The Oxford dictionary of quotations
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Published in London, Oxford University Press [1962] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Quotations,
  • English Quotations

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 1003 p. ;
Number of Pages1003
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26570218M

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