Famous Lines

Famous Lines

A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

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Baker & Taylor
An up-to-date collection of familiar quotations compiles more than six thousand of the most durable observations, witticisms, and controversial statements from across the ages, with descriptions of each source and speaker and commentary by the editor. UP.

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One of those indispensable reference volumes that is also good fun for the trivia challenged containing 6,000 one liners from antiquity to Monty Python. The quotes are arranged by subject heading and also cross referenced by author, providing publication information, specific chapter or scene, and name of the character speaking if applicable. For example, Aesop, the 6th century fabulist, coined this gem in Fables , "Do not count your chickens before they are hatched." Who knew? Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

& Taylor

Brings together more than 6,000 observations, witticisms, and incendiary statements from people of all types from antiquity to the present

Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1996
ISBN: 9780231102186
Branch Call Number: 082 An27f 1997
Characteristics: 625 p. ; 24 cm


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