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  • His notes already made a formidable range of volumes, but the crowning task would be to condense these voluminous still-accumulating results and bring them, like the earlier vintage of Hippocratic books, to fit a little shelf.
  • He had seen Miss Vincy above his horizon almost as long as it had taken Mr. Casaubon to become engaged and married: but this learned gentleman was possessed of a fortune; he had assembled his voluminous notes, and had made that sort of reputation which precedes performance,—often the larger part of a man’s fame.

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  • I had trouble sitting down at the table because Bertha had made me wear a fashionable gown, and my petticoat was voluminous.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • She looked at me on the pole and in a voluminous voice—powerful, masculine, and incredibly loud—she bellowed, "What’ch you doin’ up on that pole, man?"
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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