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modern dictionary of quotations

Robin Hyman

modern dictionary of quotations

a collection of familiar quotations and proverbs from early times to the present day.

by Robin Hyman

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Published by Evans Bros. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations, English.,
  • Quotations.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6081 .H88 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination515 p.
    Number of Pages515
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4736230M
    LC Control Number78026307

    From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Related topics: Literature, Newspapers, printing, publishing, Trade quotation quo‧ta‧tion / kwəʊˈteɪʃ ə n $ kwoʊ-/ AWL noun 1 [countable] AL TCN a sentence or phrase from a book, speech etc which you repeat in a speech or piece of writing because it is interesting or amusing SYN quote. The Penguin Dictionary of Jokes Wisecracks Quips and Quotes Author: Fred Metcalf Publish On: Organized by subject and containing side-splitters stolen from such wits as Groucho Marx, Orson Welles, Mark Twain, and P. J. O'Rourke, among many, many others, this volume assures those who use it that they will never again be at a loss.

    Blackie's Dictionary of Quotations. Text Book Centre Call us + Message Us On WhatsApp + Get this from a library! Oxford dictionary of modern quotations. [Elizabeth Knowles;] -- "We may encounter quotations at any point in the daily torrent of words with which we are likely to be faced: in books, newspapers, or journals, plays or films, on television, radio, or the Internet.

    The Yale Book of Quotations app brings together a collection of o quotes and proverbs from Yale University Press’s award-winning title The Yale Book of Quotations, edited by Fred R. Shapiro and the companion edition, The Dictionary of Modern Proverbs, compiled by Charles Clay Doyle, Wolfgang Mieder, and Fred R. Shapiro. A New Dictionary Quotations on Historical Principles From Ancient and Modern Sources. Published Ap Reprinted five times. Seventh Printing, August Blue cloth hardcover with general wear. Tight binding. No bookplate. Dust jacket price $ A NEW YORK TIMES REPORTER REFERRED TO THIS BOOK IN AN ARTICLE AND BOOM ALL DISAPPEARED.


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This book replaces completeness with something better-- quality. Keyword and thematic indexes. A couple of sentences giving background for each person and, if necessary, the circumstances of the quote.

This is the thing to pick up if you're interested in quotes that are a little hipper than Barlett's I've-heard-that-a-million-times by: 5. Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

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The most popular quotes from modern books. “I want you to remember who you are, despite the bad things that are happening to you. YourDictionary Resources Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations. Webster's New World® Dictionary of Quotations features more t entries from over 4, sources.

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The Yale Book of Quotations is the most complete, up-to-date, and authoritative quotation dictionary ever compiled. The editor, Fred R. Shapiro, used innovative research techniques to ensure that the most popular and eloquent quotations, especially modern and American ones often missed by other dictionaries, were included.

Yale University Press invites you to continue contributing your. Dictionary of Quotations. Th selections feature non-English language sources including proverbs by a master Encyclopedist. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. These 6, quotations in 2, categories represent an encyclopedic classification of the canon's eternal passages.

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, often simply called Bartlett's, is an American reference work that is the longest-lived and most widely distributed collection of book was first issued in and is currently in its eighteenth edition, published in The book arranges its entries by author, rather than by subject, as many other quotation collections, and enters the authors.

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