[Ads-l] Appeal for Author Quotations

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Oct 27 18:14:09 UTC 2014


I should have noted in my appeal that I already know about whatever quotations by these authors are in the Yale Book of Quotations, Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, or Wikiquote.  

Fred Shapiro



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Subject: Re: Appeal for Author Quotations

Search on Wikiquote <https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Main_Page>.

Mark Mandel

On Sat, Oct 25, 2014 at 9:43 AM, Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at yale.edu>
wrote:

> I apologize for the OT-ness of this request (although I have to say that
> th=
> ere are others on this list who go far beyond me in OT-ness of their
> postin=
> gs).
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> I am looking for famous quotations from the following authors, and would
> we=
> lcome any suggestions:
>
> Petrarch
> Boccaccio
> Robert Musil
> Theodore Dreiser
> Rabindranath Tagore
> Gunter Grass
> Isaac Bashevis Singer
> Du Fu
>
> Fred Shapiro
>
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