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  • Judging by the size of the sword she was called upon to examine this Friesian hero must have been a giant even amongst his own giant-like race.

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  • “Aarrggghhh,” he growled, face distorted with giant-like fearsomeness.

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  • It will be done again and again, sharper, simpler, but fortunate is he who did it first, though never so giant-like and fabulous.

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  • “Aarrggghhh,” he growled, face distorted with giant-like fearsomeness.

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  • To Turlogh's shifting glances, caught between the flash of sword and ax, it seemed that the image had grown -- expanded -- heightened; that it loomed giant-like over the battle; that its head rose into smoke-filled rafters of the great hall -- that it brooded like a dark cloud of death over these insects who cut each other's throats at its feet.

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  • Athenian general, challenging whoever would come forth to a single combat, Pittacus advanced to meet him, and catching him in a net, slew that stout and giant-like man; for which when the Mitylaenans offered him great presents, darting his javelin as far as he could out of his hand, he desired only so much ground as he should reach with that throw; and the place is to this day called Pittacium.

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  • Good Master Mustardseed, I know your patience well: that same cowardly, giant-like ox-beef hath devoured many a gentleman of your house: I promise you your kindred had made my eyes water ere now.

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  • Pantagruel then arose from table to visit and scour the thicket, and returned presently; having discovered, on the left, an ambuscade of squab Chitterlings; and on the right, about half a league from thence, a large body of huge giant-like armed

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  • Pantagruel then arose from table to visit and scour the thicket, and returned presently; having discovered, on the left, an ambuscade of squab Chitterlings; and on the right, about half a league from thence, a large body of huge giant-like armed

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  • And I left the giant-like old woman, whose head was bleached by the fronts of eighty or ninety Winters.

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