Definition of Limbecs
1. limbec [n] - See also: limbec
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Literary usage of Limbecs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Whole Works ; with an Essay Biographical and Critical by Jeremy Taylor (1835)
"... and the Christian schools drew some of their articles through the limbecs of Plato's philosophy, and to this day the relish remains upon some of them. ..."
2. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1880)
"... do by their extraordinary skill in physic, and some of our modern chemists by their strange limbecs, by their spells, philosopher's stones and charms. ..."
3. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"660 CLXVI О truly Royal ! who behold the law And rule of beings in your Maker's mind; And thence, like limbecs, rich ideas draw, To fit the level'd use of ..."