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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of imbosom.


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  • Large plantations of maize, manioc, and tobacco are seen along both banks, which are enlivened by the frequent appearance of native houses imbosomed in dense shady groves, with little boys and girls playing about them.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • A quiet cottage, imbosomed among the trees, broke on their eyes.

    Sanders' Union Fourth Reader

  • The luxuriant coast bordering on the southern extremity of the lake and skirting the peninsula of Michigan and southwestern Ontario -- though comparatively flat -- is not void of charming features; being lined with numerous pretty villages imbosomed among gentle slopes that were covered with the richest verdure.

    By Water to the Columbian Exposition

  • Let us suppose that in a country journey we arrive at the summit of a hill, at whose foot lies a charming village imbosomed in trees from the midst of which, rises the white spire of the village church.

    Lessons in Life A Series of Familiar Essays

  • Th’ outstretching lake, imbosomed ’mong the hills,

    Verses Written with a Pencil at the Inn at Kenmore

  • The northern coast counties are made up largely of mountains, but imbosomed in these lie many charming little, and several quite spacious, valleys, in which you are surprised to find a multitude of farmers living, isolated from the world, that life of careless and easy prosperity which is the lot of farmers in the fat valleys of California.

    Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands

  • The clock weight, that should know time no more, was well imbosomed in the old deed-poll, and all stitched firmly in the tough brown frail, whose handles would help for a long strong cast.

    Mary Anerley : a Yorkshire Tale

  • To the north, the magnificent cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe – to the south, the villages of San Augustin, San Angel, and Tacubaya, which seem imbosomed in trees, and look like an immense garden.

    Life in Mexico, During a Residence of Two Years in That Country

  • Tacubaya, which seem imbosomed in trees, and look like an immense garden.

    Life in Mexico

  • How well he could do this you can easily see by observing how finely the ruined tower on the top of the hill commands a view of the river and of the island, as well as of the nunnery itself, imbosomed in the trees.

    Rollo on the Rhine


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