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- noun A compendium.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
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- noun A compendium; an epitome; a summary.
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- noun A
compendium; an epitome; a summary.
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The acting of the heart in supplication, is a kind of compend and result of all these, as one perfume made up of many simples.
When she heard their words and understood them she said, As for the chapter of good breeding, it is wide of comprehension, being a compend of things perfect.
Badr Basim King over them after his sire; and they sware the oath gladly, for the sovran was liberal to the lieges, pleasant in parley and a very compend of goodness, saying naught but that wherein was advantage for the people.
By Table 155, same compend., the percentage of native free population in Virginia over 20 years of age who cannot read or write is 19.90, and in New York 1.87, in North
The Persian version of Qâdirî (a compend of Nachschabî's) is the one most frequently translated.
"_R.solved_, That the doctrine and sentiments of a certain book, called 'The Impending Crisis of the South -- How to meet it,' purporting to have been written by one Hinton R. Helper, are insurrectionary and hostile to the domestic peace and tranquility of the country, and that no Member of this House who has indorsed and recommended it, or the compend from it, is fit to be speaker of this House."
For the History of the United States, either John Fiske's or Eggleston's is an excellent compend, while for the fullest treatment, Bancroft's covers the period from the discovery of America up to the adoption of the constitution in
_Ten_ commandments constitute the brief compend of human duty.
With more immediate reference to the exposition herewith submitted, it is enough to intimate that it is neither a compend of criticism, nor merely a series of sermons.
More accurately he might have said that it is a compend of all Hindu literatures, the traditional as well as the inspired, and with