They were conducted to the platform by Buckstone ... and were delivered to the chairman in the midst of a prodigious explosion of welcome.
Mark Twain -- Pudd’nhead Wilson
our prodigious experience
Henry James -- The Turn of the Screw
Prodigious birth of love it is to me,
William Shakespeare -- Romeo and Juliet
the prodigious quantity of snow
Daniel Defoe -- Robinson Crusoe
Standing on this limb, you could by a prodigious effort jump far enough out into the river for safety.
John Knowles -- A Separate Peace
Nor mark prodigious,
William Shakespeare -- A Midsummer Night’s Dream
That is the most prodigious girl in this school!
Homer Hickam -- October Sky
"Yeah, the circle was prodigious," Erin said.
P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast -- Marked
a prodigious yawn
C.S. Lewis -- The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
"Hawkins, I put prodigious faith in you," added the squire.
Robert Louis Stevenson -- Treasure Island
I was ushered into a small room ... with a prodigious bed, almost big enough indeed for any four harpooneers to sleep abreast.
Herman Melville -- Moby Dick
A prodigious man slept in this cave alone ... knowing none but savage ways, a brute so huge, he seemed no man at all
Homer -- The Odyssey
The Turks killed prodigious numbers of the Russians, but the latter had their revenge.
Voltaire -- Candide
And who knows but that even this prodigious race of mortals might be equally overmatched in some distant part of the world, whereof we have yet no discovery.
Jonathan Swift -- Gulliver’s Travels
The crowd enjoyed this episode prodigiously,
Mark Twain -- The Prince and The Pauper
Father Zeus, you send mankind prodigious follies.
Homer -- The Iliad
in the middle of a prodigiously tough snore
Charles Dickens -- A Christmas Carol
they could feed prodigiously, and soon a few scattered bones were all that remained of the splendid live brute that had faced the pack a few hours before.
Jack London -- White Fang
There was a prodigious roar of applause,
Mark Twain -- A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
Stanley [prodigiously elated]:
Tennessee Williams -- A Streetcar Named Desire
a prodigious variety of puddings, meringues, and cookies,
Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- One Hundred Years of Solitude
William Shakespeare -- Julius Caesar
In the close quarters of an American nuclear family, their mother’s prodigious energy was becoming a real drain on their self-determination.
Julia Alvarez -- How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
This is a gigantic city, after all, and it produces a prodigious volume of garbage.
Haruki Murakami -- After Dark
...nothing living on it but game birds ... and the gulls which haunted the outlying rocks in a prodigious number.
Robert Louis Stevenson -- Kidnapped
And so let freedom ring from the prodigious hilltops of New Hampshire.
Martin Luther King, Jr. -- I Have a Dream
to write a work of genius is almost always a feat of prodigious difficulty.
Virginia Woolf -- A Room of One’s Own
the easiest and the quickest way to get the makings of the vicarage to the village was to hire a forestry barge at a prodigious thirty dollars a day.
Margaret Craven -- I Heard the Owl Call My Name
Guts on the walls: his prodigious brain emptied out onto his bedspread.
John Green -- An Abundance of Katherines
"He’s American," observed a man sporting a prodigious beard.
Ransom Riggs -- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Big Mama was a cheerful leviathan who lived in A Dorm—quick with a play on words, generally benevolent, and prodigious in girth.
Piper Kerman -- Orange Is the New Black
They have stayed on with me as assistants — and indeed their prodigious gifts have helped me tremendously but like myself, they cannot form a part of the team.
Trenton Lee Stewart -- The Mysterious Benedict Society
The Turk’s strength grew more prodigious with the months.
William Goldman -- The Princess Bride
"Prodigious," Mrs. Murry said.
Madeleine L’Engle -- A Wrinkle in Time
The sea is only a receptacle for all the prodigious, supernatural things that exist inside it.
Anthony Doerr -- All the Light We Cannot See
So in the prodigious planning and mapping out of strategy during the past week, the one breakdown of logistics came in transportation overland.
Pat Conroy -- The Water is Wide
He said the Africans had prodigious skills as wood-carvers and that the country could supply the whole world with high-quality furniture.
V.S. Naipaul -- A Bend in the River
Except for that gaping oral cavity of hers and that prodigiously active tongue, she might as well be clad in breastplates, full armor.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
Without question, Sir Marcus lumbered to the gleaming French walnut sideboard and rummaged through the drawers with a prodigious clatter, emerging at last with a pearl-handled fruit knife.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
This had a prodigious effect on Andrew Speedy.
Jules Verne -- Around the World in 80 Days