All human actions will then, of course, be tabulated according to these laws, mathematically, like tables of logarithms up to 108,000, and entered in an index; or, better still, there would be published certain edifying works of the nature of encyclopaedic
lexicons, in which everything will be so clearly calculated and explained that there will be no more incidents or adventures in the world.
No one, I'm sure, has your encyclopaedic
knowledge upon every subject.
He had an encyclopaedic
command of the field of knowledge, and by a word or a phrase, by delicate rapier thrusts, he punctured them.
While Mary drew, Diana pursued a course of encyclopaedic
reading she had (to my awe and amazement) undertaken, and I fagged away at German, he pondered a mystic lore of his own: that of some Eastern tongue, the acquisition of which he thought necessary to his plans.
Second, there is encyclopaedic
or general information, which involves commonplace assumptions, culturally held beliefs, experiences, observations, etc.
Three skills you need to be a cabbie: a driving licence, good, safe driving skills and an encyclopaedic
knowledge of your local area.
It is not necessary to impress the man in your life with an encyclopaedic
knowledge of football.
That's according to John Terry, who reckons the Blues owner (right) has an encyclopaedic
knowledge of the game and its players.
At a certain point this process topples into the encyclopaedic
, and it's time to jump tracks again, back to the reductive, to exactitude, to the diagrammatic.
So, Sequence Stratigraphy of Clastic Systems does provide encyclopaedic
, in-depth and unbiased coverage of all current ideas and models in the field, and I commend the author for this effort.
Though she adopts a "perspective supranationale," she eschews an encyclopaedic
approach (Waquet, 11-13; Howe, 3-4).
Companion to Medical Statistics contains readable accounts of the key topics central to current research and practice.