I know not if it will please you, but such as it is I shall give you an abridgment of it.
There is an abridgment of the like moderate dimensions by Carnot.
An abridgment of the work, for popular use, is published by Nisbet & Co.
The Herr Professor, little studious of abridgment, does not say.
How does an abridgment differ from an outline or a synopsis?
Philip Ralegh, ...