The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations Author Elizabeth M. Knowles
ISBN-10 0198601735
Year 1999
Pages 1136
Language en
Publisher Oxford [England] : Oxford University Press
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More than twenty thousand quotations from every era and location are combined in a comprehensive reference that also encompasses details of the earliest traceable source, birth and death dates, and career briefs for each entry, as well as a thematic and k

The Devil and Daniel Webster

The Devil and Daniel Webster Author Stephen Vincent Benét
ISBN-10 0822203030
Year 1943-10
Pages 38
Language en
Publisher Dramatists Play Service Inc
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Having promised his soul to the Devil in exchange for good fortune, Jabez Stone asks the talented lawyer Daniel Webster to get him out of the bargain.

Metropolis on the Styx

Metropolis on the Styx Author David Lawrence Pike
ISBN-10 0801473047
Year 2007
Pages 377
Language en
Publisher Cornell University Press
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Pike considers how underground spaces and their many myths have organized ways of seeing, thinking about, and living in the modern city. He details the emergence of the vertical city in the imagination of 19th century Paris and London, a city whose ground level was replete with passages between above and below.