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.
the people of the East have attached the fable that the plant first blossomed at the moment when our Saviour was born" (The Penny Cyclopaedia
Far from the first popular publication to gloss military terminology with the aid of a labeled diagram, the Cyclopaedia
was merely the least specialized source for such content.
The first quotation comes from Chambers' Cyclopaedia
as found at the ARTFL server at the University of Chicago--http://artflsrv01.
In addition to the image being printed in every copy of the Cyclopaedia
, countless numbers of quality chromolithographic prints were published that hang in the homes of collectors to this day (mine included).
Ian Jeremiah, co-owner of Cyclopaedia
, advised staff on checking gears, brakes and tyres.
Groult senala como la Cyclopaedia
de Chambers aun se ubica, segun su propio titulo, en el nivel de los diccionarios del saber como un todo y que se erigen en guia de los lectores, algo muy contrario al espiritu de la Encyclopedie, de la cual Diderot y d'Alembert solo son editores pero con un proyecto filosofico que "consiste en hacer ver como el hombre acrece su saber mediante el desarrollo especulativo de la comprension del sistema del mundo" (p.
For example, the Cyclopaedia
of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature (1870), whose editorial committee was a veritable "who's who" of evangelical American Protestant scholars, was sharply critical of most claims about Francis.
In 1835 the Penny Cyclopaedia
praised Taylor for having given elegance to the devices on the surface of a button and Sampson Lloyd recalled that Taylor himself was credited with the production of fashionable tinted patterns on snuff-boxes.
Perhaps the best argument for summer camp is one I came upon under the heading "Boys Camp" in Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia
and Register of Important Events of the Year 1888.