He is the compend of time; he is also the correlative of nature.
The author preferred to publish the entire Compend than merely a part of it.
So far as I am aware, there is no compend of information on the subject in any language so trustworthy and so judicious as this.
Perhaps it may be accounted for by the order of the compend of Christian ethics the writer was following.
An epitome, compend, or compendium is a condensed view of a subject, whether derived from a previous publication or not.
The purse may be abstracted from the pocket; the substance from the accidents; a book into a compend.
I shall write only whereof I know—not by any means a compend of Creole cookery.
As the revelation did not consist in doctrines, so the doctrine we require is not a creed or compend of doctrines.
And Alcuin proceeded to furnish him with a compend of the scientia bene dicendi, which is Rhetoric.
Peter Lombard, somewhat their junior, presents its compend of accepted and partly digested theology.