The Facts on File Dictionary of Proverbs / Edition 2

The Facts on File Dictionary of Proverbs / Edition 2

by Martin H. Manser
     
 

Offering definitions, examples of use, and dates of first usage, this dictionary alphabetically presents such 1500 proverbs, from "absence is the mother of disillusion" to "you win some you lose some." The proverbs are drawn from common English usage in England and North America, missing many proverbs that are used in other parts of the English-speaking world. Also… See more details below

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Offering definitions, examples of use, and dates of first usage, this dictionary alphabetically presents such 1500 proverbs, from "absence is the mother of disillusion" to "you win some you lose some." The proverbs are drawn from common English usage in England and North America, missing many proverbs that are used in other parts of the English-speaking world. Also included are indexes that list proverbs by theme and key word. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816066735
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/2007
Series:
Writer's Reference Library
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

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