Notes and Queries, Number 192, July 2, 1853

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

Author: Various Authors
Published: 1853
Language: English
Wordcount: 23,574 / 83 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.3
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 809
Added to site: 2009.04.03
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Genre: Periodical
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rrector. MR. ARROWSMITH's communications have been so truly ad rem, that I think I shall be expressing the sentiments of all your readers interested in such {4} matters, in expressing an earnest desire for their continuance.

S. W. SINGER.

Mickleham.

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ON THE PASSAGE FROM "KING LEAR."

(Vol. vii., p. 592.)

Will you allow me to suggest to your ingenious Leeds correspondent (whose communications would be read with only the more pleasure if they evinced a little more respect for the opinions of others) that before he asserts the existence of a certain error which he points out in a passage in King Lear to be "undeniable," it would be desirable that he should support this improved reading by other passages from Shakspeare, or from cotemporary writers, in which the word he proposes occurs? For my own part, I think A. E. B.'s suggestion well worthy of consideration, but I cannot admit that it "demonstrates itself," or "that any attempt to support it

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