So true is it that statesmen have no concern with pater nosters, the Sermon on the Mount, or the vade mecum of the moralist.
They are the vade mecum of modern life in all its moods and variations.
It is my vade mecum, and I carry it and the Sedan new testament still about with me.
The pharmacopœia was neglected, the vade mecum thrust on one side.
French , in the first place as a vade mecum for a princely traveller, the unfortunate Duke of Monmouth.
This was intended to be a vade mecum to the writer of erotic poetry.
But I presume your outing would justify the title of this vade mecum?
Surely this hand-book of cant had been Philip's 'vade mecum' through his life's pilgrimage.
His essays had been my vade mecum in all my world-wide wanderings.
Forming a guide book & vade mecum for travellers, merchants, and residents in general.
"a manual," 1620s, Latin, literally "go with me."