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Familiar quotations : a collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature

Author: John Bartlett; Justin Kaplan
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 16th edView all editions and formats
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The epitome of quotation books, Bartlett's began in 1855. More than 22,000 quotations are arranged chronologically by the birth date of the person quoted and there are extensive indexes by author, subject and keyword. Emphasis is on British and American quotations, with Bible and Shakespeare amply represented. Exact references to original sources and helpful historical footnotes are provided. Each edition deletes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Quotations
Reference sources
Reference works
Aphorisms and Proverbs
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bartlett, John, 1820-1905.
Familiar quotations.
Boston : Little, Brown, 1992
(OCoLC)643941191
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Bartlett; Justin Kaplan
ISBN: 0316082775 9780316082778
OCLC Number: 23975729
Description: lvi, 1405 pages ; 27 cm
Contents: Preface to the Sixteenth Edition --
Guide to the use of Familiar Quotations --
Index of Authors --
Familiar Quotations, from ancient Egypt and the Bible to the Present --
Index.
Other Titles: Barlett's familiar quotations
Responsibility: John Bartlett ; Justin Kaplan, general editor.

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This 16th edition of the book, first published in 1855, has been expanded to include more than 20,000 quotations and more than 340 new authors both historical and contemporary - from Russell Baker,  Read more...

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