Wordsworth Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

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Wordsworth Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Language: en
Pages: 1180
Authors: Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

This work explains the origins of the familiar and the unfamiliar in everyday speech and literature, including the colloquial and the proverbial. It embraces archaeology, history, religion, the arts, science, mythology and characters from fiction.
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Language: en
Pages: 480
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Pages: 1440
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The Nautical Magazine
Language: en
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Categories: Naval art and science
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Language: en
Pages: 870
Authors: Various, Various Authors
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-28 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The 1836 Nautical Magazine comments upon conditions on convict and emigrant ships, and reports on steam technology, lighthouses and wreckers.