The Shorter Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

The Shorter Bartlett s Familiar Quotations Over quotations nearly authors organized in alphabetical order

Over 10,000 quotations, nearly 2,000 authors, organized in alphabetical order.

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The Shorter Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

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  1. June 14, 1820 December 3, 1905 Father a descendant of the pilgrim ship Mayflower A very bright boy, he was reading at age three and had read the entire Bible by nine He finished school at age sixteen and went to Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he worked for the University Bookstore that served Harvard By age twenty nine he owned the store Known for his memory for quotations and trivia, Ask John Bartlett became a byword in the community when someone was stumped.He began keeping a commonplace book of quotations to answer queries and in 1855 privately printed the first edition of his Familiar Quotations That edition of 258 pages contained entries from 169 authors One third of the book was quotations from the Bible and from the works of William Shakespeare, most of the balance being lines from the great English poets enpedia wiki John_Ba


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