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As somo of the Authors in tho Dictionary appcar under soveral heads, tho sum total of entries in the Indexes
exceeds the number of names in tho body of the work, of which the following is a table :
NUMBER OF AUTHORS OF NAMES OF COMMON OCCURRENCE IN THE BODY OF THE WORK.
150 | King
69 | Reed
41 | Thomas
42 | Thompson
TO BE AFFIXED TO ALL EDITIONS OF TIIIS DICTIONARY.
During the last fifteen years I have laboured assidu- / tory. Ono may recollect generally that certain thoughts
ing falls overboard; and unless he has good loderes be
want such frequent soundings on the charts of most
books; but the fuller they are, the more time they safe,
and retain in memory the depths of the best authors for
bis present occasions."-20th February, 1866.
“I certainly think that the best book in the world
alive by it.”-Sth April, 1868. Sco Bixney, Ilonace,
LL.D.; WIARTOX, GEORGE M.
As it is pleasant, and often useful, to know the first, or
circa A.D. 1455; that the first printed book with a dato
was the Codor Psalmorum, A.D. 1457,) it is proper here
one of the most complete of Indexcs.
The Index-maker, however, must not carry his laud-
able desire to bo exhaustivo and literal to the cxtent
S AUSTIN ALLIBONE.