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And, therefore, the larger your anticipation is, the more direct and compendious is your search.

To the critic of the schools, ever ready with compendious label, he is the revolutionary destructive.

VoltaireJohn Morley

How does its beautiful simplicity also, and compendious brevity, give it rank before the laborious subtleties of Bellarmine!

Principles which are held as compendious, while their application is extensive, are good principles.

Anyhow, if N. wished us to know real hardship, fever in camp is about the most compendious definition of intense misery I know.

Up the CountryEmily Eden

In short, it is the most compendious and best adapted scheme to uphold the slave system that human ingenuity can invent.

Thoughts on African ColonizationWilliam Lloyd Garrison

A very complete and compendious work, apparently accurate and in beautiful style.

The Education of American GirlsAnna Callender Brackett

It is, perhaps, too compendious; and I dislike its being given in the form of letters.

To be brief and compendious on this book, it appears to be a heart unveiled.

It thus gives a compendious history of editorial judgment on all disputed points.

The Facts About ShakespeareWilliam Allan Nielson

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