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A dictionary of contemporary quotations

Jonathon Green

A dictionary of contemporary quotations

by Jonathon Green

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot, Devon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementcompiled by Jonathon Green.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6083 .G74, PN6083 G74
    The Physical Object
    Pagination454 p.
    Number of Pages454
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20295615M
    ISBN 100715384171

    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 Dictionary of Modern Proverbs User Review - Staff - Book Verdict. With its focus on proverbs that originated since , this rich collection of 1, sayings drawn from newspapers, songs, and films is the first to use recently digitized sources to provide more.

    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 Modern Quotations by Cohen, John M. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Penguin Dictionary of Modern Quotations - AbeBooks.

    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 morals especially in the modern aspects of them selected and comp. by the Rev. James Wood. [Leather Bound].   Charles Clay Doyle is associate professor of English and linguistics, University of Georgia, and past president of the Western States Folklore Society. He lives in Athens, GA. Wolfgang Mieder is professor of German and folklore, University of Vermont. He is the author or editor of numerous books on proverbs and the founding editor of Proverbium: Yearbook of International Proverb .


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