Bartlett's Familiar Quotations


Author: John Bartlett
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0759527393
Category: Reference
Page: 1488
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First published in 1855, BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS has been completely updated and revised for the seventeenth edition by Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Justin Kaplan. This 17th edition, under Kaplan's splendid direction, contains over 20,000 quotations, representing 2,500 authors, 90 of whom are new to BARTLETT'S. New comers include Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Tony Kushner, Tammy Wynette, Margaret Atwood, Mary Oliver, Maya Angelou, Frank O'Hara, Martin Amis, Kingsley Amis, Mother Teresa, Jacques Cousteau, Rudolph Giuliani, Alfred Hitchcock, L. M. Montgomery, Eric Ambler, Jerry Seinfeld, J.K. Rowling, Katharine Graham, and Emma Goldman. With quotations presented in chronological order, in the famous BARTLETT'S tradition, BARTLETT'S gives the reader a vast panorama of the world, from the ancient Egyptians to the latest movie, from the inspirational and the beautiful to the sardonic and the downright funny.

Bartlett's Bible Quotations


Author: John Bartlett
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316086673
Category: Reference
Page: 240
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From the quote aficionado to the historical researcher, fans of Bartlett's will be thrilled to see BARTLETT'S BIBLE QUOTATIONS. Assembled in a new format to delight both researchers and casual readers, BARTLETT'S BIBLE QUOTATIONS is an essential collection of Bible quotes pulled from the prestigious BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS. It is both a valuable reference tool and an eminent collection to be browsed through for pleasure. The quotes are organised simply and elegantly, from Genesis to Revelations, and include Psalms, Proverbs, and the Apocrypha. Bartlett's highlights the essential passages of the beloved text (originally from the King James Version), from the educational to the ethical, from stern to stirring, creating a view of the Bible unlike any other.

Maximum Ride, Bd. 3 - Der Prometheus-Code

Thriller
Author: James Patterson
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 9783431037241
Category: Fiction
Page: 288
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Max - kurz für: Maximum Ride - und ihre Geschwister sind Opfer eines genetischen Experiments. Vor ihrer Geburt hat man ihnen Gene einer fremden Art eingepflanzt. Zu achtundneunzig Prozent sind sie Mensch, zu zwei Prozent Vogel. Doch es ist ihnen gelungen, aus dem Labor zu entkommen. Seitdem sind sie auf der Flucht. Die verbrecherische Organisation, die für diese Experimente verantwortlich ist, hat ihre natürlichen Feinde auf sie angesetzt: Die Eraser sind eine Kreuzung von Menschen und Wölfen, und sie machen Jagd auf alles, was fliegt. Doch nun drehen Max und ihr Schwarm den Spieß um und nehmen selbst die Jagd auf. Max hat sich das Ziel gesetzt, das Rätsel ihrer Herkunft zu ergründen. Dabei stößt sie auf ein geheimes Forschungszentrum in Deutschland und die nächste Generation von Übermenschen. Max muss sich der ultimaten Prüfung stellen. Einem Kampf auf Leben und Tod. Wird es Max und ihren Verbündeten gelingen, die Welt zu retten? Ein Welt, von der Max selbst niemals ein Teil sein kann?

John Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: From the Greatest Poets, Writers, Playwrights and Literati in the English Language


Author: John Bartlett
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 9781387906109
Category: Reference
Page: 150
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John Bartlett's timeless collection of quotations from many of the finest luminaries of English prose and poetry are presented here. The book begins with a presentation of the King James Bible, beginning with the Old Testament. Many of the most inspiring and memorable verses from across the Biblical canon are present. This is followed by the New Testament, with a number of the most evocative and spiritually rich gospel quotations listed. After the Bible comes Shakespeare's plays - listing each play in turn, Bartlett presents the finest lines from each. The great wisdom and expression for which William Shakespeare is renowned finds ample demonstration, with tragedies such as Macbeth and comedies such as Twelfth Night among the plays Bartlett draws upon.

America's God and Country

Encyclopedia of Quotations
Author: William Joseph Federer
Publisher: Amerisearch, Inc.
ISBN: 9781880563052
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 845
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This exhaustive reference tool is ideal for students, teachers, attorneys, journalists, speakers, politicians, and more. The book affirms America's Godly heritage with over 2,100 quotations from nearly 700 sources. Fully footnoted.

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations


Author: Geoffrey O'Brien,John Bartlett
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316017596
Category: Reference
Page: 1504
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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, Desmond Tutu, Julia Child, Fran Leibowitz, Harper Lee, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Patti Smith, William F. Buckley, and Robert F. Kennedy. In the classic BARTLETT'S tradition, the book offers readers and scholars alike a vast, stunning representation of those words that have influenced and molded our language and culture.

Media/classroom Skills

Games for the Middle School
Author: Jeanne E. Wieckert,Irene Wood Bell
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Educational games
Page: N.A
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Distinguished Classics of Reference Publishing


Author: James Rettig
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: N.A
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 356
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An examination of how and why certain books have become the most widely used reference works in American libraries. From Who's Who and World Book to Turabian's Manual, it explores the origins, influence and possible future for each of these works.

Bartlett's Words to Live By

Advice and Inspiration for Everyday Life
Author: John Bartlett
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 031608669X
Category: Reference
Page: 288
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For 150 years people have looked to Bartlett's Familiar Quotations for wisdom, inspiration, and pure fun. Here now is an elegant new collection of the best advice ever given, inspiring words from the world's wisest men and women. "There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval." -George Santayana Readers will be delighted by insights that span almost five thousand years of human history, from ancient Egypt to the modern day, capturing the differences-and the similarities-of human thought over time. "Truth is great and its effectiveness endures." -Ptahhotpe From such varied sources as the Bible, Jane Austen, and John F. Kennedy, everyone is sure to find a gem. "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee." -Muhammad Ali With its thoughtful and entertaining selection of quotes, Bartlett's Words to Live By is an enlightening gift for the graduate or the student of life and a splendid addition to the reference shelf. "In my end is my beginning." -Mary, Queen of Scots "Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently." -Sir Winston Churchill In 1855, Massachusetts bookseller John Bartlett self-published a small collection of prose and verse quotations. Since then, his volume has been continuously expanded and published to reflect the ever-changing cultural climate. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations remains the most authoritative, thought-provoking, and entertaining book of quotations available.

American National Biography


Author: John Arthur Garraty
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195127812
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Page: 24
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"AIDS has made a huge impact on our society medically, socially, politically, legally, and psychologically. Sarah Watstein encapsulates this interdisciplinary issue into approximately 4,000 terms and explains them objectively, clearly, and readably for high school students, adults, and medical professionals. The terms include related diseases such as Kaposi's Sarcoma, treatments such as interleukin, jargon-"no code"- and slang-"bareback sex." The appendixes list statistics, toll-free telephone numbers, Web sites, nonprofit and government organizations, clinical trials, databases, and payment assistance programs. Highly recommended for all libraries."--"Outstanding Reference Sources: the 1999 Selection of New Titles," American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.