About this book
7th edition. Over 20,000 quotations from almost 3,500 authors, from Ancient Egypt to the 21st century, 1,000 of them completely new to this edition. With an at-a-glance article on how to use the dictionary, ribbon marker, index, cross-referencing, source notes and author descriptions.
A major new edition of the most authoritative dictionary of quotations available brings you the wit and wisdom of past and present. Find that half-remembered line in a browser's paradise of over 20,000 fully indexed quotations. 'When a thing has been said and well said, have no scruple: take it and copy it' - Anatole France
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