Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
4th Revised edition
Edited by Susan Ratcliffe
Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations by Susan Ratcliffe
Book DescriptionThis updated edition is the perfect gift for every occasion. From Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde to Fidel Castro and Dolly Parton, this dictionary features 4,000 of the best quotations of past and present. Packed with quotable quotes on over 300 themes from Parties to Punctuality, and with new subjects including Toasts and Relationships, this is the ideal tool for finding exactly the right words to express yourself in any situation. 'Wine is bottled poetry.' Robert Louis Stevenson 'Winning isn't everything. It's the money you make doing it that's everything.' Lee Trevino 'By the time you hit 50, I reckon you've earned your wrinkles, so why not be proud of them?' Twiggy 'To promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing.' Mark Twain 'I wish everyone, friend or foe, well. That is that. The end.' Tony Blair
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199543304
(158mm x 111mm x 31mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 9-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Susan Ratcliffe
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Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Hardback (October 2012)
The perfect gift for every occasion. Packed with 4,000 quotable quotes new and old, this little book offers the words of famous thinkers and great wits on any subject or special event. Find out what Shakespeare had to say about Friendship, Mark Twain on Dogs, or Oprah Winfrey on Exercise.
Oxford Treasury of Sayings and Quotations, Hardback (October 2011)
The perfect answer to the question 'what's been said about this?' Whether the words you seek are a quotation, a proverb, or just a colourful phrase, this fully revised and updated reference book gives explanations and origins for apt and memorable sayings of all kinds from across the centuries.
Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Paperback (March 2011)» View all books by Susan Ratcliffe
Based on the highly acclaimed seventh edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, this new edition includes over 9,000 of the most popular and widely-used quotations old and new, uniquely identified by searching the largest ongoing language research programme in the world, the Oxford English Corpus.
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Author Biography - Susan Ratcliffe
Susan Ratcliffe is an Associate Editor for Oxford Quotations Dictionaries, and has previously edited the Oxford Dictionary of Phrase, Saying and Quotation and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.
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