A gallant knight shows to advantage bringing his lance to bear adroitly upon a fierce bull under the eyes of his sovereign, in the midst of a spacious plaza; a knight shows to advantage arrayed in glittering armour, pacing the lists before the ladies in some joyous tournament, and all those knights show to advantage
that entertain, divert, and, if we may say so, honour the courts of their princes by warlike exercises, or what resemble them; but to greater advantage than all these does a knight-errant show when he traverses deserts, solitudes, cross-roads, forests, and mountains, in quest of perilous adventures, bent on bringing them to a happy and successful issue, all to win a glorious and lasting renown.
'Now, look here, Lammle,' said Fascination Fledgeby, with the meanest of twinkles in his meanest of eyes: which were too near together, by the way: 'look here, Lammle; I am very well aware that I didn't show to advantage
last night, and that you and your wife--who, I consider, is a very clever woman and an agreeable woman--did.
Those attributes show to advantage
in his treatment of the development of the helicopter and his exploration of the changes it has brought to the battlefield.
My selection has to race from a 14lb higher mark today, but can show to advantage
in a race that will take less winning than the prize money suggests.
Despite that refinement, most don't show to advantage
in the selection of the world's 10 best reports.
CITY SLICKER Front-running Tasdeer can show to advantage
on the Roodeye