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Familiar quotations : a collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature

Author: John Bartlett; Emily Morison Beck
Publisher: Boston : Little Brown, 1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 15th and 125th anniversary ed., rev. and enlView all editions and formats
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Chronologically arranged entries supply quotations from 2,250 authors and major collective or anonymous works, with an alphabetical index of authors and an index to the text.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Bartlett; Emily Morison Beck
ISBN: 0316082759 9780316082754
OCLC Number: 6421457
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: lviii, 1540 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface to the Fifteenth edition --
Historical note --
Guide to the use of Familiar Quotations --
Index of authors --
Familiar Quotations, from ancient Egypt and the Bible to the present --
Index.
Responsibility: John Bartlett ; edited by Emily Morison Beck, and the editorial staff of Little, Brown and Company.

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Chronologically arranged entries supply quotations from 2,250 authors and major collective or anonymous works, with an alphabetical index of authors and an index to the text.

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