Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

Author: John Bartlett

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 031625018X

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.

Familiar Quotations

Author: John Bartlett

Publisher: Рипол Классик

ISBN: 5877608320

Category: History

Page: 1750

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Chronologically arranged entries supply quotations from 2,250 authors and major collective or anonymous works, with an alphabetical index of authors and an index to the text.

Handbook of Familiar Quotations

Author: I. R. P.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108068634

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 300

View: 909

This collection of verse quotations, ranging from Genesis to Wordsworth, is reissued here in its revised third edition of 1859.

Familiar Quotations - Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and Phrases in Common Use

Author: John Bartlett

Publisher: James Press

ISBN: 1444651226

Category: Reference

Page: 534

View: 4588

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... (6) Columns for Discount on Purchases and Discount on Notes on the same side of the Cash Book; (c) Columns for Discount on Sales and Cash Sales on the debit side of the Cash Book; (d) Departmental columns in the Sales Book and in the Purchase Book. Controlling Accounts.--The addition of special columns in books of original entry makes possible the keeping of Controlling Accounts. The most common examples of such accounts are Accounts Receivable account and Accounts Payable account. These summary accounts, respectively, displace individual customers' and creditors' accounts in the Ledger. The customers' accounts are then segregated in another book called the Sales Ledger or Customers' Ledger, while the creditors' accounts are kept in the Purchase or Creditors' Ledger. The original Ledger, now much reduced in size, is called the General Ledger. The Trial Balance now refers to the accounts in the General Ledger. It is evident that the task of taking a Trial Balance is greatly simplified because so many fewer accounts are involved. A Schedule of Accounts Receivable is then prepared, consisting of the balances found in the Sales Ledger, and its total must agree with the balance of the Accounts Receivable account shown in the Trial Balance. A similar Schedule of Accounts Payable, made up of all the balances in the Purchase Ledger, is prepared, and it must agree with the balance of the Accounts Payable account of the General Ledger." The Balance Sheet.--In the more elementary part of the text, the student learned how to prepare a Statement of Assets and Liabilities for the purpose of disclosing the net capital of an enterprise. In the present chapter he was shown how to prepare a similar statement, the Balance Sheet. For all practical...

familiar quotations

Author: John Bartlett (of Cambridge, Massachusetts.)

Publisher: Taylor & Francis



Page: N.A

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A Collection of Familiar Quotations

Author: John Bartlett

Publisher: Citadel Press

ISBN: 9780806502502

Category: Reference

Page: 126

View: 6850

It has been more than a century now since this unique compilation of famous quotations was brought out in this country by a literate and enterprising New England publisher. For the first time, this facsimile printing restores to circulation the original first edition, just as John Bartlett himself arranged it. **Lightning Print On Demand Title

Familiar Quotations

A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature

Author: John Bartlett

Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown


Category: Quotations, English

Page: 1405

View: 654

This 16th edition of the book, first published in 1855, has been expanded to include more than 20,000 quotations and more than 340 new authors both historical and contemporary - from Russell Baker, The Doors, Elvis, Nadine Gordimer, Stephen Hawking, Primo Levi, Norman Mailer, Salman Rushdie, the Talmud, Alice Walker and Elie Wiesel. This edition has been revised and edited by Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Justin Kaplan.

Famous Lines

A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Author: Robert Andrews

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231102186

Category: Reference

Page: 625

View: 5475

Brings together more than 6,000 observations, witticisms, and incendiary statements from people of all types from antiquity to the present

Familiar Quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's Ed

Author: Familiar Quotations

Publisher: Franklin Classics

ISBN: 9780342492084


Page: 930

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Familiar quotations

a collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Quotations

Page: 1158

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