Text: Robert A. Stewart (ed. J. A. Harrison), “Variations from Stedman-Woodberry and Other Editions,” The Complete Works of Edgar Allan PoeVol. VI: Tales - part 05 (1902), pp. 298-301


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[page 298:]

VARIATIONS OF THE STEDMAN-WOODBERRY, STODDARD, AND INGRAM TEXTS

FROM GRISWOLD. THE GRISWOLD TEXT IS IN PARENTHESES.

THE LITERARY LIFE OF THINGUM-BOB.

Stod. page 3 1- 12 of (of a) page 2 1 16 seive (sieve).

S. & W. page 1 l. 8 to (o.) page 13 l. 5 cases (case).

Ing. page 3 l. 31 dazzled more than they (more dazzled than) page 7 l. 25 regard (regarded) page 11 l. 33 from (for) page 16 l. 33 composition (compositions) page 27 l. 11 and (and through).

THE PURLOINED LETTER.

Stod. page 29 l. 11 the (a) page 34 l. 11 he is (he’s) l. 6 rigidly (rigorously).

Ing. page 27 l. 5 Donot (Dunot) page 29 l. 32 is a (is) page 38 l. 4 etc. except 45-30 cheque (check) l. 24 the (his) l. 24 his (the) l. 31 any (any one) page 40 l. 2 beyond (beyond a) l. 28 this (his) page 41 l. 23 Bruyère (Bougive) page 45 l. 34 intrigant (intriguant) page 51 l. 13 have (had).

S. & W. page 29 l. 32 is a (is) page 41 l. 23 Bruyère (Bougive).

This text has the Lorimer-Graham verbal corrections.

THE SYSTEM OF DR. TARR AND PROF. FETHER.

Ing. page 54 l. 12 closing (clothing) page 59 l. 14 Sainte (o.) l. 25 vieille (vielle) page 62 l. 31 etc. Ma’mselle (Mam’selle) page 63 l. 16 in (is) page 71 l. 30 Clos (o.).

S. & W. page 54 l. 16 etc. Clos (Clos de) page 59 l. 14 Ste. (o.) l. 25 vile (vielle) page 61 l. 23 so (, too, so) page 62 l. 31 etc. Mamzelle (Mam’ selle).

Stod. page 53 l. 13 of me (me) page 59 l. 25 ville (vielle) page 62 l. 31 etc. Ma’m’selle (Mam’selle) [page 299:] page 65 l. 34 Brougham’s (Brougham) page 71 l. 2 names (name) page 75 l. 17 predilection (predilections) page 77 l. 10 to procure a copy (at procuring an edition).

THE THOUSAND AND SECOND TALE.

Stod. page 87 l. 10 bis (its) page 95 l. 9 fowl (fowls). S. & W. page 84 l. II six [B.J.] (of six) page 92 l. 22 sustenance [B. J.] (substance) page 96 l. 22 brains [B. J.] (brain).

Corrections made in technical words.

Ing. page 81 l. 9 bowstring (bowstringing) l. 10 recourse (resource) page 88 l. 21 go (to go) page 92 l. 22 sustenance [B. J.] (substance) page 95 l. 16 upon (on) l. 22 its (his) page 96 l. 22 brains [B. J.] (brain).

THE ANGEL OF THE ODD.

Stod. page 104 l. 2 poets (critics) page 106 l. 22 villainous (villanous) page 107 l. 14 pizzness (pizziness) l. 15 puppy (buppy) l. 31 sorry (zorry) page 115 l. 26 glasses (glass).

S. & W. page 108 l. 6 Kirschivasser (Kirchenwasser).

Ing. page 104 l. 14 frequent aid of (aid of frequent) page 115 l. 3 I (we) l. 17 lit (alit). [Several variations in spelling also noted.]

SOME WORDS WITH A MUMMY.

Stod. page 129 l. 30 tomb (tombs) page 133 l. 10 Messmer (Mesmer) page 134 l. 26 to (of).

Ing. page 123 l. 7 manner (manor) page 131 l. 23 one (a) page 132 l. 22 siniciput (sinciput) page 137 l. 1 elbow (elbows).

S. & W. page 120 l. 7 fingers (finger) page 123 l. 7 manner (manor) page 128 l. 20 ixjig [B. J.] (whig) page 129 l. 5 of (of the) [B. J.] page 133 l. 13 savants (savans) page 134 l. 27 sphinxes (sphynxes) page 137 l. 5 Hero (Heron). [page 300:]

THE POWER OF WORDS.

Stod. page 139 l. 9 once he (once).

THE IMP OF THE PERVERSE.

S. & W. page 149 l. 14 unnamable (unnameable).

Ing. page 145 l. 20 in a (in).

THE CASE OF M. VALDEMAR.

Stod. page 166 l. 17 less (even less).

S. & W. and Ing. page 159 l. 20 stertorous [B. J.] (stertorious) l. 21 stertorousness (stertoriousness) page 166 l. 20 putridity [B. J. manuscript correction] (putrescence).

Ing. page 157 l. 10 in (in the) page 161 l. 5 a (the) page 166 l. 20 putridity [B. J.] (putrescence).

THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO.

Stod. page 174 l. 4 — a (he! — a) [Godey].

Ing. page 169 l. 16 roquelaure (roquelaire) .

THE DOMAIN OF ARNHEIM.

Stod. does not contain this piece.

Ing. page 182 l. 7 tree (trees) page 185 l. 13 plains (plain) page 198 l. 29 gates (gate).

S. & W., Motto changed to original form. Page 182 l. 6 flowers (flower) page 190 l. 15 this (the).

MELLONTA TAUTA.

S. & W. page 200 l. 12 Atalantic (Atlantic) [Godey’s] page 201 l. 16 and elsewhere savants (savans).

Ing. page 198 l. 19 apprehensions (apprehension) page 200 l. 33 luxurious (luxuriously) page 21 1 l. 15 these (this). [page 301:]

HOP-FROG.

Stod. page 216 l. 18 Rabelais’ (Rabelais’s) page 218 l. 33 into (in) page 226 l. 11 noiselessly (closely).

Ing. page 222 l. 6 grinding (gritting) page 224 l. 22 at the (at).

S. & W. page 221 l. 4 gobletful (goblet full) l. 22 about a (about).

X-ING A PARAGRAB.

Stod. page 230 l. 26 runs (run) page 231 l. 9 he (that he) page 234 l. 20 ‘bout (bout) page 235 l. 24 in the (in).

Ing. page 230 l. 26 runs (run) page 235 l. 28 a (an).

S. & W. page 230 l. 26 ran (run).

THE SPHINX.

Ing. page 244 l. I explained (exclaimed).

VON KEMPELEN AND HIS DISCOVERY.

Stod. page 250 l. 15 Alladin (Aladin).

Ing. page 247 l. 12 Quizzam (Quizzem’s) page 249 l. 4 lieden (leiden) page 250 l. 21 even been (been even) .

S. & W. page 245 l. 7 from (in).

LANDOR’S COTTAGE.

Stod. page 256 l. 5 one (one of the most promising).

S. & W. page 257 1.14 pittoresco (pittoresque) page 260 l. 29 Tulipifera (Tulipeferum).

Ing. page 256 l. 23 rut (route) page 267 l. 4 bobalink (bobolink).


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Notes:

None.


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