The World in a Phrase A Brief History of the Aphorisms (Paperback)
|Author: James Geary|
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|For lovers of words and seekers of wisdom, here is a lively history of aphorisms--the oldest written art form--and the intriguing people who have penned them, from the Buddha to Emily Dickinson.|
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For lovers of words and seekers of wisdom, a lively history of aphorisms—the oldest written art form—and the intriguing people who have penned them, from the Buddha to Emily Dickinson.
The English language draws from a linguistic melting pot of ...