[Ads-l] Fwd: Help reading a 1735 Boston newspaper

George Thompson george.thompson at NYU.EDU
Sat Feb 25 17:50:05 EST 2017


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From: George Thompson <george.thompson at nyu.edu>
Date: Sat, Feb 25, 2017 at 5:49 PM
Subject: Re: Help reading a 1735 Boston newspaper
To: Joel Berson <berson at att.net>


I make it to be "satisfied".

GAT

On Sat, Feb 25, 2017 at 4:05 PM, Joel Berson <berson at att.net> wrote:

> I would appreciate help deciphering a word in the Boston Gazette of 1735
> Oct. 6, page 4, col. 1.  The sentence reads
>
> "The Indications to be [one word unclear] inthis Disease are many, and
> sometimescoincide."
>
> What might the unclear word be?
>
> Thanks,
> Joel
>
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-- 
George A. Thompson
The Guy Who Still Looks Stuff Up in Books.
Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern
Univ. Pr., 1998.

But when aroused at the Trump of Doom / Ye shall start, bold kings, from
your lowly tomb. . .
L. H. Sigourney, "Burial of Mazeen", Poems.  Boston, 1827, p. 112

The Trump of Doom -- affectionately (of course) known as The Dunghill
Toadstool.
(Here's a picture of one.)
http://www.parliament.uk/worksofart/artwork/james-
gillray/an-excrescence---a-fungus-alias-a-toadstool-upon-a-dunghill/3851




-- 
George A. Thompson
The Guy Who Still Looks Stuff Up in Books.
Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern
Univ. Pr., 1998.

But when aroused at the Trump of Doom / Ye shall start, bold kings, from
your lowly tomb. . .
L. H. Sigourney, "Burial of Mazeen", Poems.  Boston, 1827, p. 112

The Trump of Doom -- affectionately (of course) known as The Dunghill
Toadstool.
(Here's a picture of one.)
http://www.parliament.uk/worksofart/artwork/james-gillray/an-excrescence---a-fungus-alias-a-toadstool-upon-a-dunghill/3851

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