# Beyond compare

## Definitions

• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
• Beyond compare See Beyond comparison, under Comparison.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
• Beyond compare without any rival
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## Quotations

• Yoshida Kenko
“To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations -- such is pleasure beyond compare.”
• Source Unknown
“Among Life's precious jewels, Genuine and rare, The one that we call friendship Has worth beyond compare.”
• Source Unknown
“It can never be bought or borrowed or sold A gift to be cherished, True friendship is a treasure beyond compare.”

## Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. comparāre, to match, from com, together, parāre, to make or esteem equal—par, equal.

## Usage

### In literature:

To me the child is beautiful beyond compare.
""Unto Caesar"" by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
If I win, I shall be rich beyond compare.
"The Lady and the Pirate" by Emerson Hough
Panurge and Valmont, comparatively considered, have beyond doubt points in common.
"A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2" by George Saintsbury
But events were interesting beyond compare out on the prairie.
"The Young Ranchers" by Edward S. Ellis
But she came shining down upon Mead's dark thoughts, fresh and beautiful and glorious beyond compare.
"With Hoops of Steel" by Florence Finch Kelly
While his brain and his mind have developed far beyond theirs, the rest of his body is comparatively close to that of an ape.
"The Meaning of Evolution" by Samuel Christian Schmucker
The electric fires rifting the darkness of this out-world night were beyond compare in their terror.
"The Golden Woman" by Ridgwell Cullum
All beyond was comparative darkness.
"The Galaxy, Volume 23, No. 2, February, 1877" by Various
A fencer beyond compare!
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume I (of 2)" by John Wilson
You are sweet beyond compare.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
But the stage set for its acting was superb beyond compare.
"In the Oregon Country" by George Palmer Putnam
To understand a limited historical epoch, we must step beyond its limits, and compare it with other historical epochs.
"Secret Diplomatic History of The Eighteenth Century" by Karl Marx
Lonely it was, as Aunt Jane had declared; but to the youthful eyes of the Bray girls the outlook was beautiful beyond compare!
"The Girls of Hillcrest Farm" by Amy Bell Marlowe
He had gained you; and he owns you are sweet and blithe and fair beyond compare.
"The Day of His Youth" by Alice Brown
To-day is beautiful beyond compare.
"Faith and Unfaith" by Duchess
It cannot go beyond itself to compare itself with others.
"A Critical History of Greek Philosophy" by W. T. Stace
Alas, oh, rider beyond compare, undefeated champion, Pride of Rainbow!
"Bransford of Rainbow Range" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
She had thought Sephar wonderful beyond compare, but next to Ammad, it was hardly more than a frontier outpost.
"The Return of Tharn" by Howard Carleton Browne
Ringes and seales, all manner of stones, and limnings beyond compare.
"Rambles in an Old City comprising antiquarian, historical, biographical and political associations" by S. S. Madders
She was beautiful beyond compare, which none of you are, and she had three powerful fairies to help her besides.
"Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry" by William Butler Yeats
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### In poetry:

"Look, thou art fair."
"He was more fair
Than men, Who deign'd for me to wear
A visage marr'd beyond compare."
"The Three Enemies" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
She is a ship with costly wares well-stow'd,
A pearl, with virtues infinite endow'd,
A gem, beyond all value and compare:
Happy the man, who has her to his share!
"The Praise And Commendation Of A Good Woman" by Rees Prichard
Thou needs must see, that Christ's beyond compare,
Much better, and more necessary far,
Than all the world, and ev'ry transient joy,
To save thy soul from danger and annoy.
"Advice, To Search For The Lord Jesus Christ" by Rees Prichard
Thy silver Eastern strands, Thy Golden Gate that stands
Wide to the West;
Thy flowery Southland fair, Thy sweet and crystal air, —
O land beyond compare,
Thee I love best!
"America" by Henry Van Dyke
That made and gave to man as dower,
This world of beauty rare,
With hills and vales of verdant green,
With rills and brooks of crystal sheen,
Lovely beyond compare.
"Creation" by Mary Weston Fordham
And generations passing through
Will gape, and ask: What did he do
To earn this tomb so rich and rare,
In Attic grace beyond compare?
How was his life in honour spent,
To worthy this proud monument?
"Two Graves" by Robert W Service

