Like a giant bath tub.
The giant pipe ran through a wooded area, away from the cliff edge.
And then the rain came, drenching the cabin as if a giant were emptying a huge bucket.
The men around her broke away, the two with dark hair joining A'Ran's opponent while the alabaster giant joined Ne'Rin.
. .assuming the events were even related, which was a giant leap in itself.
Giant cacti and spiny scrub abound.
The presence of these giant reptiles on the group is the chief fact on which a former land connexion with the continent of America may be sustained.
RIESENGEBIRGE (Bohemian Krkonose), or Giant Mountains, a lofty and rugged group on the boundary of Silesia and Bohemia, between the upper courses of the Elbe and the Oder.
If the snow lies deep, they strap on his snowshoes, and, with the giant plow, plow a furrow from the mountains to the seaboard, in which the cars, like a following drill-barrow, sprinkle all the restless men and floating merchandise in the country for seed.
Of the seven species of giant tortoises known to science (although at the discovery of the islands there were probably fifteen) all are indigenous, and each is confined to its own islet.
Another giant of a man passed her, and she shook her head, amazed.
The most striking trees in the forest region are, in the basin of the Cavalla, the giant Funtumia elastica, which grows to an altitude of 200 ft.; various kinds of Parinarium, Oldfieldia and Khaya; the bombax or cotton tree, giant dracaenas, many kinds of fig; Borassus palms, oil palms, the climbing Calamus palms, and on the coast the coconut.
It is even richer in more herbaceous plants tolerant of a hot summer; giant Umbelliferae (such as Ferula) are especially characteristic and yield gum-resins which have long been reckoned valuable.
A genus much represented is Culcasia, and swampy localities are thickly set with the giant Cyrtosperma arum, with flower spathes that are blotched with deep purple.
I think he's been tapping the escrow account and that's a giant no-no.
Even here, however, the main central water-divide, or axis of the chain, is apparently not the line of highest peaks, which must be looked for to the south, where the great square-headed giant called Tirach Mir dominates Chitral from a southern spur.
In the first group are found Infinite Time, or Cronus; Tellus and Atlas supporting the globe, representing the union of Earth and Heaven; Oceanus; the Fates; Infinite Time giving into the hand of his successor Ormazd the thunderbolt, the symbol of authority; Ormazd struggling with a giant of evil - the Mithraic gigantomachy.
"Jeff and I used to bike a lot when Randy was just an infant," she reminisced, as she rested in the shade of a giant maple.
Elhanan of Bethlehem slew the giant Goliath of Gath, and David's own brother Shimei (or Shammah) overthrew a monster who could boast of twenty-four fingers and toes.
The rain beat on the roof with a steady roar, and thunder cracked like a giant whip.
Below the mountain crests, where only the hardiest lichens and mosses can survive, comes a belt of large timber, including many giant trees, 200 ft.
A six-footer, like David Dean was a veritable giant from her reduced point of reference.
The giant globe proposed by Elisee Reclus in 1895 has never been erected; he has, however, produced maps on a concave surface, as suggested by J.
Similarly the giant cells are produced at their periphery into a number of branching processes which bear similar end-organs on their surface and in some cases terminate in them.
All the so-called " giant cities of Bashan " without exception are now known to be Greco-Roman, not earlier than the time of Herod, and, though in themselves of very high architectural and historical interest, have no connexion whatever with the more ancient periods.
A similar engagement between great and small ants is recorded by Olaus Magnus, in which the small ones, being victorious, are said to have buried the bodies of their own soldiers, but left those of their giant enemies a prey to the birds.
ANTAEUS, in Greek mythology, a giant of Libya, the son of Poseidon and Gaea.
If the giant of a man before her decided to be angry at her for breaking the rules, she'd panic as well.
The name is derived from galapago, a tortoise, on account of the giant species, the characteristic feature of the fauna.
On rich loams and the alluvial soils of river-valleys, when well drained, the tree attains a large size, often rivalling the giant oaks of Europe; trunks of 3 or 4 ft.
The figure of the giant who is supposed to have once held the Hazelbosch under his terror is paraded on this occasion as the "lounge man."
In some species (Ascaris decipiens) the giant cell is replaced by an irregular mass of protoplasm containing a number of small nuclei.
She gasped and halted, staring at the sword and the giant holding it.
Startled, she froze, watching the giant warriors fight until Leyon wrenched her forward.
Kelp is a natural danger-signal, and the sunken rock, " Uranie," is reputed to be the only one not buoyed by the giant seaweed.
The largest species is the giant armadillo (Priodon gigas), measuring nearly a yard long, from the forests of Surinam and Brazil; while one of the smallest is Dasypus minutes, a near ally of the larger D.
The only trees or shrubs in this zone are the giant Senecio (groundsel) and Lobelia, and tree-heaths, the Senecio forming groves in the upper valleys.
21 represents Athena in the act of striking a prostrate giant; fig.
The foundation of Delphi follows immediately on the birth of the god; and on the sacred way between Tempe and Delphi the giant Tityus offers violence to Leto, and is immediately slain by the arrows of Apollo and Artemis (Odyssey, xi.
Lastly there is a pair of giant globes of artistic design, turned out by V.
Forrest; each state was a Realm under a Grand Dragon; several counties formed a Dominion under a Grand Titan; each county was a Province under a Grand Giant; the smallest division being a Den under a Grand Cyclops.
Others have been discovered in Wyoming; a giant penguin, Palaeeudyptes, is known from New Zealand, and Palaeospheniscus from Patagonia.
