Text: Robert A. Stewart (ed. J. A. Harrison), “Notes to A Tale of Jerusalem,” The Complete Works of Edgar Allan PoeVol. II: Tales - part 01 (1902), pp. 378-379


∞∞∞∞∞∞∞


[page 378:]

A TALE OF JERUSALEM.

SOUTHERN LITERARY MESSENGER, APRIL, 1836; 1840; BROADWAY JOURNAL, II, 22.

The text follows the Broadway Journal. Griswold has few variations from the text.

1840 shows slight revision from Southern Literary Messenger. The next revision was more extensive, but few changes of importance were made.

Variations of Southern Literary Messenger from the text.

[Motto] De (de) intonsos (intensos) page 214 l. 1 , said (—) l. 1 Abel-Phittim (Abel-Shittim) l. 2 and (, and) l. 7 ; for (—) l. 11 Phittim (Shittim) l. 12 sub-collectors (Sub-Collectors) l. 12 , in (o. c.) l. 14 , replied . . . Pharisee, (— replied . . . Pharisee —) page 215 l. 4 , said . . . Levi, (— said . . . Levi —) l. 7 interests (interest) l. 10-11 , replied . . . Phittim, (— replied . . . Shittim —) l. 12 city (cap.) l. 14 , to (o. c.) l. 16 Now, (o. c.) l. 16 , shouted (—) l. 29 , interrupted . . . Phittim, (— interrupted . . . Shittim —) l. 30 ; but (. But) l. 32 heaven (cap.) l. 33 , and (—) page 216 l. 4 ; being (—) l. 6 trench, (—) l. 6 rock, (—) l. 9 ; the . . . sixty, (— the . . . sixty —) l. 9 and the (the) l. 11 , in (o. c.) l. 11 , the (o. c.) l. 12 from (immediately from) l. 15 cubits; (—) l. 20 besieging (beseiging) l. 23 temple (cap.) par. T. is marked off by asterisks in Southern Literary Messenger, l. 24-25 , sighed . . . precipice, (— sighed . . . precipice —) l. 26 sea- (o. h.) 1.29 , added . . . Levi, (— added . . .Levi —) l. 34. here (— here) page 217 l. 2 with the (with that) l. 7 god (cap.) l. 7 god (cap.) l. 15 ejaculated (— ejaculated) l. 11 temple (cap.) l. 27 Verily (Verily,) l. 28 ; for (—) l. 31 sanctuary (cap.) Asterisks after par. III. in Southern Literary Messenger. l. 32 rudely constructed (rudely-constructed) l. 33 heavily laden [page 379:] (heavily-laden) l. 33-34 carefully lowered (lowered carefully) l. 34 ; and (,) page 218 l. 1 gathering (crowding) l. 2 round (around) l. 2 it; (—) l. 2 but (but,) l. 5 Half an hour (A half-hour) l. 6 , sighed (—) l. 6 as (as,) l. 8 late! ( —) l. 10 , responded . . . Phittim, (— responded . . . Shittim —) l. 14 swore . . . Levi, (— swore . . . Levi —) l. 14 do (— do) l. 15 or (— or) l. 18-19 , cried the Pharisee, (— roared the Pharisee —) l. 19 away, (!) l. 20 Phittim (Shittim) l. 20 Levi, (!) l. 28 was (— was) page 219 l. 1 Phittim (Shittim) l. 4 , and (—) l. 7 , said . . . Pharisee, (— said . . . Pharisee —) l. 7 heathen (cap.) l. 8 us! (us) l. 8 psalm! — (—) l. 11 sackbut! (.) l. 13 , that (o. c.) l. 15-18 slowly . . . Philistines (— slowly . . . Philistines) l. 18 2<j (us!) l. 18-19 it . . . flesh! (n. i.) At end insert: — “Let me no longer,” said the Pharisee wrapping his cloak around him and departing within the city — “let me no longer be called Simeon, which signifieth ‘he who listens’ — but rather Boanerges, ‘the Son of Thunder.’ ‘’

Variations of 1840 from Southern Literary Messenger.

For Phittim in 1840, Shittim occurs throughout in Southern Literary Messenger.

Page 214 l. 12 sub-collectors (Sub-Collectors) l. 12 , in (o. c.) page 215 l. 12 city (cap.) l. 14 , to (o. c.) l. 16 Now, (o. c.) l. 32 heaven (cap.) page 216 l. 20 besieging (beseiging) page 217 l. 7 god (cap.) l. 7 god (cap.) l. 31 sanctuary (cap.) page 218 l. 18 cried (roared) l. 19 away, (!) l. 20 Levi, (.) page 219 l. 7 heathen (cap.) l. 13 , that (o. c).

Variations of Griswold from text.

[Motto] [intonsos] (intensos) page 214 l. 5 gate (gates) l. 11 were (, were) page 215 l. 20 stumbling- (o. h.) l. 29 Phittim (Phittem) page 216 l. 17 summit (cap.) l. 21 , by (o. c.) l. 27 the valley (the vally) page 217 l. 22 idolater (idolater) l. 31 sanctuary (santuary).

 


∞∞∞∞∞∞∞


Notes:

None.


∞∞∞∞∞∞∞

[S:0 - JAHCW, 1902] - Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore - Editions - The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe (J. A. Harrison) (Notes to A Tale of Jerusalem)