But Weill put together this behemoth anyway and went about masterminding the repeal of Glass-Steagall, which happened in 1999.
What a demon, a behemoth, evil just seems to be seeping through him.
But that quality got diluted as the site expanded into the behemoth it is today, he said.
The next book in the series, behemoth, will come out in October 2010.
After all, his next project is naming a street for Josef Brodsky, an even more outspoken enemy of the Soviet behemoth.
Some way into the forest, the ground sprang up into mountains that were as fierce and behemoth as the trees that clothed them.
Hath he no the smooth face o' a bairn and the thews' o' behemoth?'
There was nothing in the world for behemoth to do but wildly leap under the hoofs for his life.
behemoth was a Strephon, and he thought that he had found his Chloe.
behemoth are cattle or brutes which live on hay and herbs growing from the earth; as sheep, cows, deer and roe.
late 14c., huge biblical beast (Job xl:15), from Latin behemoth, from Hebrew b'hemoth, usually taken as plural of intensity of b'hemah "beast." But the Hebrew word is perhaps a folk etymology of Egyptian pehemau, literally "water-ox," the name for the hippopotamus.
Long before Jumbo was dreamed of, a hippo was exhibited by George K. Bailey, who invented the tank on wheels now used so generally in the circuses. The beast was advertised as "the blood sweating Behemoth of Holy Writ," and he made several men rich. [Isaac F. Marcosson, "Sawdust and Gold Dust," in "The Bookman," June 1910]
(Job 40:15-24). Some have supposed this to be an Egyptian word meaning a "water-ox." The Revised Version has here in the margin "hippopotamus," which is probably the correct rendering of the word. The word occurs frequently in Scripture, but, except here, always as a common name, and translated "beast" or "cattle."