Bartlett's familiar quotations : a collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature / John Bartlett ; Justin Kaplan, general editor.Material type: BookPublisher: Boston : Little, Brown, 2002Edition: 17th ed.Description: lv, 1431 pages ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0316084603; 9780316084604.Uniform titles: Familiar quotations.Subject(s): Quotations, English | Aphorisms and Proverbs as Topic | Quotations, English | CitatsamlingarGenre/Form: Quotations. | Reference works. | Quotations. | Reference works.DDC classification: 808.88/2 Online resources: Publisher description
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Revised edition of: Familiar quotations / John Bartlett. 16th ed. 1992.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Preface to the seventeenth edition -- Guide to the use of Bartlett's familiar quotations -- Index of authors -- Familiar quotations : from ancient Egypt and the Bible to the present -- Index.
A new edition of the classic reference, first published in 1855, features more than twenty thousand quotations, representing some 2,500 authors, including new selections from Bill Clinton, Margaret Atwood, and Mother Teresa.