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Oxford treasury of sayings and quotations

Author: Susan Ratcliffe
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Contains quotations, proverbs, and phrases from throughout history and around the world, grouped by topic in over four hundred alphabetically arranged categories from Ability to Youth. Includes a list of themes and a keyword index.
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Genre/Form: Quotations
Terms and phrases
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Ratcliffe
ISBN: 9780199609123 0199609128
OCLC Number: 751716064
Notes: Revised edition of: Oxford dictionary of phrase, saying, and quotation. 3rd ed. 2006.
Includes index.
Description: xxviii, 696 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface to the Fourth Edition ; Introduction to the First Edition ; How to Use this Book ; List of Themes ; Sayings and Quotations ; Index
Other Titles: Treasury of sayings and quotations
Sayings and quotations
Sayings & quotations
Oxford dictionary of phrase, saying, and quotation.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

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