|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|So, Mr. Index, what news with you?|
Fielding.The Authors Preface, Act II. Scene 4.
| What act|
That roars so loud, and thunders in the index?
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act III. Scene 4. (The Queen to Hamlet.)
|And readers call their lost attention home,|
Led by that index where true genius shines.
Shenstone.Elegy II. Verse 9.
|Get a thorough insight into the index by which the whole book is governed and turned like fishes, by the tail.|
Swift.Tale of a Tub, Sec. 7.