Text: Robert A. Stewart (ed. J. A. Harrison), “Notes to The Gold-Bug,” The Complete Works of Edgar Allan PoeVol. V: Tales - part 04 (1902), pp. 321-322


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[page 321:]

THE GOLD-BUG.

THE (PHILADELPHIA) DOLLAR NEWSPAPER, JUNE 21-28, 1843; 1845.

The text follows 1845, with manuscript corrections from the Lorimer-Graham copy.

Variations of Griswold from the text.

Page 101 l. 32 bout (about) page 102 l. 10 d — d (deuced) l. 30 d — d (deuced) page 106 l. 12 agreement (accordance) page 107 l. 18 stay (1845) (stay) page 108 l. 2 d — d (deuced) page 113 l. 20 drop (let) l. 21 fall! — (o.) l. 22 ! do (,) page 113 l. 16 dar (dare) page 114 l. 4 dar (dare) page 117 l. 11 — hurrah (o. d.) l. 22 outward (outwards) l. 26 dropped (let) l. 26 fall (o.) page 119 l. 20 of (of open) l. 31-32 , from . . . jewels, glow and a glare, that (a glow and a glare, from . . . jewels, that) page 120 l. 21 done; (,) l. 32 just then (immediately) page 121 l. 6 first (first faint) page 124 l. 12 on (upon) page 125 l. 17 On (Upon) l. 31 — and then (, when) page 126 l. 4 on (upon) l. 5 on (upon) page 127 l. 2 on (upon) I. 3 , / (o. c.) l. 12 on (upon) l. 26 on (upon) l. 27 on (upon) l. 30 on (upon) page 128 l. 3 on (upon) l. 12 on (upon) l. 31 on (upon) l. 33 on (upon) page 129 l. 13 on (upon) l. 16 on (upon) l. 26 on (upon) l. 29 continuously (continuous) page 131 l. 1 On (upon) l. 8 ;] 8*(1 t ( ) l. 14 on (upon) l. 17 led (lead) page 132 l. 15 on (upon) l. 14 is (was) page 133 l. 15 however (o.) page 134 l. 5 On (Upon) l. 5 that (o.) l. 5 that (o.) l. 7 the semi-colon (;) l. 17 semicolon (;) page 135 l. 23 4 (48) l. 23 .* (.) page 136 l. 3 To . . . confusion, it . . . form (It . . . form, to . . . confusion) l. 26 on (upon) l. 27 twenty (forty) page 139 l. 5 twenty (forty) (and same change throughout tale] l. 11 on (upon) l. 11 unless (except) l. 28 On (Upon) l. 30 on (upon) l. 31 on (upon) page 140 l. 19 on (upon) page 141 [page 322:] l. 11 convictions (impressions) l. 28 on (upon) l. 25 “I presume . . . weather.” (o.) page 142 l. 13 , the worst of (o.).

 


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