"At last!" exclaimed the president of the Gun Club, with an immense
sigh of relief.
This theory assumes that the Great Lakes were the deep pools of one immense
body of fresh water, which lay too low to be drained by the irruption that laid bare the land.
"Very well; with all those pieces of lava lengthened like rockets, it resembles an immense
game of spelikans thrown pellmell.
The betting-books were covered with entries of immense
sums, as though the Epsom races were at stake.
I soon learnt that the object of our expedition was to fill our sacks with cocoanuts, but when at length I saw the trees and noted their immense
height and the slippery smoothness of their slender trunks, I did not at all understand how we were to do it.
"I consider, and I have embodied my views in a note on the subject, that in our day these immense
salaries are evidence of the unsound economic assiette of our finances."
Several had departure signals, and were preparing to put to sea at morning tide; for in this immense
and admirable port there is not one day in a hundred that vessels do not set out for every quarter of the globe.
"It's all nonsense, all rubbish- those discussions which lead to nothing and all those idiotic societies!" Natasha declared of the very affairs in the immense
importance of which she firmly believed.
"And this in many degrees; the last and greatest of which seems scarce distinguishable from madness;--I mean where persons of immense
fortunes contract themselves to those who are, and must be, disagreeable to them--to fools and knaves--in order to increase an estate already larger even than the demands of their pleasures.
strata of rocks jutted up into crags and cliffs; and sometimes formed perpendicular walls and overhanging precipices.
profits were thus made by the early traders, and the traffic was pursued with avidity.
It seemed to explode all round the ship with an overpowering concussion and a rush of great waters, as if an immense
dam had been blown up to windward.