Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations

Author: Elizabeth Knowles

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 479

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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

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 1126

View: 539

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 Modern Quotations

Author: Elizabeth M. Knowles

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 483

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Compiles over five thousand quotations from the beginning of the twentieth century into the twenty-first century from a diverse group of authors including Rudy Giuliani, Mother Teresa, Princess Diana, and Walt Disney.

The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations

Author: Hugh Rawson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 898

View: 813

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.

The Oxford Dictionary of Thematic Quotations

Author: Susan Ratcliffe

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 584

View: 638

Offers groups of quotations arranged by subject, covering major themes, contemporary issues, popular culture, and other topics, and attributed to political leaders, religious and philosophical teachers, celebrities, and others.

Oxford Dictionary of Quotations by Subject

Author: Susan Ratcliffe

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 574

View: 531

Over 7,000 quotations arranged by subject for easy look-up. Nearly 600 subjects covered, from Memory and Humour to Television and Weddings.

Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Author: Susan Ratcliffe

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 496

View: 367

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.

Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

Author: Elizabeth Knowles

Publisher: OUP Oxford

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 512

View: 698

An excellent companion to the Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, the Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs consists of over 2,000 proverbs and sayings from around the English-speaking world. Phrases are organized by subject and draw on the very latest Oxford dictionaries research.

Oxford Dictionary of Medical Quotations

Author: Peter McDonald

Publisher: Oxford Medical Publications

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 212

View: 279

The Oxford Dictionary of Medical Quotations is the one book that all doctors will want on their shelves. Packed with quotations both old and new, from the famous, and the not so famous, this book will be both a valuable reference work, and a source of considerable entertainment.