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Use the form below to search for documents in John's Home Page containing specific words or combinations of words. Note: Search results here do not include the Descendants of William Thorne pages.

The text search engine will display a weighted list of matching documents, with better matches shown first. Each list item is a link to a matching document; if the document has a title it will be shown, otherwise only the document's file name is displayed. A brief explanation of the query language is available, along with examples.

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Query Language

The text search engine allows queries to be formed from arbitrary Boolean expressions containing the keywords AND, OR, and NOT, and grouped with parentheses. For example:

Thorn Coutant

finds documents containing 'Thorn' or 'Coutant'

Thorn or Coutant

same as above

Thorn and Coutant

finds documents containing both 'Thorn' and 'Coutant'

Thorn not John

finds documents containing 'Thorn' but not 'John'

(Thorn not John) and Coutant

finds documents containing 'Coutant', plus 'Thorn' but not 'John'


finds documents containing words starting with 'web'

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