gigantic undertaking

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  • It was a gigantic undertaking, although my memory was rather above the average. Cited from The Rise of David Levinsky, by Abraham Cahan
  • It seems to me that it would be little short of madness to attempt any such gigantic undertaking. Cited from Speeches on Public Policy, V1, by John Bright
  • While superintending the work Jack had time to realize more fully than before the gigantic undertaking he had upon hand. Cited from Jack North's Treasure Hunt, by Roy Rockwood
  • Put aside for a moment the indisputable fact that the whole gigantic undertaking achieved in a sense nothing whatever. Cited from Winning a Cause, by John Gilbert Thompson and Inez Bigwood
  • Above them all was he whose head had conceived the gigantic undertaking, he whose heroic spirit comprehended the whole. Cited from Marie Antoinette And Her Son, by Louise Muhlbach 3
  • This is a gigantic undertaking, but it will be completed during the lifetime of the present generation. Cited from Bruges and West Flanders, by George W. T. Omond
  • The difficulties of the gigantic undertaking were also increased by the necessity for transporting war materials of every sort. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, Mar 1915, V. 1, No. 2
  • After a while the gigantic undertaking was begun, and little by little, and with infinite patience and pain accomplished. Cited from Mr. Fortescue, by William Westall
  • To transport the daily supplies for such immense numbers was a gigantic undertaking in a country where there was neither water conveyance nor roads for carriages. Cited from Conquest of Granada, by Washington Irving
  • The entire cost of the "Birds" exceeded one hundred thousand dollars, yet the author never faltered in this gigantic undertaking. Cited from John James Audubon, by John Burroughs
  • Let us now return to Wilna, where the Emperor was beginning to meet with some of the difficulties which were to wreck his whole gigantic undertaking. Cited from The Memoirs of General the Baron de Marbot
  • This railway is, however, embarrassed by certain financial difficulties, which may retard for a time the completion of the gigantic undertaking. Cited from Englishwoman in America, by I. Lucy Bird
  • To combat this unshaken traditional belief was a gigantic undertaking. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume X, by John Lord
  • It's a gigantic undertaking, isn't it? Cited from The Knave of Diamonds, by Ethel May Dell
  • In order to provide funds to enable him to continue this gigantic undertaking Leo X. proclaimed an Indulgence. Cited from History of the Catholic Church, V 1, J. MacCaffrey
  • For some weeks I carried out this resolution, until an event occurred, which changed the entire current of thought, and transformed a quiet, rural retreat into a scene of frantic activity and gigantic undertaking. Cited from Adopting An Abandoned Farm, by Kate Sanborn
  • Everywhere indeed, there is evidence that the State not only spends enormous sums in opening up the country, but welcomes the formation of private companies who will help them in their gigantic undertaking. Cited from A Journal of a Tour in the Congo Free State, by Marcus Dorman
  • "Do you mean to say that you believe in that absurd rumour about some secret and gigantic undertaking by the Germans which is supposed to be visible from the plateau below us?" Cited from In Secret, by Robert W. Chambers
  • Inconsiderable as this work may appear compared with the modern achievements of engineering, it was, for the times, a gigantic undertaking, beset with difficulties scarcely conceivable to-day. Cited from The Bay State Monthly, Volume II. No. 2, November, 1884, by Various
  • "You have accomplished the most gigantic undertaking given to any General in this war, with a skill and ability which will be acknowledged in history as unsurpassed if not unequaled." Cited from The Southerner, by Thomas Dixon
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