But, not to detract from
a nation, to which, during my life, I shall acknowledge myself extremely obliged, it must be allowed, that whatever this famous tower wants in height, is amply made up in beauty and strength: for the walls are near a hundred feet thick, built of hewn stone, whereof each is about forty feet square, and adorned on all sides with statues of gods and emperors, cut in marble, larger than the life, placed in their several niches.
Your picture is so fine that my observation cannot detract from
it, and, besides, it is only my personal opinion.
Morison was one that was not at all calculated to detract from
the glory of the house of Baynes, or from that of its representative.
Nor will it detract from
the interest they will all feel when they learn that the man whom madame entertained is a Russian servant--her brother's valet, to be quite exact."
And that would detract from
the especial alarming significance we wish to give to the act.
Peggotty knowing nothing about her, and my mother saying nothing about her, she was quite a mystery in the parlour; and the fact of her having a magazine of jewellers' cotton in her pocket, and sticking the article in her ears in that way, did not detract from
the solemnity of her presence.
You must admit, Hirst, that a little Italian town even would vulgarise the whole scene, would detract from
the vastness--the sense of elemental grandeur." He swept his hands towards the forest, and paused for a moment, looking at the great green mass, which was now falling silent.
New York, Sept.18 (Petra)-- The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, early Monday, urged Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region to scrap plans for a referendum on independence later this month, saying it will detract from
the fight against the terror group of Daesh.
However, the addition of single-player mission does not detract from
Titanfall's multiplayer mode, which features a few new skills for players to utilize.
But the Raith Rovers boss insists neither extreme will detract from
CITY bosses have knocked back plans to open a betting shop opposite Liverpool town hall because it would detract from
the city's World Heritage Site.
"I'm glad it doesn't detract from
my work, I hope it doesn't!