The others all crowded round me, wondering at my adventures and admiring the device by which I had escaped from the valley, and when they had led me to their camp and examined my diamonds, they assured me that in all the years that they had carried on their trade they had seen no stones to be compared with them for size and beauty.
Thence we sailed to the isle of Rohat where the camphor trees grow to such a size that a hundred men could shelter under one of them with ease.
The size and shape of the apertures in the sternum are highly variable; so is the degree of divergence and relative size of the two arms of the furcula.
Hence the supposed aboriginal stocks must either still exist in the countries where they were originally domesticated, and yet be unknown to ornithologists; and this, considering their size, habits, and remarkable characters, seems very improbable; or they must have become extinct in the wild state.
A net of half the size of this would supply the whole village with fish for a week at one haul.
The sheriff heard these opinions with great indignation; and when he completed the last arrangement for the division, by carrying with his own hands a trout of a large size, and placing it on four different piles in succession, as his vacillating ideas of justice required, gave vent to his spleen.
He is the favorite theme of the hunters of the far West, who describe him as equal in size
to a common cow and of prodigious strength.
That will not trouble him," continued the man, "for Oz has a large collection of hearts, of all sizes
The great size
of the bones of the Megatheroid animals, including the Megatherium, Megalonyx, Scelidotherium, and Mylodon, is truly wonderful.
There was a woman with a cancer in her breast, swelled to a monstrous size
, full of holes, in two or three of which I could have easily crept, and covered my whole body.
And at this moment I can see your Line, or side -- or inside as you are pleased to call it; and I can see also the Men and Women on the North and South of you, whom I will now enumerate, describing their order, their size
, and the interval between each.
They were of the very largest size
, their bodies being more than three feet in length, and the lower surface of their white wings glittering in the sunlight.