4 The passage anticipates chap. xxvii., and it is hardly probable that the slayer of Goliath or of any other Philistine giant fled to the Philistines with their dead hero's sword.
The largest and heaviest of all is the Flemish giant, with iron-grey fur above and white below.
Past elevations of land, however (and doubtless equally great subsidences) have taken place in South America since the Eocene, and the conclusion that extensive areas of land have subsided in the Indian Ocean has long been based on a somewhat similar distribution of giant tortoises in the Mascarene region.
Porter, Five Years in Damascus (2 vols., 1855); The Giant Cities of Bashan (out of date, but some of the descriptions good, 1865); J.
The jagaey (Ficus sp.), which stifles in its giant coils the greatest trees of the forest, and the copei (Clusia rosea) are remarkable parasitic lianas.
The giant rushes Xanthorrhoea and Kingia are peculiar to Australia.
Le Couronnement Looys, already mentioned, Le Charroi de Nimes (12th century) in which Guillaume, who had been forgotten in the distribution of fiefs, enumerates his services to the terrified Louis, and Aliscans (r2th century), with the earlier Chanrun, are among the finest of the French epic poems. The figure of Vivien is among the most heroic elaborated by the trouveres, and the giant Rainouart has more than a touch of Rabelaisian humour.
The beautiful ceiba (Bombax ceiba L., Ceiba pentandra) or silk cotton tree is the giant of the Cuban forests; it often grows to a height of 100 to 150 ft.
It was not, however, till after 1830 that it secured a firm footing; but from 1840 onwards it advanced with giant strides.
They became in the middle of the 18th century dependencies of the French establishments at Bourbon (Reunion), whence expeditions were made for the capture of the giant tortoises.
of Giant's Castle.
They're covered in dotted and plaid silks and accented by a giant pink bow.
Although there is a giant chicken on the roof of the establishment, they do serve other specialties.
These include the giant stickleback, the speckled dace, the white sturgeon and the green sturgeon.
This place is like a giant food court, and diners will be permitted to choose their own destination and sit where they wish.
- Giant's Tomb of Srigidanu.
high - Giant's Castle, Champagne Castle or Cathkin Peak and Mont aux Sources - towering high above the general level.
Bard Head (264 ft.), the most southerly point, is a haunt of eagles, at the foot of which is an archway called the Giant's Leg.
of the Senku source, in Champagne Castle, Giant's Castle and other heights of the Drakensberg.
The Giant's Castle source is not more than 130 m.
This is the case in the Mont-aux-Sources (11,170 ft.) and Cathkin Peak or Champagne Castle (10,357 ft.); the top of the third great height, Giant's Castle (9657 ft.), is in Basutoland, but its seaward slopes are in Natal.
From Giant's Castle to 1'lont-auxSources, in which, forsaking their general direction, the Drakensberg run S.E.
from Giant's Castle towards the Biggarsberg.
A fourth range also diverges from Giant's Castle and ramifies in various branches over a large tract "of country, one branch running by Pietermaritzburg to the Berea hills overlooking Durban.
The Tugela basin drains the whole country north of a line drawn in a direct line east from Giant's Castle.
Here he appears as a chiefly mythical personality, who slays monsters, such as the giant of St Michel, the boar Troit, the demon cat, and goes down to the underworld.
There is also a giant nasicornous beetle.
Spiders abound, from a giant species to one of the minutest dimensions, and the tree-bug is always ready to make a destructive lodgment in any sickly tree-stem.
Very remarkable is the giant Taka-ashi long legs (Macrocheirus Kaempfeni), which has legs 14 metres long and is found in the seas of Japan and the Malay archipelago.
A wide, well-made and well-kept avenue, it was lined throughout the greater part of its length by giant pine-trees, rendering it the most picturesque highway in tbe world.
Earlier in the work, however, we have the adventures of Brutus; of his follower Corineus, the vanquisher of the Cornish giant Goemagol (Gogmagog); of Locrinus and his daughter Sabre (immortalized in Milton's Comus); of Bladud the builder of Bath; of Lear and his daughters; of the three pairs of brothers, Ferrex and Porrex, Brennius and Belinus, Elidure and Peridure.
Abishai on one occasion saved the king's life from a Philistine giant (2 Sam.
The stream issues through a nozzle, termed a " monitor " or " giant," which is fitted with a ball and socket joint, so that the direction of the jet may be varied through considerable angles by simply moving a handle.
Even from the village, the view over the gulf, including Parnassus with its giant neighbours on the N., Cyllene and its neighbours on the W., and Geraneia on the N.E., is very fine.
Here may be mentioned the gigantic fossil deer commonly known as the Irish elk, which is perhaps a giant type of fallow-deer, and if so should be known as Cervus (Dama) giganteus.
There are also giant yew-trees (Podocarpus) on the flanks of Ruwenzori and theMfumbirovolcanoes between 7000 and 9000 ft., but no junipers.
Fossil remains of beavers are found in the peat and other superficial deposits of England and the continent of Europe; while in the Pleistocene formations of England and Siberia occur remains of a giant extinct beaver, Trogontherium cuvieri, representing a genus by itself.
The sea-elephant and sea-leopard are characteristic. Penguins of various kinds are abundant; a teal (Querquedula Eatoni) peculiar to Kerguelen and the Crozets is also found in considerable numbers, and petrels, especially the giant petrel (Ossifraga gigantea), skuas, gulls, sheath-bills (Chionis minor), albatross, terns, cormorants and Cape pigeons frequent the island.
Hercules is supposed to have visited Italy on his return from Erythia, when he slew Cacus, son of Vulcan, the giant of the Aventine mount of Rome, who had stolen his oxen.
