Talk:Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1866)/Chapter 4

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missing word[edit]

Since this is nearly complete, and I can't seem to edit it, I would like to point out an ommission.

Why, I hadn’t [thought] to bring but one.
This is about half way down.

- Rik

This mistake is also in my 1981 version, so I assume it's in the original text as well. I don't know the Wikisource precedent here—how can we add the word while still indicating that it's not part of the original text? (or should we simply leave it?) Mr. Absurd 07:07, 20 January 2008 (UTC)
Are there any editions that have the correction? I am worried that the word "thought" is our own choice, so it may be wrong. I have added an annotation on the page, but ideally we would want a more definitive note. Does it look ok ? John Vandenberg 07:44, 20 January 2008 (UTC)
Looks good. I checked on Google—there are 416 results for the sentence (in quotes) without "thought" and only two results for with "thought" (one of which is this page, incidentally). It's definitely not conclusive, but at any rate it seems that all the public domain versions floating around the Internet don't have it. Mr. Absurd 08:21, 20 January 2008 (UTC)