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The Oxford Essential Quotations Dictionary

by Oxford University Press

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Published by Berkley .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages560
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Open LibraryOL7504134M
ISBN 100425163873
ISBN 109780425163870

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O quotations A major new edition of the most authoritative dictionary of quotations available brings you the wit and wisdom of past and present – from the ancients of East and West to the global village of the 21st century. Find that half-remembered line in a browser's paradise of quotations for all occasions.

Whether you lean towards the words of Jane Austen: ‘Think only of the. The Oxford Essential Quotations Dictionary by Oxford University Press (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. The Oxford Essential Quotations Dictionary book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. No matter what your question, chances are Oxfor 4/5.

This is your opportunity to find out just who said 'Imagination is the highest kite that can fly’, 'We must be the change we wish to see in the world', or 'Failure is not an option’.Oxford The Oxford Essential Quotations Dictionary book Quotations is an online collection based on the sixth edition of the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations and the second edition of Oxford.

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The Oxford dictionary of American quotations User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Veteran lexicological writers Rawson and Miner (coeditors,The New International Dictionary of Quotations) add many recent quotes to this edition, originally published asAmerican Heritage Dictionary Reviews: 1.

Oxford Essential Quotations ensures coverage of the most popular and widely-used quotations by combining use of the largest ongoing language research programme in the world, the Oxford English Corpus, with the acclaimed text of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, and enhances these with a selection of less well-known but equally memorable.

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations has been long hailed as the most literary quotation book available, and the newest edition is the largest and most comprehensive of its kind. O quotations from every era and every location bring you the wisdom of ages and the sound bites of today/5(15).

Here is a delightful and instructive compendium of the most memorable utterances of the world's most quotable writers. The Oxford Book of Literary Quotations covers all aspects of the literary life, from careful assessments of the relative value of literature ("The world must be all fucked up when men travel first class and literature goes as freight," Gabriel Garcia Marquez) to the modest.

‘It is absolutely essential that the scheme is maintained.’ ‘And that is precisely what makes this book absolutely essential reading.’ ‘The free market is absolutely essential to a healthy stable society.’ ‘It is absolutely essential for us to recognize the importance of continuing to invest in public higher education.’.

The first edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations was published in and for 70 years this bestselling book has remained unrivalled in its coverage of quotations past and present.

The seventh edition is a vast treasury of wit and wisdom spanning the centuries and providing the ultimate answer to the question, 'Who said that?' Find that half-remembered line in a browser's 5/5(1). 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 (). The dictionary, which is also being issued in paperback as the Oxford Essential Dictionary (Berkley, ISBN $), pronounces, syllabifies, and briefly defines ab common words and idioms.

Definitions occasionally include clarifying examples, and biographical and geographical entries are listed at the back of the book /5(10). The question for most people looking to purchase a book of quotations is whether to get Bartlett's Familiar Quotations or The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.

So perhaps it would be a good idea to compare them and see which might better meet your are important works of reference; both are authoritative. The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, first published by the Oxford University Press inis 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.

Get this from a library. The Oxford essential quotations dictionary. [Elizabeth Knowles; Oxford University Press.;] -- Searchable database of English-language quotations, containing 7, entries.

Quotations range in subject matter from creativity, money. The Oxford essential quotations dictionary. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 18 cm. In the Fourth Edition of The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, you can find (and verify) classic quotes and little-known gems--the words of the famous and the notorious, the witty and the wise--in a collection of o quotations from more than 3, authors.5/5(1).

The Fourth Edition boasts nearly 5, quotations--over new to this volume. The additions reflect both key events of recent years and quotations from earlier periods that have lately come to light.

The book showcases a who's who of politics, covering everyone from Napoleon to Barack Obama, plus such notables as Mahatma Gandhi, Sarah Palin, George Washington, Charles de Gaulle, and Jean. Organized by topic and collecting quotations from people from different classes and with different perspectives on the conflict, The Oxford Book of Civil War Quotations should engage the casual reader as well as be an essential volume for the library of Civil War buffs.

Thirty-five halftones will illustrate selected topics and s: 3. The Oxford Essential Quotations Dictionary. Oxford. Published by New York: Berkley Publishing Group,New York () ISBN As New/No Jacket. First Edition. Remainder. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. Yjis book contains more than 7, quotations, organized by topic for quick is an outstanding reference book that allows readers.

This newly expanded edition of the acclaimed Oxford Dictionary of Literary Quotations illuminates the world of the writer, from Shakespeare to Stephen King, from the quill to the PC.

Covering all aspects of literary life, this edition is now enriched with new themes and memorable quotations from recent favorites such as Jonathan Franzen, J.K. Rowling, and Donna s: 6. The Oxford Dictionary of American Legal Quotations is the most scholarly and most complete legal quotation reference ever published.

It includes a comprehensive collection of the most famous passages of American judges and legal commentators. This work also contains the wittiest sayings from literature, humor, motion pictures, and even song Reviews: 6.