gigantic scale

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  • Upon what a gigantic scale does nature here operate! Cited from Himalayan Journals (Complete), by J. D. Hooker
  • They are picture-writings on a gigantic scale, and are the source of much true history. Cited from The Prehistoric World, by E. A. Allen
  • The gigantic scale of everything took hold of him. Cited from The Sword of Antietam, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • In some cases his effigy was found on a gigantic scale, inside the church. Cited from The Cathedral, by Joris-Karl Huysmans
  • Nothing could exist near the line if the intense heat did not cause evaporation upon a gigantic scale. Cited from Round the World, by Andrew Carnegie
  • The whole book, and every component part of it, is on a gigantic scale. Cited from Critical and Historical Essays, by Macaulay V1
  • The second is proliferation of gigantic-scale public art projects led by local governments.
  • Then Sir Charles began to fell timber on a gigantic scale. Cited from A Terrible Temptation, by Charles Reade
  • In South America Nature has framed her works on a gigantic scale. Cited from The Andes and the Amazon, by James Orton
  • This short sketch will suffice to show that the city required a supply of water upon a gigantic scale. Cited from Lands of the Slave and the Free, by Henry A. Murray
  • The new plan proposed plants on a gigantic scale, on the Angara river.
  • Under huge cornices rise columns standing out or attached at the back, all planned on the same gigantic scale. Cited from From Pole to Pole, by Sven Anders Hedin
  • Balzac has carried out the same device on a gigantic scale. Cited from Hours in a Library, Volume I (of III), by Leslie Stephen
  • On a gigantic scale, this process of forming carbon has resulted in our great coal deposits. Cited from Let's collect rocks & shells, by Shell Oil Company
  • They cover nearly a half of the entire site, the buildings as well as the mechanical appliances being on a gigantic scale. Cited from Western Worthies, by J. Stephen Jeans
  • That evaporation was going on around us on a gigantic scale was made very manifest. Cited from The Dominion of the Air, by J. M. Bacon
  • He was weary of destruction, having seen it in full operation and practised on the gigantic scale. Cited from Deadham Hard, by Lucas Malet
  • His taste in architecture was similar to that of Darius, though on an even more gigantic scale.
  • Wonders whether democracy as carried on there "on such a gigantic scale" can keep right on successfully. Cited from Walking-Stick Papers, by Robert Cortes Holliday
  • Natural selection, as the whole of this intricate process, is simply trial and error on a gigantic scale. Cited from The Doctrine of Evolution, by Henry Edward Crampton
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