The swamps covered with flax and giant bulrushes were often redeemed to the eye by sheets of golden-plumed toe-toe, a kind of pampas grass.
For long these blocks were supposed, even by European visitors, to be relics of a primeval race of giant builders.
The Puget Sound Basin and the neighbouring slopes of the Cascade and Olympic Mountains are noted for their forests, consisting mainly of giant Douglas fir or Oregon pine (Pseudotsuga Douglasii), but containing also some cedar, spruce and hemlock, a smaller representation of a few other species and a dense undergrowth.
A staircase of 900 steps leads to the top. On one of the landings is a huge rudely-carved stone figure of the giant Enceladus, and at the top is an octagon building called the Riesenschloss, surmounted by a colossal copper figure of the Farnese Hercules, 31 ft.
GIANT'S CAUSEWAY, a promontory of columnar basalt, situated on the north coast of county Antrim, Ireland.
The neighbouring cliffs exhibit in many places columns similar to those of the Giant's Causeway, a considerable exposure of them being visible at a distance of Soo to 600 yds.
A group of these columns, from their arrangement, have been fancifully named the "Giant's Organ."
In contrast to these small striped species are the giant squirrels of the same region, such as Ratufa indica and R.
The giant rhubarb was the first place to go then we went to the dragon, then the bamboo maze.
The exhibition is bursting with fascinating and unusual exhibits including a tank of live piranhas, the giant mole and a beached sea creature.
This giant double-sided poster highlights multicultural pizza ideas and the production process for frozen pizzas.
A giant robot ship has wandered into the galaxy and is destroying planets in its path, digesting the debris for fuel.
plectrumlates of glass, shaped liked giant guitar plectra, were embedded in the youngsterÃ¢s back along the entire length of his spine.
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polychaete worms, in particular their giant cells and nerve fibers.
A giant screen displayed greetings from far afield, and pictures of giant pretzels.
As a practicing printmaker Stephen has recently completed four giant Kites commissioned by the banking group Lloyds TSB.
Dinasaur Museum (3 km) - Shaped like a giant pterosaur.
giant puffballs the size of a football can occasionally be found.
All types of marine life have been seen here - small hammerheads and reef sharks, turtles, giant puffers, numerous small invertebrates.
The giant pumpkin is also on it's travels.
We started the day with a visit to the old bike shop where some of the latest giant carnival puppets are stored.
Her defeat was a blow to all who object to the giant pylons.
building stone pyramids nevertheless the lowland giant sea fans.
THERE was nothing fishy when seven-year-old Chelsea Bell landed a giant 8lb rainbow trout.
However a giant monster lurks at the bottom and their experiments wake the creature, which goes on a destructive rampage.
It is similar to the giant vallis in looks but is noted for its rather reddish foliage.
On this occasion I took it even more seriously, because I wanted to catch a giant redfish.
red giant's wind and slowed down.
Trees: Magnificent structures How have trees managed to evolve into 80,000 species, from tiny arctic willows to giant redwoods?
In Britain, giant redwoods were called Wellingtonias, in what was considered a fitting tribute to the Iron Duke.
respite from permafeeding and sowed cauliflower autumn giant, and sweetcorn.
And the BBC called them " giant robots " .
rockery features include giant rockeries, herbaceous borders, rose garden, the maze and extensive walks among rare shrubs and forest trees.
Graptolite Island now has a giant rookery - mainly Adelie Penguins.
rookerythere are Weddell and elephant seals, skuas, giant petrels, Antarctic terns and rookeries of chinstrap, gentoo and macaroni penguins.
rosebud and Neroli Heart Candle Make a romantic statement with this giant ivory and white candle with rosebud heart motif.
sabrethe way he encounters many perils which he must overcome including ghouls, a giant walrus and a saber tooth tiger.
The action is the latest salvo in PETA's international campaign against the retail giant over its use of cruelly obtained Australian wool.
These reefs are home to sea horses, frog fish, giant sand eels and many other marine creatures.
For example, that giant sandworm I mentioned earlier was very impressive as it erupted from the sand and dived back down.
Built in the form of a giant bird the device was deep scarlet in color, with ' feathers ' picked out in gold.
A lizard man fires a gun at a giant scorpion.
of Giant's Castle, passes through the central part of Natal and reaches the sea 4 m.
In 1662, as appears by a map still extant, there were i 50 houses within the wall, forming five streets and as many lanes; and the upland districts around were one dense forest of giant oaks and sycamores, yielding an unfailing supply of timber to the woodmen of Carrickfergus.
The first part represents an episode in Spain three years before Roncesvalles, in which Oliver defeats the Saracen giant Fierabras in single combat, and converts him.
Near the Giant's Causeway are the ruins of the castles of Dunseverick and Dunluce, situated high above the sea on isolated crags, and the swinging bridge of Carrick-a-Rede, spanning a chasm 80 ft.
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The most remarkable cliffs are those formed of perpendicular basaltic columns, extending for many miles, and most strikingly displayed in Fair Head and the celebrated Giant's Causeway.
The later basalts are especially marked by columnar jointing, which determines the famous structures of the Giant's Causeway and the coast near Bengore Head.
The Ballycastle railway runs from Ballymoney to Ballycastle on the north coast; and the Giant's Causeway and Portrush is an electric railway (the first to be worked in the United Kingdom).
The moas ranged in size from that of a turkey to truly colossal dimensions, the giant being Dinornis maximus, which, with a tibial length of 39 in., stood with its small head about 12 ft.
