selected passages from the writings of an author or of different authors.
A philosophical investigator of the established national superstitions would find excellent types of all of them in the analecta.
The Book-Hunter John Hill Burton
Wodrow has an anecdote in his delightful analecta which shall introduce us into our subject to-night.
Bunyan Characters – Third Series Alexander Whyte
See the account of a young preacher being deceived in this way, in Wodrow’s analecta, vol.
History of Civilization in England, Vol. 3 of 3 Henry Thomas Buckle
Certain supplementary passages to the latter volume are published in analecta Bollandiana, i. (Paris, 1882).
The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II) Henry Osborn Taylor
This usage is established in Rome, and has been confirmed by a decree of the 12th August, 1854, published in the analecta.
The Irish Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 1, December 1864 Various
A plate of this tombstone may be seen in Falkenstein’s analecta Nordgaviensia.
Translations from the German (Vol 3 of 3) Thomas Carlyle
Some additional notices of him are to be found in Wodrow’s “analecta,” vol.
Letters of Samuel Rutherford Samuel Rutherford
Wodrow himself has made no allusion to it in his analecta, nor has any subsequent writer noticed it on either side.
Montrose Mowbray Morris
selected literary passages from one or more works
1650s, “literary gleanings,” from Latinized form of Greek analekta, literally “things chosen,” neuter plural of analektos “select, choice,” verbal adjective of analegein “to gather up, collect,” from ana- “up” (see ana-) + legein “to gather,” also “to choose words,” hence “to speak” (see lecture (n.)).
selected passages from the writings of an author or of different authors. Historical Examples The magazine was bought by Moses Thomas, in 1812, who changed its name to the analectic. The Philadelphia Magazines and their Contributors 1741-1850 Albert Smyth plural noun selected literary passages from one or more works n. 1650s, “literary gleanings,” from Latinized […]
- Analects of confucius
Chinese Lun Yü. a compilation of the discourses, maxims, and aphorisms of Confucius, dating from the 4th century b.c.
a scale shaped like the figure 8, showing the declination of the sun and the equation of time for each day of the year. noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə) a graduated scale shaped like a figure eight that indicates the daily declination of the sun n. 1650s, from Latin analemma “the pedestal of a sundial,” […]
a spiritual interpretation or application of words, as of Scriptures. a form of allegorical interpretation of Scripture that seeks hidden meanings regarding the future life. Historical Examples anagoge is so called from ana, which is upwards, and goge, a leading: as it were an upward leading. Churches and Church Ornaments William Durandus noun allegorical or […]