The Oxford Dictionary Of Quotations

Author: Oxford University Press
Editor: Oxford [England] : Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198601739
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More than twenty thousand quotations from every era and location are combined in a comprehensive reference that also encompasses details of the earliest traceable source, birth and death dates, and career briefs for each entry, as well as a thematic and k

Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Quotations

Author: Susan Ratcliffe
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198614179
Size: 14,87 MB
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Provides coverage of literary and historical quotations. An easy-to-use keyword index traces quotations and their authors, while the appendix material, including Catchphrases, Film Lines, Official Advice, and Political Slogans, offers further topics of interest.

Oxford Dictionary Of Modern Quotations

Author: Elizabeth Knowles
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199208956
Size: 17,69 MB
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More than five thousand quotations, that range in time from Scott's Antarctic expedition in 1912 to the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001, are gathered in a comprehensive, updated resource that evokes a fascinating picture of the social, political, cultural, and scientific highlights of modern times.

Oxford Dictionary Of Quotations

Author: Elizabeth Knowles
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199668700
Size: 20,53 MB
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Complete with a keyword index and expanded information on authors and particular quotations, this definitive guide to quotations in English means that you will always know who said what, where, and when.

The Oxford Dictionary Of American Quotations

Author: Hugh Rawson
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195168232
Size: 12,37 MB
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Collects the words of Americans from all walks of life, presenting more than five thousand entries in a browser-friendly, cross-referenced, and single-column format that encompasses more than five hundred topics.

Little Oxford Dictionary Of Quotations

Author: Susan Ratcliffe
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199654506
Size: 20,62 MB
Format: PDF
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Covering more than three hundred topics, including "Children" and "Last Words," and more than five thousand entries, this amusing reference tool provides witticisms for all occasions for writers, students, and business people alike.

The Oxford Dictionary Of Quotations

Author: ed PARTINGTON
Editor: Oxford University
ISBN:
Size: 18,51 MB
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Contains more than 17,000 quotations from 2,500 people of all places and time periods and includes sayings of the nineties, popular misquotations, and slogans

Oxford Dictionary Of Humorous Quotations

Author: Ned Sherrin
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199237166
Size: 11,96 MB
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Furnishes over five thousand quotations, including classic one-liners, quips, and put-downs from such personalities as Groucho Marx, Oscar Wilde, William Shakespeare, Tom Stoppard, Jane Austen, and Dorothy Parker.

Oxford Dictionary Of Medical Quotations

Author: Peter McDonald
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198565984
Size: 12,18 MB
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'. . . absolutely fascinating... It is impossible to open this book at any page without finding something that will interest or entertain you... The rich and famous are certainly well represented in compilation and quite rightly so. Then there are real gems, including those from the most unlikely sources... This book is a little treasure.' -The Bulletin of the Royal College of Pathologists, 128'It's no laughing matter going to the doctor but at least this collection of cracking quotes can make the visit more bearable.' -Northern Echo'If you wish to pepper a presentation or if you enjoy writing... then you will find much in this volume to quote. I haven't counted them in detail, but I estimate there are in excess of 1500 quotations arranged in two ways: by author and by subject. This makes it very easy to locate a particular quotation, and as the title indicates they are all concerned in one way or another with various aspects of medicine... This is an excellent book to have beside you when writing an article or preparing a lecture. The selection is scholarly and the presentation excellent.' -Dr Alan EmeryThe Oxford Dictionary of Medical Quotations presents a wonderfully entertaining and eclectic range of quotations covering all aspects of medicine through the ages. It couples profound statements from famous scientists with witty one-liners from the likes of Woody Allen and Spike Milligan. Packed with hundreds of quotations, it is a book that anyone in the medical profession, or with an interest in health, will find an invaluable source of reference and considerable entertainment.Readership: Doctors in all areas of medicine. General readership

Oxford Dictionary Of Phrase Saying And Quotation

Author: Susan Marie Ratcliffe
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN:
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Presents proverbs and sayings from across the world to apt and memorable phrases and quotations from across the centuries. This edition of an Oxford classic traces the links between treasured sayings in our language, and explains their varied origins. It includes a keyword index and allows cross referencing.