What is an Index?: A Few Notes on Indexes and Indexers, Броеве 1–3

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Страница 39 - TT is the fate of those who toil at the lower employments of life, to be rather driven by the fear of evil, than attracted by the prospect of good ; to be exposed to censure, without hope of praise ; to be disgraced by miscarriage, or punished for neglect, where success would have been without applause, and diligence without reward.
Страница 72 - INDEX GEOGRAPHICUS : Being a List, alphabetically arranged, of the Principal Places on the Globe, with the Countries and Subdivisions of the Countries in which they are situated, and their Latitudes and Longitudes.
Страница 21 - Clarissa' is not a performance to be read with eagerness, and laid aside fo: ever ; but will be occasionally consulted by the busy, the aged, and the studious...
Страница 39 - Among these unhappy mortals is the writer of dictionaries ; whom mankind have considered, not as the pupil, but the slave of science, the pioneer of literature, doomed only to remove rubbish and clear obstructions from the paths, through which Learning and Genius press forward to conquest and glory, without bestowing a smile on the humble drudge that facilitates their progress. Every other author may aspire to praise ; the lexicographer can only hope to escape reproach, and even this negative recompense...
Страница 66 - In one volume, 12mo. A Concordance to the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments. By John Brown of Haddington.
Страница 90 - AEVI SAXONICI ; or, An Alphabetical List of the Heads of Religious Houses in England previous to the Norman Conquest, to which is prefixed a Chronological Catalogue of Contemporary Foundations. By Walter de Gray Birch. 8vo, pp. vii. and 114, cloth. 1873. 5s.
Страница 30 - I knew that the work in which I engaged is generally considered as drudgery for the blind, as the proper toil of artless industry ; a task that requires neither the light of learning, nor the activity of genius, but may be successfully performed without any higher quality than that of bearing burthens with dull patience, and beating the track of the alphabet with sluggish resolution.
Страница 43 - ... hackneyed quotation of Best, Mr Justice, his great mind, can not be omitted here, although I am unable to give any satisfactory account of its origin. It forms an excellent example of the useless references to which we have just referred, and contains as well a ludicrous misapprehension of the passage indexed, which is said to have been : Mr Justice Best said that he had a great mind to commit the man for trial.
Страница 67 - The Complete Concordance to Shakspere : being a verbal Index to all the passages in the dramatic works of the Poet.
Страница 67 - An Index to the remarkable passages and words made use of by Shakespeare, calculated to point out the different meanings to which the words are applied, by Samuel Ayscough, 1 vol.

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