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(Sage, 2012: 24) that 'we are now in the era of the edited "handbook"--big, compendious beasts aimed at a market seeking something between a work of reference and a textbook'.
The centrepiece of this extensive scholarly project is a lengthy manuscript treatise entitled A Compendious Discourse of the Principles of the Practicall & Mathematicall Partes of Musick (c.
It is simply an excellent, thorough, and compendious volume.
Thus, too compendious a statute becomes a possibly maladroit effort.
It is with a hopeful political message that he concludes this compendious account of the interaction between biological and social adaptation.
The fatwa pronouncing a death sentence on Salman Rushdie has long been rescinded, he has written many other books, and the sun has risen and set more than 7,000 times, so for anyone to demand that he be prevented even from appearing at such a compendious event takes a particular and determined desire to be offended by him.
In its brief space, Bray-brooke provides a compendious vade mecum for the dialogue participant.
That definition is lost, along with so much else, but I do remember that it was broad, compendious, and absolute, founded as it was on my superficial reading of Yeats, Wordsworth, Hopkins, and Stevens (whose work seemed to me written in a nonterrestrial tongue, but which inexplicably I could not stop reading).
Its strength lies in its structured intuitive format, breadth of topics and compendious explanations.
xii-xiii), make the book difficult for most people to use, such that, as Sokoloff also indicates, most scholars rely on Jesse Payne Smith's A Compendious Syriac Dictionary (Oxford: Clarendon, 1903) and only "quote [[LS.sup.2]] as a demonstration of their scientific acumen" (p.
Still, a compendious book that mentions an ancient hymn of Ethiopian Christians ('Anqasa Berhan), the genre of Rosencranzbilder, Erasmus, the Battle of Lepanto, Queen Elizabeth I, Philip Neff, Louis Richeome, Leibniz, Charles Dickens, the Plenary Councils of Baltimore, devotion of the Holy Face of Christ, Jean Delumeau, Karl Rahner, and the Texas Department of Corrections will edify the reader who can savor it, a treasury.
An introduction by the editors is included at the beginning of each volume in the series and offers a compendious overview of issues and contexts related to the concept of the other voice in the period ranging from 1300 to 1700.