Pamela in 1842

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Mar 7 06:33:41 UTC 2010

Sorry--feel like an idiot, wrong book. No, in Pamela, 1742, GB does
find "tree of liberty" on p. 197--yellow highlight and everything.

The index reference is for the OTHER volume that I mentioned, from 1737.

Like I said, more in a moment (just not as quickly as this one ;-)


On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 1:30 AM, victor steinbok <aardvark66 at> wrote:
> No OCR error--look in the index, p. 329
> More in a moment.
> VS-)
> On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 12:28 AM, Garson O'Toole
> <adsgarsonotoole at> wrote:
>> On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 12:08 AM, Robin Hamilton
>> <robin.hamilton2 at> wrote:
>>>> My bad in not extracting "Pamela" from the other six lines of the title
>>>> page.
>>>> Joel
>>> Oh well, not to feel *too bad -- I never did manage to finish _Clarissa_
>>> either.
>>> (That was partly because half-way -- no, I exaggerate, about fifty pages
>>> in -- I finally found a copy of _The Drapier's Letters_ in a second hand
>>> bookshop in Cromer.  Now your man Swift, he wrote like an angel, and
>>> Richardson's prose simply wilted beside it.)
>>> Robin
>> FYI: Google Books does contain an earlier edition of Pamela dated 1742
>> with a Bodleian Library gift bookplate. The date inscription
>> M.DCC.XLII is given on the title page of volume three which contains
>> the phrase "Boughs of the Tree of Liberty". There is an OCR error so
>> that the 1742 edition does not match the search term "tree of
>> liberty". Here is a link to the passage:

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