In this more general respect, an arboretum or woodland affords shelter, improves local climate, renovates bad soils, conceals objects unpleasing to the eye, heightens the effect of what is agreeable and graceful, and adds value, artistic and other, to the landscape.
The truce makes a pause which heightens the interest of the impending battle; the duel and the scene on the walls are effective in bringing some of the leading characters on the stage, and in making us acquainted with the previous history.
The fact that most Americans do not have the luxury of packing their desk and plopping down in a new office only heightens the strain.
Scrolls that intertwine along the temple line only heightens the drama.
It is natural for parents to be concerned when a baby cries, and their concern only heightens if it seems they can do nothing to stop the crying.