Alex was the reluctant heir to an enormous amount of land and money.
This enormous capacity for expansion and contraction is astonishing if we believe matter to be continuous, but if we imagine air to be made up of little particles separated by relatively large empty spaces the changes in volume are more easily conceivable.
By his energy, industry and sound judgment he gradually enlarged his operations, did business in all the fur markets of the world, and amassed an enormous fortune, - the largest up to that time made by any American.
His papers were sensational in form and contents and had an enormous popular circulation.
There is also a fungus named Xylaria vaporaria, which sometimes fixes itself on mushroombeds and produces such an enormous quantity of string-like spawn that the entire destruction of the bed results.
This spawn is sometimes so profuse that it is pulled out of the beds in enormous masses and carted away in barrows.
The coal beds are of enormous extent, and constitute an important element in the wealth of the state.
His income is said by Lucian to have reached an enormous figure.
These birds were of enormous size, and reminded Zeb of the rocs he had read about in the Arabian Nights.
For around the corner had come two enormous savage beasts, treading so lightly that they were upon him before he was aware of their presence.
One was an enormous Lion with clear, intelligent eyes, a tawney mane bushy and well kept, and a body like yellow plush.
Until we see how the Internet changes us and allows us to do things we never even thought about doing—never imagined we would want to do—we will miss the enormous impact it can have.
And as people come to understand the enormous benefit of such a system, I am convinced we will permit data about our every movement, action, and word to be passively stored, and we will anonymously share that data for the betterment of society.
In the eradication of smallpox, as in the near-elimination of polio, I find both fascinating lessons of history and enormous reason for hope.
Distributed computing makes enormous computational problems affordable to solve.
The earth has an enormous molten core that contains vast amounts of energy.
With these powers should come enormous checks and balances on their use.
The World Wide Web will play an enormous role in ending war, on several levels.
Then I pinned a veil over my head so that it covered my face and fell in folds down to my shoulders, and tied an enormous bustle round my small waist, so that it dangled behind, almost meeting the hem of my skirt.
It is not a man's duty, as a matter of course, to devote himself to the eradication of any, even the most enormous wrong; he may still properly have other concerns to engage him; but it is his duty, at least, to wash his hands of it, and, if he gives it no thought longer, not to give it practically his support.
The enormous study was full of things evidently in constant use.
Read the mystical book I am sending you; it has an enormous success here.
As soon as Rostov heard them, an enormous load of doubt fell from him.
"And I tell you, Rostov, that you must apologize to the colonel!" said a tall, grizzly-haired staff captain, with enormous mustaches and many wrinkles on his large features, to Rostov who was crimson with excitement.
Every general and every soldier was conscious of his own insignificance, aware of being but a drop in that ocean of men, and yet at the same time was conscious of his strength as a part of that enormous whole.
In Moscow as soon as he entered his huge house in which the faded and fading princesses still lived, with its enormous retinue; as soon as, driving through the town, he saw the Iberian shrine with innumerable tapers burning before the golden covers of the icons, the Kremlin Square with its snow undisturbed by vehicles, the sleigh drivers and hovels of the Sivtsev Vrazhok, those old Moscovites who desired nothing, hurried nowhere, and were ending their days leisurely; when he saw those old Moscow ladies, the Moscow balls, and the English Club, he felt himself at home in a quiet haven.
At seven in the morning a French convoy in marching trim, wearing shakos and carrying muskets, knapsacks, and enormous sacks, stood in front of the sheds, and animated French talk mingled with curses sounded all along the lines.