gigantic strides

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  • Let us see, on the other hand, the gigantic strides on the part of wool. Cited from The Art of Living in Australia, by P.E.Muskett
  • Does not death advance every moment with gigantic strides? Cited from The World's Great Sermons, Volume 3, by Grenville Kleiser
  • These, however, are but a few of the gigantic strides which America is making in the march of nations. Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 10, No. 279
  • Did you ever think what gigantic strides the world has made within the memory of men now living, and who are yet unwilling to be counted as old? Cited from Wild Northern Scenes, by S. H. Hammond
  • Now if Peter had only been able to step in at this moment with a red bouquet, his little hopes might have made gigantic strides. Cited from The Idiot, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Rather can any with outstripping voice The parting sun's gigantic strides recall? Cited from Gebir, by Walter Savage Landor
  • Science has made in that interval such gigantic strides. Cited from History United Netherlands, 1608b by Motley
  • There are times when the human mind all at once makes gigantic strides in an art previously almost unknown, as if during its long sleep it had been collecting strength for the effort. Cited from Lectures on Dramatic Art, by A. W. Schlegel
  • Despondency and demoralization had advanced with gigantic strides within the past two or three eventful months. Cited from The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner, by John Wilkinson
  • I willingly complied, though certainly so stumpy a needle as mine never took such gigantic strides over calico before. Cited from Typee, by Herman Melville
  • In such states Time indeed moves with gigantic strides; years concentrate what would be the epochs of centuries in the march of less popular institutions. Cited from Athens: Rise and Fall, by Lytton, Book 4
  • In all our staple industries we are advancing with gigantic strides. Cited from Western Worthies, by J. Stephen Jeans
  • One brother pursued the creature, which fled before him through the moonlight with gigantic strides, and eventually seemed to disappear over the wall into the churchyard. Cited from The Haunters & The Haunted, ed. by Ernest Rhys
  • The hitherto prevalent polygamy died out, and several hundred good schools arose in different parts of the country, which in that way made gigantic strides towards complete civilisation. Cited from Freeland, by Theodor Hertzka
  • Nemesis was coming upon her with gigantic strides. Cited from Tales from Many Sources, Vol. V, by Various
  • During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries the popes made gigantic strides in the acquisition of power. Cited from Conflict Between Religion and Science, by Draper
  • My feet struck the ground in two gigantic strides, and the next instant I was sprawling in the ditch, considerably shaken but unhurt. Cited from London to Ladysmith via Pretoria, by Winston Spencer Churchill
  • It took two sheets to cover him; one flapped about his long thin legs, and one swung from his shoulders, swaying from side to side as he moved noiselessly along with gigantic strides. Cited from The Little Colonel's House Party, by Annie Fellows Johnston
  • Then the mischief hastened forward with gigantic strides. Cited from Barbara Blomberg, by Georg Ebers, v2
  • The intelligent reader who has noted the gigantic strides which we have recently made in electric lighting of late will observe that Slagg, unwittingly, had become almost prophetic at this time. Cited from The Battery and the Boiler, by R.M. Ballantyne
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