On the adjacent wall was a frieze of curious and chimerical beasts.
"The Lords of the Ghostland" by Edgar Saltus
Absorbed in these chimerical fancies, Enrique Darles came to the jeweler's shop in Calle Mayor.
"Their Son; The Necklace" by Eduardo Zamacois
The hypothesis, that the writers in a dead tongue can alone secure a worthy audience, is altogether chimerical.
"The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1" by Alexander Pope
Your ambitious projects, which have been treated as chimerical, are now realized.
"Marie Antoinette and the Downfall of Royalty" by Imbert de Saint-Amand
I confess that the whole scheme appeared to me wild and chimerical.
"Reminiscences, 1819-1899" by Julia Ward Howe
Such a division is altogether chimerical, and without any sound basis.
"Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China During the years 1844-5-6. Volume 1 [of 2]" by Evariste Regis Huc
So far from being a romantic and chimerical project, it was not only practicable, but easy.
"The West Indies and the Spanish Main " by James Rodway
Cuba's boasted strength is chimerical.
"History of Cuba; or, Notes of a Traveller in the Tropics" by Maturin M. Ballou
In a country such as this, accidents of this description are by no means chimerical.
"Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China During the years 1844-5-6. Volume 2 [of 2]" by Evariste Regis Huc
The contention of the historical school that all law springs up 'naturally', like language, is chimerical.
"The Future of International Law" by Lassa Oppenheim
Now, I do not think that there is anything visionary or chimerical in my plan thus far.
"Henry Wadsworth Longfellow" by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
For these reasons I hold that the proposed exemption of private property from capture or molestation at sea is a chimerical one.
"Naval Warfare" by James R. Thursfield
Its most cherished ideals, as shown in its attitudes and methods, are chimerical, or impossible.
"The Will to Doubt" by Alfred H. Lloyd
But there, my child, the project is too wild and chimerical.
"Cursed by a Fortune" by George Manville Fenn
In place of the chimerical monsters we have a portrait in wood of a lady, for which Arabella Stuart might have sat as model.
"Chats on Old Furniture" by Arthur Hayden
Even in our own day such a scheme would be considered radical and chimerical.
"Makers of Modern Medicine" by James J. Walsh
Others think they know something, and lose themselves in vain and chimerical hypotheses.
"Voltaire's Romances" by François-Marie Arouet
I am glad you do not think the idea chimerical.
"The Spell" by William Dana Orcutt
Equality, then, is at the same time the most natural and the most chimerical thing possible.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 4 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Nothing could have been more chimerical than to send the Egyptians to people China.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)