Koku was an immense man, a veritable giant
, one of two whom Tom had brought back with him after an exciting trip to a strange land.
In this enterprise, however, he had more real difficulties than generally fell to the lot of a knight-errant of yore, who seldom had anything but giants
, enchanters, fiery dragons, and such like easily conquered adversaries, to contend with and had to make his way merely through gates of iron and brass, and walls of adamant to the castle keep, where the lady of his heart was confined; all which he achieved as easily as a man would carve his way to the centre of a Christmas pie; and then the lady gave him her hand as a matter of course.
HOW SIR LAUNCELOT SLEW TWO GIANTS, AND MADE A CASTLE FREE
We swept through the prettiest little curving arms of the lake, among these colossal green walls, enjoying new delights, always, as the stately panorama unfolded itself before us and rerolled and hid itself behind us; and now and then we had the thrilling surprise of bursting suddenly upon a tremendous white mass like the distant and dominating Jungfrau, or some kindred giant
, looming head and shoulders above a tumbled waste of lesser Alps.
Every little while some giant
tree yielded the fight and fell crashing through the younger growth; and the unflagging thunder- peals came now in ear-splitting explosive bursts, keen and sharp, and unspeakably appalling.
The sun was setting when a loud noise aroused us, the door of the hall was violently burst open and a horrible giant
To his dismay and astonishment he found a Giant
lying at the entrance of the wood; he was about to run off as fast as his legs could carry him, when the Giant
called out: 'Don't be afraid, I won't harm you.
He approved highly of the giant
Morgante, because, although of the giant
breed which is always arrogant and ill-conditioned, he alone was affable and well-bred.
His stick had rested a moment while he looked to see the giant
topple into the water, when down came the other upon his head, whack
And again and again the rosy-checked and curly-headed boy would tug and strain at the huge mass of stone, striving, child as he was, to do what a giant
could hardly have done without taking both of his great hands to the task.
Bewildered Travellers - Prowling Indians- A Giant
The road led him up a mountain, and when he had reached the highest point of it, there sat a powerful giant
looking peacefully about him.