### In news:

A Dining Event Beyond Compare .
A Dining Event Beyond Compare.
The jury is not still out on whether or not young Ted was uppity beyond compare.
Dubbed by its listing as "the superlative apartment in a building filled with apartments beyond compare," the 17th-floor loft at 15 Madison Square North must indeed be something.
Although the spec information provided can tell you a great deal about the capabilities of the individual machines, selecting the right excavator for your fleet goes beyond comparing numbers.
From a distance, turkey vultures look different than other large birds because they have relatively small heads and beaks (compared to hawks and eagles) and their legs don't extend beyond their bodies (compared to herons and cranes).
He compared the werewolf 's battle with their lupine nature to each person's battle with things in their own lives beyond their control.
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### In science:

New and increasingly more precise jet data are being gathered in e+ e−, hadron, and ep collisions to be compared with theoretical calculations beyond the lowest order.
QCD: Challenges for the Future
We can also see that extrapolating the amplitude of the spirals beyond 0.7-m radius and 1.4-mm thickness on the 1.5-m predicts amplitudes that are too large when compared to the data taken with the 2.5-m.
Optical Tests of a 2.5-m diameter Liquid Mirror: Behavior under External Perturbations and Scattered Light Measurements
Obviously, when comparing such a wide range of processes, one must keep in mind considerations beyond just the kinematic ranges.
Structure Function Subgroup Summary
Because the speculation engendered by these reports goes far beyond the QCD that goes into them, I will discuss their possible interpretation separately in this section, and only then return to QCD, and the standard model with which they have been compared.
Summary, DIS 97
For those lines that show a BE, the growth in observations now makes it possible to go beyond testing for correlations, by measuring and comparing the slopes of Wλ versus L for different lines.
A Review of Line and Continuum Correlations in AGNs
This point has to be discussed within comparative study of BCS theory and color superconductivity which is beyond our present goals (see [1,2]).
Anderson Theorem for Color Superconductor
With a data sample of comparable size to Run I, jet production can already be measured at transverse energies far beyond those of Run I.
QCD Results from the CDF Experiment at sqrt{s}=1.96 TeV
The contribution from ω exchange processes in the s and t channels is found to be comparable to the a1 exchange processes beyond E ∼ 2.5 GeV.
Thermal photons from $\pi\rho \ra \pi\gamma$ revisited
Beyond this direct comparison of the different prediction for the angular distribution of the scattered intensity, we try also to compare the geometrical parameters that we obtained with direct roughness measurements performed by Atomic Force Microscopy.
Light scattering from cold rolled aluminum surfaces
Figure 1 (left) shows the photon excess γdirect/γincl. + 1 compared to the new preliminary result from the conventional analysis for the 0 − 20% most central events. A signiﬁcant excess of direct photons at 1GeV/c < pT < 5GeV/c beyond systematic errors is observed.
Highlights from the PHENIX Experiment - Part 2
Increasing the separation beyond the Compton wavelength of the electron costs energy comparable with those needed to put a virtual e−e+ pair on the mass-shell.
Quantum-classical crossover in electrodynamics
Beyond mean-ﬁeld effects are expected to reduce the compressibility of a strongly interacting Bose gas as compared to the weakly interacting case.
Precision Measurements of Collective Oscillations in the BEC-BCS Crossover
Once again, the NLL corrections suppress the result at small x when compared with the LL result, beyond the suppression already induced by running coupling corrections.
A Global Fit to Scattering Data with NLL BFKL Resummations
The remarkable mass of the top quark (comparable to that of a gold nucleus) suggests that the top quark Yukawa coupling should be near unity, which may imply a special role for the top quark in electroweak symmetry breaking beyond the Standard Model.
Search for New Phenomena in the CDF Top Quark Sample
More speciﬁcally, an argument x = −e−1 in Eq. (19) would correspond to compressions comparable to the particle radius, in Eq. (80) it would correspond to velocities comparable to the speed of sound in the material, both cases are clearly beyond the limits of viscoelastic approximation.
Coefficient of restitution for viscoelastic disks
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