Friday, January 10, 2014


Apology for Extensive Annotation

Eldred Revett, "To her taxing him for late writing to her," lines 31-32, in his Selected Poems, Humane and Divine, ed. Donald M. Friedman (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1966), pp. 17-18 (these lines on p. 18):
Where matter is so full, and so perplex't,
The Comment's forced to out-swell the Text.
Hat tip: Ian Jackson.

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