gigantic dimensions

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  • The glaciers again advanced and became of gigantic dimensions, though they fell far short of those of the first period. Cited from The Antiquity of Man, by Charles Lyell
  • Besides this expedition, he entertained other plans of no less gigantic dimensions. Cited from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 2, by Various
  • The engine, with its long row of clattering cars behind, assumed gigantic dimensions before his wide-open eyes. Cited from Banzai!, by Ferdinand Heinrich Grautoff
  • Of what gigantic dimensions must he be, this Roman! Cited from Essays AEsthetical, by George Calvert
  • Would not this danger, when measured by a woman's fears, expand into gigantic dimensions? Cited from Wieland, The Transformation, by Charles B. Brown
  • Nevertheless, notwithstanding its gigantic dimensions, the Unknown Public remains practically as unknown as ever. Cited from Some Private Views, by James Payn
  • Amongst telescopes, two were known of remarkable power and gigantic dimensions. Cited from The Moon-Voyage, by Jules Verne
  • In the heavenly court-room a throne of fire of gigantic dimensions is erected for him directly opposite to the throne of God. Cited from The Legends of the Jews by Louis Ginzberg Volume 4
  • It is probable that we shall have to give it gigantic dimensions, but, however great our difficulties might be, our industrial genius will easily overcome them. Cited from The Moon-Voyage, by Jules Verne
  • The death of a tree, that has attained gigantic dimensions, is recorded; the slow growth of smaller trees and their increase in number excite no attention. Cited from Animals and Plants under Domestication V 1, Darwin
  • It appeared that they were of the Batrachian order, and of gigantic dimensions in comparison with any representatives of that order now living. Cited from The Student's Elements of Geology, Charles Lyell
  • Could it be that Ferdinando was destined to become a man of the normal, gigantic dimensions? Cited from Crome Yellow, by Aldous Huxley
  • The botanical garden of St. Petersburg, like all the rest of the institutions, is of gigantic dimensions. Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 13, No. 364
  • The most frequently-occurring trees were kauries and eucalypti of gigantic dimensions. Cited from Secret of the Island, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The most frequently occurring trees were knaries and eucalypti of gigantic dimensions. Cited from The Mysterious Island, by Jules Verne
  • Altars could, for example, be quite small and placed in houses or, less commonly, have gigantic dimensions as in the case of the Pergamon Altar.
  • Their characters are, like their forms, marked by a certain dim resemblance to those of men, but exaggerated to gigantic dimensions, and veiled in mysterious gloom. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIII, by John Lord
  • The sill of this door-frame is also of gigantic dimensions and shows a vase in the center flanked by two lions satatant.
  • It is as if a small Shetland pony, by being turned into a clover field, could be expanded into the gigantic dimensions of a brewer's horse. Cited from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 331, May 1843, Vol. 53
  • You no doubt remember how much our curiosity was excited by hearing that Mr. Wyld was about to place a model of the globe, of gigantic dimensions, in the great exhibition. Cited from Young Americans Abroad, by Various
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