Dictionary of foreign phrases and classical quotations : comprising 14,000 idioms, proverbs, maxims, mottoes, technical words and terms, and press allusions from the works of the great writers in Latin, Greek, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish

Jones, Hugh Percy

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Title: Dictionary of foreign phrases and classical ...
Publisher: Edinburgh : J. Grant
Publication Date: 1923
Edition: New and revised edition.

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