vade mecum


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vade mecum

[vā′dē mē′kəm]
Etymology: L, go with me
something carried by a person for constant use.
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The Apprentice's Vade Mecum calls the rules recorded in a contract of indenture "commandments," requiring apprentices to keep their masters' secrets, do their work cheerfully, abstain from sex, refrain from marriage, avoid gambling, shun drinking, and keep away from playhouses (2-20).
The book is a true vade mecum for anyone interested in the institution of posadha in all its aspects, historical (origin and development of the posadha ceremony, and a critical survey of earlier research), comparative (with other Mulasarvastivada texts, and with parallel versions in other Vinaya schools), lexicographical (with extensive comments on a large number of Sanskrit and Tibetan terms), linguistic (declension, conjugation, and syntax of the language of Mulasarvastivada-Vinayavastu; prakritisms, hypersanskritization, deviations from classical Sanskrit), philological (including paleographical remarks on the Gilgit manuscript), etc.
Fisher provides a vade mecum for anyone interested in Kushner or the American theater in the turbulent 1990s and early new century.
He provides a panorama of dissertation, debate and, above all, an overview which in its level-headedness represents a vade mecum for anyone seeking to engage upon that strangest of all professions - that of the writer.
The confessor will find sure guidelines in the Vade mecum for Confessors Concerning Some Aspects of the Morality of Conjugal Life (Pontifical Council for the Family, Feb.
Finally, this book can be a vade mecum (if it were not so large and heavy
As Susan Meeker-Lowzy, the author of this vade mecum for the environment, puts it: "I like to use the phrase 'whole earth community,'which includes people as well as mountains, rivers, trees and animals.
The author's description of the book as a vade mecum is an apt one (p.
This remarkable book will be a necessary vade mecum for all interested in Roman Catholicism's late entry into the search for Christian unity.
They were the most literate people in the world, but apart from the many songs and books the farmers wrote themselves, each farmhouse had in it only the Sagas, an old veterinary vade mecum and a Bible.
The central section of this short but highly useful vade mecum is given over to a demonstration of how best to apply the rule of thumb recommended for practical purposes.
Jacobsen's Samlede vurker in two small volumes, which Rilke is supposed to have carried in his suitcase wherever he went, or Edith Sodergran's Samlade dikter, a vade mecum for so many cosmic hearts.