His arguments were concise, simple, and clear.
His style is elevated and concise, but somewhat difficult.
While Schiller's standpoint was too essentially that of his time to lay claim to finality, it is, on the whole, the most concise statement we possess of the literary theory which lay behind the classical literature of Germany.
Siebeck would reduce it within very small dimensions, but this is not borne out by the concise history found at Herculaneum (Index herc., ed.
The Sorbonne issued a concise series of twenty-five articles, refuting the Institutes of Calvin.
Is the more concise, but it is remarkable for the numerous repetitions of the same passages; these are useful for the criticism of the text, and for the light they throw upon the incompleteness of the work of compilation.
For a concise account of all the Secessions and Unions, Logan, The United Free Church (1681-1906).
Hartmann, Die Schlacht bei Sempach (Frauenfeld, 1886); and the concise summary of the evidence given by M.
Bennett (Century Bible) is more concise and popular.
A concise account of the various Latin writers and their works, together with bibliographies, is given in J.
It will be surmised from what has been said that any concise statement of orthodox theosophy is hardly to be expected; though from the materials available a fairly definite outline of its leading tenets can be deciphered.
In1834-1835he brought out a text-book on the subject of his chair (Lehrbuch der vergleichenden Anatomie, Leipzig), which recommended itself to students by its clear and concise style.
Strack, Einleitung in den Talmud (Leipzig, 1908, very concise, but replete with bibliographical and other information).
Concise sketches of Persian poetry are contained in Sir G.
In his Factum de la France, published in 1705 or 1706, he gave a more concise resume of his ideas.
As an introduction to the Sturlunga, he wrote a complete though concise history of the classic Northern literature and its sources.
He again vividly recalled the details of the battle, no longer dim, but definite and in the concise form in which he imagined himself stating them to the Emperor Francis.
It is evident, therefore, that the request for a definition of Ultramontanism cannot be answered with a concise formula, but that the varied character of its manifestations necessitates a more detailed examination of its peculiar objects.
In a concise survey of the results obtained, it will be best to begin with the remains external to the precinct of Zeus.
The laws and regulations were generally very concise revelations, but most of them have been amalgamated with other pieces of similar or dissimilar import, and are now found in very long suras.
Of greater antiquity is the concise account of his travels by an anonymous pilgrim, who, in A.D.
Xvii., may be mentioned as giving a concise survey of the subject.
Like the Koran it is often concise to obscurity and cannot be translated literally; It is interesting to compare the development of Jewish law with that of the Mahommedan, Roman and English systems, the points of resemblance and difference being extremely suggestive for other studies.
He is more concise than Monstrelet, but is equally partial to the dukes of Burgundy.
Nutt (1888), and a more concise treatment of the subject by the same writer in No.
Houston, Critical Study of Nullification in South Carolina (New York, 1896), is a concise, scholarly work.
- See the commentaries of Dillmann, Steuernagel Holzinger (German), or the concise edition by H.
" Sacerdos " in Warre Cornish's Concise Dict.
In 1731) made the ablest and most concise statement of this form of doctrine.
L-Khair of Mahna in Khorgsgn (9681049; 357440 A.H.), the founder of that specific form of the rubai which gives the most concise expression to religious and philosophic aphorisms a form which was further developed by the great freethinker OMAR B.
Crook, History of Sierra Leone (Dublin, 1903) - a concise account of the colony to the end of the 19th century.
- In attempting to give a concise account of the religious conditions of England we are confronted from the outset with the absence of any trustworthy statistics.
He has that power of concise and lucid narration, of terse reasoning, of persuasive appeal, which is required by the forensic speaker.
It contains numerous illustrations; maps of the routes of the ancient aqueducts and the city of Rome in the time of Frontinus; a photographic reproduction of the only MS. (the Monte Cassino); several explanatory chapters, and a concise bibliography, in which special reference is made to P. d Tissot, E tude sur la condition des agrimensores (1879).
The style is clear and concise, although somewhat rhetorical, and the Latinity, for the period, good.
