Synonyms for palimpsest

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His soul must be like a palimpsest with the record of nation on nation.

I scanned a leaf particularly and saw that it was a palimpsest.

Nature became for him a scroll, a palimpsest with daily mutations.

A palimpsest, now in the church chest, formerly at east end of nave.

He had corrected the palimpsest and recalled her as the Miss Webling whom he had met in London.

The very lost races are a palimpsest to be deciphered by a seeing eye.

The letters, together with the other fragments in the palimpsest, were published at Rome in 1823.

It is easier to write on white paper than to make parchment ready for a palimpsest.

He is, and always has been, a sheath of varied and even incompatible possibilities, a palimpsest of inherited dispositions.

The greater part of the palimpsest has, however, been deciphered and the text is now fairly complete.

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