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  • Here the murals were of heroic-sized Martians, so human in appearance as to seem members of her own race, each holding some object -- a book, or a test tube, or some bit of scientific apparatus, and behind them were scenes of laboratories and factories, flame and smoke, lightning-flashes.

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  • The main structure consists of a series of four groups of heroic-sized figures, carved in pierced relief, each flanked by colossal bronze Hermes, their arms reaching around the structure and held together by animal forms of reptilian or fishy origin.

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  • To be sure, he was in the tonneau with Stephen Lorimer and the young Carmodys and Lorimers and the heroic-sized lunch box and the thermos case, while Jimsy and Honor sat in front, but at least he was there.

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  • The painting containing the four heroic-sized figures of Saints Mark,

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  • He half leaned upon the stone pedestal of an heroic-sized

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  • On the westerly wall of the hall were displayed charts and maps of Africa, with heroic-sized types of the black tribes of the world, which were made by authority of the German Government.

    Africa for Christ. Twenty-Eight Years a Slave

  • We filed through the grand salon, with its luxurious medley of divans, tapestries, and rugs, through a great hall whose walls were hung with heroic-sized paintings of the English royal family, down a flight of steps, across the marble reception room, and into the open doors of the royal dining room.

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  • Sir Stamford Raffles, the man from whom it took its name, rests in Westminster Abbey, and a heroic-sized bronze statue of him graces the centre of the beautiful ocean esplanade of Singapore, the city he founded.

    Tales of the Malayan Coast From Penang to the Philippines

  • Where thousands of cattle once crossed the Brazos River over the Waco Suspension Bridge for pennies a head, a heroic-sized mounted cowboy and lone steer now mark the spot in Indian Spring Park.

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  • Elinor smiled and her shining eyes traveled down the wide dim corridor with its rows of battered gray lockers, past the confusion of chairs and easels that clustered around the big screen of the composition room, straight into the farthest nook of the great bare work rooms beyond, where an array of heroic-sized white casts loomed conspicuous in the cold north light above the clutter of easels, stools and drawing-boards that encompassed the silent, intent workers.

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  • The maid appeared, bearing a triangular tray upon which was set an heroic-sized tea service of bright white china, each piece a hectagon.

    —Dorothy Parker, 'Glory in the Daytime'

    September 15, 2008