How To Use encyclopaedist In A Sentence
- It was the epoch of the salons, of the philosophers and encyclopaedists, of a brilliant society whose decadence was hidden in a garb of seductive gaiety, its egotism and materialism in a magnificent apparelling of wit and learning. George Selwyn: His Letters and His Life
- Whilst the encyclopaedist might hope to encompass all within a carefully related and indexed space, the dictionary maker aspires to the more seductive task of defining principal concepts and ideas.
- His tendency is exactly that of an eighteenth-century encyclopaedist or of a Dutch painter: the world is finite, the world is full of numerable and contiguous objects.