Text: Robert A. Stewart (ed. J. A. Harrison), “Notes to A Tale of the Ragged Mountains,” The Complete Works of Edgar Allan PoeVol. V: Tales - part 04 (1902), pp. ???-???


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A TALE OF THE RAGGED MOUNTAINS.

GODEY’S LADY’S BOOK, APRIL, 1844; BROADWAY JOURNAL, II, 21.

Text follows Broadway Journal.

Several errors in Broadway Journal were corrected by collation with Godey’s. (See below. )

Variations of Godey’s from the text.

Page 163 l. 2 , Virginia (in Virginia) l. 3 of (of a) l. 6 moral or (mental, his moral, or) l. 8 Whence (When) l. 8 came, (came from) l. 12 point (frequent point) l. 13 yet (but) l. 19 low. (low. His hair resembled the web of the spider in its tenuity and levity.) page 164 l. 9 , but (o. c.) l. 12 of [page 323:] a (of a vulture or even of a) l. 14 and (when) l. 15 , half (o. c.) l. 19 , that (o. c.) l. 21 him (him,) l. 27 attention (attentions) page 165 l. 11 . — (.) l. 12 , which (o. c.) l. 16 say, (o. c.) l. 26 this (this,) l. 29 about (about,) l. 32 1845 (1843) page 166 l. 33 interest. — (.) page 167 l. 10 its (its weird) l. 29 , I (o. c.) l. 34 tremor. — (.) page 168 l. 21 him, (o. c.) l. 26 endeavored (endeavoured) l. 32-33 , as . . . thought, (o.) page 169 l. 1 , and by (and with) l. 5 odor (odour) l. 7-8 I . . . upward, (o.) l. 14 all at once (, all at once,) l. 15 breeze. — (.) l. 16 full (o. c.) l. 16 gently-flowing (o. h.) page 170 l. 6 , things, (o. c.) l. 10 and (, and) l. 1 1 clamor (clamour) l. 15-16 , while . . . clambered, chattering . . . oriels (, and clambered, chattering . . . minarets, vast . . . ape.) l. 16 shrinking, (o. c.) l. 17 or clung (and clinging) l. 20 bathing places (bathing-places) l. 25 age; (,) l. 30 now, of . . . I (that now, of course I) page 171 l. 1 tests, (o. c.) l. 5 — Thus (o. d.) l. 6-7 ‘ ’ (“ ”) l. 17 , I (o. c.) l. 19 all (o.) l. 20 excitement (excitements) l. 21 , I (o. c.) l. 26 shrank (shrunk) l. 30 half- (o. h.) l. 30 half- (o. c.) page 173 l. 12 new object (new and altogether objectless impulse) page 173 l. 2 reply; (,) 1 12 length, (o. c.) l. 19 my (the) l. 23 but (but I) l. 29-30 of . . . substance, (of substance and of volition) page 174 l. 3 , that (o. c.) l. 6 I (, I) l. 8 , which (o. c.) l. 12 ; but (,) l. 24 — When (o. d.) l. 32 , and (o. c.) page 175 l. 27 fatally; (,) page 176 l. 4 neighboring (neighbouring).

Griswold variations from the text.

Page 166 l. 1 temperament (temperature) l. 18 Mr. (, Mr.) l. 18 as (o. c.) l. 21 at (as) page 169 l. 16 gently-flawing (o. h.) page 170 l. 22 encumbered (encountered) page 171 l. 18 , through (o. c.) l. 30 half (o. h.) page 172 l. 18 mean time (meantime) page 174 l. 7 colour (color) l. 24 — When (o. d.) page 175 l. 20 paper, (:) l. 23 and (o.) page 176 l. 22 Bedloe (Bedlo).

The text follows Godey’s instead of B. J. in the case of temperament where the error in B. J. is obvious.

 


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Notes:

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[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 the Ragged Mountains)