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Printing Conventions for -ed Ending
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0280  Friday, 11 February 2005

From:           John W. Kennedy <
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Date:           Thursday, 10 Feb 2005 16:30:28 -0500
Subject: 16.0248 Printing Conventions for -ed Ending
Comment:        Re: SHK 16.0248 Printing Conventions for -ed Ending

I suppose that "-'d" looks rather Augustan, nowadays, and of course an
experienced Shakespearean (even an amateur like me) can usually get all
the "-eds" right at first sight. But not everyone has the trick.

I'm preparing an amateur acting text of "Double Falshood" right now, and
have been dealing a good deal with "-ed", "-'d", and "-


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