Sure you can 'google' a poet or a topic, but it's so much more fun to open to a random page and spend the next hour marking the best finds. As Boileau said: Ce que l'on conçoit bien s'énonce clairement et les mots pour le dire arrivent aisément. Good condition for it's age. Reference User Services Quarterly, 42 1 , 26-29. It has some great quotations but not on authors I would expect. Including over 11,000 quotations, the first new edition of John Bartletts corpus to be published after his death in 1905 keeps most of his original work intact.
Wilstach spent over 20 years tracing more than 16,000 similies to 2,000 sources and categorizing them under some 3,000 subjects. I have gathered a posie of other mens flowers, and nothing but the thread that binds them is mine own. Following the Shakespearian dramas, we delve into what constitutes the bulk book; quotations by individual poets, authors, dramatists, philosophers and other prominent personages literature life. Hundreds of authors and works are quickly accessible to all the pages on which they appear. Collecting quotes from his many works into one beautiful volume, Bartlett's Shakespeare Quotations is essential as a reference tool and makes for some wonderful browsing. The 2,100 entries in this eminently researched collection form the constellation of collected wisdom in American political debate.
John Bartlett Familiar Quotations A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature Compiled by John Bartlett This tenth edition of 1919 contains over 11,000 searchable quotations and was the first new edition of John Bartletts corpus to be published after his death in 1905the new editor, however, choosing more to supplement than revise the work of the first name in quotations. Also, for the creative that deals with the use of language in art, I recommend this book as a sprawling pool of creative inspiration. Manson is seen here on August 14, 1970. The 20,500 selections in this classic reference work comprise an encyclopedic scope of English proverbs. By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the.
Condition: Very Good see description. From New Zealand to U. Bartlett's familiar quotations, 18th edition for mobile app. He finished school at age sixteen and went to Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he worked for the University Bookstore that served Harvard. Familiar Quotations Citation by: Jennifer Emberton Type of Reference: Factbook Call Number: 808. Good condition for it's age.
I, for one, and I will remedy this omission pronto and buy the latest edition. Being an attempt to trace to their sources passages and phrases in common use. This edition appears to be just as reliable as the last. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1892. Obviously, I needed a life. © 1996 - 2019 AbeBooks Inc.
In a handsome contemporary full crushed morocco leather binding. A very bright boy, he was reading at age three and had read the entire Bible by nine. How familiar is it anymore? I really really enjoy this book. A very clean, unmarked copy. I'm about a third of the way through transcribing all of my quotes into one page on my website. Quotes culled from Bartlett's Familiar Quotations are organised by play or sonnet in chronological order and capture a unique view of Shakespeare's life and work.
Dark green boards with gilt titles. One-third of the book was quotations from the Bible and from the works of William Shakespeare, most of the balance being lines from the great English poets. Manson was originally sentenced to die in the gas chamber for masterminding the 1969 killings of Hollywood actress Sharon Tate -- the pregnant wife of film director Roman Polanski -- and six other people, including wealthy story owners Leno and Rosemary La Bianca. He finished school at age sixteen and went to Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he worked for the University Bookstore that served Harvard. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued. The book was first published in 1885, and is currently in its 18th edition.
Like so many books it's a friend, that sets there on the shelf waiting for us to visit again, to stop by and spend time with the thoughts and wisdom saved here bet I have this book, and it's a wonderful resource. About this Item: Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1892. Good clean copy with a pull to spine. The strongest reason for getting rid of this book is the reason I probably never will--this stood on the family bookshelves before I was born--this edition is from 1955. It reminds me of browsing the dictionary when I was young and memorizing new words. What a gem to be able to refer to at any time. Dust jacket is not price-clipped.
Need an inspirational quote for a sadsack friend? My love for this book stems from both its content, and its context in my life. Obviously, a great many authors have managed to do just that and are now quoted in aeternum. Contact us if you have more questions before your purchase we will get back to you within 24 hours. Like so many books it's a friend, that sets there on the shelf waiting for us to visit again, to stop by and spend time with the thoughts and wisdom saved here between the covers. Chris has been actively involved at the national and state level with promoting statistical education at Pre-K—16 since the 1980s. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued. Well, some gems in here.