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Dictionary of Quotations (Hutchinson Pocket)

Dictionary of Quotations (Hutchinson Pocket)

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Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations,
  • Literary & Linguistic Reference Works,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9268793M
    ISBN 100091782813
    ISBN 109780091782818
    OCLC/WorldCa30736773

    Ever since the first edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations published over 70 years ago, this bestselling book has remained unrivalled in its coverage of quotations both past and present. The eighth edition is a vast treasury of wit and wisdom spanning the centuries and providing the ultimate answer to the question, 'Who said that?' Find that only half-remembered . Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Collins Dictionary of Literary Quotations by Meic Stephens (, Book) at the best .

      The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations completes our enormously successful and award-winning Latin for the Illiterati series of volumes, rounding off the trilogy with a comprehensive treasury of classic Latin quotations, mottoes, proverbs, and maxims collected from the worlds of philosophy, rhetoric, politics, science, religion, literature, drama, poetics, Cited by: Toni Morrison Quotes To Remember and Share. 13 Quotes All Writers Will Relate To. Every type of writer will understand these struggles and thoughts. Creativity Quotes By Inspirational People. Famous Quotes From Modern Books. Peaceful Quotes From Introspective People. Quotes To Boost Your Confidence. Quotes For Success To Push You Across The.

      Nowadays few people keep commonplace books, even fewer personally collect quotations (Oxford has a whole dictionary department working on books like these) so these collections are all worth : Guardian Staff. Search quotes from YourDictionary: He commenced a systematic search of the cabin; but his attention was soon riveted by the books which seemed to exert a strange and powerful influence over him, so that he could scarce attend to aught else for the lure.


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A major new edition of the most authoritative dictionary of quotations available brings you the wit and wisdom of past and present – from the ancients of East and West to the global village of the 21st century.

Find that half-remembered line in a browser's paradise of quotations. Now featuring a ribbon-marker, enhanced cross-referencing, a new crystal-clear text design, and an expanded introduction, The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations is an invaluable addition to every home library as well as the working libraries of all professional speakers and writers.

Read more Read less click to open popover/5(11). The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations provides a quote for every occasion that spans the greatest minds of history to the people who gave us one-liners. Drawing on Oxford's unrivalled dictionary research program and unique language monitoring, over new quotations have been added to this eighth edition from authors ranging from St Joan of Arc and Coco Chanel /5(17).

This unprecedented collection of 27, quotations is the most comprehensive and carefully researched of its kind, covering all fields of science and mathematics.

With this vast compendium you can readily conceptualize and embrace the written. Dictionary of Quotations: From Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources: Including Phrases, Mottoes, Maxims, Proverbs, Definitions, Aphorisms, and Sayings of Wise Men, in Their Bearing on Life, Literature, Speculation, Science, Art, Religion, and Dictionary of Quotations book, Especially in the Modern Aspects of Them.

Oxford Dictionaries defines a quotation as ‘a group of words taken from a text or speech and repeated by someone other than the original author or speaker’. 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.

Webster's New World® Dictionary of Quotations features more t entries from over 4, sources. The featured quotations span the ages from Greek philosophers, the Bible, and Shakespeare to modern authors, celebrities, and world leaders. The quotes reflect current culture and global thinking, with an emphasis on modern times and international figures.

Buy the print. 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.

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations has long been hailed as the most literary quotation book available. Here readers will find in one volume the wit and wisdom of humanity--the finest lines to be found in Shakespeare, the Bible, Mark Twain, Groucho Marx, and hundreds of other writers, philosophers, political figures, and entertainers/5(5).

T1 - Review of book: Statistically speaking: A dictionary of quotations. AU - Hyndman, Robin J. PY - Y1 - M3 - Letter. SP - EP - JO - Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics. JF - Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics. SN - ER -Author: Robin J Hyndman.

Searchable and browsable database of quotations with author and subject indexes. Quotes from famous political leaders, authors, and literature. Literary, inspirational, and humorous quotations. The quotations would be part of the book’s educational play; children would enjoy learning the letters and words in the context of books they knew, or books they/the parents would be inspired to read – the quotations would also work as a recommended reading list.

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (Hardcover) Published September 28th by Oxford University Press Hardcover, 1, pages. The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations provides a quote for every occasion that spans the greatest minds of history to the people who gave us g on Oxford's unrivalled dictionary.

In terms of representation in Oxford dictionaries of quotations, the most prolific authors are the Authorized Version of the Bible, and Shakespeare.

Both have contributed to the English language to such an extent that they dominate both literature and popular culture. Quotation Search To search for quotations, enter a phrase to search for in the quotation, a whole or partial author name, or both.

Also specify the collections to search in below. Famous Quotes From Modern Books “I want you to remember who you are, despite the bad things that are happening to you. Because those bad things aren't you. They are. 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 quotations.

The 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 Author: John Bartlett.

The first edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations was published in and for 70 years this bestselling book has remained unrivalled in its coverage of quotations past and present.

The seventh edition is a vast treasury of wit and wisdom spanning the centuries and providing the ultimate answer to the question, 'Who said that?'/5(44). The official website of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations.

Learn about the book, the app, and the new Bartlett's game. 'Who Said That?' is a quiz that challenges you to identify the sources of some of the most famous quotes in history. questions, all selected from Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 18th Edition. From Shakespeare to Martin Luther King, Jr., to Steve Jobs.Quotations synonyms, Quotations pronunciation, Quotations translation, English dictionary definition of Quotations.

n. 1. The act of quoting. 2. A passage quoted. feature of the book is its abundant illustrative quotations from eminent poets, chief of whom is that learned and ingenius cleric, Father Gassalasca Jape, S.J., whose lines bear.Share - Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (, Book) Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (, Book) Be the first to write a review.

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