4) was found nearly complete in the beds of the Morrison formation, Upper Jurassic of central Wyoming, U.S.A. Near it was discovered the posterior portion of the skeleton of a giant herbivorous dinosaur (Brontosaurus Marsh).
In its claws alone does it resemble the giant sloths.
Its forests are not composed of one or a few dominating species, as in the cold temperate zone, but of countless genera and species closely interwoven together - a confused mass of giant trees, lianas and epiphytes struggling to reach the sunlight.
The only other member of the genus is the giant tree of the Sierra Nevada, S.
The Pacific coast Transition zone is noted for its forests of giant conifers, principally Douglas fir, Sitka spruce, Pacific cedar and Western hemlock, Here, too, mosses and ferns grow in profusion, and the sadal (Gaultheria shailon), thimble berry (Rubus nootkamus), salmon berry (Rubus spectabilis) and devils club, (Fatsia horr-ida) are characteristic shrubs.
coco-nut palm, banana, Jamaica dogwood, manchineel and mangrove; the Tropical belt in the lower valley of the Colorado has giant cactuses.
On the westward slopes, especially of the Selkirks and Coast Ranges, vegetation is almost tropical in its density and luxuriance, the giant cedar and the Douglas fir sometimes having diameters of 10 ft.
But These Very Digressions' Give The Book Its Intimate And Abiding Charm; For They Keep The Reader In Close Personal Touch With Every Side Of Canadian Life, With Songs And Tales And Homely Forms Of Speech, With The Best Features Of Seigniorial Times And The Strong Guidance Of An Ardent Church, With Voyageurs, Coureurs De Bois, Indians,., Soldiers, Sailors And All The Strenuous Adventurers Of A Wild, New, Giant World.
In this role he slays monsters, the boar Twrch Trwyth, the giant of Mont St Michel and the Demon Cat of Losanne (Andre de Coutances tells us that Arthur was really vanquished and carried off by the Cat, but that one durst not tell that tale before Britons!).
The sky-line of this range of mountains, as seen by the approaching traveller some miles outside the entrance to the bay, forms the rough outline of a huge reclining figure called " the sleeping giant," the facial profile of which is also known as " Lord Hood's nose."
Another tradition makes him a giant of the sea, ruler of the fabulous Aegaea in Euboea, an enemy of Poseidon and the inventor of warships (Schol.
- Under Side of Skull of the Malay Giant Squirrel (Ratufa bicolor).
Here it may be mentioned that Leithia, from the Pleistocene of Malta, originally regarded as a giant dormouse, seems near akin to Anomalurus.
Silver-skinned; Tripoli, including Giant Rocca.
Loki also was of giant birth; but he is always reckoned among the gods, and we find him constantly in their company, in spite of his malevolent disposition.
Of these the most remarkable is the German Giant Periscope, two specimens of which exhibited in the collection of trophies in the Imperial War Museum, Crystal Palace, have excited considerable popular interest.
The Giant, at intervals of 2 to 4 days or more, throws up a column to a height of 250 ft.
g, g, Lemnisci, each with two giant nuclei.
The grand flight of external steps entering the mansions of the medieval nobility or high officials was considered in itself a mark of jurisdiction, as it is said that sentence was there pronounced against criminals, who were afterwards executed at the foot of the steps--as at the Giant's Stairs of the Doge's palace at Venice.
The Greeks believed it to be either the mountain with which Zeus had crushed the giant Typhon (so Pindar, Pyth.
iii.), with a quaint frontispiece in which, from behind hills overlooking a fair landscape of town and country, there towered the body (above the waist) of a crowned giant, made up of tiny figures of human beings and bearing sword and crozier in the two hands.
At its head are the remains of a camp, connected with the Giant's Hedge, a raised earthwork which extends for 7 m.
Little remains of the labours of this intellectual giant, his heirs having, it is said, destroyed the papers that came into their possession, because their own religious opinions were different.
He was the son of the giant sailor Wate and of a mermaiden.
The valves of the giant clam (Tridachna) sometimes attain a length of 5 ft.
of snow on its slopes, from a distance and height well calculated to permit the eye to take in its true proportions, we agreed that no single mountain we know presented such a magnificent and impressive appearance as the Armenian Giant."
The variation is from dwarf mountain pine to giant cactus and dates.
ORANG-UTAN (" man of the woods"), the Malay name of the giant red man-like ape of Borneo and Sumatra, known to the Dyaks as the mias, and to most naturalists as Simia satyrus.
The larger birds are the bittern, great and small bustard, eagle, francolin, goose; giant, grey and redlegged partridge, sand grouse, pelican, pheasant, stork and swan.
The Cyamidae afflict the giant whale by nibbling away its skin; the Chelura terebrans is destructive to submerged timber.
Several stalactites in the Giant Hall exceed 50 ft.
There seems to be no doubt that fossilized remains of the dingo occur intermingled with those of the extinct Australian mammals, such as giant kangaroos, giant wombats and the still more gigantic Diprotodon.
Again, when Hera, Athena and Poseidon threatened to bind Zeus in chains, she sent the giant Aegaeon, who delivered him out of their hands.
The Indal, by changing its course in 1796 near Bispgarden on the northern railway, has left bare the remarkable bed of a fall called Doda (dead) Fall, in which many " giant's caldrons " are exposed.
P. Lambertiana, the giant pine or sugar pine of California, is the largest of the genus, rising to the height of 200 ft., with a trunk 20 to 30 ft.
wide, called the Giant's Coffin, admits the explorer to a place where six pits, varying in depth from 65 ft.
Specimens of jaettegryder or giant's cauldrons may be seen at Gaardaasen and Vindalsbugt, some upwards of 2 3 ft.
