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Lend me your ears : Oxford dictionary of political quotations

Author: Antony Jay
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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The power of words in politics is well known, and Lend Me Your Ears, the fourth edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations, brings together both words of wisdom and things that might have been better left unsaid.
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Genre/Form: Reference sources
Quotations
Quotations, maxims, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antony Jay
ISBN: 9780199572670 0199572674
OCLC Number: 683248718
Notes: "Previous editions published as Oxford dictionary of political quotations"--T.p. verso.
Includes index.
Description: xxv, 446 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Special categories: Epitaphs ; Last words ; Misquotations ; Mottoes ; Newspapers headlines and leaders ; Official advice ; Proverbs and sayings ; Slogans ; Songs.
Other Titles: Oxford dictionary of political quotations.
Dictionary of political quotations
Responsibility: edited by Sir Antony Jay.

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Lend Me Your Ears is a new edition of this established, thought-provoking, and fascinating collection. Here can be found inspiring thoughts, fatal blunders, and witty insults, with quotations from  Read more...

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Treasure trove of cynicism, shrewdness and gaffes. * The Herald [Glasgow] * I've been reading Antony Jay's Oxford Book of Political Quotations. It's quite excellent. * Simon Carr, The Independent * Read more...

 
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