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The Wordsworth dictionary of phrase & fable

Author: Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
Publisher: Hertfordshire, England : Wordsworth Editions, 2006, ©2001.
Series: Wordsworth reference
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work explains the origins of the familiar and the unfamiliar in everyday speech and literature, including the colloquial and the proverbial. It embraces archaeology, history, religion, the arts,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
ISBN: 1840223103 9781840223101
OCLC Number: 225529035
Description: 1180 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Wordsworth reference
Other Titles: Dictionary of phrase & fable.
Responsibility: based on the original book bu E.C. Brewer.

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