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Published: 18 September 2014

1,168 Pages


ISBN: 9780199668700

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Chapter 1

Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Eighth Edition

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles

  • For over 70 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
  • Over 20,000 quotations for all occasions covering over 3,700 authors, from Ancient Egypt to the 21st century
  • Over 700 quotations and over 200 authors new to this edition
  • Comprehensive keyword index to trace that half-remembered line
  • Enhanced cross-referencing, explanatory notes, and author descriptions
  • New links to hear the original speakers of quotations
  • The ultimate answer to the question 'Who said that?' (and when, and why)

New to this Edition:

  • Over 700 new quotations
  • Over 200 new authors
  • Links to companion website feature with the authors of quotations speaking their own words

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