Usage examples for limes

  1. She could see the first couple walking under an avenue of limes, and near them that young man or monkey, Raikes, as if in ambush. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. In a little half hour we cleared the barrier of St. Martin, and found ourselves on the broad, open, route royale- bordered by poplars and limes. – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  3. Did it with Green Springs water and fresh limes. – Wilt Thou Torchy by Sewell Ford
  4. Towards the river runs another avenue of limes trimmed squarely on top. – Normandy, Complete The Scenery & Romance Of Its Ancient Towns by Gordon Home
  5. Oranges, bananas, limes, mangoes, grew in abundance, though only berries were ripe at this season. – The Voodoo Gold Trail by Walter Walden
  6. But even the presence of a human being scarcely broke the silence; for the girl crept slowly over the thick grass, and gliding into the avenue by the side of the fish- pond, disappeared in the rich shelter of the limes. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  7. In terms of supplying that much C with limes, that's 300 to 750 of them daily- clearly impossible. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  8. He slid forward almost to the feet of the dreaming youth and, placing as before two green limes in his hand, spoke saying " Master, my wife hath written from our country, bidding me to go unto her nor tarry by the road. – By-Ways of Bombay by S. M. Edwardes, C.V.O.
  9. They brought us out a great many bottles of rum and limes, and we all had a long, deep drink. – Captain Macklin by Richard Harding Davis
  10. We then turned Northward, and sighted Al- Mazik, more generally known as Wady Laymun, the Valley of Limes. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  11. Yet the precincts were not without a certain beauty, and every side of the town was approached through an avenue of limes or poplars. – Leaves from a Field Note-Book by J. H. Morgan
  12. There is a fruit- garden, a park, big trees, long avenues of limes. – Letters of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov Translated by Constance Garnett
  13. No one certainly has ever come by the narrow way out of the High Street, down the avenue of limes to the West Front without being disappointed; but no one thus disappointed has ever entered into the church without astonishment, wonder and complete satisfaction. – England of My Heart--Spring by Edward Hutton
  14. So gloomy at night, it was now charming with its two rows of aged limes which rustled gently while the wind wafted to him their enervating scent. – En Route by J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
  15. He shook his head sometimes as he went along, sad and perplexed and unsatisfactory, among his limes. – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  16. With a patient shrug of his shoulders he went back to his hut and made sure there was a plentiful supply of sirih and cooling limes on hand. – The Argus Pheasant by John Charles Beecham
  17. A very pleasant walk leads us along under the grand limes and elm trees that compose the shady boulevards on Lucca's old walls. – Cathedral Cities of Italy by William Wiehe Collins
  18. But the forge was a very short distance off, and I went towards it under the sweet green limes, listening for the clink of Joe's hammer. – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  19. They came out of the hollow, side by side, into a short arcade of flowering limes, at the end of which there was a broad sweep of open grass. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  20. On examination, the casks of limes were found to have been entirely spoilt. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston