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Brewer's famous quotations

Author: Nigel Rees
Publisher: [New York] : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Revealing the intriguing stories behind some 5,000 quotations, from Julius Caesar's supposed dying words ('Et tu, Brute?') to George W Bush's 'Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists', Nigel Rees offers detailed insights into a host of misremembered, misattributed and generally problematic quotations.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Rees
ISBN: 9780199916207 0199916209
OCLC Number: 880217296
Description: 1 online resource.
Other Titles: Famous quotations
Responsibility: Nigel Rees.

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Revealing the intriguing stories behind some 5,000 quotations, from Julius Caesar's supposed dying words ('Et tu, Brute?') to George W Bush's 'Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists', Nigel Rees offers detailed insights into a host of misremembered, misattributed and generally problematic quotations.

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