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It is not possible in a chapter, a book or a five-foot shelf to limn all that is even of cursory interest.

Royal Palaces and Parks of FranceMilburg Francisco Mansfield

Limn thou, fantastic, free Blue sirens of the sea, And beasts of heraldry.

There were no longer these telling situations to limn which spoke for themselves, and without straw, bricks are not to be made.

Samuel Ferguson, in Congal, has done little more than limn an obscure shadow of that shadow: yet it haunts the imagination.

As I have sketched an ideal parlour, so would I limn a bedroom I have seen.

How we transpose and dislocate while we limn in aerial colours!

Just as the old religious painters used to limn saints and Madonnas, let us now write works of artistic and moral fiction.

No, madam; the beauty of the features the artist had set himself to limn.

The Rosery FolkGeorge Manville Fenn

I fear it is not possible to limn so many persons in so small a tablet as the compass of our plays afford.

Somehow the arches and curves of its branches seemed to limn a pattern so dreadful that his heart beat faster as he gazed upon it.

The Tree of LifeCatherine Lucille Moore

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