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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of overcanopy.


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  • The Life of man was encompassed and overcanopied by a glory of Heaven, even as his dwelling-place by the azure vault.

    Paras. 20-39

  • Although I like this little villa much better, I would gladly see the place again, and enjoy with you, as we did before, the vast expanse of woodlands and mountains and maremma; frowning fortresses inexpugnable; and others more prodigious for their ruins; then below them, lordly abbeys, overcanopied with stately trees and girded with rich luxuriance; and towns that seem approaching them to do them honour, and villages nestling close at their sides for sustenance and protection.

    Imaginary Conversations and Poems A Selection


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