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Brewer's Famous Quotations

Brewer's Famous Quotations Reference library

Reference type:
Quotation
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
395,368 words
Over 3,300 quotations ... If you've ever wondered where the immortal phrase "A man's gotta do what a man's gotta do" originated, tried to establish who first said that "truth is ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations

The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.) Reference library

Reference type:
Quotation
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
248,378 words
Over 5,700 quotations ... This collection offers a stimulating picture of American culture and life. Up-to-date and thoroughly researched, the Dictionary gives readers a nutshell ... More
Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations (5 ed.) Reference library

Reference type:
Quotation
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
209,633 words
Over 4,700 quotations ... A thoroughly revised and refreshed new edition of this classic collection of wisecracks, one-liners, snappy comebacks, and punch lines, now under the ... More
Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3 ed.) Reference library

Reference type:
Quotation
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
226,375 words
Over 5,000 quotations ... This 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 ... More
Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations

Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations (4 ed.) Reference library

Reference type:
Quotation
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
218,023 words
Over 4,900 quotations ... The power of words in politics is well known and the fourth edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations brings together both words of ... More
Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (7 ed.) Reference library

Reference type:
Quotation
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
906,236 words
Over 20,000 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 ... More
Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.) Reference library

Reference type:
Quotation
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
871,739 words
‘A glorious treasure-house for browsers’ – Times Literary Supplement ... Over 20,000 quotations A major ... More
Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations Reference library

Reference type:
Quotation
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
415,289 words
Over 4,300 quotations ... The original words announcing great scientific discoveries, from the first ‘Eureka!’ to the cloning of Dolly the sheep, can all be found in this ... More
Oxford Essential Quotations

Oxford Essential Quotations (2 ed.) Quick reference

Reference type:
Quotation
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
813,021 words
Over 12,600 quotations ... This collection is the ideal place to answer all your quotation questions. You can discover which of over 3,000 authors said that ... More
Oxford Essential Quotations

Oxford Essential Quotations Quick reference

Reference type:
Quotation
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
810,777 words
Over 12,500 quotations ... This collection is the ideal place to answer all your quotation questions. You can discover which of over 3,000 authors said that tantalising ... More

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