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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Quotations,
  • Quotations, English

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by Susan Ratcliffe.
ContributionsRatcliffe, Susan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6080 .L58 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 474 p. ;
Number of Pages474
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3420741M
ISBN 100198609981
LC Control Number2005040687
OCLC/WorldCa57006232

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