up to it, that Buck excelled