Sentence Examples with the word precis

The military and historical works comprise precis of the wars of Julius Caesar, Turenne and Frederick the Great.

The Cathars of the middle ages discarded water baptism altogether as being a Jewish rite, but retained the laying on of hands with the traditio precis as sufficient initiation.

The Annales des travaux publics (1843), the Bulletin de l'industrie (1842), the Journal des beaux-arts (1858), and the Catholic Precis historiques (1852), the Protestant Chretien belge (1850), are other examples.

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Aulard's Histoire politique de la Revolution Francaise (Paris, 1901) is a most valuable precis of political history, based on deep knowledge and lucidly set forth, although not free from bias.

C. Hazlitt, The Livery Companies of the City of London (1892), contains a precis of the Royal Commission; P. H.

Thoulet, Instruments et operations d'oceanographie pratique (Paris, 1908); Precis d'analyse des fonds sous-marins actuels et anciens (Paris, 1907); T.