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Shakespearean oracles

a collection of the most quotable short sayings from the great dramas; designed especially as a handbook for public speakers, debaters and writers. Compiled by Beza Boynton Kaiser. With an introd. by Azariah S. Root

by William Shakespeare

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Published in Boston, F.W. Faxon, 1923 .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesUseful reference series, no. 29
    ContributionsKaiser, Beza Boynton, comp
    The Physical Object
    Pagination142 p. ;
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26552178M

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