The horse had especially attracted their notice, because it was the biggest and strangest creature they had ever seen; so it became the center of their first attack.
Burton (Highlands of Brazil, London, 1869) says that its shape "is that of a huge serpent, whose biggest end is about the Praga....
He must think she was the biggest hick he'd ever seen.
A stop for lunch and then a drive over the biggest bridge Carmen had ever seen - and then they were in Galveston.
"She sure isn't the biggest spoon in the soup line," Quinn muttered.
I'm your biggest fan girl.
I tell her everything, except the biggest thing in my life.
Facing it wasn't nearly as bad as she thought it would be, and having Alex at her side was the biggest reason it wasn't.
I guess my biggest reason is I don't want to lose her and let's face it, when I'm toothless and bald and she is still as beautiful as today, she's not going to want me.
If we get into mammals, the biggest killer of humans is dogs – and horses.
But the greater part of this country is a mass of rugged hills cut deep with narrow gorges, within which even the biggest rivers are confined.
Individually the biggest; whereas the Upper Astin-tagh exceeds the Lower Astin-tagh by an altitude of some 1350 ft., it is itself exceeded by the Akato-tagh to the extent of 1760 ft.
The prima-facie meaning of the phrase is that the Indulgence itself frees the sinner not only from the temporal penalty (poena) but also from the guilt (culpa) of all his sins: and the fact that a phrase so misleading remained so long current shows the truth of Father Thurston's remark: " The laity cared little about the analysis of it, but they knew that the a culpa et poena was the name for the biggest thing in the nature of an Indulgence which it was possible to get " (Dublin Review, Jan.
The scutes on the neck, six in number, are packed closely together, the four biggest forming a square.
The name and idea caught on, and by mid-January the biggest names of the day were promoting it on their shows: Jack Benny, Bing Crosby, and Rudy Vallee, to name but a few.
Shall a man go and hang himself because he belongs to the race of pygmies, and not be the biggest pygmy that he can?
Alondra was the biggest surprise.
Gabriel's biggest mistake was not forcing you to accept your new world from the start.
I guess what made the biggest impression was watching you and her over the course of thousands of years.
Her biggest issue with him had always been what she perceived as his weakness: his humanity and compassion for others.
He hated those words, because he was the biggest and strongest of all Death.s assassins.
The biggest ascent is that from the Kalta-alaghan to the Arka-tagh, namely, nearly 1850 ft.
It is a shipping centre for a large wheat, fruit and cotton-raising region, and the principal jobbing market for northern Texas, Oklahoma and part of Louisiana, and the biggest distributing point for agricultural machinery in the South-west.
The earlier merciless practice had been in theory abolished by a decree based on the German system, published in 1880; but owing to defective organization, and internal disturbances induced by Khedive Ismails follies, the law had not been applied, and the 6000 recruits collected at Cairo in January 1883 represented the biggest and strongest peasants who could not purchase exemption by bribing the officials concerned.
Listen, replied the pasha; buy the biggest and heaviest kurbash you can find; hang it up in the centre of the mudiri elf, well within your reach, and you will very seldom require to use it.
But it is the biggest, best store ever, where you can buy anything from anywhere, based on reviews by other buyers, at a discount, and have it gift wrapped, engraved, altered, drop-shipped, and probably delivered by tomorrow.
She never thought much of their black clad, piercing-decorated vampire girlfriends and couldn't help being irked that Jonny had told his friend her biggest secret!
Alex was the biggest source of her contentment.
Her biggest problem now would be explaining things to her boyfriend, who was probably still nursing his wounds.
They are the biggest thing out there, but actually, under the right circumstances, any animal can be dangerous.
The biggest animal I've ever seen born was a goat, and it wasn't much bigger than a cat.