It contains many non-traditional sources for quotations; new additions represent television, movies, politics, pop and rock music, advertising slogans, and even street slang. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. First published in 1855 as a small booklet containing a mere 258 pages of quotes by 169 authors, Bartlett's Familiar Quotations has been completely revised and updated for the sixteenth edition by noted Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Justin Kaplan. Seuss, Sun-Tsu, the Talmud, Alice Walker, and Elie Wiesel. Familiar Quotations Citation by: Jennifer Emberton Type of Reference: Factbook Call Number: 808. Although Shakespeare and the Bible are still the most heavily quoted sources, this new edition casts a wider net than its predecessors in broadening Bartlett's cultural base.
Obviously, a great many authors have managed to do just that and are now quoted in aeternum. This is another tome I would scarcely leave home without not if I was going to be gone for more than forty-nine hours, at least. Author: I love tranquil solitude And such society As is quiet, wise, and good. Well, some gems in here. Bartlett's gives the reader a vast panorama of the world, from the ancient Egyptians to the latest movie, from the inspirational to the downright funny.
It can be browsed and enjoyed. Author: Peter was dull; he was at first Dull,oh so dull, so very dull! He began keeping a commonplace book of quotations to answer queries and in 1855 privately printed the first edition of his Familiar Quotations. . All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Author: Kings are like stars,they rise and set, they have The worship of the world, but no repose. I got a replacement, but it's just not the same. The spine may show signs of wear.
There is in the volume something that can never be captured by a screen. Please consult the store to determine exact fees. Each edition deletes and adds quotations so it is wise to retain earlier copies. I'm about to toss it on top of my toilet and read it again. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.
In the famous Bartlett's tradition, authors are arranged in chronological order, which illuminates the prevailing influences and ideas surrounding any given quotation. Author: Music, when soft voices die, Vibrates in the memory; Odours, when sweet violets sicken, Live within the sense they quicken. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. About this Item: Little, Brown and Company. Exact references to original sources and helpful historical footnotes are provided. By age twenty-nine he owned the store.
He finished school at age sixteen and went to Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he worked for the University Bookstore that served Harvard. Written on hearing the News of the Death of Napoleon. We would sit together, each with an edition, reading bits we liked, and comparing what was included, and what had been deleted or added from edition to edition. I, for one, and I will remedy this omission pronto and buy the latest edition. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
Accepted by scholars as an authoritative book of reference, it has grown with its growth in public estimation with each reissue. Newcomers include Russell Baker, Leonard Bernstein, Mel Brooks, Noam Chomsky, Annie Dillard, Elvis, M. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Bookseller: , Ohio, United States Little, Brown. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp s. I really really enjoy this book. Author: A pard-like spirit, beautiful and swift.
The book contains 148 pages. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. The general index, more than 600 pages long, continues to be an invaluable resource for finding quotations by way of keywords; it has been painstakingly edited to be more accurate and complete. As such it was a gateway to literature, since it made me want to read books by the authors of those beautiful lines. My love for this book stems from both its content, and its context in my life. The App is another choice for accessibility. Author: I could lie down like a tired child, And weep away the life of care Which I have borne, and yet must bear.
It reminds me of browsing the dictionary when I was young and memorizing new words. Author: You lieunder a mistake, Translation of Calderons Magico Prodigioso. Still, it has been thought better to incur the risk of erring on the side of fulness. I am under great obligations to M. One-third of the book was quotations from the Bible and from the works of William Shakespeare, most of the balance being lines from the great English poets.