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Metaphors Be with You

An A to Z Dictionary of History's Greatest Metaphorical Quotations
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Publisher: 
HarperCollins
 | 
December, 2017
ISBN:
9780062445346
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Respected quotation anthologist and author of Oxymoronica and Viva la Repartee Dr. Mardy Grothe is at his best in Metaphors Be with You, an A to Z dictionary of 2,750 of historys greatest metaphorical quotations, meticulously curated for writers, readers, and quotation lovers everywhere.

In Metaphors Be with You, Dr. Mardy Grothe has created the definitive reference on Englishs finest metaphors, sourced from literature, politics, philosophy, Hollywood, religion, sports, comedy, history, religion, pop culture, and more. Arranged into two sections"The Ten Best Things Ever Said" and "The Single Best Thing Ever Said"Metaphors Be with You includes quotations on five hundred human interest topics and an introduction to the nature, importance, and sheer joy of metaphorical language.

Essential for writers, readers, and language aficionados, this breathtaking, beautifully designed sourcebook also contains elegantly integrated digital access to Dr. Mardys Dictionary of Metaphorical Quotations, the worlds largest online database of quotations containing metaphors, similes, and analogies. This one-of-a-kind synergy between print and technology offers a comprehensive look at the diversity of words and phrases we use to relate to, understand, and describe our world by providing access to detailed source information, innumerable "Error Alerts," and fascinating quotation backstories that will engage readers as they delve into metaphorical language and discover their own favorites.

Whether youre crafting a speech, writing a novel, or simply searching for new ways to express yourself, this remarkable compendium is sure to inspire you with the perfect metaphor every time.

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