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  • Much superior to the passages respecting the Battle of the Gods are those which represent the divine nature as it really is -- pure and great and undefiled; for example, what is said of Poseidon in a passage fully treated by many before ourselves: -- Her far-stretching ridges, her forest-trees, quaked in dismay,/And her peaks, and the Trojans 'town, and the ships of Achaia's array,/Beneath his immortal feet, as onward Poseidon strode.

    On the Sublime

  • The Dagora Forest: This far-stretching forest is where most elves are said to live and where the more benevolent Green Dragon rules.

    LEGENDS OF THE DRAGONREALM

  • Even at that age I loved far-stretching views, sunlit spaces and stately trees; in a word, all nature charmed me and lifted up my soul to Heaven.

    Flowers and Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

  • Thence they sailed on, past the Macrones and the far-stretching land of the Becheiri and the overweening Sapeires, and after them the Byzeres; for ever forward they clave their way, quickly borne by the gentle breeze.

    The Argonautica

  • To halt this influence - and hence decree your own terminolgy is "purer" or superior - is a proof of both a far-stretching hubris and of a complete lack of grasp on the normal evolution of languages.

    languagehat.com: HIGH ICELANDIC.

  • It had been produced by one of those far-stretching, world-moving commotions which now and then occur, sometimes twice or thrice in a generation, and, perhaps, not again for half a century, causing timid men to whisper in corners, and the brave and high-spirited to struggle with the struggling waves, so that when the storm subsides they may be found floating on the surface.

    The Three Clerks

  • She looked, and looked until the last glimmer of the red lamp on the receding sleeper disappeared in the maze of smoke and haze overhanging the tracks of the far-stretching yard.

    Jennie Gerhardt

  • That settled it: this was war; these far-stretching masses of troops were bound for the front.

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • There they left their team and climbed a steep hill on foot until they reached a prominence which commanded a scene of far-stretching beauty.

    Hawaii

  • An - other collection of the self-planting trees made an effective border along the eastern side of the cliffs, and this was not a small wood but a far-stretching forest.

    The Stars Are Ours

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