Text: Burton R. Pollin, “End-of-line Hyphenations,” The Collected Writings of Edgar Allan PoeVol. II: The Brevities (1985), pp. xlvi-xlvii (This material is protected by copyright)


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End-of-Line Hyphenations in the Copy-Text of The Brevities

The following compound words are hyphenated at the end of the line in the original texts of The Brevities. The forms in which they have been transcribed in this text and listed below are drawn from other texts by Poe and from research into standard usage of his time. Words that were hyphenated at the end of the line in the original text but were deemed to be fused words are not listed. The numbers in column I refer to the articles of the separate sections of The Brevities.

PINAKIDIA HYPHENATIONS

Article
Number
 
7 banquet-scene
12 half-serious              

MARGINALIA HYPHENATIONS

       Intro        pencil-scratches
Intro transition-thought
Intro topsy-turvy
15 thrice-victorious
16 so-called
19 raree-show
23 over-scrupulous
27 twenty-first
34 hand-writing
67 hyper-excursive
71 non-convulsive
99 seventy-five
109 hop-skip-and-jump
109 Post-Prandian
109 Three-Bottle
114 ante-room
115 Hebrew-Greek
116 romantico-histories
120 play-wrights
140 “Outre-Mer”
143 well-digested
158 New-York
165 “Hero-Worship”
165 fellow-man
171 play-wright
178 self-praise
179 two-thirds
203 greasy-looking
211 title-page
221 prize-essay [page xlvii:]

LITERARY SMALL TALK HYPHENATIONS

         4           far-fetched                    

FIFTY SUGGESTIONS HYPHENATIONS

         1           blue-stocking                

SUPPLEMENTARY MARGINALIA HYPHENATIONS

         3           one-third                    
         9   nest-like
       11   pick-pocketism
       14   church-yard

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End-of-Line Hyphenations in the Text of The Brevities

The following compound words are hyphenated at the end of the line in the present text of The Brevities. The forms below represent the compound words as used in the original copy-text, within the line, or as determined by Poe’s usage elsewhere for the two thus placed in both texts. If a hyphenated word does not appear below, it can be assumed to be a single or a fused word according to the original copy-text. The article of The Brevities in which the word occurs is listed in column one below:

Brevities
article
 
M Intro   pencil-scratches
M 29   thirty-six
M 29   non-essentials
M 58   carrion-crow
M 99   seventy-five
M 104   grass-green (para. 3)
M 109   Three-Bottle
M 114   apple-dumpling
M 118   self-dependence
M 146   rifle-barrel
M 160   thirty-eight
M 200   sleep-walker
M 215   never-ending
M 221   self-sufficient
M 289   title-page
FS 1   blue-stocking
FS 22   clear-sightedness
SM 12   poet-love
SM 13   warrior-Christian
SM 13   Punch-men

 


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Notes:

None.

 

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[S:0 - BRP2B, 1985] - Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore - Editions - The Collected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe (B. R. Pollin) (End-of-line Hyphenations)