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The Oxford University Press dictionary of quotations.

The Oxford University Press dictionary of quotations.

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Published by Chancellor in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOxford dictionary of quotations.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6081
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx,1003p. ;
    Number of Pages1003
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22357301M
    ISBN 100907486959

    The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations has long been hailed as the most literary quotation book available. Here readers will find in one volume the wit and wisdom of humanity--the finest lines to be found in Shakespeare, the Bible, Mark Twain, Groucho Marx, and hundreds of other writers, philosophers, political figures, and entertainers.5/5(1).   Writer, broadcaster, and wit Gyles Brandreth has completely revised Ned Sherrin's classic collection of wisecracks, one-liners, and anecdotes. With over 1, new quotations from all media, it's easy to find hilarious quotes on subjects ranging from Argument to Diets, from Computers to The Weather. Add sparkle to your speeches and presentations, or just enjoy a good laugh in company with 5/5(1).

    Oxford University Press has books on Goodreads with ratings. Oxford University Press’s most popular book is The New Oxford American Dictionary. The University of Oxford (informally "Oxford University", or simply "Oxford"), located in the English city of Oxford, is the oldest surviving university in the English-speaking world, with teaching there as far back as the 11th is regarded as one of the world's leading academic institutions. Quote []. And that sweet City with her dreaming spires.

    THE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS SECOND EDITION Revised And Reset by Oxford University and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Oxford dictionary of quotations Susan Ratcliffe The most authoritative paperback dictionary of quotations available, containing over 9, quotations from more than 2, authors, the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations is both a fascinating read and an invaluable general reference tool.


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Life is too short to blend in’, the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations provides the ultimate answer to the questions ‘Who said that.

(and when, and why)’.Drawing on Oxford's unrivalled dictionary research programme and unique language monitoring, almost 1, new quotations have been added to this seventh edition from over authors, from Mary Wollstonecraft and Sarah Palin to Herman Hesse.

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations provides the ultimate answer to the questions "Who said that?" and "What's been said about this?" Drawing on Oxford's unrivaled dictionary research program and unique language monitoring, this Third Edition offers new quotations, from over authors/5(7).

The university became involved in printing aroundbecoming a major source of Bibles, prayer books and scholarly works. It took on the Oxford English Dictionary project in the late 19th century, and in order to meet the ever-rising costs of the work, it expanded into Oxford University Press (OUP), a department of the University of Oxford /5.

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.

Publisher: Oxford UP,; 3rd edition edition () Language: English; ASIN: BJ2P5SK; Package Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds; Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 3 customer ratings; Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2, in Books (See Top in Books) # in Quotation Reference Books/5(3).

Oxford Dictionary Of Quotations - Third Edition Paperback – January 1, by Oxford University Press (Author)/5(7). As well as the 5th and 6th editions of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (, ), her editorial credits include the Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2nd edition, ), the Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3rd edition, ), What They Didn't Say: A Book of Misquotations (), and the Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs ()/5(11).

An ideal reference for any home or office library, The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Fifth Edition is a constant source of entertainment and inspiration for public speakers, writers, or anyone else who enjoys a sparkling line or a spirited reply/5(5).

Ever since the first edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations published over 70 years ago, this bestselling book has remained unrivalled in its coverage of quotations both past and present.

The eighth 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 only half-remembered line in a collection.

Quotations on the Academic Oxford University Press website. Bynum and Roy Porter. Hardcover 26 July The Oxford Reference Collection. Her other editorial credits include the Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3rd edition, ), What They Didn't Say: A Book of Misquotations (), the Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs (), and she is a contributor to The History of Oxford University Press ().

O quotations This collection is the ideal place to answer all your quotation questions. You can discover which of over 3, authors said that tantalising phrase, or you can search over subjects to find an apt quotation for any occasion.

You can listen to Marie Curie on Science and Society and Jane Austen on Gossip, or Confucius on Commitment and Martin Luther King on Power.

What is a quotation. Oxford Dictionaries defines a quotation as ‘A group of words taken from a text or speech and repeated by someone other than the original author or speaker’.

The words ‘other than’ are crucial here: a quotation is a saying that other people think worth repeating because it is well expressed – whether it is beautiful or funny, wise or incongruous. 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).

Life is either a daring adventure or it is nothing. The fool wonders, the wise man asks. Comedy is tragedy plus time. Friends are the sunshine of life. It is hard to imagine a more convenient reference--and a more engaging book to browse in--than The Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.

Here at your fingertips are over 4, of the best things ever said on more than topics. 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 quotation.

The dictionary has been compiled from extensive evidence of the quotations that are actually used in the way they have been listed. The rarest gift that God bestows on man is the capacity for decision.

speech, Freedom House, New York City, April. Quotations are an essential part of the fabric of the language. In And I quote, Elizabeth Knowles draws on her experience editing the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations and employs a wide repertoire of examples, ranging from the classical canon to contemporary popular culture, to illuminate just how and why we quote.

Quotations: Document Type: Book: ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: "First published in Great Britain in by Oxford University Press under the title: The Oxford dictionary of quotations." "This rev. 2nd ed. was first published in Great Britain in " Includes indexes.

Description: xx, pages ; 25 cm: Other. 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 ()/5(35). Book Source: Digital Library of India Item ioned: TZ Oxford University Press London : In Public Domain y: University Of Allahabad This is the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, not a language dictionary.

Who is uploading these things? Several versions of the Oxford. 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 5/5(5).Document Type: Book: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Previous edition: Oxford: Oxford University Press, Includes index.