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The Oxford Book of Aphorisms

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The dictionary defines "aphorism" as "a short pithy statement or maxim," but beneath this definition lies a wealth of wit and insight to which neither the word nor any brief description can do justice. This delightful anthology demonstrates just how rewarding the aphorism can be and how brilliantly the aphorist can illuminate a hidden truth or reveal the ironies of life. Whatever the situation, whatever the mood, the reader will find in this international array of aphorisms just the right words to give his or her feeling ...

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The Oxford Book of Aphorisms
2003, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192804563

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The Oxford Book of Aphorisms
1987, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192820150

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The Oxford Book of Aphorisms
1983, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192141118

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