Headlong Hall eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 81 pages of information about Headlong Hall.

[9.1] Me miserable! and thrice miserable! and four times, and five times, and twelve times, and ten thousand times miserable!

[9.2] Pronounced cooroo—­the Welsh word for ale.

Chapter 10

[10.1] Long since dead.

[10.2] Georg.  I. 199.

[10.3] Sat.  XIII. 28.

[10.4] Carm.  III. 6, 46.

Chapter 11

[11.1] Pistyll, in Welch, signifies a cataract, and Rhaidr a cascade.

[11.2] Rabelais.

Chapter 13

[13.1] Rousseau, Discours sur les Sciences.

[13.2] Imitated from a passage in the Purgatorio of Dante.

Chapter 14

[14.1] Jeremy Taylor.

Chapter 15

[15.1] It descends to the shades:  or, in other words, it goes to the devil.

TRANSCRIPTION NOTES

Source

Form:  printed book
Title:  Headlong Hall
Author:  Thomas Love Peacock
Publisher:  J. M. Dent & Co. at Aldine House, 69 Great Eastern
                 St., London. 
Date:  1891
Editor:  Richard Garnett, LLD. 
Printer:  Turnbull and Spears, Printers, Edinburgh. 
British Library
Shelfmark:  012611.i.37/1
Description:  tan cloth over board binding, 122mm x 184mm x 21mm,
                 176 pages plus 2 at front and 1 at back

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All notes have been moved to the end of the document —­ to suit the unpaginated format.

All notes by the editor Richard Garnett have been deleted —­ to remove (insubstantial) attachments to the original text.

Chapter 1 paragraph 7:  inserted closing quotes after “perpetually in statu quo.” —­ they appear to be missing, since the speech is not continued in the next paragraph.

Chapter 1 paragraph 8:  deleted fullstop after “astronomy——­” —­ the sentence is truncated, it does not end.

Chapter 1 paragraph 9:  deleted fullstop after “selfishness——­” —­ the sentence is truncated, it does not end.

Chapter 1 paragraph 10:  deleted fullstop after “cloth——­” —­ the sentence is truncated, it does not end.

Chapter 1 paragraph 11:  inserted a comma after “sprained ankle” —­ there is a small comma-sized gap at the end of the line where a comma appears to have been omitted.

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