When well managed the product has a crystalline texture, and so beautiful a red colour that it vies with native cinnabar.
She causes flowers to grow at her pleasure, and vies with Nature.
It is a salad that vies with Cleopatra in its defiance to custom.
(whome the old booke nameth Molle) builded the two townes Malmesburie and the vies.
The crimson topaz, or ara humming-bird (Topaza pella), vies with it in beauty.
Carbon and silicon are made to unite to form carborundum, which vies with the diamond for hardness.
Kings and nobles were brought there for interment, and in that respect it vies with our Westminster Abbey.
It has extensive breweries and vies in the amount of the output of this production with Munich.
The interior of some portions at least vies, in filth and disorder, with the meanest of our police courts.
The tracery of the pierced ceiling of the Lantern with its gilded bosses, vies in intricacy with that of the Cathedral itself.