1 The Turks killed prodigious numbers of the Russians, but the latter had their revenge.
2 You'll make a prodigious fortune; if we cannot find our account in one world we shall in another.
3 It is plain such materials must have prodigious superiority over those pebbles and sand which we call gold and precious stones.
4 The whole of this prodigious city is a foreshortening of dead manners and living manners.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—ECCE PARIS, ECCE HOMO
5 Leblanc seized this moment, overturned the chair with his foot and the table with his fist, and with one bound, with prodigious agility, before Thenardier had time to turn round, he had reached the window.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XX—THE TRAP
6 The trace left in him by the Revolution was prodigious.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—LOUIS PHILIPPE
7 A lark, which seemed mingled with the stars, was carolling at a prodigious height, and one would have declared that that hymn of pettiness calmed immensity.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE CHAIN-GANG
8 A sign, in short, of some outbreak which is prodigious and near unless some diversion shall arise.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—SLANG WHICH WEEPS AND SLANG WHICH LAUGHS
9 His strength, which was prodigious, as the reader knows, and which had been but little decreased by age, thanks to his chaste and sober life, began to give way, nevertheless.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—HE ALSO BEARS HIS CROSS
10 The prodigious strain upon the main-sail had parted the weather-sheet, and the tremendous boom was now flying from side to side, completely sweeping the entire after part of the deck.
11 As touching Slave-ships meeting, why, they are in such a prodigious hurry, they run away from each other as soon as possible.
12 In another plate, the prodigious blunder is made of representing the whale with perpendicular flukes.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
13 When the painted canvas cover is clapped on the American line-tub, the boat looks as if it were pulling off with a prodigious great wedding-cake to present to the whales.
14 It must be borne in mind that all this time we have a Sperm Whale's prodigious head hanging to the Pequod's side.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 73. Stubb and Flask Kill a Right Whale; and Then ...
15 Gases are generated in him; he swells to a prodigious magnitude; becomes a sort of animal balloon.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.