A Dictionary, English-Armenian

A Dictionary, English-Armenian

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...the limits of human understanding; a limited monarchy etc. The latter is a line (either real or imaginary), Which circumscribes and restrains, as the boundaries of an empire, of knowledge, etc. xProvidence says Johnson centshas fixed the limits of human enjoyment by immovable boundaries. LlSl3, s. SYN.---Roll; catalogue; register; inventory: --A list is properly a simple series of names etc. in a brief form, such as might naturally be entered in a narrow strip of paper. A roll was originally a list containing the names of persons belonging to a public body, (as Parliament, etc.), which was rolled up and laid aside among the archives. A catalogue is a list of persons or things arranged in order, and usually containing a description of the same, more or less extended. A register (lit., a setting down) is designed for record or preservation. An inventory (lit. what is found) is a list of articles etc. found on hand in a store of goods, or in the estate of a deceased person, or under similar circumstances. Literature, s. SYN.--Science; learning; erudition; belles-lettres. See Sclence: --Literature in its widest sense, embraces all compositions except those on the positive sciences, mathematics etc. it is usually confined, however, to the belles-lettres; or works of taste and sentiment, as poetry, eloquence, history etc. excluding abstract discussions and mere erudition. A man of literature is one who is versed in the belles-lettres; a man of learning excels in what is taught in the schools; and has a wide extent of knowledge, especially_in respect to the past; a man of erudition is one who is skilled in the more recondite branches of leamed inqui 'f1iVBliIl0SS, s. SYN.-Sprightliness; gayety; animation; vivacity; smartnessshow more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236932854
  • 9781236932853