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23 November 2009

1,184 Pages

7 x 9 1/2 inches

ISBN: 9780199237173

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Seventh Edition

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles

  • For over 65 years, the nation's favourite guide to the wit and wisdom of past and present
  • Unrivalled authority at your fingertips: all quotations extensively researched and verified
  • The ultimate answer to the question 'Who said that?' (and when, and why)
  • Spans the centuries: from the ancients of East and West to the global village of the 21st century
  • Over 20,000 quotations for all occasions covering almost 3,500 authors
  • Comprehensive keyword index to trace that half-remembered line
  • Exceptional clarity with A-Z sequence by author
  • Enhanced cross-referencing, explanatory notes, and author descriptions
  • Special categories including advertising slogans, newspaper headlines, and catchphrases

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