I tell this story to make a comparison between modern times and the past.
But the rich man--not to make any invidious comparison--is always sold to the institution which makes him rich.
The comparison made her breath catch.
But for Leipzig a comparison with the Gewandhaus Band may be sought.
In the morning I bathe my intellect in the stupendous and cosmogonal philosophy of the Bhagvat-Geeta, since whose composition years of the gods have elapsed, and in comparison with which our modern world and its literature seem puny and trivial; and I doubt if that philosophy is not to be referred to a previous state of existence, so remote is its sublimity from our conceptions.