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[Read] ➲ An index to Pickwick Author Charles Montague Neale – Sustanon.pro PREFACETHE consideration which happily is now given to all honest work in illustration of a standard book enables many a compiler to shorten his preface by at least one paragraph The utmost he need doPREFACETHE consideration which happily is now given to all honest work in illustration of a standard book enables many a compiler to shorten his preface by at least one paragraph The utmost he need do by way of apology is to advance some sort of proof that the book upon which he has been working deserves the labour a need which does not exist in the present case Pickwick whatever else it is or is not is an English Classic ; and thus renders respectable even the Pickwickian hewer of wood and drawer of waterThis Index was originally compiled for private use ; in now enlarging its scope and in sending it to press it is intended to enableadmirers of Dickens' masterpiece to find easily the favourite or curious passages to which they from time to time may wish to refer And as the Author is not aware of any means of reference on a similar scale to an English Novel he ventures to think that a detailed explanation of its range and plan may be allowedIt will be noticed that the present work differs from ordinary Indexes in at least two waysReferences are not always given under the index words where some readers might expect to find them ; but on the other hand it isthan a mere index A convenient example of the first of these points of difference occurs on one of the earliest pages Under the word Attorney a complete list will not be found of references to the various attorneys and their proceedings; the references given are to chapters where the word attorney is used And in the sections devoted to the chief characters no complete list is furnished of the doings and sayings of those illustrious personages Not that such references are not provided but as will presently be shown they are provided elsewhere The reason is to be found in the method chosen Obviously the completeness of a concordance has not been even thought of ; but the concordance principle has been kept partly in view as the Author's desire is to be of use principally to lovers of the book indexed For such persons this method has advantages ; and it will over be seen that many of the illustrative uotations are longer than is usual in a concordance He hopes that this last named provision will not infreuently save readers the trouble of going beyond the following pages in search of the aclual words for which they may be lookingPerhaps it was Mr Calverley's well known Examination uestions which first drew general attention to the great variety there is in PickwickAnd what a funny crowd of characters and terms and phrases it is to which CSC introduces usHow many readers had noticed half of them during cheir perusal of the bookEven now twenty years orsince the publication of the uestions how many readers can tell you anything about Mr Brooks or Mr Staple or Mrs Bunkin or about Villam or Young Bantam or Old NobsHow many can tell you what the narcoticbedstead was or a red faced Nixon or a profeel machine And how many recollect when the Fat Boy was not asleep; what is taking a grinder; who besides Mr Pickwick wore gaiters and how the old lady made a memorandum at whist To instance these few puzzles from Calverley's amusing uestions is to show the great variety above alluded to and the possible usefulness oi the present workIt is plain that the usual selection of index words will not satisfy persons who make a companion of their Pickwick ; and therefore the area of selection in the following pages will be found unusually wide To begin with it is hoped that every Proper Noun mentioned in.

