The four and six-penny manual, mostly in his lithographed handwriting, that was never vulgarly advertized, may perhaps some day be taken up by a syndicate and pushed upon the public as The Times pushed the Encyclopaedia
Britannica; but until then it will certainly not prevail against Pitman.
If you take down your Encyclopaedia
Britannica , Volume III, AUS to BIS, you will find that bees are a 'large and natural family of the zoological order Hymenoptera, characterized by the plumose form of many of their hairs, by the large size of the basal segment of the foot ...
"'Is to copy out the "Encyclopaedia
Britannica." There is the first volume of it in that press.
“Certainly, more important operations than that have been performed,” observed Richard; “the encyclopaedia
mentions much more incredible circumstances than that, as, I dare say, you know, Dr.
It was not so with Chaucer, whom I loved from the first word of his which I found quoted in those lectures, and in Chambers's 'Encyclopaedia
of English Literature,' which I had borrowed of my friend the organ-builder.
Judge Scott still held to the same opinion, and proved it to everybody's dissatisfaction by measurements and descriptions taken from the encyclopaedia
and various works on natural history.
'He CRAMMED for it, to use a technical but expressive term; he read up for the subject, at my desire, in the "Encyclopaedia
"And there's another fellow - Parry - an Australian, a statistician and a sporting encyclopaedia
. Ask him the grain output of Paraguay for 1903, or the English importation of sheetings into China for
I was fortunate enough, too, to become acquainted with a person in the publishing way, who was getting up an Encyclopaedia
, and he set me to work; and, indeed' (glancing at his table), 'I am at work for him at this minute.
Charley and I knew nothing of the oyster industry, while his head was an encyclopaedia
of facts concerning it.
His "Deipnosophistae" ("Dons at Dinner") is an encyclopaedia
of miscellaneous topics in the form of a dialogue.
The principle of selection I find distinctly given in an ancient Chinese encyclopaedia
. Explicit rules are laid down by some of the Roman classical writers.