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Dictionary of quotations

Evans, Bergen

Dictionary of quotations

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Published by Delacorte Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations, English

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcollected and arranged and with comments by Bergen Evans.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlxxxix, 2029 p. ;
    Number of Pages2029
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23788397M

    In the Fourth Edition of The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, you can find (and verify) classic quotes and little-known gems--the words of the famous and the notorious, the witty and the wise--in a collection of over 20, quotations from more than 3, authors. These examples are from the Cambridge English Corpus and from sources on the web. Any opinions in the examples do not represent the opinion of the Cambridge Dictionary editors or of Cambridge University Press or its licensors.


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Whether you lean towards the words of Jane Austen: ‘Think only of the. Quotation definition, something that is quoted; a passage quoted from a book, speech, etc.: a speech full of quotations from Lincoln's letters. See more. Aug 24,  · 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.

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Quotation definition is - something that is quoted; especially: a passage referred to, repeated, or adduced. How to use quotation in a sentence. You can find more information about quotations on Oxford Reference, including links to more useful information and a free dictionary of over 12, quotations.

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Shipped with USPS Media Mail. Condition is very perfectkicks.online Rating: % positive. Her other editorial credits include the Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3rd edition, ), What They Didn't Say: A Book of Misquotations (), the Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs (), and she is a contributor to The History of Oxford University Press ().

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The Yale Book of Quotations is a quotations collection that focuses on modern and American quotations and claims a high level of scholarship and reliability. Edited by Fred R. Shapiro, it was published by Yale University Press in with a foreword by Joseph Epstein, ISBN Prior to publication it was referred to by its working title, The Yale Dictionary of Quotations.

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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.

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.

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These 28, 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.

Quotations synonyms, Quotations pronunciation, Quotations translation, English dictionary definition of Quotations. The act of quoting. 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.

What does dictionary mean. dictionary is defined by the lexicographers at Oxford Dictionaries as A book or electronic resource that lists the words of a language (typically. Dictionary definition: A dictionary is a book in which the words and phrases of a language are listed | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

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Quotes from famous political leaders, authors, and literature. Literary, inspirational, and humorous quotations. Welcome to Dr. Mardy's Dictionary of Metaphorical Quotations (DMDMQ), the world's largest online database of metaphorical quotations (now with nearly 50, quotations, organized into more than 2, categories).

My goal is to make this the Internet’s most comprehensive and rigorously researched quotation collection. Sep 10,  · 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.

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The eighth edition is a vast treasury of wit and wisdom spanning the centuries and 4/5(1). A language arts reference tool and comprehensive search engine for words. Includes the functions of a rhyming dictionary, thesaurus, and spelling checker, as well as an integrated full-text search engine for all of Shakespeare's works and thousands of quotations and poems.

Feb 26,  · (Sue Magee, Book Bag) About the Author. Elizabeth Knowles is a historical lexicographer who worked on the 4th edition of the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary () and was Editor of the 5th, 6th, and 7th editions of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (,)/5(17).

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Each section is printed in bold making it easy to flip through the pages to find a favorite passage. The exhaustive index is also helpful.

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Addeddate. Entertaining and easy to use, The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations brings together more than 18, fresh and intriguing remarks, witticisms, judgments, and observations on.

Websters Dictionary – Online Edition is an excellent reference for classical literature, Bible studies, history papers, and the reading of America's national documents. Book Title:Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (Oxford Paperback Reference) The most authoritative paperback dictionary of quotations available, containing over 9, quotations from more than 2, authors, the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations is both a fascinating read and an invaluable general reference tool.

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