Lovely stuff - but inevitably it paled beside
the sound (and sight) of horn player Gavin Edwards' valve-free account of Mozart's Fourth Concerto.
She added that for two years, the inbound tourism industry in general paled beside
Kay Rivera recounted her dying mother's last three days in intensive care, and how even this agony paled beside
Odds of 8-11 paled beside
the original, but no harm done as the jolly could manage only second anyway.
The total return of 18% on UK equities paled beside
a return of 80% on 10-year gilts.
Delight for his fans, his team and a nation desperately in need of sporting heroes, paled beside
the psychological impact on the four contenders in the title race.
Bush paled beside
the prior year's feverish celebration of "The Millennium" and the bitterly contested election of the president of the United States.
Whatever imprecision may have existed in Gore's original comment, it paled beside
the distortions of what Gore clearly meant.
These youngsters' gapes paled beside
those of untreated nestmates.
As bad as that incident was, it paled beside
the treatment male divers reserved for Louganis.
And although the Post's ad revenue paled beside
that of the Messenger both summers, Bodle said it was "striking" that the daily would ignore a new product by a competitor with annual advertising revenues nearly a third of its own.
The saint's beauty (I thought, of course, that her blond curls were beauty) paled beside
this garment of self-torture.
Caldwell's reputation with critics paled beside
the rising reputation of <IR> WILLIAM FAULKNER </IR> and the appearance of later Southern Gothic writers, such as <IR> FLANNERY O'CONNOR </IR> and <IR> EUDORA WELTY </IR> .
approved at the highest level of this government," breathed a Pentagon spokesman on NBC Nightly News, adding that "Sicily and Turkey play a very important role." But for Greece, the risks of moving forward have paled beside
the dangers of retreat: a permanent American presence in its internal affairs, uncertain and limited democracy, quiet compliance with America's re-arming of Turkey and with the occupation of northern Cyprus.
There was also lobster, but while it was delightful in itself, its pleasures paled beside
the novelty that was the mantis shrimp.