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Origin of herculean
Examples from the Web for herculean
For women with ADHD conforming to these problematic standards is a herculean task.
Those versions of the story present a Herculean drama of man versus nature.Polar Explorer vs. Reality TV Crew: Tim Jarvis in the Footsteps of Shackleton|Darrell Hartman|January 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It goes back to the Greeks and the idea of sport as some sort of Herculean sacrifice without personal enrichment.
Now even the scaled-down agreement is proving a herculean task.
Tangling with the ancients in this way takes a certain Herculean arrogance.A Manifesto for Disorder: Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s ‘Antifragile’ Reviewed|Robert Herritt|November 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
With no little difficulty I did what Marion desired; his Herculean body was heavy.The Casque's Lark|Eugne Sue
And still the giant Cossack, with herculean strength and unbelievable prowess, was fighting his assailants.The Boy Allies with the Cossacks|Clair W. Hayes
What was the meaning of this so steady and self-respecting, this small Herculean labor, I knew not.Walden, and On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience|Henry David Thoreau
He was a man of herculean proportions, and blessed with as commonplace features as you could find in a day's walk.Ridgeway|Scian Dubh
This is a herculean task but this is what confronts us and I for one, believe we can accomplish it.Twenty-Five Years in the Black Belt|William James Edwards