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The substance of a lady's letter, it has been said, always is comprised in the postscript.

Andree, it should be said, was comprised in Ambroise's universal conquest.

Books on Archery, Fencing, and Duelling are also comprised by this heading.

All those not comprised in the foregoing are at liberty to serve as Volunteers.

The law of my being is comprised in the one word—Nunc—the will of the Law be done!'

Nine-tenths of organ playing is comprised in the Bach works.

They did not form a question; they comprised a statement, like his own.

The evils to which I allude are—comprised in—a life of dishonor!

For present purposes the said begging is comprised in the word 'peacefully.'

These estates were all together, and comprised what is called the promontory of Mont Gargano.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "to include," from Old French compris, past participle of comprendre "to contain, comprise" (12c.), from Latin comprehendere (see comprehend). Related: Comprised; comprising.

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