1 It was like encountering an inhabitant of the fourth dimension of space, a being who was free from all one's own limitations.
2 Out of the recesses of a dark closet, into which this aperture gave admittance, he brought a large pasty, baked in a pewter platter of unusual dimensions.
3 The scandal of the truant wife, instead of dying down, has reverberated to greater and greater dimensions.
4 At last it was agreed that they should endeavour to determine the dimensions of the wood by walking a little more about it.
5 Venn moved his elbow towards a hollow in which a dense brake of purple-stemmed brambles had grown to such vast dimensions as almost to form a dell.
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6 There are really four dimensions, three which we call the three planes of Space, and a fourth, Time.
7 There is no difference between Time and any of the three dimensions of Space except that our consciousness moves along it.
8 I admit we move freely in two dimensions.
9 Our mental existences, which are immaterial and have no dimensions, are passing along the Time-Dimension with a uniform velocity from the cradle to the grave.
10 The building had a huge entry, and was altogether of colossal dimensions.
11 The dimensions of the Brys' ball-room must rankle: you may be sure she knows 'em as well as if she'd been there last night with a yard-measure.'
12 Carol was touched by his efforts to enjoy picture galleries, and the dogged way in which he accumulated dates and dimensions when they followed monkish guides through missions.
13 He is of moderate octavo size, varying from fifteen to twenty-five feet in length, and of corresponding dimensions round the waist.
14 But if from the comparative dimensions of the whale's proper brain, you deem it incapable of being adequately charted, then I have another idea for you.
15 Upon the right and left, I was walled in by granite warehouses of the widest dimensions, stowed to their utmost capacity with the necessaries and comforts of life.