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TEXTUAL NOTES

The following notes give the more important variants of the ist (1704), 3rd (1704), 5th (1710), and 6th (1724) edd, of the Battle of the Books.

P. I note. Clarke, I, 3, 5 ; Clark, 6.

P. 4, 1. 9. summit)', i, 5, 6 ; summit, 3.

P. 5, 11. 2, 3. as to the levelling, 5, 6; as to levelling,

I. 3-

P. 14, 1. 3. turn-pikes, i, 3 ; turk-pikes, 5, 6.

P. 15, 1. I. his, 5, 6 ; this, i, 3.

P. 15, 1. 14. Is it, 5,6; It is, I, 3,

P. 15, 11. 15, 16. Could not you, 5, 6 ; Could you not,

i» 3-

P. 17, 1. 12. my flights and my music, 5, 6 ; my flights

and music, i, 3.

P. 17, 1. 13. have bestowed on me, 5, 6; have bestowed me, I, 3.

P. 17, last line, and I hope, i, 5, 6 ; and hope, 3.

P. 18, 1. 18, at all, 3, 5, 6 ; at last, i.

P. 18, 11. 14-21. All the edd. have 'whether is the nobler being of the two, that which by a lazy contemplation of four inches round ; by an overweening pride, which feeding and engendering on itself, turns all into excrement and venom ; producing nothing at all [last ; see above], but fly bane and a cobweb : or that, which, by an universal

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