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Pan dictionary of contemporary quotations

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Published by Pan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed., 1982.

Statementcompiled by Jonathon Green.
ContributionsGreen, Jonathon, 1948-
The Physical Object
Paginationxv,463p. ;
Number of Pages463
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17538211M
ISBN 10033031145X

  Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources Including Phrases, Mottoes, Maxims, Proverbs, Definitions, Aphorisms, and Sayings of Wise Men, in Their Bearing on Life, Literature, Speculation, Science, Art, Religion, and Morals, Especially in the Modern Aspects of Them Language: English: LoC Class. Contemporary quotes from YourDictionary: The big contemporary novel is a perpetual motion machine that appears to have been embarrassed into velocity. It seems to want to abolish stillness, as if ashamed of silence. Stories and sub-stories sprout on ev.

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Related topics: Literature, Newspapers, printing, publishing, Trade quotation quo‧ta‧tion / kwəʊˈteɪʃ ə n $ kwoʊ-/ AWL noun 1 [countable] AL TCN a sentence or phrase from a book, speech etc which you repeat in a speech or piece of writing because it is interesting or amusing SYN quote. A New Dictionary Quotations on Historical Principles From Ancient and Modern Sources. Published Ap Reprinted five times. Seventh Printing, August Blue cloth hardcover with general wear. Tight binding. No bookplate. Dust jacket price $ A NEW YORK TIMES REPORTER REFERRED TO THIS BOOK IN AN ARTICLE AND BOOM ALL DISAPPEARED.

The quotations here only include those in Michael Moncur's collection, Laura Moncur's Motivational Quotes, and the Classic Quotes collection. Some quotations have not yet been assigned a subject. You can find these, along with quotations in other collections, on the Search page. THE DICTIONARY OF MODERN PROVERBS is the first book of its kind, and its compilers–Charles Clay Doyle, Wolfgang Mieder, and Fred R. Shapiro–are the first to make extensive use of the most up-to-date research technology.. Users of THE DICTIONARY OF MODERN PROVERBS are invited to submit modern proverbs (one originating since ) that the compilers may have overlooked, or earlier .


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