Before them stood a little man about the same size
as the Munchkins.
But come, suppose that I had the power of passing through solid things, so that I could penetrate my subjects, one after another, even to the number of a billion, verifying the size
and distance of each by the sense of FEELING: how much time and energy would be wasted in this clumsy and inaccurate method
As I wandered about, seeking anxiously for some means of escaping from this trap, I observed that the ground was strewed with diamonds, some of them of an astonishing size
As Dorothy was no bigger in size
than the grown-up rabbits she had a chance to observe them closely before they noticed her presence.
worm' was a monster of vast size
and power--a veritable dragon or serpent, such as legend attributes to vast fens or quags where there was illimitable room for expansion.
The runt is a bird of great size
, with long, massive beak and large feet; some of the sub-breeds of runts have very long necks, others very long wings and tails, others singularly short tails.
said Alice, as she leant against a buttercup to rest herself, and fanned herself with one of the leaves: `I should have liked teaching it tricks very much, if--if I'd only been the right size
to do it
Its motion was amazingly rapid, the ladies having hardly discovered that it was moving at all, before the waving light of a flame was discerned, losing its regular shape, while it increased in size
, as it approached.
It is of the size
of a small elk, or large deer, and of a dun color, excepting the belly and round the tail, where it is white.
Lastly, the Toxodon, perhaps one of the strangest animals ever discovered: in size
it equalled an elephant or megatherium, but the structure of its teeth, as Mr.
Dear father, I wish for eleven girls exactly like myself in face, figure, and size
But the large rivers are full of vessels, and abound with excellent fish; for they seldom get any from the sea, because the sea fish are of the same size
with those in Europe, and consequently not worth catching; whereby it is manifest, that nature, in the production of plants and animals of so extraordinary a bulk, is wholly confined to this continent, of which I leave the reasons to be determined by philosophers.