He was leaving his English business in the hands of Bilton, who seemed to him, the more he knew him, extraordinarily efficient.E. F. Benson.
The farther we advance into it, we see confusion more and more unfold itself into order.Carlyle.
She had reflection enough to foresee, that the longer she countenanced his passion, her own heart would be more and more irretrievably engaged.Smollett.
We are not a whit the less depressed in spirits at the sight of all this unrelieved misery on the stage by the reminder that Euripides was moved to depict it by certain occurrences in his own contemporary Athens.Times.
The suggestion, as regarded Mr. Sowerby, was certainly true, and was not the less so as regarded some of Mr. Sowerby's friends.Trollope.
Yet as his criticism is more valuable than that of other men, so it is the more rarely met with.Spectator.
My eyes are more and more averse to light than ever.S. Ferrier.
But neither is that way open; nor is it any the more open in the case of Canada than Australia.-F. Greenwood.
I would humbly protest against setting up any standard of Christianity by the regularity of people's attendance at church or chapel. I am certain personally that I have a far greater realization of the goodness of God to all creation; I am certain that I can the more acknowledge His unbounded love for all He has made, and our entire dependence on Him, than I could twenty years ago, when I attended church ten times where I now go once.Daily Telegraph.
Without thinking of the corresponding phrase in his native language more than he can help.H. Sweet.
We don't haul guns through traffic more than we can help.Kipling.
A political despotism, the most unbounded, both in power and principle, of any tyranny that ever existed so long.Galt.
She has the most comfortable repository of stupid friends to have recourse to of anybody I ever knew.S. Ferrier.
And they had the readiest ear for a bold, honourable sentiment, of any class of men the world ever produced.Stevenson.
Latin at any rate should be an essential ingredient in culture as the best instrument of any language for clear and accurate expression of thought.Times.
The first chapter, which from the lessons it enforces is perhaps the most valuable of any in the present volume...Sir G. T. Goldie.
Disraeli said that he had 'the largest parliamentary knowledge of any man he had met'.Bryce.
That the transformation of the Regular Army into the general service Army and of the Militia into the home service Army is a most ideal and obvious solution admits, I think, of no contradiction.Times.