Why can't Google find a page that does exist?

I'm holding a paper copy of the webpage in my hand, and have seen the page online before. A little is cut off the bottom, so I can't see the text, and hence I need to go to the webpage. But when I type a passage from the page in quotation marks, it tells me that the page cannot be found (it doesn't... show more I'm holding a paper copy of the webpage in my hand, and have seen the page online before. A little is cut off the bottom, so I can't see the text, and hence I need to go to the webpage. But when I type a passage from the page in quotation marks, it tells me that the page cannot be found (it doesn't exist in Google's database?). Why is this?
Update: Thanks for the quick reply. So the only way to find it is via a direct link?
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