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Entertaining and easy to use, The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations brings together more than 1. This expanded version of The Concise Co lumbia Dictionary of Quotations (1989) corrects some of the latter's deficiencies
Entertaining and easy to use, The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations brings together more than 1. This expanded version of The Concise Co lumbia Dictionary of Quotations (1989) corrects some of the latter's deficiencies. Claiming 11,000 quotes not found in similar sources, the Dictionary offers 18,000 quotes arranged alphabetically by speaker under 1500 well-selected topics. Brief citations to original sources are noted, and See references guide one to related quotes under other topics.
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Entertaining and easy to use, The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations brings together more than 18,000 fresh and intriguing remarks, witticisms, judgments, and observations on 1,500 alphabetically arranged subjects. More than 11,000 of these quotations have never before appeared in a quotation book. Claiming 11,000 quotes not found in similar sources, the Dictionary offers.
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Columbia University Press, 1997 - 625 pages
Columbia University Press, 1997 - 625 pages. This scientific detective story is the first book which explains clearly the science used by paleontologists, and the new, cutting-edge techniques that led to the discovery of Seismosaurus, the longest dinosaur yet known-and possibly the largest land animal to have ever lived.
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Columbia University Press, 1989 - 343 pages. Robert Andrews: a writer and a journalist living in Bristol, England, has been a collector of quotations for many years. Andrews is also co-author of The Real Guide to Sicily and is a contributor of travel pieces to numerous newspapers, magazines, and travel books.
The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations от 5148. Second Annual Report of the Botanical Office of the Province of British Columbia-1914. John Davidson,Botany John,Niall A. Williams, Niall Andrew Erskine-Shaw. Воспроизведено в оригинальной авторской орфографии. от 457. Catalogue of members of the Omega Club of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York.
Here, she picks her favourite quotation books. Begins with a great quote from Labour politician Diane Abbott, from the Independent on Sunday in 1998: "The honest truth is that if this government were to propose a massacre of the first-born, it would still have no difficulty in getting it through the Commons". Good collection of gossip, information, praise and malice about everyone from the Earl of Aberdeen to John Wycliffe.
Popularity and familiarity are the main criteria for inclusion, although no reader is likely to be familiar with all the quotations in this dictionary. As the quotation from Simeon Strunsky reminds us, Famous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly, but we have endeavoured to make this book more accurate, authoritative, and helpful than any other dictionary of modern quotations.