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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dictionaries of quotations,
  • Quotations,
  • Reference / General,
  • Reference,
  • Quotations, English

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJoseph Epstein (Foreword), Fred R. Shapiro (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages1104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9456793M
ISBN 100300107986
ISBN 109780300107982

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