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Here a scene burst upon the view of Captain Bonneville, that for a time astonished and overwhelmed him with its immensity.
They impressed upon you the fear of God and Immensity - or, in other words, the fear of being drowned with every circumstance of terrific grandeur.
In its size both dogs and men must have seen a type of his acquirements - in its immensity a fitting habitation for his immortal soul.
They were there in that vast house, lost in the immensity of Paris, like two pearls in their shell in the depths of ocean; to all others it might have seemed a prison; to them it was paradise.
With arms outstretched toward the red eye of the great star I stood praying for a return of that strange power which twice had drawn me through the immensity of space, praying as I had prayed on a thousand nights before during the long ten years that I had waited and hoped.
Kennedy and Joe stretched themselves out under their blankets, and the doctor remained alone in the immensity of space.
Above the flame, the enormous towers, two sides of each of which were visible in sharp outline, the one wholly black, the other wholly red, seemed still more vast with all the immensity of the shadow which they cast even to the sky.
It would be a great comfort to express the immensity of his contempt.
The clock, by striking, alone pointed out to them how many minutes had lasted the painful journey made by their souls in the immensity of their remembrances of the past and fear of the future.
so deafeningly, continuously, and joyfully that the men themselves were awed by their multitude and the immensity of the power they constituted.
Outside were truth and freedom and the immensity only to be apprehended by the mind in loneliness, and never communicated to another.
The tropical verdure of the lowlands was replaced by hardier vegetation, but even here the effects of constant heat and light were apparent in the immensity of the trees and the profusion of foliage and blooms.