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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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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).
El cotejo de obras como el Recueil de textes latins archaiques, de Ernout, con otras como A Chrestomathy of Vulgar Latin, de Muller y Taylor (que contiene textos tan tardios como la Ley Salica y aun mas) arroja no pocas coincidencias en cuanto a los fenomenos linguisticos alli presentes.
dead, Ezra alone of my old masters alive, let me acknowledge Eliot was one of them, I was one of his, whose "History has many cunning passages, contrived corridors" comes into the chrestomathy.
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.
17) The Chrestomathy by Proclus contained a resume of the poems of the Cycle.
Irresponsible Freaks, Highball Guzzlers, and Unabashed Grafters: A Bob Edwards Chrestomathy edited by James Martin.
An Introduction to the Maithili Language of North Bihar, Part II, Chrestomathy and Vocabulary, Calcutta: Asiatic Society of Bengal.
Justice Holmes, in A MENCKEN CHRESTOMATHY 258, 259 (1949).
A plump six-hundred-page chrestomathy of literary, philosophical, scientific, and religious writings, it ranges from Nathaniel Hawthorne's story "The Birth-Mark" to selections from Rend Descartes's Discourse on Method and Kant's ethical philosophy, from writings by contemporary scientists such as E.
Teachout, who has built a solid reputation for himself as a correspondent for Time, National Review, the Wall Street Journal, Commentary, and other venues, had previously been the editor of A Second Mencken Chrestomathy.
From 1942-48, he absorbed himself almost entirely in writing Thirty-Five Years of Newspaper Work, My Life as Author and Editor, supplemental volumes to his The American Language, and A Mencken Chrestomathy.
Philip Jenner, A Chrestomathy of Pre-Angkorian Khmer, Vol.
Not surprisingly, Menken's Chrestomathy was his chosen book.