gigantic proportions

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  • To the eyes of the boy the small man before him assumed gigantic proportions. Cited from Warlock o' Glenwarlock, by George MacDonald
  • "He is several inches over six feet, of perfect though almost gigantic proportions." Cited from Life of Robert Louis Stevenson for Boys and Girls, Jacqueline M. Overton
  • I knew the body must be of gigantic proportions too. Cited from Jethou, by E. R. Suffling
  • The United States was at this time fighting for its life in a civil war of gigantic proportions. Cited from A Short History of France, by Mary Platt Parmele
  • He saw a human face and a mighty figure towering before him in gigantic proportions. Cited from Mohammed Ali and His House, by Louise Muhlbach
  • Here, however, were forms they had not met elsewhere, several of which were of gigantic proportions. Cited from Out Of Time's Abyss, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • The power of expansion, so characteristic of them from the beginning, has of late years assumed gigantic proportions. Cited from Irish Race in the Past and the Present, by Thebaud
  • At length his figure seemed to extend into gigantic proportions, and then grew more and more indistinct, till my eyes closed. Cited from The Wanderers, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • To employ our time we worked hours at the cairn, which soon assumed gigantic proportions. Cited from South with Scott, by Edward R. G. R. Evans
  • The thought of the diamond began to worry him, and soon assumed gigantic proportions in his mind. Cited from The Happy Adventurers, by Lydia Miller Middleton
  • My power has assumed such gigantic proportions that I must support it with foundations that cannot be overthrown. Cited from Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia, by L. Muhlbach
  • The matter began to assume gigantic proportions to the boy, as he sat there in the car and listened. Cited from Boys of Columbia High on the Gridiron,G. B. Forbes
  • But the key was of such gigantic proportions that before they started, Riah proposed to carry it. Cited from Ten Girls from Dickens, by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  • This industry, though new, is developing into gigantic proportions. Cited from Final Report of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Commission, by Various
  • It is only after the visitor comes within half a mile of its base that the monument begins to assume its gigantic proportions. Cited from The Youthful Wanderer, by George H. Heffner
  • His "I" grew to gigantic proportions, and he suffered no other "I's" near him. Cited from In Midsummer Days and Other Tales,by A. Strindberg
  • But I was told that the grave had mysteriously extended itself by the time I arrived to its present gigantic proportions.
  • It was a tree, but in the darkness it seemed of gigantic proportions. Cited from With Axe and Rifle, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Wrangle stood in the center of it with his head up, and he appeared black and of gigantic proportions in the dim light. Cited from Riders of the Purple Sage, by Zane Grey
  • Here are columns of gigantic proportions, one of which has lain on the floor of the cave for more than four thousand years. Cited from See America First, by Orville O. Hiestand
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