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Oxford dictionary of quotations

Oxford dictionary of quotations

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Published by Oxford university press in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations.,
  • Quotations, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith an introduction by Carl Van Doren.
    ContributionsSmyth, Alice Mary, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6081 .O9 1941a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 879, [1] p.
    Number of Pages879
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6435625M
    LC Control Number42013847

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O quotations 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 for all occasions.

Whether you lean towards the words of Jane Austen: ‘Think only. 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 (,).

Her other editorial credits include the Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3rd edition, ), What They Didn't Say: A Book of /5(17).

A historical lexicographer, having previously worked on the 4th edition of the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, Elizabeth Knowles has had a long association with Oxford Quotations Dictionaries.

As well as the 5th and 6th editions of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (, ), her editorial credits include the Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2nd edition, /5(11). In there was an initial suggestion for ‘an Oxford Dictionary of Poetry Quotations (not foreign quotations)’, to be based on ‘Oxford texts and the N.E.D.

[now the Oxford English Dictionary]’. The idea was not immediately Oxford dictionary of quotations book up, and it was. The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations book. Read 23 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Description * Special words for special occasi /5. 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.

This major new edition offers the broadest and /5(5). (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 /5(35).

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations is absolutely the ultimate reference book of quotations. Pithy, sensitive, ridiculous, literary, outrageous, political - no matter. If someone said it and it was worth recording, The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations recorded it.5/5(5).

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?' Find /5(44). 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.

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?' Find that half-remembered line 5/5(1).

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations Preface What is a “quotation”. It is a saying or piece of writing that strikes people as so true or memorable that they quote it (or allude to it) in speech or writing. Often they will quote it directly, introducing it with a phrase like “As——says” but equally often they will assume that.

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 line in a.

Oxford dictionary of quotations Susan Ratcliffe 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. You can find more information about quotations on Oxford Reference, including links to more useful information and a free dictionary of o quotations.

You can even listen to the original recordings of some of the best-known modern quotations in the. Named the #2 reference book that is essential for a home library by Donald Altschiller, Wall Street Journal Named a Best Book of by Amazon “Shapiro does original research, earning his 1,page volume a place on the quotation shelf next to Bartlett's and Oxford's.”—William Safire, New York Times Magazine “More comprehensive than any other.

THE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS SECOND EDITION Revised And Reset by Oxford University and a great selection of related books. 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 Author: John Bartlett.

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 (,).

Her other editorial credits include the Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3rd edition, ), What They Didn't Say: A Book of Brand: Oxford University Press. 1 (informal quote) [countable] a group of words or a short piece of writing taken from a book, play, speech, etc. and repeated because it is interesting or useful The book began with a quotation from Goethe.

a dictionary of quotations Two short quotations will illustrate my point.; 2 [uncountable] the act of repeating something interesting or useful that another person has. Buy a cheap copy of The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations book. Free shipping over $Get this from a library! Oxford dictionary of quotations.

[Elizabeth Knowles;] -- Here is a major new edition of the most authoritative dictionary of quotations available, bringing you the wit and wisdom of past and present--from the ancient adages of East and West to today's most.People on People: The Oxford Dictionary of Biographical Quotations Published by Oxford University Press, USA () ISBN ISBN