At the Mermaid Inn

Editorial Emendations


 

These notes record all emendations to the original text of At the Mermaid Inn, published weekly in The Globe (Toronto) from 6th February 1892 to 1st July 1893, in the present text. In each entry the reading of the present text is given before the square bracket and the reading of the original text after the bracket. Thus, the entry “6th February 1892 Rossetti’s ] Rossitti’s” indicates that in the column of 6th February 1892, “Rossitti’s” has been emended to “Rossetti’s.”

1892

 

 
6th February 1892

Rossetti’s ] Rossitti’s

13th February 1892

Rossetti ] Rosetti
Rossetti’s ] Rosetti’s
Rossetti ] Rosetti
idiosyncrasies ] idiocyncrasies


20th February 1892

situated ] situate
Goethe ] Geothe

5th March 1892

brand ] bran

19th March 1892

Baghdad ] Bagdad

2nd April 1892

research. ] research,

9th April 1892

heterogeneous ] heterogenous

23rd April 1892

Rossetti ] Rosetti

30th April 1892

accommodate ] accomodate

7th May 1892

itinerant ] intinerant

4th June 1892

before him ] before, him

11th June 1892

“Snowbound,” ] “Snowbound”,

2nd July 1892

failings ] failing

23rd July 1892

Shakespeare ] Skakespeare

30th July 1892

masters ] master
certain want of gentleness and contagious humanity. ] certain want of gentleness and contagious tain wave of gentleness and contagious humanity.

6th August 1892

had ] h ad

13th August 1892

raucous ] racuous
may ] may may

20th August 1892

Campbells ] Campbell’s
shunned ] shunnned

27th August 1892

crescendo ] crecendo

3rd September 1892

them ] then
hypnotiser ] hpynotiser
certain ] certan

24th September 1892

Satan ] satan

1st October 1892

“Easy Chair,” upon ] “Easy Chair.” Upon
Although ] Olthough

8th October 1892

Street ] street
Rossetti ] Rosetti
affinity ] aflinity

15th October 1892

Keats’ ] Kearts

29th October 1892

these ] tehse
such ] scuh

19th November 1892

strain? ] strain.

10th December 1892

Rossetti ] Rosetti

17th December 1892

Shelley, ] Shelly,
Shelley ] Shelly

24th December 1892 strengthen ] strenthen

 

1893

 

 
7th January 1893

Rossetti ] Rosetti

28th January 1893

its ] it’s

1st April 1893

Munroe’s ] Munro’s

29th April 1893

rhythm ] rhyhm

6th May 1893

Mammon ] Mammom

13th May 1893

You’re ] Your’re
to ] fo

20th May 1893

far-fetched ] far-fatched

3rd June 1893

Rossetti ] Rosseti
Francesca ] Frencesca

10th June 1893

irreplaceable ] irreplacable
is ] it

1st July 1893 possess. ] possess.”