Text: Robert A. Stewart (ed. J. A. Harrison), “Notes to The Cask of Amontillado,” The Complete Works of Edgar Allan PoeVol. VI: Tales - part 05 (1902), p. 294


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THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO.

GODEY’S LADY’S BOOK, NOVEMBER, 1846.

With respect to several of the variations noted below, the Griswold reading may be preferred to the Godey’s; but as we have no positive evidence that Poe made these changes, the latter form has been followed in the text.

Variations of Griswold from the text.

Page 167 l. 2 could, (5) l. 2 I (, I) l. 7 resolved (resolved,) l. 8 , but (o. c.) l. 13 that (, that) l. 23 , to (—) l. 25 gemmary (o. c.) l. 26 , but (—) page 168 l. 1 ; — I (:) l. 10 him (him,) l. 14 day, (!) For Luchresi substitute Luchesi throughout. 1.28 it (, it) page 169 l. 15 silk (silk,) l. 15 ; and putting (. Putting) l. 19 honour (honor) l. 30 upon (on) page 171 l. 13 long (o.) l. 13 skeletons (bones) l. 27 [flagon] (flaçon) page 172 l. 7 , “a sign,” (o.) l. 8-9 from ... roquelaire a ... trowel (a trowel from ... roquelaire) l. 13 and (, and) l. 24 side (o.) l. 28 crypt or (o.) page 173 l. 2 endeavoured (endeavored) l. 20 it (, it) l. 10 labours (labors) l. 20 , I (—) l. 21; but (:) l. 25 clamoured (clamored) l. 25 , I aided , (—) l. 27 clamourer (clamorer) l. 29 and (, and) page 175 l. 2 recognizing (recognising) l. 4 he! — a (— a) l. 5 , indeed (o. c.) l. 23-24 ; it ... so (— on account of the dampness of the catacombs) l. 25 labour (labor).


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Notes:

None.


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