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Editing and Reading Blake

"Illuminated Woks" and Other Errata: Norton Blake 2008

Mary Lynn Johnson

del. = delete

s.b = should be

^ = insert

viii

[in From The Letters]:

To George Cumberland, July 2, 1800

       s.b.

To George Cumberland, August 26, 1799

xi

[2nd para., 11th line]:

600 s.b. 599

xii

^ [after "sibling"]:

niece, nephew

xiv

[Annotations and other aids, line 3]:

600 s.b. 599

xvii

Bentley, G. E. Jr., ed,

       s.b.

Bentley, G. E. Jr., ed., [add period before comma]

xix

line 8:

color section s.b. color sections

xxii

58.

Milton 18/15/16/Bentley

       s.b.

Milton 18/16/Bentley 15.

xxiv

86.

Additional MS. s.b. Additional MSS.

11

[Last para. of headnote, line 4]:

1822 s.b. 1819

23

n 2:

in Acts 2:2

       s.b.

on Pentecost (Acts 2:2). See n. 4, p. 31 herein.

31

n 4:

[after "herein"] ^ Neither Maundy Thursday, before Easter, nor Ascension Day, the fortieth day of Eastertide (Thomas E. Connelly, Blake Studies 6:2 [1975] 179-87).

32

del. boxed 31 after "The Little Girl Lost" [but retain boxed 34]


n 8:

[after "protection"]: ^ (see design for plate 36)

42

n 9:

"The Poison Tree" s.b. "A Poison Tree"

48

[2nd para., after Night Thoughts]: (1743) s.b. (1743-45)

[last para.] woks s.b. works

54

n 7, line 6:

[after "Odyssey"] ^ comma [i.e., close parenthetical clause beginning "who", line 5]

58

n 9:

plate 35 s.b. plate 5/2

63

9/6:21 [third line of poetry from bottom]:

But Oothoon is not so,

       s.b.

But Oothoon is not so;

66

[2nd para., 6th line]: Treatise on s.b. Treatise Concerning

[2nd para.. 7th line]: 1788 s.b. 1784

[3rd para., 3rd line]: quarter s.b. third

67

[2nd para., 3rd line]: Treatise of s.b. Treatise Concerning

[next-to-last para., 9th line, re Michael Phillips ]: (2007) s.b. (2009)

[next-to-last para., 12th line, re Huntington Library Quarterly]: 48 s.b. 58

69

n 4 [at end]: ^ On "vale of death," see Psalm 23:4.

n 8 [at end]: ^ On "thirty-three," see headnote.

71

n5 [after Religion]: ^ (p. 7 herein).

79

[top of page]: move boxed 21 up to top right opposite nude man's head.

80

line 5: plate 23, first line [beginning "greatest man"] should be flush left.

83

line 3: Louis XIV's s.b. Louis XVI's

99

n9: McClean s.b. McLean

117

n 3, last line:

^ The design (p. 118) appears at the top of plate 5.

144

[1st para., 5th line]:

seen from the rear

       s.b.

his head in profile

[2nd para., 2nd line from end, after "incompatibility"]: ^ comma

173

n 5: [in parentheses]:

see design, 47/43. Cf.

       s. b.

see design, 47, p. 201 herein, and

[continue sentence with "Blake's encounter with Los in Felpham, p. 477 herein."]

201

n 1: add new sentence:

(Cf. M 21 in Bentley; in Blake Archive: Copy A, object 21; Copy C, object 46.)

208

line 18: del. "and" [before De Luca]

line 19: [after ff] ^ and Paul Youngquist, Studies in Romanticism 32 (1993).

210

line 6: Enthusiatically s.b. Enthusiastically

221

[right margin, after line 25 of plate 11, and after "but a Shade?"]

bf, enlarge, and place in box: 12

239

n 9: Whitsun s.b. Whitson

264

[first two lines on this page]:

^ hyphen [after "Divine" (end of line)]

^ hyphen [before "Humanity" (beginning of next line)]

289

n 1:

line 2 [after "extrapolated from the": five s.b. four

line 3 [after "Joseph"} ^ (Matthew 1:3-6)

after 294

[color plate 9, caption (last line)]:

(see p. 96) s.b. (see pp. 96, 509).


[color plate 10, caption]

picture frame on the right

       s.b.

picture frame on the left

318

81:15:

But Fear s.b. but Fear

328

n 8: sensory s.b. sensual

347

n.5: Art of the Book s.b. Idea of the Book

349

[headnote, first para., lines 15-16]

contradition s.b. contraction

Milton 13 s.b. Milton 14/13

Jerusalem 35 s. b. Jerusalem 39 / 35

350

[end of headnote, line 4 from bottom]

Paley, The Traveller in the Evening (2004)

       s.b.

Paley, The Traveller in the Evening (2003)

351

n 6:

demonness s.b. demoness

Del. last sentence [from "She is" to "Misery."]

Replace with:

Both "Misery" and "Miser" derive from the Latin adjective miser, wretched.

360

[dagger note]: Harriett s.b. Harriet

408

[4th line on page]: break the line after "Heavenly" instead of "the"

427

n 4:

[after "Flaxman"] change semicolon to comma

440

n 5, line 4:

^ and [after "Palmer"]

447

n9, line 5:

Paul s.b. Peter [twice!]

471

[correct date of letter]:

July 2, 1800

       s.b.

August 26, 1799


n 1

del. last sentence:

[After "patrons" delete the period]: ^ (see n. 4, p. 493).

[New last sentence]:

^ For this letter's first page, see www.loc.gov/rr/rarebook/rosenwald-blake.html

483

[last line, before notes]: Person s.b. Persons

475

n 1:

[change web address]

www.motco.com/blake-william/

       s.b.

www.motco.com/blake-letters/

507

n 4:

Lambeth, s.b. Lambeth; [change comma to semicolon]

509

n 9:

[change ] (Butlin, 261)

[to] (color plate 9).

510

[dagger note]:

[4th line from bottom]: inquiry s.b. inquirer

514

[in Samuel Palmer's letter, last line of 1st paragraph]:

confined s. b. confused

515

[last full para.]

[line 1]: Albrecht s.b. Albert

[line 4]: shaped s.b. draped

600

[At the end of the first full para. insert a period] ^ .

603

[under 1757]

[change] Carnaby Market

[to] now Broadwick

604

[under 1787, line 4]:

Robert's spirt s.b. Robert's spirit.

605

[under 1799]

[italicize]: Narrative of the Mutiny on the Bounty

613

[7th name on this page]

Patenude s. b. Patenaude

619

[after Yoder] ^ Youngquist, Paul 208

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