Usage examples for titanic

  1. But to- night you're just- titanic – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  2. At times the cliffs rose from the river too sheer for the snow to lodge on; then their rocky faces shone harsh and stern; and sometimes the springs that gushed from them in summer were frozen in long streams of ice, like the tears bursting from the source of some Titanic grief. – The Quality of Mercy by W. D. Howells
  3. Ever since Father and Mother, in the great disaster of the wreck of the Titanic had gone down together into the gray waters of the Atlantic, the Ingleton children had lived with their grandfather, Mr. Leslie Ingleton, at Cheverley Chase. – The Princess of the School by Angela Brazil
  4. It echoed through my head As some titanic corridor echoes a giant tread, Only a little thing that my love once had said. – Perpetual Light by William Rose Benet
  5. But for a very slight trend the cleft ran inward straight to a depth of some forty or fifty feet, its sides, straight and smooth, rising to nearly the same height; and at the further end, which narrowed somewhat, ere terminating abruptly in the meeting of the two Titanic boulders which caused it, he could make out something which looked like a heap, an indefinable heap, of old clothes. – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  6. The whole scene, if no greater name can be given to it, is on a scale so Titanic in its massive length and breadth and depth, that you stand utterly trembling and weak and foolish as you look for the first time. – Mr. Isaacs by F. Marion Crawford
  7. Massive machinery was crumpled up as if it had been clutched in a titanic white- hot metal hand. – Plotting in Pirate Seas by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  8. Out West we students used to read of his terrific line plunges on the eastern fields and of his titanic defense when his team was hard pushed, and wonder if any of us would ever become great enough to meet him and shake him by the hand. – At Good Old Siwash by George Fitch
  9. Was he not going forth as a Titanic child to become a great man among great men! – Home Again by George MacDonald
  10. Then came the end: the Titanic with a low long slanting dive went down and with her Thomas Andrews. – Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland by Joseph Tatlow
  11. Immediately the solitudes shut down about them with titanic walls. – The Everlasting Whisper by Jackson Gregory
  12. Then came a titanic roar and the planet itself seemed to shake! – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  13. To what a tiny hum would the traffic fall when that titanic clangour met my ears! – An Ocean Tramp by William McFee
  14. I made those Sierras and clothed their titanic flanks with forests of sod." – She Buildeth Her House by Will Comfort
  15. It was as long as the one above, and higher, yet all that vast space was taken by one single, titanic coil that stretched from wall to wall! – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  16. There was a certain truth in this observation, as the rest of them knew, for, after all, it was the outcast and the desperate who first pushed grimly on into the wilderness, up tremendous defiles and over passes choked with snow, and afterward played a leading part in the Titanic struggle with nature in the strongholds where she had ruled supreme. – The Gold Trail by Harold Bindloss
  17. One couldn't understand a thing like this except in a town which had a mania for the gigantic, the titanic – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  18. Their way lay through a narrow pass which ran through a deep cleft of the mountains, a cleft which seemed as though it had been carved out by a blow of a Titanic axe. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  19. The White Star Company is also building two immense boats to be named the Olympic and Titanic – Marvels of Modern Science by Paul Severing
  20. As the titanic jet leaped skyward now, the slanting rays of the sun caught it, and turned the water, fanning out, into a fire opal, into a sheet of living color. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930 by Various