million-headed love

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  • Listen, "he demanded;" listen (as the author of 'The Gentle Art of Making Enemies' was wont to introduce his lectures) to the story of the unfolding of a woman's heart through marriage, as it is unfolded in the recent book of a novelist whom both the million-headed crowd and shoals of reviewers, of very uneven critical equipment, place 'well forward among America's novelists.'

    Walking-Stick Papers

  • And the more gorgeously the toy is dressed, the louder the colors, the more it will appeal to the million-headed child.

    Anarchism and Other Essays

  • Certain hundreds of drilled soldiers sufficed to suppress this million-headed hydra's and tread it down, without the smallest appeasement or hope of such, into its subterranean settlements again, there to reconsider itself.

    Past and Present

  • Certain hundreds of drilled soldiers sufficed to suppress this million-headed hydra, and tread it down, without the smallest appeasement or hope of such, into its subterranean settlements again, there to reconsider itself.

    Past and Present Thomas Carlyle's Collected Works, Vol. XIII.

  • Each of these one-million-plus names was another chance for the plaintiff to demand more information; in effect, a million-headed hydra, driving our administrative costs upwards for no valid reason.

    Sound Politics

  • The trope of a singular American hand guiding a million-headed puppet in the streets of Iran seems a bit odd anyway.

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