7) The original editions
and Hawksworth's have Rotherhith here, though earlier in the work, Redriff is said to have been Gulliver's home in England.
There have been many editions
of your works in this country, particularly the lovely South Sea sketches; but the editions
are not equal to those of the American publishers.
of every paper had been sent up by our news agent, only to be glanced over and tossed down into a corner.
A man with a name like Grusczinsky could sell a dozen editions
by Aldus Manutius, Venice, 1495-8; re-impression supervised by Erasmus and with certain corrections by Grynaeus (including Rhetorica and Poetica), 1531, 1539, revised 1550; later editions
were followed by that of Immanuel Bekker and Brandis
The author ventures to take this opportunity to thank his readers for the kind reception they have accorded to the successive editions
of this tale during the last twelve years.
Those which first caught the eye were the Bernardins, with their three bell towers; Sainte-Geneviève, whose square tower, which still exists, makes us regret the rest; the Sorbonne, half college, half monastery, of which so admirable a nave survives; the fine quadrilateral cloister of the Mathurins; its neighbor, the cloister of Saint-Benoit, within whose walls they have had time to cobble up a theatre, between the seventh and eighth editions
of this book; the Cordeliers, with their three enormous adjacent gables; the Augustins, whose graceful spire formed, after the Tour de Nesle, the second denticulation on this side of Paris, starting from the west.
In some editions
, "in spite of Milady" reads "in spite of malady".
The carpet round his chair was littered with cigarette-ends and with the early editions
of the morning papers.
And these strange nocturnal editions
contained also the first brief cables from Europe of the fleet disaster, the North Atlantic fleet for which New York had always felt an especial pride and solicitude.
of the work contain a brief passage from Antigone, in Greek, at this spot.
Still I wish they were not there, and I hope the time will come when the beast-man will be so far subdued and tamed in us that the memory of him in literature shall be left to perish; that what is lewd and ribald in the great poets shall be kept out of such editions
as are meant for general reading, and that the pedant-pride which now perpetuates it as an essential part of those poets shall no longer have its way.