In submitting a precis of the gospel narratives I have not implied any estimate either of their credibility or of their truth.
The monkey ate various forms of precis (a Vanessid), after which it was given Acraea halali.
It is, in fact, a precis of the "Instruction Book," which deals with everything a police officer should know and be.
The precis of two is given by Gachard, and the third is published entire by Reiffenberg.
It is the precis de toutes les choses (Boisguillebert), the compendium of the wealth of society.
There is also a brief and characteristic 'precis de ma vie', dated November 17, 1797.
Such is a precis of this strange entry, the discovery of which, vague as it was, thrilled us with hope and excitement.