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* Credo Reference
Over 600 searchable and browsable reference books from a collection of the world's leading publishers, including Bloomsbury, Collins, Penguin and Thames and Hudson.
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* Oxford English Dictionary
Online version of the Oxford English Dictionary. Find word spellings, definitions, pronunciation and examples of use.
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* Oxford Reference Online
Brings together 200 language and subject dictionaries and reference works into a single cross-searchable resource.
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* Biographical Dictionary of Quotations
Published by Bloomsbury, 1997. Electronic Resource from Credo reference.
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* The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs
Published by Oxford University Press, 1998. Electronic Resource from Oxford Reference Online.
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* The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
Published by Oxford University Press, 2001. Electronic Resource from Oxford Reference Online.
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* The Oxford Dictionary of Twentieth Century Quotations
Published by Oxford University Press, c1998. Electronic Resource from Oxford Reference Online.
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* Quotations @ Oxford Reference Online
A collection of reference books covering Quotations.
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* Quotes @ Credo referenceplus
A collection of reference books covering Quotes.
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* Rawson's Dictionary of American Quotations
Published by Crown Publishers, 1997. Electronic Resource from Credo reference.
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* Roget's thematic dictionary of quotations
Published by Bloomsbury, 1997. Electronic Resource from Credo reference.
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* Bartleby Library
A searchable collection of American & English Poetry: 1250–1920 and selected prose. Includes Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations. Source: Bartleby.com
* Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations (of 1901)
"A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature, by John Bartlett." Ninth Edition, 1901.
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* The Bible Gateway
Fully searchable, includes many different translations/version.
* Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Giving the Derivation, Source, or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words That Have a Tale to Tell. Philadelphia: Henry Altemus, 1898 editon. Source: Bartleby.com
* The Holy Bible
American Bible Society’s King James Version features a full-text search, content-based chapter guides and a quick verse finder. Source: Bartleby.com
* The Oxford Book of English Verse (1250-1900)
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* The Phrase Finder
Meanings and Origins of Phrases, sayings, cliches and quotes.
* The Quotations Page
over 22,000 quotations online from over 2,600 authors,
* Wikiquote
Wikiquote is a free online compendium of sourced quotations from notable people and creative works in every language, translations of non-English quotes, and links to Wikipedia for further information.