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The Oxford dictionary of thematic quotations

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, U.K, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations, English

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Susan Ratcliffe.
    ContributionsRatcliffe, Susan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6081 .O94 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 584 p. ;
    Number of Pages584
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6785813M
    ISBN 100198602189
    LC Control Number00039949


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