Great scale

(Mus.) the complete scale; - employed to designate the entire series of musical sounds from lowest to highest.

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Hence no one has ever composed a poem on a great scale in any other than heroic verse.
They are fashioned of hard-burned little bricks, red, with black ends, so that the walls look like a chess-board upon a great scale.
Then Jokubas pointed out the place where the cattle were driven to be weighed, upon a great scale that would weigh a hundred thousand pounds at once and record it automatically.
It was his nature to be communicative; he liked to open to a mind unacquainted with the world glimpses of its scenes and ways(I do not mean its corrupt scenes and wicked ways, but such as derived their interest from the great scale on which they were acted, the strange novelty by which they were characterised); and I had a keen delight in receiving the new ideas he offered, in imagining the new pictures he portrayed, and following him in thought through the new regions he disclosed, never startled or troubled by one noxious allusion.
Yet, if I betray my master's secret, I shall be a false- hearted, treacherous knave, a traitor, too, a crime provided for and punishable by military laws - so much so, indeed, that twenty times, in former days when wars were rife, I have seen many a miserable fellow strung up to a tree for doing, in but a small degree, what my scruples counsel me to undertake upon a great scale now.
It was just robbery with violence, aggra- vated murder on a great scale, and men going at it blind --as is very proper for those who tackle a darkness.
The great scales of Fate had been held on a level for him; for where in all great London could one find two sweeter girls, more loving, more intelligent, and more sympathetic than Clara and Ida Walker?
Aleppo, SANA -- German parliamentary delegation visited on Thursday the city of Aleppo and inspected the great scale of destruction caused by terrorism and the efforts exerted to rebuild the city.
In its cards, public-private partnership (PPP) projects of great scale.
Machine learning can process massive quantities of data and perform operations at great scale to detect and correct known vulnerabilities, suspicious behavior, and zero-day attacks.
Its great scale is humbling, in what is arguably one of the most positive feats of the region's economic success.
No matter how small humans are on the great scale of the universe, we can still change it.