" Sacerdos " (Sacerdotiun) in Warre Cornish's Concise Dict.
Sheaham, General and Concise History of Kingston-upon-Hull (London and Beverley, 1864).
The style is concise, the anecdotes are well told, the descriptions short and picturesque; the whole constitutes one of the most living pictures of medieval society.
Many detached sayings scattered throughout the book show a depth of insight, or a practical shrewdness, or again a power of concise speech, which stamps them on the memory.
In it we have(a) the recently discovered inscriptions of the 1st Dynasty, too brief and concise to throw much light on the language of that time; and the great collections of spells and ritual texts found inscribed in the Pyramids of the Vth and VIth Dynasties, which must even then have been of high antiquity, though they contain later additions made in the same style.
But the spelling then was very concise: it is possible that some of the slighter words, such as prepositions, were omitted in the writing, and were intended to be supplied from the context.
But let it be observed, first, that to reduce the huge and confused mass of pre-existing law into the compass of these two collections was an immense practical benefit to the empire; secondly, that, whereas the work which he undertook was accomplished in seven years, the infinitely more difficult task of codification might probably have been left unfinished at Tribonian's death, or even at Justinian's own, and been abandoned by his successor; thirdly, that in the extracts preserved in the Digest we have the opinions of the greatest legal luminaries given in their own admirably lucid, philosophical and concise language, while in the extracts of which the Codex is composed we find valuable historical evidence bearing on the administration and social condition of the later Pagan and earlier Christian empire; fourthly, that Justinian's age, that is to say, the intellect of the men whose services he commanded, was quite unequal to so vast an undertaking as the fusing upon scientific principles into one new organic whole of the entire law of the empire.
The symbols of compounds become very concise, as the number of atoms of one kind in a molecule can be expressed by a sub-index.
Wright, The Antiquities of the Town of Halifax (Leeds, 1738); John Watson, The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Halifax (London, 1775) John Crabtree, A Concise History of the Parish and Vicarage of Halifax (Halifax and London, 1836).
Bury, The Student's Roman Empire (1893), where a concise table of the journeys is given; P. von Rohden, s.v.
In 1663, on the occasion of his second visit to England, he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society, and imparted to that body in January 1669 a clear and concise statement of the laws governing the collision of elastic bodies.
ANNALS (Annales, from annus, a year), a concise historical record in which events are arranged chronologically, year by year.
Moreover, a tendency to amplitude of language may be noticed here and there in some of the more concise narratives.
It is, on the whole, admirably clear, definite and concise, probably superior in point of technique to all the documents since framed on its model.
AuthoritiesA concise view of the financial situation in 1877 will be found in J.
Concise military accounts of the first war in all theatres are Boucabeille's Guerre Turco balkanique and Immanuel's Balkankrieg.
KOrting, Diktys and Dares (1874), with concise bibliography; H.
His works include The Campaign of Chancellorsville (1881), A Bird's Eye View of our Civil War (1882, later edition 1897), a complete, accurate and remarkably concise account of the whole war, Patroclus and Penelope, a Chat in the Saddle (1883), Great Captains (1886), a series of lectures, Riders of Many Lands (1893), and a series of large illustrated volumes entitled A History of the Art of War, being lives of "Great Captains," including Alexander (2(2 vols., 1888), Hannibal (2(2 vols., 1889), Caesar (2 vols., 1892), Gustavus Adolphus (2 vols., 1896) and Napoleon (4(4 vols., 1904-1907).
Neill's Concise History of Minnesota (Minneapolis, 1887); and T.
1 (1889), who regards the Lycaea as a funeral festival connected with the changes of vegetation; Vollgraf, De Ovidii mythopoeia; a concise statement of the various forms of the legend in 0.
A concise history of the Zulu People from the most Ancient Times (1905); G.
For a concise summary of different views of the sex sujjragia see A.
Of the former, the first, published in 1896, was on the dynamics of a particle; and afterwards there followed a number of concise treatises on thermodynamics, heat, light, properties of matter and dynamics, together with an admirably lucid volume of popular lectures on Recent Advances in Physical Science.