Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as lime.

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Examples

  • No sound is dissonant which tells of Life. admin Uncategorized rachel blau duplessis, samuel taylor colerdige, this lime-tree bower my prison

    Rachel Blau DuPlessis reads “This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  • There was no mystery in the assembly of the Heimliche Acht. Under the oak, or under the lime-tree, the Judges assembled in broad daylight, and before the eye of heaven; but the tribunal derived its name from the precautions which were taken for the purpose of preventing any disclosure of its proceedings which might enable the offender to escape the vengeance of the Vehme.

    Anne of Geierstein

  • No sound is dissonant which tells of Life. admin Uncategorized david roderick, samuel taylor coleridge, this lime-tree bower my prison

    David Roderick reads “This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  • I was sitting with Katt under a lime-tree, thinking of nothing.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • Luckily, however, this recent appendage is hidden from sight by the first two trees of a lime-tree avenue planted in

    La Grenadiere

  • “Come for a walk with me along the lime-tree avenue!”

    The Scandal of the Season

  • When Alexander had seen her crying in the lime-tree walk, her feelings of humiliation had been all the more acute for knowing that she had behaved meanly toward him earlier.

    The Scandal of the Season

  • He only once dropped into reflection; he came across a young lime-tree, broken down, in all probability by the squall of the previous night.

    The Torrents of Spring

  • It was the grand old cathedral he looked at, not Baden of the pine-clad hills, of the pretty walks and the lime-tree avenues.

    The Newcomes

  • At the end of the lime-tree avenue is a broken-nosed damp Faun, with a marble panpipe, who pipes to the spirit ditties which I believe never had any tune.

    The Newcomes

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