In places the giant cactus grows in groves, attaining a height of 40 and even 50 ft.
In the most arid regions there is a small growth of green in the rainy season, and a rich display of small wild-flowers, as well as the enormous flower clusters of the yucca, and blooms in pink and orange, crimson, yellow and scarlet of the giant cactus and its fellows.
by the Riesengebirge or Giant Mountains and other ranges of the Sudetes.
His possessions extended from the Giant Mountains in Bohemia to the Adriatic, and included almost all the parts of the present Habsburg empire west of the Leitha.
The first book, Gargantua, describes the birth of that hero (a giant and the son of gigantic parents), whose nativity is ushered in by the account of a tremendous feast.
The giant variety of poppy yielded most morphia.
According to this, Christopher - or rather Reprobus, as he was then called - was a giant of vast stature who was in search of a man stronger than himself, whom he might serve.
Certain waterfleas (Cladocera) fall short of one-hundredth of an inch in total length; the giant Japanese crab (Macrocheira) can span over Io ft.
The Hindus believe he has appeared (I) as a fish, (2) as a tortoise, (3) as a hog, (4) as a monster, half man half lion, to destroy the giant Iranian, (5) as a dwarf, (6) as Rama, (7) again as Rama for the purpose of killing the thousand-armed giant Cartasuciriargunan, (8) as Krishna, (9) as Buddha.
In these primeval forests the vegetation is excessively rank; passage has to be forced through thick underwood and creeping plants, between giant trees, whose foliage shuts out the sun's rays; and the land teems with animal and insect life of every form and colour.
When one of the giant trees falls across the road, it forms a wall breast high to be climbed over, and the mass of tangled ropes brought down makes cutting a path round it a work of time which travellers never undertake."This description is equally applicable to the forest region extending eastward from the mouth of the Aruwimi almost to Albert Nyanza.
Among the many varieties of trees and plants found are the date palm, mimosa, wild olive, giant sycamores, junipers and laurels, the myrrh and other gum trees (gnarled and stunted, these flourish most on the eastern foothills), a magnificent pine (the Natal yellow pine, which resists the attacks of the white ant), the fig, orange, lime, pomegranate, peach, apricot, banana and other fruit trees; the grape vine (rare), blackberry and raspberry; the cotton and indigo plants, and occasionally the sugar cane.
In the southern part of the state the high plateaus are terminated by a series of giant terraces which descend to the general level of the Grand Canyon Platform in northern Arizona.
By November 1710 he was again domiciled in London, and writing his Journal to Stella, that unique exemplar of a giant's playfulness, "which was written for one person's private pleasure and has had indestructible attractiveness for every one since."
The help of the engraver had early been called in; and tens of thousands of children looked with terror and delight on execrable copperplates, which represented Christian thrusting his sword into Apollyon, or writhing in the grasp of Giant Despair.
From their well-watered rice-fields, the main source of their wealth, they could see the giant Himalayas looming up against the clear blue of the Indian sky.
Cromwell in his Scottish campaign built the Citadel in 1650 and the mounds on the links, known as "Giant's Brae" and "Lady Fife's Brae," were thrown up by the Protector as batteries.
From the gypsum beds near Fort Dodge was taken in 1868 the block of gypsum from which was modelled the "Cardiff Giant," a rudely-fashioned human figure, which was buried near Cardiff, Onondaga county, New York, where it was "discovered" late in 1869.
These all lie on to the south of the city, towards the hill called Monte Griffone (Griffon-Greek), and the Giant's Cave, which has furnished rich stores for the palaeontologist.
His stride is the stride of a giant, from the sentimental beauty of the picture of Marie Antoinette at Versailles, or the red horror of the tale of Debi Sing in Rungpore, to the learning, positiveness and cool judicial mastery of the Report on the Lords' Journals (1794), which Philip Francis, no mean judge, declared on the whole to be the "most eminent and extraordinary" of all his productions.
The chief occurrences of metallic iron are as minute spiculae disseminated through basaltic rocks, as at Giant's Causeway and in the Auvergne, and, more particularly, in meteorites (q.v.).
by its disk on the 13th of March 1781; two of its satellites, Oberon and Titania, disclosed themselves on the it th of January 1787; while with the giant 48-in.
In some districts the natives live together in one of these giant structures, which are divided into compartments.
Here the coast turns westward, changing suddenly to sheer cliffs, where the basaltic formation intrudes its strange regular columns, most finely developed in the famous Giant's Causeway.
Homer knows the legend that a giant sought to lay violent hands on Leto (Od.
Odin's brethren (in Gylfi's Mocking) are Vile and Ve, who with him slew Ymir the giant, and made all things out of the fragments of his body.
Asa Loki was a being of mixed race, half god, half giant, and wholly mischievous and evil.
The constant enemies of the gods, the giants, could also assume animal forms. Thus in Thiodolf's Haust-long (composed after the settlement of Iceland) we read about a shield on which events from mythology were painted; among these was the flight of " giant Thiazzi in an ancient eagle's feathers."
The Scandinavian cosmogonic myth starts from the abyss, Ginnungagap, a chaos of ice, from which, as it thawed, was produced the giant Ymir.
A cow licked the hoar-frost, whence rose Bur, whose children, Odin, Vile and Ve, slew the giant Ymir.
(6) Flight of a lady and her lover from a giant father or wizard father.
With the exception of Talleyrand, after 1808 he would have about him only mediocre people, without initiative, prostrate at the feet of the giant:
In person Douglas was conspicuously small, being hardly five feet in height, but his large head and massive chest and shoulders gave him the popular sobriquet " The Little Giant."
