2 edition of home book of quotations, classical and modern found in the catalog.
home book of quotations, classical and modern
Stevenson, Burton Egbert
|Statement||selected and arranged by Burton Stevenson.|
|LC Classifications||PN6081 .S73 1935|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xlii p., 1 l., 2605 p.|
|Number of Pages||2605|
|LC Control Number||35005920|
The first edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations was published in and for 70 years this bestselling book has remained unrivalled in its coverage of quotations past and present. The seventh edition is a vast treasury of wit and wisdom spanning the centuries and providing the ultimate answer to the question, 'Who said that?'/5(44). Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.
In other words, if the book was published in the recent past, the work is not a classic. A classic has a certain universal appeal. Great works of literature touch us to our very core beings—partly because they integrate themes that are understood by readers from a wide range of backgrounds and levels of : Esther Lombardi. Such books were essentially books filled with items of every kind: medical recipes, quotes, letters, poems, tables of weights and measures, proverbs, prayers, legal formulas. Commonplaces were used by readers, writers, students, and humanists as an aid for remembering useful concepts or facts they had learned.
2. "In our village, folks say God crumbles up the old moon into stars." —Alexander Solzhenitsyn, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich Suggested by . More than years after its original publication, Bartlett's Familiar Quotations has been completely revised and updated for its eighteenth tt's showcases a sweeping survey of world history, from the times of ancient Egyptians to present day. New authors include Warren Buffett, the Dalai Lama, Bill Gates, David Foster Wallace, Emily Post, Steve 4/4(17).
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But for classic quotes it can't be beat. It is subject organized which makes it easy to use for writing or speaking or just exploring what brilliant minds throughout history thought about a given subject.
It was reprinted as the MacMillan Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Famous Phrases.5/5(2). The home book of quotations, classical and modern, Unknown Binding – January 1, See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $ 2 Used Manufacturer: Dodd, Mead & company. Burton Egbert Stevenson was an American author, journalist, anthologist, and librarian. He attended Princeton University – and married Elizabeth Shepard Butler.
Marietta College awarded him the degree of Litt.D. in The Stevenson Center at Ohio University-Chillicothe is named after him/5. The Home Book of Quotations Classical & Modern Third Edition Unknown Binding – January 1, See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — $ Unknown Binding "Please retry" Manufacturer: Dodd, Mead & Co.
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Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "THE HOME BOOK OF QUTATIONS CLASSICAL AND MODERN. Over 5, quotationsThis up-to-date collection offers a vivid picture both of the world today, and of the landmark events and key voices leading to it.
From Scott's Antarctic Expedition in to the attack on the World Trade Centre init charts watersheds such as two World Wars as well as the ebbs and flows of popular ning quotations from authors as diverse.
The Book-Lovers’ Anthology is a collection of over classic texts on books and reading. Quotes about books, reading, and libraries from classic authors, collected in The Book-Lovers’ Anthology, a wonderful book published in When we think about public domain books, the first thing that comes to mind is “oh, boring classics, again”.
This 16th edition of the book, first published inhas been expanded to include more t quotations and more than new authors both historical and contemporary - from Russell Baker, The Doors, Elvis, Nadine Gordimer, Stephen Hawking, Primo Levi, Norman Mailer, Salman Rushdie, the Talmud, Alice Walker and Elie Wiesel/5.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations. A Collection of over Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature.
" The Yale Book of Quotations, handsomely printed, brings modern voices into the company of standbys like Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson and Mark Twain, who squeeze together and make room for B.B. King, Fran Lebowitz, and Stanislaw Jerzy Lec."—William Grimes, New York Times (The Gifts to Open Again and Again).
Sally Emerson's top 10 books of quotations. Sally Emerson, author of several novels including Second Sight and Broken Bodies, has recently published In Loving Memory, A Collection for Memorial Services, Funerals and Just Getting By, an anthology of poetry and extracts intended for reading at : Guardian Staff.
Buy Book of Quotations from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Lemony Snicket, The Ersatz Elevator. "All endings are also beginnings. We just don’t know it at the time." Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet In Heaven.
“I want you to remember who you are, despite the bad things that are happening to you. Because those bad things aren't you. They are just things that happen to you.". From classics such as Romeo and Juliet to modern works like The Notebook, ditch anything you ever read from Mills and Boon and embrace the 50 best romantic quotes from : Stylist Team.
The book was, inevitably, Anglocentric, a feature reinforced by the arrangement of material. The quotations were organized in such separate sections as Authors Writing in English, Holy Bible, Anonymous, Quotations from Punch, and Foreign Quotations.
Opening the pages of that first edition is rather like walking into a traditional study lined. A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature Compiled by John Bartlett This tenth edition of contains o searchable quotations and was the first new edition of John Bartlett’s corpus to be published after his death in —the new editor, however, choosing more to.
Personally I love quotes. There are so making great ones. There are those that make you think, make you laugh, motivate and inspire you. Below you'll find 18 of our best Quote Books on various topics. I always have a quotation for everything - it saves original thinking. -. 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 /5(35).How to Insult, Abuse & Insinuate in Classical Latin book. Read 23 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It's basically a book of quotes, most of which were insulting in some way It's a tiny (small and thin) book. There's only a few quotes per page, with /5.