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  • Descartes promised and fulfilled; and a friendship grew up between him and Beeckman - broken only by the dishonesty of the latter, who in later years took credit for the novelty contained in a small essay on music (Compendium Musicae) which Descartes wrote at this period and entrusted to Beeckman.1 After spending two years in Holland as a soldier in a period of peace, Descartes, in July 1619, attracted by the news of the impending struggle between the house of Austria and the Protestant princes, consequent upon the election of the palatine of the Rhine to the kingdom of Bohemia, set out for upper Germany, and volunteered into the Bavarian service.
  • It is a very useful compendium, providing an introduction to the basics of accounting and business finance.
  • It is a very useful compendium, providing an introduction to the basics of accounting and business finance.
  • I myself recently presented the Compendium of the Catechism, prepared at the request of the late Holy Father.
  • Each year an annual compendium of statistics â Coronary heart disease statistics â is published.

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