Text: Robert A. Stewart (ed. J. A. Harrison), “Introduction,” The Complete Works of Edgar Allan PoeVol. V: Tales - part 04 (1902), pp. 327-328


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[page 327, continued:]

THE OBLONG BOX.

GODEY’S LADY’S BOOK, SEPTEMBER, 1844; BROADWAY JOURNAL, II. 23.

The text follows Broadway Journal.

Variations of Godey’s from the text.

Page 274 l. 2 packet-ship (o. h.) l. 9 and, (o. c.) l. 24 at (, as) page 275 1- 6 : and (;) page 276 l. 2 ) , (,)) l. 10 (a (, (a) [page 328:] l. 22 everything (every thing) l. 29 per force (perforce) l. 30 , a (—) page 277 l. 14 with (, with) l. 19 everything (every thing) l. 24 by (, by) page 278 l. 20 odor (odour) l. 34 consequently (. consequently,) page 279 l. 6 in (with) l. 12 , was (o. c.) page 280 l. 10 meantime (mean time) l. 17 was, (o. c.) l. 23 but (but I) l. 33 fellow! (fellow) page 281 l. 3 inuendoes (innuendos) l. 4 just . . . him (just by way of letting him) l. 17 seemed (, seemed) l. 22 vigor (vigour) l. 26 he (, he) l. 27 and (, and) page 282 l. 2 which (, which) l. 4 this: (.) l. 12-13 not a little (o.) l. 14 her . . . side (the . . . side of the ship) l. 16 , nobody (—) l. 20 heat, (heat,) page 283 l. 11 I (, I) l. 12 also, (o. c.) l. 15 room; (; —) l. 17 endeavored (endeavoured) l. 22 , or (o. c.) l. 34 simply (, simply,) page 284 l. 12 Everything (Every thing) l. 20 after-sail (o. h.) l. 24 over-board (o. h.) l. 24 , with (o. c.) page 285 l. 27 Captain (s. l.) [so elsewhere] page 286 l. 5 all (all,) l. 33 mean-time (mean time) page 287 l. 3 tempest (simoom) page 288 l. 12 a (o.) l. 13 , and (and a) l. 17 — but (,) l. 20 and (and,) l. 22 openly, (o. c) l. 32 This (This,) page 289 l. 1 mistress’ (mistress’s).

Variations of Griswold from the text.

Page 274 l. 9 and, (o. c) page 276 l. 2 ) , (,)) l. 10 (a (, (a) l. 30 , a (—) page 278 l. 34 consequently (, consequently,) page 279 l. 12 , was (o. c.) page 281 l. 17 , in (o. c.) l. 17 seemed (, seemed) page 282 l. 2 which (, which) l. 20 heat (heat,) l. 26 and (, and) page 283 l. 33 repeat, (repeat) page 284 l. 24 , with (o. c.) page 288 l. 28 merchandize (merchandise).

 


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Notes:

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