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Notes and Queries, Number 54, November 9, 1850

A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1850
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,999 / 53 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.5
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 453
Added to site: 2007.07.25 17709
Genre: Periodical

John Shorne's Chappell, bee done and wrought according to the other creastes, and comprised within the said bargayne."


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In my note on Conjectural Emendation (Vol. ii., p. 322.), your printer, in general so very correct, has by a fortunate accident strengthened my argument, by adding one letter, and taking away another. Should my note be in existence, you will find that I wrote distinctly and correctly Mr. Field's prænomen Barron, and not Baron. And I have too much respect for my old favourite, honest George Wither, to have written Withers, a misnomer never used but by his adversaries, who certainly did speak of him as "one Withers." I should not have thought it necessary to notice these insignificant errata, but for the purpose of showing Printer's errors do and will occur, and that Shakspeare's text may often be amended by their correction. You will recollect honest George



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