"I haven't the least doubt, sir, that there may have been such monsters as you have spoken of still existing at a much later period than is generally accepted," replied Adam.
'worm' was a monster of vast size and power--a veritable dragon or serpent, such as legend attributes to vast fens or quags where there was illimitable room for expansion.
'I always thought they were fabulous monsters
!' said the Unicorn.
A state, is called the coldest of all cold monsters
. Coldly lieth it also; and this lie creepeth from its mouth: "I, the state, am the people."
It is a most tremendous monster
, like a great spider, with a body as big as an elephant and legs as long as a tree trunk.
Uplifting my eyes from the page, they fell upon the naked face of the bill, and upon an object -- upon some living monster
of hideous conformation, which very rapidly made its way from the summit to the bottom, disappearing finally in the dense forest below.
Very long ago, as old people have told me, there lived a terrible monster
, who came out of the North, and laid waste whole tracts of country, devouring both men and beasts; and this monster
was so destructive that it was feared that unless help came no living creature would be left on the face of the earth.
He was almost halfway over, when suddenly a horrible sea monster
stuck its head out of the water, an enormous head with a huge mouth, wide open, showing three rows of gleaming teeth, the mere sight of which would have filled you with fear.
Fifteen days later, two thousand miles farther off, the Helvetia, of the Compagnie-Nationale, and the Shannon, of the Royal Mail Steamship Company, sailing to windward in that portion of the Atlantic lying between the United States and Europe, respectively signalled the monster
to each other in 42@ 15' N.
Christine!" he moaned, calling to her as he felt that she must be calling to him from the depths of that dark pit to which the monster
had carried her.
"This pretended foundling is a real monster
of abomination," resumed Jehanne.
At the high end the skull forms a crater to bed that part of the mass; while under the long floor of this crater -- in another cavity seldom exceeding ten inches in length and as many in depth --reposes the mere handful of this monster