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Brewer"s concise dictionary of phrase and fable

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Brewer"s concise dictionary of phrase and fable

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

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Published by Helicon .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementE. Cobham Brewer.
SeriesClassic reissue editions series
The Physical Object
Pagination(1136)p. ;
Number of Pages1136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22272174M
ISBN 101859861008

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Dictionary of phrase and fable: giving the derivation, source, or origin of common phrases, alusions, and words that have a tale to tell.

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