Thus began a second truly monumental weekend, bringing us one step closer to changing all our lives.
"I can't even conceive how monumental this is," my wife said.
Granted, what we accomplished was monumental, but coming across a similar situation and duplicating what we were able to do might not occur very often.
We were thrilled beyond words, a monumental success.
While getting him back to the house was a monumental achievement, we had no idea if the time or even the date was correct.
That's why they visit birthplaces, places of monumental happenings like battlefields or sites of great tragedies— to absorb a tiny bit of what happened there.
They were seated on the type of furniture you're afraid will break, amid a thousand little figurines of dancing girls that must have presented a monumental dusting job.
The palace contains a picture gallery and collections of natural history and antiquities, and in front of it are two monumental fountains and a monument to the emperor William I.
Another monumental work for which he was responsible was Die Lehre von der Elektricitdt, or, as it was called in the first instance, Lehre von Galvanismus and Elektromagnetismus, a book that is unsurpassed for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
The principal mineral resource of Vermont is its building and monumental stone, including marble and granite and a small amount of limestone.
The result of their efforts was laid before parliament in one of the most monumental and most painstaking preambles ever prefixed to a bill.
De Potter, Gent van den oudsten tijd tot heden (6 vols., Ghent, 1883-1891); Van Duyse, Gand monumental et pittoresque (Brussels, 1886); de Vlaminck, Les Origines de la vale de Gand (Brussels, 1891); Annales Gandenses, ed.
His monumental Vergleichende Geographie, which was to have made the whole world its theme, died out in a wilderness of detail in twenty-one volumes before it had covered more of the earth's surface than Asia and a portion of Africa.
The monumental records of Egypt are the source of the earliest information on farming.
Near Gouverneur, St Lawrence county, is a large quarry of coarsely crystalline magnesian limestone, used as monumental marble.
For decades we had viewed everything as a monumental clash between ideologically and diametrically opposed systems: Communism and Capitalism.
And when we consider that other theory of the natural philosophers, that all other earthly hues--every stately or lovely emblazoning--the sweet tinges of sunset skies and woods; yea, and the gilded velvets of butterflies, and the butterfly cheeks of young girls; all these are but subtile deceits, not actually inherent in substances, but only laid on from without; so that all deified Nature absolutely paints like the harlot, whose allurements cover nothing but the charnel-house within; and when we proceed further, and consider that the mystical cosmetic which produces every one of her hues, the great principle of light, for ever remains white or colourless in itself, and if operating without medium upon matter, would touch all objects, even tulips and roses, with its own blank tinge--pondering all this, the palsied universe lies before us a leper; and like wilful travellers in Lapland, who refuse to wear coloured and colouring glasses upon their eyes, so the wretched infidel gazes himself blind at the monumental white shroud that wraps all the prospect around him.