Of all this mass of epic poetry only the scantiest fragments survive; but happily Photius has preserved to us an abridgment
of the synopsis made of each poem of the "Trojan Cycle" by Proclus, i.e.
To be master of the sea, is an abridgment
of a monarchy.
It was long, but I can do no less than favour you with an abridgment
Vain der School favored the jury with an abridgment
of the testimony, recounted in such a manner as utterly to confuse the faculties of his worthy listeners.
In a word, I gave him an abridgment
of this whole history; I gave him a picture of my conduct for fifty years in miniature.
When the matter was mentioned yesterday, Senator Abe's counsel, Henry Bello, moved a motion praying the apex court to, among others prayers, grant accelerated hearing in the matter, an abridgment
of time within which parties are to file their processes and a definite date for the hearing of the appeal.
Lovecraft's most influential works presents several of his most famous stories, a sampling of his poetry and an abridgment
of his monograph Supernatural Horror in Literature, with commentary providing background and context.
This is not an abridgment
, they say, but an entirely new book, covering the correctional context, corrections in the community, institutional corrections, and correctional issues.
It's nothing outstanding on its own an abridgment
by the churchman Thomas Langley of an earlier book, De inventoribus rerum, by Polidore Vergil, an Italian scholar, a kind of history of institutions like the Catholic Church (Vergil's book got him in trouble with the church, which put it on its index of banned books).
The book, an abridgment
of Glyer's critically acclaimed The Company They Keep: C.
Since it is an abridgment
of the database, the text represents only books given the highest ratings (highly recommended and core collection) by the experienced librarian reviewers who look at books in English published or distributed in the United States.
Each of the three parts runs roughly four columns in the Times: the first column of the first part contains general comments about this particular biography and the practice of biography generally; the second column is an overview of Charles Napier's character; and the remaining ten columns are an abridgment
of the biography, beginning with Napier's parentage and ending with his death.