But it is necessary in practice, for historical comprehensiveness, to keep the wider meaning in view.
Lightfoot, indeed, dwells on the all-round "comprehensiveness" with which Clement, as the mouthpiece of the early Roman Church, utters in succession phrases or ideas borrowed impartially from Peter and Paul and James and the Epistle to Hebrews.
He died in 956, and was known, from the comprehensiveness of his survey, as the Pliny of the East.
The distinctive feature of the Spanish-Jewish culture was its comprehensiveness.
Of these one of the most notable is Cyril Horvath, whose treatises published in the organs of the academy display a rare freedom and comprehensiveness of imagination.