Tuesday, July 25, 2017


Talking to Oneself

John Jackson (1881-1952), Marginalia Scaenica (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1955), p. 110:
Anne Boleyn is said to have been perplexed by the fact that she understood French perfectly when speaking it to herself, but not otherwise. The same thing — mutatis mutandis — may be true of emenders...

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