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The Oxford dictionary of quotations

Author: Elizabeth Knowles
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
"The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations is acclaimed for its broad and authoritative coverage. Now with 20,000 quotations, this major new edition has been brought fully up to date, whilst traditional areas of coverage have been enhanced. Particular areas such as world religions and classical Greek and Latin literature have been improved, and proverbs and nursery rhymes are also included. In addition, there are new  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Quotations
Collected Work
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxford dictionary of quotations.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
Online version:
Oxford dictionary of quotations.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
Online version:
Oxford dictionary of quotations.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Knowles
ISBN: 0198601735 9780198601739
OCLC Number: 40668192
Notes: Revised edition of: The Oxford dictionary of quotations / edited by Angela Partington. 4th ed. 1992.
Includes indexes.
Description: xv, 1136 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Dictionary --
Special Categories --
Advertising slogans --
Borrowed titles --
Catchphrases --
Closing lines --
Epitaphs --
Film lines --
Film titles --
Last words --
Military sayings, slogans, and songs --
Misquotations --
Mottoes --
Newspaper headlines and leaders --
Official advice --
Opening lines --
Political slogans and songs --
Prayers --
Sayings and Slogans --
Songs, spirituals, and shanties --
Telegrams --
Toasts --
Administration --
Age --
America --
Art --
Books --
Britain --
Business --
Computing --
Drinks --
Education --
Environment --
Europe --
Family --
Fashion --
Film --
Food --
Future --
Gardening --
Health and Fitness --
Law --
Literature --
Love --
Marriage --
Men and Women --
Music --
Past --
Photography --
Politics --
Present --
Press --
Quotations --
Religion --
Royalty --
Science --
Seasons --
Sex --
Sport --
Technology --
Television --
Transport --
Travel --
War --
Weather --
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Knowles.
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Complete with a new thematic index and expanded information on authors and particular quotations, this guide to quotations in English seeks to make sure that you will always know who said what,  Read more...


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