The ballot is the compendium of all there is in civilization, and of all that civilization has done for us.
His compendium of Galen was the text-book of medicine in the West for many centuries.
She was worth her wages to the office merely as a compendium of shams.
Johnstown is a compendium of business, and misery, and despair.
He began a compendium of religions, then of literature, ...