Usage examples for GIANTS

  1. I am a knight of the race of giants, and if it were not for the wickedness of my brother I should have lived in peace. – Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen by Alexander Chodsko
  2. At length appears the last doorway with the two traditional giants, guardians of the sacred court, which stand the one on the right hand, the other on the left, shut up like wild beasts, each in an iron cage. – Madame Chrysantheme Complete by Pierre Loti Last Updated: March 4, 2009
  3. The Giants made the only genuine gold- egg- laying geese on the planet because the Giants' League alone knew the secret. – Rastignac the Devil by Philip José Farmer
  4. The castle has been duly built: he has tried every stone of it, and found the work first- rate: there is nothing to be done but pay the price agreed upon by handing over Freia to the giants. – The Perfect Wagnerite A Commentary on the Niblung's Ring by George Bernard Shaw
  5. So he went into the sleeping- room of his daughter, awoke her, and asked who could have killed the giants? – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  6. A man who had it in him to fight giants wasn't cut out for teaching school. – The Flockmaster of Poison Creek by George W. Ogden
  7. They are all mere children, though six and a half feet tall; giants, with the souls of boys. – The Scarlet Banner by Felix Dahn
  8. Yet, when the dead Youths had been brought in, many had ceased to look out for a time and had turned to questioning, and some had made inspection that they might know which had come back, and which lay out there where the Giants had slain them, or went forward to more dreadful matters. – The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson
  9. It seems that many years ago all the country in the neighbourhood of Stokesay belonged to two giants, who lived the one upon View Edge, and the other at Norton Camp. – Strange Pages from Family Papers by T. F. Thiselton Dyer
  10. Boundless and deep the forests weave Their twilight shade thy borders o'er, And threatening cliffs, like giants, heave Their rugged forms along thy shore. – Poems by Sam G. Goodrich
  11. Did not any of you recognize the king of the giants as the one who was fighting the stranger? – Castle of Terror by E.J. Liston
  12. There were hundreds of giants, throwing up hands and arms and trying to reach the roof. – Moor Fires by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
  13. To Phobar it seemed a city of gods or giants. – Raiders of the Universes by Donald Wandrei
  14. One of the giants had fallen and lay stretched across the little clearing. – The Valley of the Giants by Peter B. Kyne
  15. Suddenly a lane opened in the crowd, and from the great black and gold building there came a file of men in tight- fitting green uniforms; a file of seven- foot giants. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  16. Ye stand here now like giants, as ye are! – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick
  17. The lad is better suited to sing sweet songs to the ladies than to fight robbers and wrestle with giants. – Old Greek Stories by James Baldwin
  18. She knew exactly what he wanted; so she told him that the Princess was shut up in a castle guarded by giants, and that he would have to fight the giants before he could reach her. – Philippine Folk-Tales by Clara Kern Bayliss, Berton L. Maxfield, W. H. Millington, Fletcher Gardner, Laura Watson Benedict
  19. The little tailor willingly consented to do this, and following his friend they went on till they reached a cave where several other giants were sitting round a fire, each holding a roast sheep in his hand, of which he was eating. – The Blue Fairy Book by Various
  20. And in this wise he spake, and he uttered these words at that place:- We need not our chariots break- This, a struggle fit for giants. – The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Táin Bó Cúalnge by Unknown