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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n anthology a collection of selected literary passages
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Anthology A collection of flowers of literature, that is, beautiful passages from authors; a collection of poems or epigrams; -- particularly applied to a collection of ancient Greek epigrams.
    • Anthology A collection of flowers; a garland.
    • Anthology A discourse on flowers.
    • Anthology (Gr. Ch) A service book containing a selection of pieces for the festival services.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n anthology A collection of flowers; a garland.
    • n anthology A collection of poems, epigrams, and fugitive pieces by various authors. The name was originally given to Greek collections of this nature, and is hence applied to any literary collection similarly made.
    • n anthology In the Gr. Ch., a selection from several of the official service-books of such parts of the services as are most needed by the laity.
    • n anthology A treatise on flowers.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Anthology an-thol′oj-i (lit.) a gathering or collection of flowers: a collection of poems or choice literary extracts, esp. epigrams, orig. applied to the collections of Greek epigrams so called
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr., fr. 'anqolo`gos flower gathering; 'a`nqos flower + le`gein to gather
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. anthos, a flower, legein, to gather.


In literature:

Anthology of American Humor in Verse.
"Contemporary American Literature" by John Matthews Manly and Edith Rickert
The office-books of the Roman Church are, in one aspect, the greatest of anthologies.
"Christmas in Ritual and Tradition, Christian and Pagan" by Clement A. Miles
To me it is at once one of the most satisfying and most beautiful leaves in the Georgian anthology.
"A Boswell of Baghdad" by E. V. Lucas
They have deservedly won a place in all anthologies.
"Victorian Worthies" by George Henry Blore
My little books were fairly well received, and I sold a few hundred copies; I have even had a few pieces inserted in anthologies.
"Joyous Gard" by Arthur Christopher Benson
I have been reading Stobaeus' Anthology as I saunter in the fields: a pretty collection of Greek aphorisms in verse and prose.
"Letters of Edward FitzGerald in two volumes, Vol. 1" by Edward FitzGerald
As literature they represent a melancholy anthology.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918" by Various
Her poems have found their way into the anthologies of universal poesy.
"Brazilian Tales" by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
"Wild Nature Won By Kindness" by Elizabeth Brightwen
Stedman's Victorian Anthology, pp.
"The Principles of English Versification" by Paull Franklin Baum
Swinburne is particularly well represented, as is seldom the case in anthologies.
"Feminism and Sex-Extinction" by Arabella Kenealy
Barely more than a year ago I was sitting at your table and dallying with the thought of publishing an anthology of your works.
"The Letters of William James, Vol. II" by William James
You perceive that Christianity is a system, and not an anthology.
"Sunday-School Success" by Amos R. Wells
The Latin and Greek anthologies contain about a dozen epigrams under his name.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 7" by Various
The author of a book on golf illustrates it with the stances and swings of better players than himself; he makes an anthology.
"The Critical Game" by John Albert Macy
Part I. Anthology of Prose and Poetry, with vocabulary.
"The Life of a Conspirator" by Thomas Longueville
But the earliest work with which we need deal is an anonymous anthology, which forms an exception to the general rule.
"Argentina" by W. A. Hirst
The reader who wishes to learn how the Greek looked on death, would do well to read the epitaphs in the Greek anthology.
"In the Land of Temples" by Joseph Pennell
Law becomes thus a sort of anthology of various existing crowd-hobbies.
"The Behavior of Crowds" by Everett Dean Martin
I owe you now the quotation from the "Anthology," which I promised above.
"The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6." by E. Rameur

In news:

Ray Bradbury, who died Tuesday at age 91, was a prominent contributor to anthology television.
CMS Anthology now on sale.
Cassville seventh and eighth students spent the past year writing freelance articles for the 2012 CMS Anthology, on sale now at a cost of $5.
Orlando literacy group Page 15 releases teen anthology .
A group of researchers are preparing to release an anthology of Taliban poetry, something they hope will help English-speakers better understand the men who've waged more than a decade of war against NATO-led forces in Afghanistan.
FIREHOSE reunites for tour, releases anthology .
An Anthology of Indigenous Science Fiction.
Dillon's superb anthology, the first devoted to indigenous SF, highlights long-overlooked authors alongside better-known figures such as Nalo Hopkinson and Leslie Marmon Silko.
Sweet Dreams Still – The Anthology .
RVC student's poem chosen for publication in distinguished anthology .
Rita Dove On New Anthology, Advice For Young Poets.
Former US Poet Laureate Rita Dove was recently given what may be the biggest honor -- and challenge -- of her career: sorting through poems from the last 100 years to create "The Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry".
" Homegrown in Florida" Anthology.
The anthology collects works that compose a rich portrait of the comparative-religion academic.
Argentina's anthology series nabs wins in both top acting categories.

In science:

Translated into English and included in the anthology of Wheeler and Zurek). 15.
Quantum theory and the role of mind in nature
Bennett, titled “How to Define Comp lexi ty in Phys ics And Why” which is found in the anthology From Complexity To Life1 .
Defining Complexity: A Commentary to a paper by Charles H. Bennett
Originally this commentary was meant to be a section in the review of the entire anthology in question. I started reviewing various papers in that anthology in the fall of 2003 but was distracted by other projects.
Defining Complexity: A Commentary to a paper by Charles H. Bennett
Then Norman Levitt wrote an excellent review of the anthology in question thus significantly devaluating the incentive for writing one more review of the same anthology.
Defining Complexity: A Commentary to a paper by Charles H. Bennett
At the time Levitt’s review appeared, I had the reviews of three papers in that anthology – those by Bennett, Davis, and Stewart partially prepared. Although I did not completely abandon the idea of finishing this project, it was relegated to a low priority shelf.
Defining Complexity: A Commentary to a paper by Charles H. Bennett
Dembski (despite Dembski’s being one of the participants in the Santa Fe institute conference and a contributor to the anthology under discussion).
Defining Complexity: A Commentary to a paper by Charles H. Bennett
Wigner, The scientist speculates - An anthology of Partly-Baked ideas, ed. I.J.
Cosmology and entanglement
The ACL Anthology is a collection of papers from the Computational Linguistics journal, and proceedings from ACL conferences and workshops and includes almost 11, 000 papers.
Scientific Paper Summarization Using Citation Summary Networks
To produce the ACL Anthology Network (AAN), (Joseph and Radev, 2007) manually performed some preprocessing tasks including parsing references and building the network metadata, the citation, and the author collaboration networks.
Scientific Paper Summarization Using Citation Summary Networks
However, I refer only to articles and books that I have direct access to (mainly, though not exclusively, in van Heijenoort’s anthology []); therefore my review is incomplete, as the references in Fraenkel et al. [] and in Levy [] make me aware.