On the contrary, when he saw more of Captain Wentworth, saw him repeatedly by daylight, and eyed him well, he was very much struck by his personal claims, and felt that his superiority of appearance might be not unfairly balanced against
her superiority of rank; and all this, assisted by his well-sounding name, enabled Sir Walter at last to prepare his pen, with a very good grace, for the insertion of the marriage in the volume of honour.
Perhaps his imperturbable character was never more strikingly developed, for he preserved his usual equable smile notwithstanding that his body was dangling in a most uncomfortable position, all loose and limp and shapeless, while his long peaked cap, unequally balanced against
his exceedingly slight legs, threatened every instant to bring him toppling down.
Yet there remained so many good names that Chandos and Felton, to whom the selection had been referred, had many an earnest consultation, in which every feat of arms and failure or success of each candidate was weighed and balanced against
the rival claims of his companions.
Income generation is another area they are exploring, but Mrs Redfern says it needs to be balanced against
putting private firms at risk.
The war both strengthened and challenged union organizers as labor shortages were balanced against
the increase in workforce diversity.
Launching straight into the hits, There Goes The Fear sets the mood for 15 tracks of indie-rock brilliance, with floor-filling anthems Black And White Town and Pounding balanced against
slower epics such as Words.
But even sensible ideas about parenting, however grounded in reality they are, must be balanced against
differences in the way people live today.
He cited slow progress in creating critical mass in both Italy and Spain, balanced against
the greater potential of building Hills's online business.
SUGGESTIONS that Rio Ferdinand has taken his eye off the ball when it comes to the game which pays his wages may be true - but surely his loss of form is well worth it when balanced against
his outstanding contributions to journalism.
Protection, conservation and adequate supply are the main goals, with decisions balanced against
cost, sustainability and reliability.
But the authors of the paper caution that the risk needs to be balanced against
the much larger overall benefit of statins in reducing the total risk of a second stroke and other cardiovascular events, in the study of 4,700 people.
50 per cent balance transfer fee would cost pounds 125 on pounds 5,000 - to be balanced against
the benefit of cheap borrowing.
That's why the housing market forces creeping into Pacoima must be balanced against
the needs for better transportation, better schools and better jobs.
While it does restrict freedom of movement, this must be balanced against
the lives of victims of murder.
The ownership's predisposition for long term financing had to be balanced against
a desire for a significant interest only period on a loan that was to be leveraged to $68 per square foot.