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Dictionary of quotations and proverbs by D. C. Browning

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Published by Octopus Books in London .
Written in English


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First published in Great Britain in 1951 as: Everyman"s dictionary of quotations and proverbs.

Statementcompiled by D.C. Browning.
SeriesTreasury of world masterpieces, The everyman edition
The Physical Object
Pagination745p. ;
Number of Pages745
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23127991M
ISBN 10070641537X
OCLC/WorldCa12961177

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As well as the 5th and 6th editions of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (, ), her editorial credits include the Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2nd edition, ), the Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3rd edition, ), What They Didn't Say: A Book of Misquotations (), and the Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs /5(11). Her other editorial credits include the Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3rd edition, ), What They Didn't Say: A Book of Misquotations (), and the Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs (). She is a contributor to The History of Oxford University Press ()/5(17). If you are looking for a big book of Latin proverbs and quotations accompanied by ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS, then Riley's book is one that I would highly recommend! It also contains around Greek quotations in an appendix at the end of the book. The Latin is marked with a number of short marks and long marks over any potentially ambiguous vowels 5/5(1). Solomon is said to have written three thousand proverbs, and those contained in this book may be a selection from these (1 Kings ). In the New Testament there are thirty-five direct quotations from this book or allusions to it. These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition.

The Yale Book of Quotations is the most complete, up-to-date, and authoritative quotation dictionary ever compiled. The editor, Fred R. Shapiro, used innovative research techniques to ensure that the most popular and eloquent quotations, especially modern and American ones often missed by other dictionaries, were included. Yale University Press invites you to continue contributing your. The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, first published by the Oxford University Press in , is an 1,page book listing short quotations that are common in English language and culture.. The book begins with a preface explaining the term dictionary has been compiled from extensive evidence of the quotations that are actually used in the way they have been listed. Search or browse over quotations from hundreds of authors. Dictionary Quotes includes most popular, most emailed, and most rated quotes, a personalized quotation book to save your favorite quotes, and a daily quote via email. Quote of the day al desko 12/05/20 - adverb: At one’s desk. Subscribe to Quotes of the Day. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: The Everyman dictionary of quotations and proverbs. Includes index.

Dictionary of Quotations: From Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources: Including Phrases, Mottoes, Maxims, Proverbs, Definitions, Aphorisms, and Sayings of Wise Men, in Their Bearing on Life, Literature, Speculation, Science, Art, Religion, and Morals, Especially in the Modern Aspects of Them. Originally published in Great Britain in as Everyman's dictionary of quotations and proverbs. Description: pages ; 25 cm. Contents: Introductuion --Quotations --Proverbs --Index. Series Title: Treasury of the world masterpieces. Other Titles: Everyman's dictionary of quotations and proverbs: Responsibility: compiled by D.C. Browing. Quotation definition: A quotation is a sentence or phrase taken from a book, poem, or play, which is repeated | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations has long been hailed as the most literary quotation book available. Here readers will find in one volume the wit and wisdom of humanity--the finest lines to be found in Shakespeare, the Bible, Mark Twain, Groucho Marx, and hundreds of other writers, philosophers, political figures, and entertainers. This major new edition offers the broadest and most up-to /5(5).