chrestomathy


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a selection of passages from different authors that is compiled as an aid in learning a language

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(22.) In Syriac, the focusing function of the pronoun brings to prominence "the immediately preceding clause constituent"; Takamitsu Muraoka, Classical Syriac: A Basic Grammar with a Chrestomathy (2nd rev.
(43.) Mencken, "Calamity of Appomattox," in Chrestomathy, p.
A Sumerian Chrestomathy; with the collaboration of Silvano Votto and Jessica Baldwin.
The Literature of the Turks: A Turkish Chrestomathy. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1891.
"The Archangel Woodrow." A Mencken Chrestomathy. New York: Alfred A.
The example already given, chrestomathy, is an example of an obsolete term.
A Chrestomathy of Crypt-ology (1980), called the final paragraph of Wollheim's "Bones" perhaps "the most vivid and gruesome in all of macabre fiction" (27).
Chrestomathy: Annual Review of Undergraduate, 5(2006): 82-97.
It is important to note that Duncan views this community of voices in his poetry as his personal chrestomathy, a viewpoint which he openly states in Bending the Bow's "Orders, Passages 24": Down this dark corridor, "this passage," the poet reminds me, and now that Eliot is dead, Williams and H.D.
He thus appeared to appropriate for his purposes the remarks of Namuna-yi adabiyat-i Tajik, published in 1926 in Khrestomatiia tadzhikskoi literatury (A Chrestomathy of Tajik Literature), which already defined a portion of Persian literature as "Tajik." (25) Gafurov's study covered the period from the origins of the Tajiks to 1917 and had the same objective as Iakubovskii's works on Uzbekistan: to deny the crystallizing role of the Samanid dynasty (875-999), which he considered too recent to symbolize Tajik ethnogenesis.
(17) The Chrestomathy by Proclus contained a resume of the poems of the Cycle.
For example, Frank Herrmann quotes the auctioneer Thomas Winstanley as saying, "[p]aintings are universally acknowledged to be objects worthy of possession, and the wealthy are anxious to obtain works of first rate excellence." FRANK HERRMANN, THE ENGLISH AS COLLECTORS: A DOCUMENTARY CHRESTOMATHY 199 (1972).