Odysseus at length succeeded in making the giant drunk, blinded him by plunging a burning stake into his eye while he lay asleep, and with six of his friends (the others having been devoured by Polyphemus) made his escape by clinging to the bellies of the sheep let out to pasture.
from snout to vent, long regarded as the giant of the genus, has been surpassed by the discovery of Rana guppyi (82 in.) in the Solomon Islands, and of Rana goliath (10 in.) in South Cameroon.
Thus, the account of David's conflicts with giant heroes and the conquest of Jerusalem and its district seems to belong to a cycle of Judaean tradition (cf.
He is represented as a monster with three heads or three bodies (triformis, trigeminus), sometimes with wings, and as the owner of herds of red cattle, which were tended by the giant shepherd Eurytion and the two-headed dog Orthrus.
GOLIATH, the name of the giant by slaying whom David achieved renown (I Sam.
The giant's arms were placed in the sanctuary, and it was his famous sword which David took with him in his flight from Saul (I Sam.
The latest date for the existence of this connexion is given by the absence from Tasmania of the dingo, the lyre-bird and the giant marsupials; so that the isolation of Tasmania was earlier than the arrival of those animals in south-eastern Australia.
They killed and skinned the otter and, taking the skin with them, sought shelter for the night with Rodmar the giant.
Gladiators lumbered toward one another, dragging their weighty hoses like giant pythons, heads down, intent on wreaking mayhem on their opponents while the combatant did the same to them.
One giant orange ball of flame in seconds.
The largest of them all by half a foot, the giant was based out of Africa.
Dean tuned her out when she described the miscreant becoming impaled on a giant icicle while fair what's-her-name laughed in his face as he slowly bled to death before her.
Cynthia cast her eyes downward while Gladys glared at Jerome with unfettered hatred, looking as if she wished she had a giant icicle to do her research here and now.
After a brief wait, Dean was led to the sixteenth-floor cubbyhole of Mr. Edwin Mayer, an incredibly gaunt giant who slumped as if to tell the world he was just as short as the rest of them.
He once dreamed her naked torso was horribly disfigured by a giant birthmark but the truth was more likely childlike modesty kept in check by a general arrogance that forbade her to admit anything deemed to be a weakness.
The workshops culminated in the building of giant ravana images in collaboration with Scottish artists.
That allows the Belgian giant instant access to the Russian beer market by buying into the only available holding.
agribusiness giant had expected.
Science is how team captain Alan man giant draperies.
He is later attacked by one of the giant alligators.
In this smelly pond 100 feet from my house lived giant amoebas!
Puppet shows, entertainers and a giant sand pit will keep toddlers amused until they fall asleep!
There have also been several other cases where people have encountered giant anacondas.
George Cuvier, the French anatomist, recognized that the skull came from a giant marine lizard.
The sign of a good film is killer androids or giant ants.
giant anteaters consume up to 30,000 ants per day.
Across the landscape are spheres that look like giant anthills.
A giant ape fighting with a giant mechanical robot ape.
Figure 4: The giant willow aphid is also found in the USA.
Logical reason to drivers should also bar's giant aquarium for around what.
Harvest resources from asteroids to build a giant space armada.
He also relates traditional narratives, including the Dreams of Abundance and the story of the giant armadillo.
giant cell arteritis Headache is the main symptom in more than two thirds of the patients.
asteroids captured by the giant planet's gravity.
And what would happen if a giant asteroid hit Earth?
Nobel Prize winning work on giant squid axons was undertaken at Plymouth.
They had large war machine like catapults called ballista that fired arrows and a sort of giant catapult that fired massive pieces of rock.
The researchers believe that various bamboo species, including giant bamboo, could hold the key to addressing the problem.
The big male we watched was feeding on the stems of giant bamboos, an amazing feat.
We have stylish cufflinks and watches by Simon Carter, world globes and giant leather beanbags and holdalls.
Dr. L.F. Lowenstein OR children run up the bean stalk when you shout GIANT they climb back down and chop the beanstalk down.
He was very impressed by the graphics on the first screen, which showed a giant beanstalk climbing into the clouds.
Spotted hyaenas, giant beaver, extinct big cats, extinct species of rhino, extinct giant deer and other deer.
The woodland is of regional importance as it contains many important plants such as giant bellflower and early purple orchid.
The increase in resolution was sufficent to measure for the first time the diameter of the bright, red giant star Betelgeuse.
On display were some giant inflatable billboards advertising a well known supermarket chain.
The tropical plants are housed in giant greenhouses called biomes.
biotech giant Novartis.
World-renowned as the headquarters of the World Wildlife Fund's project to save the Giant Panda, Wolong has much to offer the birder.
A town trail, takes in interesting old buildings including the birthplace of Anthony Pane the " Cornish Giant " .
It would simply slide on top of them like a giant green blancmange with a four-foot phallus.
Eye for unusual the world's top can reveal how giant company blather.
The Life of Mammals describes and illustrates the remarkable diversity of mammals from the giant blue whale to the miniscule pigmy shrew.
Lo and behold: the giant boomerang UFO stopped coming to Hudson Valley.
JIMINY SAYS Formerly Organization XIII's Number V. He once brandished a giant tomahawk, but now he has been eliminated.
brewing giant Whitbread.
bromide prints can be produced up to giant mural size.
The giant had a broom, and was cleaning up and fixing around, diligently.
And just how gentle and subtle that head color is - almost like a giant blue budgie.
On the small land trail, the main feature is the unique giant prickly pear cactus.
It is a major commercial and historical center with the central square, Parque Santa Catalina, acting as one giant outdoor cafe!
