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I am trying to find quotes within a book. What type of literary index data base would I use?

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Bartelby's is a good source for looking up quotes.  Other sources are found in the reference area in the PN call number area.

A couple of examples are:

  1. Bartlett's familiar quotations: a collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature by John Bartlett  Call number: REF PN6081 .B27 2002b
  2. The Oxford dictionary of literary quotations edited by Peter Kemp  Call number: REF PN6081 .O89 2003