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  • In front of each house is a series of large platforms like gigantic steps. Cited from The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead, Vol. 1, by Frazer
  • The rocks all about her lay scattered like gigantic ruins. Cited from The Rocks of Valpre, by Ethel May Dell
  • Bushes looked like gigantic trees and level ground like cliffs and slopes. Cited from War and Peace, by by Leo Tolstoy/Tolstoi
  • The mountains stood, grand and silent, like gigantic sentinels around it. Cited from The Lost Lady of Lone, by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  • They were raised in the dawn, yet dim, to twice their height, and rose like gigantic towers. Cited from The Star of Gettysburg, Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Their tips flung themselves past the racing troops; then like gigantic pincers began to contract. Cited from The Metal Monster, by A. Merritt
  • The things rolled over and over on themselves, like gigantic tumbleweeds. Cited from Out Around Rigel, by Robert H. Wilson
  • They looked like gigantic white peonies breaking suddenly into bloom. Cited from Italy at War and the Allies in the West, by E. Alexander Powell
  • The few persons still in the streets loomed up on him out of the darkness, and passed in a moment like gigantic shadows. Cited from The Eternal City, by Hall Caine
  • There were two rolling slopes or steps below us, and they were like gigantic swells of a green ocean. Cited from The Young Forester, by Zane Grey
  • Their slender shadows lay, like gigantic fingers, far up the bluff when the sun sank low in the afternoon. Cited from Good Indian, by B. M. Bower
  • The mixed and oblique motives of human nature -- the boy's will -- worked like gigantic passions. Cited from Lazarre, by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • Immediately followed great clouds of flaming gas, expanding and growing like gigantic red roses suddenly bursting into full bloom. Cited from The Emma Gees, by Herbert Wes McBride
  • They were like gigantic slugs, or long black bags with frills at the top. Cited from In the Eastern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Enormous shells, some of them, like gigantic pigs without legs. Cited from Now It Can Be Told, by Philip Gibbs
  • These plains or terraces were best developed where the valley was widest; the whole five, like gigantic steps, occurred together only at a few points. Cited from South American Geology, by Charles Darwin
  • It was a moonless night, black with haze, and the great ships moved in silence like gigantic spectres over the sea. Cited from Deeds that Won the Empire, by W. H. Fitchett
  • The poison is made from the wood of a certain fat tree, with fruit like gigantic bologna sausages. Cited from African Camp Fires, by Stewart Edward White
  • Like gigantic geysers, spouting hot stone instead of hot water, they work and sleep, and we have no sure means of knowing whether they are only sleeping or dead. Cited from Steep Trails, by John Muir
  • The forest was here almost composed of the kauri; and the largest trees, from the parallelism of their sides, stood up like gigantic columns of wood. Cited from The Voyage of the Beagle, by Charles Darwin
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