There are at least 13 wildlife species in the park known to be globally threatened including black caiman, giant otter and ocelot.
There are many endangered species such as the black caiman, giant river otters and jaguar.
calvese who have visited Antarctica will note the similarities of the landscape, with giant tabular icebergs calving from vast glacier fronts.
capsized by a giant rogue wave on New Year's Eve.
carapace of a fossil giant tortoise.
I had a distinct spinning sensation which made me feel as if I were on a giant cartwheel.
He then threw a giant strop when the press castigated the channel and ratings slumped.
casuarina trees, giant palms and ferns the size of elephants ' ears.
Keep a look out for the giant caterpillars of the Hawk Moths.
Can Jeremy catch the ' giant devil catfish '?
A century ago the Mekong giant catfish was found the entire length of the river from Vietnam to southern China.
Rather than demolish two elm trees in the park a giant domed glass ceiling was built around them.
Still need a centaur, a winged horse, and the giant, but we'll leave those until tomorrow.
The density, about 0.2 grams per cubic centimeter, means it is a gas giant like Jupiter.
giant centipede Stand the children in a line, one behind the other with their hands on the shoulders of the child in front.
We then use an algorithm based on betweenness centrality to identify community structures within the giant component.
Now, 25 years later, 20 baby chameleons are being nursed by their giant chameleon mother just behind this doorway.
Lloyd George " you don't cross a giant chasm in small steps " .
Fun for all ages is to be found on the putting greens, as well as with the giant chess and drafts.
Join him at the castle's giant chessboard for a talk about the games.
circumpolar current is a flow of water that runs west to east in a giant circle around Antarctica.
At the bottom of the ocean we saw a giant clam next to a box of treasure.
Trevor Seeley kindly told me that he had dreams about being squished by a giant cobra when he was on anti-malarials.
Then one day we found a cockroach lying upside down in a giant size tub of margarine.
They run workshops which will give you the chance to create a flying machine or handle giant cockroaches.
I can just see the timelords getting slapped about by a giant cod.
The young people from the estate created a giant collage showing their thoughts on ' where I live ' .
In your great Xmas compo (is that a giant Nora Batty lookalike?
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Some high school kids turn to a more healthy, natural foods diet to " stick it " to giant food conglomerates.
consecration ceremony on a giant screen.
In our practice, the Giant becomes discursive, historically contingent, an oratorical procedure.
The centerpiece of the aquarium is the spectacular coral reef housed within a giant ocean display.
I've also been involved in marketing at Green Giant which mainly involved their sweet corn, which was OK.
In 1911 a giant bonfire was built to celebrate the coronation of King George V.
The birds were active around the colony, occasionally chasing giant cowbirds which parasitise them.
The largest crab on record was a Japanese giant spider crab, which weighed 18 kilograms.
A group of German tourists swimming in the Australian outback was attacked by a giant saltwater crocodile, killing one.
Face facts, around 40% of all movies would be improved by the inclusion of a giant crocodile.
There will be large-scale models of his inventions; his flying machine, tank and giant crossbow.
Again, the fight is the same, only fish with giant crowbars will try to hit you.
cunning to get the giant in a vulnerable position.
It remains an interesting curio despite not having the appeal of Kites or even the later incarnation of Gentle Giant.
The roadside flowers were attractive and we saw our first Cretan cyclamen as well as Giant and Yellow Bee orchids.
He was the giant of the new realist theater at a time when our West End was still dallying with drawing room comedies.
Standing up thus against the large low moon, the daisies really seemed to be giant daisies, the dandelions to be giant dandelions.
Unfortunately these pictures show the sad demise of this giant.
Two giant inflatable dice are thrown to find out what parts of the body you have to... .
discriminatethat Manchester giant has plenty of clout, has discriminating taste and ' some of the most distinguished poets in Britain.
distracted by the sight of her own breasts on a giant Hollywood billboard.
dizzy height of seven feet eight inches; a Giant by any standard.
If the universe was formed from a giant dodo egg, where did the dodo egg, where did the dodo egg come from?
The Queen's interest was particularly caught by an activity using giant dominoes.
doughnutcanner is like a giant X-ray donut through which the patient passes whilst lying still on a bed.
draperyst shy we were given man giant draperies.
draughtsis a giant outdoor drafts board, swing ball, garden and children's play area with swings and slide.
giant Pineapple, banana, prawn, rockinghorse, orange, even a giant earthworm.
FACT - It is claimed that the African giant earthworm can grow to 7 meters (22 feet ).
She had seen a giant green moray eel under an overhang.
Giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis and giant eland Tragelaphus derbianus (T) are not present.
electronics giant, NTT.
Last October BT selected consumer electronics giant Philips to supply set-top boxes.
elm trees in the park a giant domed glass ceiling was built around them.
endangered species such as the black caiman, giant river otters and jaguar.
But Rhitta the Giant achieved a most decisive victory, and then exclaimed, " This is my immense field.
Despite everything, he was enjoying the exhilaration of racing through the sky on the back of a giant bird.
I'd go as far as to say that my ideal woman is a giant eyeball.
fast-food giant also offers free course packs to schools through ' education business partnerships ' .
The giant tree ferns are a wonder to behold.
New for 2004, Super Looper Roller Coaster and Sky Scraper, a giant 30-metre Ferris wheel.
The giant planets in the outer parts of the solar system all have strong magnetic fields.
Deep in the circle of his pupil was the reflection of a giant toad, sitting asleep among its own putrid filth.
