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Dictionary of quotations and proverbs

D. C. Browning

Dictionary of quotations and proverbs

by D. C. Browning

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Published by Octopus Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published in Great Britain in 1951 as: Everyman"s dictionary of quotations and proverbs.

Statementcompiled by D.C. Browning.
SeriesTreasury of world masterpieces, The everyman edition
The Physical Object
Pagination745p. ;
Number of Pages745
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23127991M
ISBN 10070641537X
OCLC/WorldCa12961177

  This extensive collection of proverbs, all coined after , reflects the experiences and perplexities of the modern world "You can't unring a bell." "It takes a village to raise a child." "Life is just a bowl of cherries." We sometimes think of proverbs as expressions of ancient wisdom, but in fact new proverbs are constantly arising. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Probably s. A little book about 4 inches by 2 and three quarter inches, pp, blue cloth covered boards with impressed design in black. Original owner's name on inner board and date , otherwise internally clean. A dictionary of quotations from well known authors - part of Routledge's Miniature Reference.

  The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations completes our enormously successful and award-winning Latin for the Illiterati series of volumes, rounding off the trilogy with a comprehensive treasury of classic Latin quotations, mottoes, proverbs, and maxims collected from the worlds of philosophy, rhetoric, politics, science, religion, literature, drama, poetics, and guished by the Cited by: Dictionary of Latin Quotations, Proverbs, Maxims, and Mottos, Classical and Mediæaeval, Including Law Terms and Phrases: With a Selection of Greek Quotations - Ebook written by Henry Thomas Riley. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Dictionary of Latin Quotations, Proverbs 4/5(5).

A Dictionary of Latin and Greek Quotations, Proverbs, Maxims and Mottos, Classical and Mediæval: Including Law Terms and Phrases by Riley, Henry Thomas and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Yale Book of Quotations is a quotations collection that focuses on modern and American quotations and claims a high level of scholarship and reliability. Edited by Fred R. Shapiro, it was published by Yale University Press in with a foreword by Joseph Epstein, ISBN Prior to publication it was referred to by its working title, The Yale Dictionary of Quotations.


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Dictionary of quotations and proverbs by D. C. Browning Download PDF EPUB FB2

This unique and authoritative dictionary contains over 1, of the most widely used proverbs in English and uses research from the Oxford English Corpus, the world's largest language databank. This edition has been revised and fully updated and includes numerous entirely new entries.

It also features expanded coverage of foreign language. O quotations A major new edition of the most authoritative dictionary of quotations available brings you the wit and wisdom of past and present – from the ancients of East and West to the global village of the 21st century.

Find that half-remembered line in a browser's paradise of quotations for all occasions. Whether you lean towards the words of Jane Austen: ‘Think only of the.

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).

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(17). If you are looking for a big book of Latin proverbs and quotations accompanied by ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS, then Riley's book is one that I would highly recommend. It also contains around Greek quotations in an appendix at the end of the book.

The Latin is marked with a number of short marks and long marks over any potentially ambiguous vowels 5/5(1). Solomon is said to have written three thousand proverbs, and those contained in this book may be a selection from these (1 Kings ).

In the New Testament there are thirty-five direct quotations from this book or allusions to it. These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition.

The Yale Book of Quotations is the most complete, up-to-date, and authoritative quotation dictionary ever compiled. The editor, Fred R.

Shapiro, used innovative research techniques to ensure that the most popular and eloquent quotations, especially modern and American ones often missed by other dictionaries, were included. Yale University Press invites you to continue contributing your. 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 dictionary has been compiled from extensive evidence of the quotations that are actually used in the way they have been listed.

Search or browse over quotations from hundreds of authors. Dictionary Quotes includes most popular, most emailed, and most rated quotes, a personalized quotation book to save your favorite quotes, and a daily quote via email. Quote of the day al desko 12/05/20 - adverb: At one’s desk. Subscribe to Quotes of the Day.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: The Everyman dictionary of quotations and proverbs. Includes index. 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.

Originally published in Great Britain in as Everyman's dictionary of quotations and proverbs. Description: pages ; 25 cm.

Contents: Introductuion --Quotations --Proverbs --Index. Series Title: Treasury of the world masterpieces. Other Titles: Everyman's dictionary of quotations and proverbs: Responsibility: compiled by D.C.

Browing. Quotation definition: A quotation is a sentence or phrase taken from a book, poem, or play, which is repeated | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

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.

This major new edition offers the broadest and most up-to /5(5). The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations completes our enormously successful and award-winning Latin for the Illiterati series of volumes, rounding off the trilogy with a comprehensive treasury of classic Latin quotations, mottoes, proverbs, and maxims collected from the worlds of philosophy, rhetoric, politics, science, religion /5.

Dictionary of Latin and Greek quotations, proverbs, maxims, and mottos, classical and medieval, including law terms and phrases PDF book Henry Riley (). The Yale Book of Quotations app brings together a collection of o quotes and proverbs from Yale University Press’s award-winning title The Yale Book of Quotations, edited by Fred R.

Shapiro and the companion edition, The Dictionary of Modern Proverbs, compiled by Charles Clay Doyle, Wolfgang Mieder, and Fred R. Shapiro.5/5(3).

Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature edited by John Author: Guardian Staff. Solomon is said to have written three thousand proverbs, and those contained in this book may be a selection from these (1 Kings ).

In the New Testament there are thirty-five direct quotations from this book or allusions to it. is the world’s leading online source for English definitions, synonyms, word origins and etymologies, audio pronunciations, example sentences, slang phrases, idioms, word games, legal and medical terms, Word of the Day and more.

For over 20 years, has been helping millions of people improve their use of the English language with its free digital services. The quotations are drawn from novels, plays, poems, essays, speeches, films radio and television broadcasts, songs, advertisements, and even book titles.

It is difficult to draw the line between quotations and similar sayings like proverbs, catch-phrases, and idioms. For example.Searchable and browsable database of quotations with author and subject indexes.

Quotes from famous political leaders, authors, and literature. Literary, inspirational, and humorous quotations. Oxford dictionary of American quotations (2 ed.) This collection offers a stimulating picture of American culture and life. Up-to-date and thoroughly researched, the Dictionary gives readers a nutshell history of what great (and not-so-great) Americans had to say about many topics.