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The Facts on File Dictionary of Proverbs (Writers Reference)

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Published by Facts on File .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • Reference works,
  • General And Reference Works (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Reference,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Language Arts - General,
  • Reference - Dictionaries,
  • Proverbs, English

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRosalind Fergusson (Editor), David Pickering (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages499
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9669858M
    ISBN 100816066736
    ISBN 109780816066735
    OCLC/WorldCa70775679


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The proverb comes from Shakespeare's play Hamlet (; ) and is part of Polonius's advice to his son Laertes. The book concludes with indexes by keyword and by theme as well as a bibliography.

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The proverb comes from Shakespeare's play Hamlet (; ) and is part of Polonius's advice to his son Laertes. The book concludes with indexes by keyword and by theme as well as a bibliography. The print is clean and I was able to find all of the proverbs 5/5(3). viii, pages ; 24 cm Contains alphabetically arranged entries which explain the meanings and origins of over 1, English language proverbs, each with examples of usage, variants or alternative forms, and a keyword indexPages: The Facts on File dictionary of proverbs | Martin H.

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David Pickering. Includes index. ""The Facts On File Dictionary of Proverbs, Second Edition"" includes more than 1, English-language proverbs - with new - that are widely recognized today.

Arranged alphabetically, entries provide the meaning of each proverb, the date it was first recorded, variant forms of the proverb, other proverbs that are similar and opposite to it.

About the Author(s) Martin H. Manser has been a professional reference book writer and editor since He is the author of The Facts On File Guide to Good Writing, The Facts On File Guide to Style, and The Facts On File Dictionary of Classical and Biblical other books include the Zondervan Dictionary of Bible Themes, Macmillan Dictionary of the Bible, and Learner's Dictionary.

Includes more than 1, English-language proverbs. Proverbs are listed alphabetically, and each entry includes an explanation, an example from literature, origin, variants, cross references when appropriate, and a list of sayings with similar or opposite meanings.

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