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 — r:references [2018/03/30 02:07] (current) Line 1: Line 1: + << [[contents:​index| Dictionary Index]] << [[contents:​r|Definitions under R]] + ---- + + ====== References ====== + + There are various references used for notes, according to the fancy of the author, or the master printer; where they are not numerous in a page, the common references are generally used, in this order — *, † , ‡ , §, ||, ¶ , and where there are more than six notes in a page, two of each reference are put to a note; but this is looked upon as having an unsightly appearance. ​ + + Italick lower case letters are sometimes used, enclosed between parentheses (//a//), and sometimes figures (1); the letters, when they are used, are often continued through the alphabet, and then commence again with (//​a//​). ​ + + The most usual references, and which are esteemed the neatest, are superiors, both letters and figures; where the notes are at the foot of the page, letters are most frequently used, sometimes going through the alphabet, and sometimes commencing with <​sup>​a​ in each page in which notes occur: where the notes are placed at the end of the volume, figures with <​sup>​1 2​ are nearly always adopted, in regular succession. ​ + + + + [<6>]