PREFACETHE consideration which happily is now given to all honest work in illustration of a standard book enables many a compiler to shorten his preface by at least one paragraph The utmost he need do by way of apology is to advance some sort of proof that the book upon which he has been working deserves the labour a need which does not exist in the present case Pickwick whatever else it is or is not is an English Classic ; and thus renders respectable even the Pickwickian hewer of wood and drawer of waterThis Index was originally compiled for private use ; in now enlarging its scope and in sending it to press it is intended to enableadmirers of Dickens' masterpiece to find easily the favourite or curious passages to which they from time to time may wish to refer And as the Author is not aware of any means of reference on a similar scale to an English Novel he ventures to think that a detailed explanation of its range and plan may be allowedIt will be noticed that the present work differs from ordinary Indexes in at least two waysReferences are not always given under the index words where some readers might expect to find them ; but on the other hand it isthan a mere index A convenient example of the first of these points of difference occurs on one of the earliest pages Under the word Attorney a complete list will not be found of references to the various attorneys and their proceedings; the references given are to chapters where the word attorney is used And in the sections devoted to the chief characters no complete list is furnished of the doings and sayings of those illustrious personages Not that such references are not provided but as will presently be shown they are provided elsewhere The reason is to be found in the method chosen Obviously the completeness of a concordance has not been even thought of ; but the concordance principle has been kept partly in view as the Author's desire is to be of use principally to lovers of the book indexed For such persons this method has advantages ; and it will over be seen that many of the illustrative uotations are longer than is usual in a concordance He hopes that this last named provision will not infreuently save readers the trouble of going beyond the following pages in search of the aclual words for which they may be lookingPerhaps it was Mr Calverley's well known Examination uestions which first drew general attention to the great variety there is in PickwickAnd what a funny crowd of characters and terms and phrases it is to which CSC introduces usHow many readers had noticed half of them during cheir perusal of the bookEven now twenty years orsince the publication of the uestions how many readers can tell you anything about Mr Brooks or Mr Staple or Mrs Bunkin or about Villam or Young Bantam or Old NobsHow many can tell you what the narcoticbedstead was or a red faced Nixon or a profeel machine And how many recollect when the Fat Boy was not asleep; what is taking a grinder; who besides Mr Pickwick wore gaiters and how the old lady made a memorandum at whist To instance these few puzzles from Calverley's amusing uestions is to show the great variety above alluded to and the possible usefulness oi the present workIt is plain that the usual selection of index words will not satisfy persons who make a companion of their Pickwick ; and therefore the area of selection in the following pages will be found unusually wide To begin with it is hoped that every Proper Noun mentioned i.

index pdf pickwick kindle An index mobile An index to Pickwick EpubPREFACETHE consideration which happily is now given to all honest work in illustration of a standard book enables many a compiler to shorten his preface by at least one paragraph The utmost he need do by way of apology is to advance some sort of proof that the book upon which he has been working deserves the labour a need which does not exist in the present case Pickwick whatever else it is or is not is an English Classic ; and thus renders respectable even the Pickwickian hewer of wood and drawer of waterThis Index was originally compiled for private use ; in now enlarging its scope and in sending it to press it is intended to enableadmirers of Dickens' masterpiece to find easily the favourite or curious passages to which they from time to time may wish to refer And as the Author is not aware of any means of reference on a similar scale to an English Novel he ventures to think that a detailed explanation of its range and plan may be allowedIt will be noticed that the present work differs from ordinary Indexes in at least two waysReferences are not always given under the index words where some readers might expect to find them ; but on the other hand it isthan a mere index A convenient example of the first of these points of difference occurs on one of the earliest pages Under the word Attorney a complete list will not be found of references to the various attorneys and their proceedings; the references given are to chapters where the word attorney is used And in the sections devoted to the chief characters no complete list is furnished of the doings and sayings of those illustrious personages Not that such references are not provided but as will presently be shown they are provided elsewhere The reason is to be found in the method chosen Obviously the completeness of a concordance has not been even thought of ; but the concordance principle has been kept partly in view as the Author's desire is to be of use principally to lovers of the book indexed For such persons this method has advantages ; and it will over be seen that many of the illustrative uotations are longer than is usual in a concordance He hopes that this last named provision will not infreuently save readers the trouble of going beyond the following pages in search of the aclual words for which they may be lookingPerhaps it was Mr Calverley's well known Examination uestions which first drew general attention to the great variety there is in PickwickAnd what a funny crowd of characters and terms and phrases it is to which CSC introduces usHow many readers had noticed half of them during cheir perusal of the bookEven now twenty years orsince the publication of the uestions how many readers can tell you anything about Mr Brooks or Mr Staple or Mrs Bunkin or about Villam or Young Bantam or Old NobsHow many can tell you what the narcoticbedstead was or a red faced Nixon or a profeel machine And how many recollect when the Fat Boy was not asleep; what is taking a grinder; who besides Mr Pickwick wore gaiters and how the old lady made a memorandum at whist To instance these few puzzles from Calverley's amusing uestions is to show the great variety above alluded to and the possible usefulness oi the present workIt is plain that the usual selection of index words will not satisfy persons who make a companion of their Pickwick ; and therefore the area of selection in the following pages will be found unusually wide To begin with it is hoped that every Proper Noun mentioned i.

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PDF An index to Pickwick PDF/EPUB ✓ An index eBook ´ sustanon.pro