LEVIATHAN's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of leviathan
Definition:
n. something unusually large of its kind, especially a ship; very large animal, especially a whale
Example:
There are creatures so little, so weak, as to be easily restrained thus, and triumphed over; but the leviathan is not one of these: he is made to be the terror, not the sport and diversion, of mankind.
Sentence in Classic:
But possessing all the grand distinctive features of the leviathan, most naturalists have recognised him for one.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
A short, stout, ruddy young fellow, very pugnacious concerning whales, who somehow seemed to think that the great leviathans had personally and hereditarily affronted him; and therefore it was a sort of point of honour with him, to destroy them whenever encountered.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
The grease and chemicals that are poured into it undergo all sorts of strange transformations, which are the cause of its name; it is constantly in motion, as if huge fish were feeding in it, or great leviathans disporting themselves in its depths.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context