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Re: Moth, mote, mought, moat
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.0136  Tuesday, 26 January 1999.

From:           John Jowett <
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Date:           Monday, 25 Jan 1999 10:23:12 GMT
Subject: 10.0123 Re: Moth, mote, mought, moat
Comment:        Re: SHK 10.0123 Re: Moth, mote, mought, moat

A line went astray in my message of 22 January.  The sentences in
question should read:

As far as I am aware the Old-Spelling Oxford Shakespeare always retains
copy-text "moth".  When it is modernized to "mote" in the
Modern-Spelling edition, the change is just that, a modernization, as
with "wracke" to "wreck".

John Jowett
 

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