immense expanse

43 examples (0.02 sec)
  • What could he be looking for over that immense expanse? Cited from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Jules Verne
  • It was difficult to believe that the immense expanse of water was not salt. Cited from First Impressions of the New World, by Isabella Strange Trotter
  • Yet a little while, and over that immense expanse not one single, solitary straw will be left standing. Cited from Hodge and His Masters, by Richard Jefferies
  • Coutances lies within four miles of the sea, so that to the west and south there appeared an immense expanse of ocean. Cited from Tour in France and Germany, Volume One, by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  • Toward the latter part of the day, an immense expanse of snow opened out a little beyond Snowy Range. Cited from Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence
  • When we spoke to them about the ocean, they could form no adequate conception of its immense expanse, without banks or limits. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. 1, by Robert Kerr
  • The big waves, and the immense expanse of water, astonished him more than anything he had seen in New York. Cited from The Boy from the Ranch, by Frank V. Webster
  • Not even a stray rope's end breaks the wonderful effect produced by its immense expanse. Cited from Man on the Ocean, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Before our bows lay the immense expanse of the mysterious Pacific. Cited from Mystic Isles of the South Seas, by Fredrick O'Brien
  • While that immense expanse of country averages only six individuals to the square mile, there can be no reason for saying that this country is over-populated. Cited from Practical Argumentation, by George K. Pattee
  • The immense expanse of men moves and shouts and rolls in the same course all through the suburb. Cited from Light, by Henri Barbusse [Tr.: Fitzwater Wray]
  • At the entrance to the Arbat Square an immense expanse of dark starry sky presented itself to his eyes. Cited from War and Peace, by by Leo Tolstoy/Tolstoi
  • At times vast marshes alone could be seen, at others an immense expanse of sandy desert, with huge ant-hills ten feet high rising above them. Cited from Great African Travellers, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • To the west lay an immense expanse of silver, melting smoothly into the horizon. Cited from The Blind Spot, by Austin Hall and Homer Eon Flint
  • We had now before us an immense expanse of dreary country entirely covered with black flints, with here and there some hilly chains rising from the plain. Cited from Syria and the Holy Land, by John Burckhardt
  • From one end to the other of the visible world the fields move and descend and dissolve, and the immense expanse stumbles and falls like the sea. Cited from Light, by Henri Barbusse [Tr.: Fitzwater Wray]
  • The immense expanse of mountain-girt valleys, on the edges of which these hidden ranches lie, make even the largest fields seem comic in size. Cited from Steep Trails, by John Muir
  • Of the immense expanse of country lying in a north-westerly direction towards Cashmere we know nothing, save by report, and that is not always to be trusted. Cited from A Journey to Katmandu, by Laurence Oliphant
  • The view from the Puy takes in an immense expanse of the solemn Limousin country. Cited from Two Summers in Guyenne, by Edward Harrison Barker
  • The "Albatross" was then sweeping across the immense expanse of Lake Ontario. Cited from Robur the Conqueror, Jules Verne
  • Next »