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Dictionary of Proverbs
Compiled from GL Apperson's original research of nearly three thousand works dating as far back as the 12th century and earlier, and built upon the foundations of the great Oxford English Dictionary, this dictionary traces the origins and history of English proverbs and proverbial phrases. The proverbs are grouped alphabetically and by subject.
Paperback, 656 pages
Published May 10th 2006 by Wordsworth Editions
(first published 1993)
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