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The Concise Oxford dictionary of proverbs

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

    Subjects:
  • Proverbs, English,
  • Proverbs, American

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-307) and index.

    Other titlesOxford dictionary of proverbs
    Statement[compiled by John Simpson & Jennifer Speake].
    ContributionsSimpson, J. A., Speake, Jennifer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6421 .C64 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 333 p. ;
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL113623M
    ISBN 100192800841
    LC Control Number99234790

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