The prospectus of the Dictionary he addressed to the earl of Chesterfield.
In 1786, supported also by such scholars as Benjamin Kennicott and Robert Lowth, Geddes published a Prospectus of a new Translation of the Holy Bible, a considerable quarto volume, in which the defects of previous translations were fully pointed out, and the means indicated by which these might be removed.
In 1747 Johnson sent Chesterfield, who was then secretary of state, a prospectus of his Dictionary, which was acknowledged by a subscription of X10.
Shortly afterwards (1860) he sent out the prospectus of a systematic exposition of his Synthetic Philosophy, of which the first volume, First Principles, appeared in 1862.
The prospectus promised to give an account of the chief books published throughout Europe, obituary notices, a review of the progress of science, besides legal and ecclesiastical information and other matters of interest to cultivated persons.
See Diderot's Prospectus (Muvres, iii.) and d'Alembert's Discours (Ouvres,i.) The scheme should be compared with later attempts of the same nature by Ampere, Cournot, Comte and Herbert Spencer.
In the prospectus of Law's great Compagnie des Indes Occidentales the cultivation of silk occupies a place among the glowing attractions which allured so many to disaster.
It had been generally supposed that this great work would be dedicated to the eloquent and accomplished nobleman to whom the prospectus had been addressed.
The prospectus set forth that the firm would undertake church decoration, carving, stained glass, metal-work, paper-hangings, chintzes and carpets.
His name first came before the public in 1683, when a prospectus was published in Edinburgh entitled An Account of the Scottish Atlas, stating that "the Privy Council of Scotland has appointed John Adair, mathematician and skilfull mechanick, to survey the shires."
Johnson had, in his prospectus, told the world that he was peculiarly fitted for the task which he had undertaken, because he had, as a lexicographer, been under the necessity of taking a wider view of the English language than any of his predecessors.
He determined, therefore, to publish his paper in Boston, and, having issued his prospectus, set himself to the task of awakening an interest in the subject by means of lectures in some of the principal cities and towns of the North.
see addendum to the RICS Post Graduate Diploma in Property Investment prospectus.
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dilution levy or adjustment, further details of which are available in the Prospectus.
This process of selection has worked well for centuries, but the Prospectus Directive now interposes.
part time also download application forms for some of the programs listed in our prospectus, including part-time BA/BSc programs.
Whether or not you use any national service, you absolutely must consult the prospectus of each university in which you are interested.
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They will publish a local prospectus setting out the range of opportunities on offer.
Full details of the share issue including the ability to download the prospectus were available from this web site.
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More information about examination results and destinations is available in the separate sheets which accompany this prospectus.
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To order a printed prospectus please complete the form below.
We also now know that it was launched on a flawed prospectus.
I don't want you to leave this hall today with a false prospectus.
Further information about these programs, can be found in the on-line prospectus.
Any supplementary prospectus adding to or correct the information in the original document must also be delivered immediately to the Registrar.
prospectus entries for this program for further details.
prospectus request forms.
For further details see the relevant subject heading in the postgraduate prospectus.
For full details of our subject-specific requirements, please see the University undergraduate prospectus.
Details are given in the school prospectus which can be accessed on the web site.
The graduate Schools Office can also supply a hard copy Graduate prospectus.
reasonable endeavors to deliver courses in accordance with the descriptions set out in the prospectus.
The original idea was conceived by a Jesuit father, Heribert Rosweyde (see Hagiology), and was explained by him in a sort of prospectus, which he issued in 1607 under the title of Fasti sanctorum quorum vitae in Belgicis Bibliothecis manuscriptae.
The College will use all reasonable endeavors to deliver courses in accordance with the descriptions set out in the prospectus.
Full details are given in the current Undergraduate Prospectus.
If you find something you like, get a copy of the mutual fund's prospectus.
While you're waiting for enrollment form, download the prospectus and get to know the company, its history and stock performance and how they view the outlook of their company.
The companies that afford this opportunity provide a prospectus.
The prospectus will reveal any fees they charge.
This may be an option with the company in which you are investing, so check the prospectus or talk with their transfer agent.
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