1 Lily was duly impressed by the magnitude of her opportunities.
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2 Gases are generated in him; he swells to a prodigious magnitude; becomes a sort of animal balloon.
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3 So that this rib only conveyed half of the true notion of the living magnitude of that part.
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4 Those acute and long-practised senses, whose powers so often exceed the limits of all ordinary credulity, after having detected the danger, had enabled them to ascertain its magnitude and duration.
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5 But for its distance and its magnitude, I should suppose it a bird.
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6 On the present occasion, the aged warrior whose privilege it was to speak, was silent, seemingly oppressed with the magnitude of his subject.
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7 Haley, accustomed to strike the balance of probabilities between lies of greater or lesser magnitude, thought that it lay in favor of the dirt road aforesaid.
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8 Nor could I consider the magnitude and complexity of my plan as any argument of its impracticability.
9 As soon as he arrived in Petersburg, people began to talk about him as a newly risen star of the first magnitude.
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10 He felt that the import of his speech was of such magnitude that every word of it would have weight.
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11 In short, a bloodless revolution, but a revolution of the greatest magnitude, beginning in the little circle of our district, then the province, then Russia, the whole world.
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12 On the other hand, the stately form of the Norman appeared to dilate in magnitude, like that of the eagle, which ruffles up its plumage when about to pounce on its defenceless prey.
13 I cannot think of it with any patience; and it does appear to me an evil of such magnitude as must, if possible, be prevented.
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14 Fires of the last-mentioned materials were rare, and though comparatively small in magnitude beside the transient blazes, now began to get the best of them by mere long continuance.
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15 These lights dotted the hillside like stars of a low magnitude.
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