Usage examples for titanic

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. To what a tiny hum would the traffic fall when that titanic clangour met my ears! – An Ocean Tramp by William McFee
  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. Then came a titanic roar and the planet itself seemed to shake! – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  6. 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
  7. The White Star Company is also building two immense boats to be named the Olympic and Titanic. – Marvels of Modern Science by Paul Severing
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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