This is why, while other countries have made giant strides forward, our progress in the past 12 years has been so fitful.
flightless insect, the snow fly, is a crane fly whose summer relatives resemble giant mosquitoes.
There were queues out of the door as curious Orcadians checked out the giant jars of gherkins, plastic flip-flops and tubs of sauerkraut.
Was nice to see them, had the usual Gaffer surreal conversations from giant flowerpots to ordinal numbers... !
You ' ve hardly started - and you haven ' t lived till you ' ve taken on the giant 60m flume at Waterworld.
Giant octopus attack A remotely operated submarine in Canada has captured rare footage of it being attacked by a giant octopus.
Predation losses were determined by lightly gluing giant foxtail and velvetleaf weed seeds onto squares of sandpaper.
I'm almost relieved to see a common pigeon taking a breather next to a stone frieze of a giant heron.
fronds of ferns to the giant leaves of gunnera species.
A wide range of classes will include everything from hanging baskets to bonsai and from giant standard fuchsias to miniatures.
Last season skiers could only gawp at a giant hole in the ground where much of the accommodation had previously stood.
gaze in astonishment at the vast structure that rises out of the ocean - a giant city in the sky.
He was alarmed to see pictures of the giant gerbil sniffing round the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace.
slumbering giant However, since then much has changed.
The music was very harmonious, and it immediately awakened the giant, who went in pursuit of the dwarf and recovered the harp.
It was almost perfect: a battle between the jolly white giant and the jolly black joker.
What was the name of the one-eyed giant of Greek mythology?
He said: " Your brother is a literary giant.
giant leaps forward.
giant strides - while Corn slept in his pocket.
giant floor turtles.
giant planets in the outer parts of the solar system all have strong magnetic fields.
The supermarket giant wasn't the only retailer reporting.
No-one could accuse Sony of resting on its laurels, and the range of consumer camcorders produced by the electronics giant continues to expand.
That move could upset NTT, Japan's telecoms giant which is in need of an international operator.
SPOKESPERSON, BRITISH TELECOM (BT ), London, UK Corporate video and print campaign for the telecommunications giant.
It was in Chongqing that we saw a giant panda and a lesser panda.
Animals include giant panda, elephant, lion, horse, cow, lamb, pig, monkey and teddy bears.
Wednesday 12 December 2001 Where can you buy T- Rex kits and space food and adopt a giant panda?
visit the giant pandas at the zoo, and in the evening fly to Beijing and indulge in a succulent Peking Duck dinner.
Or take a look at the 25ft preserved giant squid.
People have seen giant squid attacking whales for food.
giant squid stranded at Newburgh.
One night, Miles goes to the flats near his home in search of shellfish, only to discover a giant squid.
A young giraffe named Garrett, A gentle giant.
They also had the ever-present giant jar of pickled eggs and turkey gizzards sitting proudly on the counter-top.
gnomons of a giant dial the shadows of the Standing Stones crept into the east.
After defeating the giant white golem, go into the farthest corner, directly underneath the stairs to the exit.
giant gorilla King Kong won't just devour your bananas - he'll also devour your budget!
Although many are suitable for the smaller aquarium, both the kissing gourami and the giant gourami are ideal for large tanks.
I am getting a 3 " golden giant gourami.
One of my ideas was to burn Loudon Wainwright into a giant donut gourd.
Red Giant gave us the holy Grail of editing - turning video into film.
The giant granadilla is considerably larger than the passion fruit, weighing up to 5 kg.
A 27-year-old woman presented with a mandibular 8 x 10 cm solid mass diagnosed as central giant cell granuloma.
These are aggregates of macrophages, both epithelioid macrophages and multinucleate giant cell macrophages, forming granulomas.
grasshopper mentality to a giant killer mentality!
Many of the outer moons are probably asteroids captured by the giant planet's gravity.
And in third place, again represented by a naked greed fat suit, was supermarket giant Tesco.
Giant Plants These isolated island habitats have many plants that have evolved to large or even grotesque forms.
The visibility is usually excellent and sitings of schools of devil rays, giant grouper and reef sharks are common.
guava juice, Giant snake, birthday cake, large fries, chocolate shake!
Everywhere is littered with big bale silage, usually wrapped in white plastic, looking like a fall of giant hailstones.
Few have done it whilst simultaneously enjoying hit singles and backing giant dancing hamburgers.
harpy first season we have sea serpents; we have an avalanche of rocks that reconfigures into a rock giant; we have harpies.
This comes from the Fairy Feller in the foreground, his ax poised on high, ready to chop a giant hazelnut in half.
Best place to relax: the three giant leather sofas around a raised hearth.
heartwarming children 's picture book about a giant who is kind to everybody.
We carry on to John matte which is close to the river in a grove of giant heather.
hibernateof hibernating animals wake to find the land next to their woods has been turned into a giant suburb over the winter.
hide overlooking the Giant Petrel colony on the beach, we should have good views of these somewhat shy birds.
In this area one gets a better opportunity to see the giant forest hog.
The giant hogweed which can grow above head height has rosettes of dark green leaves up to one meter across.
She helped them flip the giant hourglass to count down the ten minute voting time.
He finds himself seeming to float in some sort of glowing tunnel where he can see a giant humanoid.
Set to open vessel's tonnage from waters to get playful humpbacks giant.
From the summits, endless ranges of mountains are revealed, along with giant icebergs within the polar stream, hugging the east coast.
The totally tangled Charizard tumbles head over tail through the playground - and gets its head stuck inside of a giant igloo!
Parties With a giant inflatable, we can offer a party with a difference.
A huge inflatable ' corporate giant ' will mark the spot.
In the case of the Ke