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a formal, lengthy exposition of a topic

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Prosper Lucas's treatise, in two large volumes, is the fullest and the best on this subject.
Such a programme for a treatise on government might lead us to expect in the Politics mainly a description of a Utopia or ideal state which might inspire poets or philosophers but have little direct effect upon political institutions.
Creswell (Bohn's Classical Library), 1848; with Treatise on Physiognomy, by T.
Hamilton, 1851; Treatise on Rhetorica and Poetica, by T.
Chaucer calls his book A Treatise on the Astrolabe, Bread and Milk for Children.
Now will I pray meekly every discreet person that readeth or heareth this little treatise, to have my rude inditing for excused, and my superfluity of words, for two causes.
About 1835 a small treatise, translated from the New York
The Republic of Plato is also the first treatise upon education, of which the writings of Milton and Locke, Rousseau, Jean Paul, and Goethe are the legitimate descendants.
So now he got the place of "Universal Bellringer," and wrote yearly a short treatise "On the Owl"; but everybody was just as wise as before.
He would take the assertion of that honourable Pickwickian whose voice he had just heard--it was celebrated; but if the fame of that treatise were to extend to the farthest confines of the known world, the pride with which he should reflect on the authorship of that production would be as nothing compared with the pride with which he looked around him, on this, the proudest moment of his existence.
PLI also publishes comprehensive treatises and practice-focused Course Handbooks in print and also through Discover PLUS, our searchable eBook library and research database.
The two treatises comprising "On Exchange and Usury" provides insight into the banking industry of the early modern era from the perspective of one of the most significant Christian theologians of the period.
of Melbourne, Australia) present a translation with extensive commentary of De agricultura, one of Philo's (20 BCE-50 CE) many surviving treatises.
The practical treatises have been the mainstay of efforts to come to grips with how earlier musicians went about composing, performing, and teaching music as a performative practice.
The literature on folk astronomy includes a wide range of specialized sources, such as anwa' books, almanacs, prayer time books, and qibla books, but folk-astronomical material can also be found in encyclopedias and lexica and, due to the relevance of astronomy for religious purposes, in treatises on Islamic law.