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The Art of Self Cultivation: Quotations from Chinese Wisdom
By Brand: Shanghai Press, Better Link Press
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ean: 9781602201330, isbn: 1602201331,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
The Art of Self Cultivation, contains hundreds of individual quotations drawn from over 2,000 years of Chinese history. The Art of Self Cultivation comprises quotations that are concerned with what in Chinese is termed xiushen-which translates roughly as ''self cultivation''. One Chinese encyclopedia defines it as ''the nurture of body and mind in order to strengthen and raise the level of one's sense of morality''. This book addresses individual behavior and conduct from the essentials of

A new Dictionary of Quotations from the Greek, Latin, and Modern Languages
By hansebooks
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ean: 9783743413467, isbn: 3743413469,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
A new Dictionary of Quotations from the Greek, Latin, and Modern Languages is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1860. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres. As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature. Many works of historical writers and scientists are available today as antiques only. Hansebooks newly publishes

Similes Dictionary
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ean: 9781578594337, isbn: 1578594332,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
Whether it invokes hard work or merely a hen-house, a good simile is like a good picture—it's worth a thousand words. Packed with more than 16,000 imaginative, colorful phrases—from “abandoned as a used Kleenex” to “quiet as an eel swimming in oil”—the Similes Dictionary will help any politician, writer, or lover of language find just the right saying, be it original or banal, verbose or succinct. Your thoughts will never be ''as tedious as a twice-told tale'' or ''dry as the

Language and Philosophy: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
By ICON Group International, Inc.
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ean: 9780546591248, isbn: 0546591248,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
Ever need a fact or quotation relating to language and philosophy? Designed for speechwriters, journalists, writers, researchers, students, professors, teachers, historians, academics, scrapbookers, trivia buffs and word lovers, this book represents the largest compilation of anything relating to ''language and philosophy,'' with a linguistic emphasis on non-conventional usage and alternative meanings which capture ambiguities. The entries cover all parts of speech (noun, verb, adverb or

Words Gone Wild: Puns, Puzzles, Poesy, Palaver, Persiflage, and Poppycock
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ean: 9781616080143, isbn: 9781616080143,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 260 reviews
Chock-full of jokes and entertaining twists of the tongue, this lighthearted but scholarly guide to humorous language is a sure?re hit with word lovers. The examples are entertainingly bawdy, with a delightful narrative voice in word sleuth and author, Jim Bernhard. He provides examples and puzzles, teaching a smidgen of historical and etymological scholarship, but above all, amusing his audience. Puns from Greek dramatists, Shakespeare, the Bible, George S. Kaufman, and Groucho Marx vie for

Quotations of Wit and Wisdom
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393314465, isbn: 0393314464,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
An amusing collection of wise sayings from ancient times to the present day. This and hundreds of other instructive and entertaining observations are collected in this lively little volume, a perennial backlist favorite..

Advice to Writers: A Compendium of Quotes, Anecdotes, and Writerly Wisdom from a Dazzling Array of Literary Lights
By Vintage
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ean: 9780679763413, isbn: 0679763414,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
In Advice to Writers, Jon Winokur, author of the bestselling The Portable Curmudgeon, gathers the counsel of more than four hundred celebrated authors in a treasury on the world of writing. Here are literary lions on everything from the passive voice to promotion and publicity: James Baldwin on the practiced illusion of effortless prose, Isaac Asimov on the despotic tendencies of editors, John Cheever on the perils of drink, Ivan Turgenev on matrimony and the Muse. Here, too, are the secrets

Antiquarian Bookplates: 55 Bookplates to Personalize Your Library
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ean: 9780307465382, isbn: 0307465381,

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Personalize your library with this sophisticated set of bookplates. Each features a beloved literary quote and a charming illustration that makes each book in your collection even more special.   Never again will you be in search of the perfect present for your book-loving friend - you can now give a whole set of bookplates with quotes from the likes of Jane Austen, Johnathan Swift, and Samuel Johnson. In the style of antique books, these 55 labels are classic and sophisticated and will

Mom Candy: 1,000 Quotes of Inspiration for Mothers
By Random House Reference
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mpn: 9780375723827, ean: 9780375723827, isbn: 037572382X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 183 reviews
The perfect gift for a mother in your life -- for what mom wouldn't enjoy some wit, wisdom, humor about the whole parenting effort?  Read (and savor) a handful of quotes a day -- for inspiration, a laugh, a reminder of the big picture -- with insights and reflections on strength, sacrifice, and courage; of limits and life balance, laughter and love, and a mother's enduring legacy. This extraordinary collection of 1,000 literary gems comes in a beautifully illustrated hardcover book with two

The Illustrated Dictionary of Snark: A Snide, Sarcastic Guide to Verbal Sparring, Comebacks, Irony, Insults, and Much More
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781620871874, isbn: 1620871874,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
What do Dorothy Parker, Groucho Marx, H. L. Mencken, Oscar Wilde, Robert Benchley, George Bernard Shaw, Jules Feiffer, Bill Hicks, Bill Maher, Phyllis Diller, Édith Piaf, W. C. Fields, Mark Twain, Voltaire, Charles Bukowski, and countless others have in common? Not a thing, other than each was a brilliantly snarky wit and all are included in this compendium of the original snark handbooks.Hear wit, sarcasm, and offhanded comments from:The Snark Handbook: A Reference Guide to Verbal

