Usage examples for summary

  1. Summary of its Natural History, with an Account of its Enemies, and the best Means of controlling it; being a Report of Progress of the Work of the Commission. – Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects by C. V. Riley
  2. Jack asked his friend about the experience of himself and Hay- uta on the other side the stream, and Deerfoot gave a summary of what had befallen them. – Footprints in the Forest by Edward Sylvester Ellis
  3. The judgment was summary, and after a quarter of an hour's questioning Marcelle Semer was condemned to death. – Fighting France by Stephane Lauzanne
  4. They are summary, their motive is ecclesiastical or civil rather than military, they present at the best the picturesque side of an engagement, and at the worst they preserve a bare mention of its date, or the mere fact that it took place. – Crecy by Hilaire Belloc
  5. Von Kronhelm dealing out to them summary punishment. – The Invasion by William Le Queux
  6. In 1863 issued an elaborate summary of the work accomplished by the Survey up to that time. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  7. By way of summary, and whatever be the causes, we may say that there is a universal tendency in all living matter toward variation, whether we consider vegetables, animals, or the physical and mental man. – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  8. It may thus, I trust, serve as an introduction to a more complete study of the subject; and may, at the same time, offer to those who have not the leisure or inclination for such further study, at least a summary of what we may learn from Greece as to the relations of religion and art under the most favourable conditions. – Religion and Art in Ancient Greece by Ernest Arthur Gardner
  9. As I have not yet finished the particular description of this land, which will contain everything relating to geography and the works of nature minutely dealt with, in this volume I shall only offer a general summary, following the most ancient authors, to recall the remains of those lands which are now held to be new and previously unknown, and of their inhabitants. – History of the Incas by Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa
  10. This pamphlet is a brief summary of several cases just finished and has every evidence of being a faithful account. – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein
  11. You need write only a summary. – Counsel for the Defense by Leroy Scott
  12. To begin with, we find hand- made sepulchral statuettes modelled in summary fashion from an oblong lump of clay. – Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
  13. He gives a short and comprehensive summary of the contents of ver. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2 by Ernst Hengstenberg
  14. But some such summary as the following may here be useful. – Eugenics and Other Evils by G. K. Chesterton
  15. The second were notes and resolutions by Thomas Jefferson, later published and distributed widely throughout the colonies under the title, A Summary View of the Rights of British America. – The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783 by Virginia State Dept. of Education