1 what the difference between the two words of group
hang and dangel
swing and sway
jump and leap
intolerable and intolerant
summary and summation
2 I find myself thinking of when I held her in the cradle of my arm , in the chair alongside my wife's hospital bed, One day old. So small, so beautiful, so perfect, so totally reliant on her new, untested parents.
Q: how to understand here "one day old"?
3 All manner of thoughts went through my mind as I examined her every feature for what seemed to be an eternity.
Q: how to understand this sentence and expecially the "as I examined....."
4 I have so much to say, but no words with which to say it.
Q: how to understand "no words with which to say it" is it the meaning same with "no words to say"?
5 I'm afraid I'll say something too small for what I'm feeling.
Q:how to understand "too small for" and what does the sentence mean?
6 As I walk to the car with my wife at my side, my eyes are wet, my heart is sore, and I realize that my life is changing forever.
Q:how to understand "at my side", it means the car is near to me? if the car near me, why they walk to the car?
7 With Williams begins the history of religious roleration in America, and with him, too, the history of the separation of church and state. In him we have a balance to John Cotton.
Q how to understand "In him we have a balance to John Cotton."
is it the phrase of "be/hang in the balance"?
8 William Bradford and John Winthrop were men superior to even the remarkable qualities that distinguished many of their associates.
Q what does the sentence mean?