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Familiar quotations

John Bartlett

Familiar quotations

being an attempt to trace to their sources passages and phrases in common use.

by John Bartlett

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Published by Little, Brown and Company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy John Bartlett ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6081 .B27 1877
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 864 p.
    Number of Pages864
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6974298M
    LC Control Number06031935
    OCLC/WorldCa9486466

    Inhe privately printed his book as A Collection of Familiar Quotations. The new type is sharper, crisper and, because the pages have a cleaner appearance, is easier on the eyes. Those were mostly from the ancient Greeks and Romans. He finished school at age sixteen and went to Cambridge, Massachusettswhere he worked for the University Bookstore that served Harvard. In fact the new addition has more entries--"around one hundred" authors are quoted for the first time, and some authors have additional entries.

    The volume continued to add more recent material, the two youngest authors being cartoonist Bill Mauldin and Queen Elizabeth II. A section of " translations " follows, consisting mainly of lines from the ancient Greeks and Romans. William Wordsworth, Lord Byron, John Keats, John Milton and Alfred Tennyson are but a few of the individuals present in this superb anthology of poignant wit and profundity. This edition included more recent quotations. Suffice it to say here, if you are an American who prefers a slight emphasis on American authors to an emphasis on English authors, you'll want to get this book. Each edition deletes and adds quotations so it is wise to retain earlier copies.

    The volume continued to add more recent material, the two youngest authors being cartoonist Bill Mauldin and Queen Elizabeth II. This review has been flagged by multiple users as abuse of the terms of service and is no longer displayed show. Edited by Nathan Haskell Dolethe tenth edition was much like its predecessors. The thirteenth edition was billed by the publisher as the "Centennial Edition".


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Familiar quotations book

Following the Shakespearian dramas, we delve into what constitutes the bulk of the book; quotations by individual poets, authors, dramatists, philosophers and other prominent personages in English literature and intellectual life.

Familiar Quotes

The 21, quotations in this standard reference bible, organized by major category, feature original language with translations. The 17th is set in a new typeface which is both slightly narrower and less bold than that of the 16th. Also eliminated and I think this is to the good are the Ibid's that sometimes ran all the way down the page in the 16th.

This book does have its repetitious patches. These 10, entries feature explanation of the hidden meanings of folk wisdom repeated unwittingly. Most of these quotes were from literary sources.

The quotations are listed by the name of the writer. In addition to work on quotations he oversaw nine editions of his bookhe wrote on fishingand chessand compiled a massive concordance of Shakespeare, published inthat is still Familiar quotations book standard Familiar quotations book of its kind.

A twelfth edition was also edited by Morley and Everett. The result is a cleaner look to the pages and more white space. These 9, often lengthy selections highlight English prose geniuses like Addison, Burke, Johnson, Locke and Macaulay. These 28, selections feature non-English language sources including proverbs by a master Encyclopedist.

After the Bible comes Shakespeare's plays - listing each play in turn, Bartlett presents the finest lines from each. Beck also edited the fourteenth edition and the fifteenth For one thing, as the critic and scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Exact references to original sources and helpful historical footnotes are provided. By the way, technically speaking, Kermit the Frog's dictum is older than Cameron Crowe's movie. In the 17th that footnote is gone and we have no handy reference to the two earlier instances of von Logau's expression.

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 I have this book, and it's a wonderful resource. Project Gutenberg updates its listing of IP addresses approximately monthly.

This block will remain in place until legal guidance changes. In addition to John Bartlett's original criterion that quotations be "household words", Mr. William Wordsworth, Lord Byron, John Keats, John Milton and Alfred Tennyson are but a few of the individuals present in this superb anthology of poignant wit and profundity.

Mischievously I did him dirty.Over 20, quotations A major new edition of the most authoritative dictionary of quotations available brings you the wit and wisdom of past and present – from the ancients of East and West to the global village of the 21st century.

Find that half-remembered line in a browser's paradise of quotations for all occasions. Whether you lean towards the words of Jane Austen: ‘Think only of the.

Nov 02,  · The Bartlett's Familiar Quotations app gives you unparalleled access to 20, quotations spanning almost 5, years of art, politics, science, religion, philosophy, and entertainment. The new edition of Bartlett's introduces hundreds of new voices--from J. /5(44). The painter who is familiar with the nature of the sinews, muscles, and tendons, will know very well, in giving movement to a limb, how many and which sinews cause it; and which muscle, by swelling, causes the contraction of that sinew; and which sinews, expanded into the thinnest cartilage, surround and support the said muscle.

Having covered the book's shortcomings, I cannot point out that as a resource and reference this book can be not only helpful, but indispensable for college students. "Bartlett's Familiar Quotations" is like the King of the Cliff's Notes research, and just like Cliff's Notes, His Majesty should never be used to replace the material it summarizes.4/5(1).

Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account. Both registration and sign in support using google and facebook. Treasury of Familiar Quotations by Avenel Books. Random House~trade. Hardcover.

Familiar Quotations by John Bartlett, First Edition

GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library.

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