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
By Little Brown and Company
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ean: 9780316017596, isbn: 0316017590,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 193 reviews
More than 150 years after its original publication, BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS has been completely revised and updated for its eighteenth edition. BARTLETT'S showcases a sweeping survey of world history, from the times of ancient Egyptians to present day. New authors include Warren Buffett, the Dalai Lama, Bill Gates, David Foster Wallace, Emily Post, Steve Jobs, Jimi Hendrix, Paul Krugman, Hunter S. Thompson, Jon Stewart, Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, Barack Obama, Che Guevara, Randy Pausch,

Shakespeare Lexicon and Quotation Dictionary (Volume II, N-Z)
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ean: 9780486227276, isbn: 0486227278,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
In more than 300 years of Shakespearean scholarship, only one book, the famous Shakespeare Lexicon and Quotation Dictionary, has investigated the meaning of every word that Shakespeare wrote. The lifetime work of Professor Alexander Schmidt of Königsberg, this book has long been the indispensable companion for every person seriously interested in Shakespeare, Renaissance poetry and prose of any sort, or English literature. It is really two important books in one.Schmidt’s set contains every

Language: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
By ICON Group International, Inc.
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ean: 9780546591781, isbn: 0546591787,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
Ever need a fact or quotation on language? Designed for speechwriters, journalists, writers, researchers, students, professors, teachers, historians, academics, scrapbookers, trivia buffs and word lovers, this is the largest book ever created for this single word. It represents a compilation from a variety of sources with a linguistic emphasis on anything relating to the term ''language,'' including non-conventional usage and alternative meanings which capture ambiguities. The entries cover all

The Facts on File Dictionary of Proverbs (Facts on File Library of Language and Literature)
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ean: 9780816046072, isbn: 0816046077,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 226 reviews
Traces the meaning and origins of more than 1,500 commonly known proverbs, presenting an alphabetized listing that includes recording dates, variant forms, and usage examples.Used Book in Good Condition.

Johnson's Dictionary and the Language of Learning
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ean: 9780807842010, isbn: 080784201X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 155 reviews
Although the Dictionary is primarily a philological work, DeMaria shows how it also serves literary, moral, and educational purposes. By analyzing the content of the 116,000 illustrative quotations used by Johnson, the author illuminates the major themes of the book: knowledge and ignorance, truth and probabiity, learning and education, language, religion, and morality. Johnson's choice of which quotations to include represents his vision of the intellectual landscape.Used Book in Good

The Snark Handbook: Clichés Edition: Overused Buzzwords, Hackneyed Phrases, and Other Misuses of the English Language
By Skyhorse Publishing
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ean: 9781616086350, isbn: 1616086351,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 172 reviews
CLICHÉ: nounEtymology: French, literally, printer's stereotype, from past participle of clichér, to stereotype, of imitative originDate: 18921 : a trite phrase or expression; also : the idea expressed by it2 : a hackneyed theme, characterization, or situation3 : something that has become overly familiar or commonplace  In the words of Stephen Fry, “It is a cliché that most clichés are true, but then like most clichés, that cliché is untrue.” Clichés are like rationalizations: try

Dictionary of Word Origins: The Histories of More Than 8,000 English-Language Words
By Arcade Publishing
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mpn: 10046795, ean: 9781611450538, isbn: 9781611450538,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
What is the link between map and apron, acrobat and oxygen, zeal and jealousy, flour and pollen, secret and crime? Did you know that crimson originally comes from the name of tiny scale insects, the kermes, from whose dried bodies a red dyestuff is made? That Yankee began as a nickname for Dutchmen? That omelette evolved from amulette, “a thin sheet of metal,” and is a not-too- distant cousin of the word laminate? That jeans find their antecedent in jean fustian, meaning “a cotton fabric

The Multicultural Dictionary of Proverbs: Over 20,000 Adages from More Than 120 Languages, Nationalities and Ethnic Groups
By Brand: McFarland n Company, Inc.
SKU: #0927-WS1701-A03010-0786422629
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sku: 0927-WS1701-A03010-0786422629, ean: 9780786422623, isbn: 0786422629,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 293 reviews
All cultures have proverbs that capsulize subjects simply and effectively. Many of these are cross-cultural. For example, according to a Danish proverb, ''The greater the fear, the nearer the danger,'' while a Latin proverb says, ''The less there is of fear, the less there is danger.'' This work includes over 20,000 proverbs from more than 120 languages, nationalities and ethnic groups. The proverbs are arranged under 1,300 headings (e.g., accidents, divided loyalty, marriage, prosperity,

Words on Words: Quotations about Language and Languages
By University Of Chicago Press
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ean: 9780226122014, isbn: 0226122018,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 253 reviews
From Homer (''winged words'') to Robert Burns (''Beware a tongue that's smoothly hung'') to Rudyard Kipling (''Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind''), writers from all over the world have put pen to paper on the inexhaustible topic of language. Yet surprisingly, their writings on the subject have never been gathered in a single volume. In Words on Words, David and Hilary Crystal have collected nearly 5,000 quotations about language and all its intriguing aspects:

101 American English Proverbs (101... Language Series)
By Brand: McGraw-Hill
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ean: 9780844254128, isbn: 0844254126,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
This text presents in everyday English 101 commonly used proverbs, enabling students to use proverbs appropriately and encouraging cross-cultural understanding.Used Book in Good Condition.

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