They possessed greater mastery over matter than the gods he had known, most powerful among which was Grey Beaver.
Now the Wicked Witch of the West had but one eye, yet that was as powerful as a telescope, and could see everywhere.
The decided tone of the minister who was a man of nerve and determination, and the presence of this formidable force, convinced the Peruvian authorities that his Excellency was in earnest; and being in no condition to risk a bombardment, much less a ruinous war with a nation so powerful as the United States, they consented to the release of the prisoner on condition that he should leave the country within forty-eight hours.
Example is not so powerful as Confucius in these and many other passages represented it, but its influence is very great.
It was deep and musical; powerful as a bass organ, but evil as the forbidden books of the Arabs.
Contrast is almost as powerful as comparison in making our ideas clear and vivid.
Indeed, so long as fear of the Tusculan influence remained, deference to the wishes of the German King, who was also Emperor, was indispensable, and when that King was as powerful as Henry III it was unwise to challenge unnecessarily and directly the exercise of his powers.
He was not quite as powerful as White, was the first impression, and later the idea got about that Eugene and White did not agree temperamentally and that White was the stronger and would win.
Physically she was as powerful as a man.
A cetacean as powerful as a whole cavalry regiment—now that’s a whale of a whale!”
One of these leaders, Hou Ching, who had become powerful as a military leader in the north, tried in 547 to conclude a private alliance with the Liang to strengthen his own position.
Or, it is like the strongly concentrated essence of a chemical substance, of which one drop is as powerful as one pint of the original thing.