Clarel, a Poem and Pilgrimage in the Holy Land' (1876), is a long mystical poem requiring, as some one has said, a dictionary, a cyclopaedia
, and a copy of the Bible for its elucidation.
unless, indeed, he took down a dusty row of volumes with gray-paper backs and dingy labels--the volumes of an old Cyclopaedia
which he had never disturbed.
The former was a sort of cyclopaedia
to him, which he supposed to contain an abstract of human knowledge, as indeed it does to a considerable extent.
is rather more cautious, but still provides the kind of diagnosis that led Keats in the next century to pronounce his own blood-spitting as his 'death warrant': 'A true phthisis, even in its beginning, is a dangerous disease, and admits but of a very dubious prognostic; but when in an advanced state, it is always fatal.
95, 97; Stevens, The Cyclopaedia
of Fraternities, p.
14) According to both the Biographical Cyclopaedia
and accounts in Songs from the South, Boyle continued her work with memorialist groups until her death, while committing time and resources to national and international organizations during World War I.
The Canadian medical community, it appears, was as apathetic in its response to The Medical Profession in Upper Canada as Canadian Methodists had been to the Cyclopaedia
of Methodism in Canada.
I summarize details of Pond's life from the following: Dictionary of American Biography; National Cyclopaedia
of American Biography; Who Was Who; War of the Rebellion; and Pond's own Eccentricities.
See 5 THE NATIONAL CYCLOPAEDIA
OF AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY 65-66 (James T.
2004-2005: A Book of Reference and Background Information for All the Family.
in A Cyclopaedia
of Canadian Biography, being chiefly Men of the Time: Toronto, Rose Publishing Co.
6) Henry Mayhew, London Labour and the London Poor: A Cyclopaedia
of the Condition and Earnings of Those That Will Work, Those That Cannot Work, and Those That Will Not Work, 4 vols (London: Griffin, Bohn, 1861-62; repr.