Text: Robert A. Stewart (ed. J. A. Harrison), “Notes to The Literary Life of Thingum Bob,” The Complete Works of Edgar Allan PoeVol. VI: Tales - part 05 (1902), pp. 275-277


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NOTES.

THE LITERARY LIFE OF THINGUM-BOB.

SOUTHERN LITERARY MESSENGER, DECEMBER, 1844; BROADWAY JOURNAL, II., 3.

The text follows Broadway Journal. Broadway Journal shows slight revision from earlier form.

Variations of Southern Literary Messenger from text.

Page 1 l. 12 everywhere (every where) l. 14 it (, it) page 2 l. of (to) l. 17 must (, however, must) l. 32 me! (me) page 3 l. 1 great! (.) l. 5 surnamed, (.) l. 10 , and (o. c.) l. 13 of (of the) l. 13 best: (5) l. 17 , I (o. c.) l. 31 draw-back (o. h.) page 4 l. 11-12 ) with neatness (, with . . . neatness,) page 5 l. 4 grâce (grace,) l. 4 they (we) l. 12 “Ugolino” (‘Ugolino’) l. 13 who (and who) l. 14 all (all well) l. 18 heart (heart, and, (if we may so express ourselves,) its very gizzard) l. 21 his (this) l. 33 Dow, (dow.) l. 33 which . . . thus: (o.) l. 34 received a (received,” said that periodical, “a) page 6 l. 20 pop , “which . . . discoursed: (pop.) l. 21 who (,” said that journal, “who) page 7 l. 15 less (even less) l. 16 It . . . said: (o.) l. 17 , who (,” said that eminent publication, “who) l. 22 born. “We (born, we) l. 29 , with (o. c.) page 8 l. 5 effusion (i.) l. 12 every (, every) l. 13 them (i.) l. 19 while (while the) page 9 l. 3 magazines (cap.) l. 21 as (, as) l. 24 it (, and all that species of thing, it) l. 27 , and (;) page 10 l. 10 “The (the ”) l. 17 envelops [page 276:] (envelopes) page 11 l. 3 the (The rival production of the editor of the) l. 24 Fly (Fly,) l. 25 the “ (“The) l. 32 about (in reference to) page 12 l. 5 , and (o. c.) l. 14 nearly (fairly) l. 15 into (in) l. 19 behaviour (behavior) l. 34 more! (.) page 13 l. 1 very (very proper and very) l. 1: in (;) l. 21 , and (o. c.) l. 32 with (, with) page 14 l. 13 pop! (.) l. 17: but (;) l. 17 but, (o. c.) l. 27 my (, my) page 15 l. 26 , has (o. c.) page 16 l. 27 pop! (.) l. 31 Mr. (o.) page 17 l. 7 by-the-bye (o. h.) l. 11 the (the two) l. 26 and (i.) l. 27 of (as well as solidity of) l. 31 pre-eminence (preëminence) l. 36 pop! (.) page 18 l. 25 , mendicant, (o. c.) l. 28 the (the two) page 20 l. 18 advance (materially advance) page 21 l. 13 Prentice (Bennett) l. 14 and . . . Clarke (Prentice’s Porcupiniana” and “John Neal) page 22 l. 9 Lewis Clarke’s (John Neal’s) l. 26 , at (o. c.) page 23 l. 1 aper? (,) l. 2 Latin (Latin?) l. 28 him (him over) page 24 l. 21 The (o.) page 25 l. 6 ‘The (the ’) page 26 l. 6 J (I) page 27 l. 6 tête (o. a.).

Variations of Griswold from text.

Page 1 l. 14 fact (fact,) l. 15 , to (o. c.) page 2 l. 14 Gods (s. 1.) l. 26 merchant (merchant-) page 5 l. 4 [grâce] (o. a.) l. 29 preëminent (pre-eminent) page 6 l. 5 — rant () —) l. 25 verses (verses,) l. 28 is (is,) l. 34 , it (o. c.) page 7 l. 5 Oppodeldoc, (o. c.) l. 13 I (, I) l. 28 we (n. i.) page 8 l. 17 that (n. i.) page 9 l. 6 , by (o. c.) l. 11 To (“To) l. 17 To (“To) l. 20 sure (sure,) page 19 l. 9-18 “We . . . interview?” (We . . . interview?) l. 21 acknowledge (acknowledged) page 11 l. 21 Fly (Fry) page 12 l. 19 behaviour (behavior) page 13 l. 2 But — (o. d.) page 14 l. 16 one fourth (one-fourth) l. 17 ; but (;) l. 27 say (say,) page 15 l. 11 one third (one-third) l. 22 , from (o. c.) page 16 l. 8 France.) ().) l. 26 one half (one-half) l. 33 and (, and) page 17 l. 3 Bob, (Bob, Esq.) l. 7 bye (by) l. 23 , I (o. c.) page 18 l. 14-15 ; (,) page 19 l. 27 at once, (o. c.) l. 32 and, (o. c.) page 20 l. 28 and (, and) [page 277:] page 21 l. 18 : reserving (;) page 22 l. 7 , in (o. c.) l. 8 occurred; (:) l. 25 and (and,) l. 25 as, (o. c.) l. 28 Dear (s. 1.) page 24 l. 25 by (, by) l. 29 reenclosed (re-enclosed) page 25 l. 11 is (is,) page 26 l. 2 purse (purse,) l. 6 [J’ai] (I’ai) page 27 l. 6 ‘. . . ’ ” (“. . .”) l. 6 [tété] (o. a.).

 


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