[Ads-l] Pronunciation

Robin Hamilton robin.hamilton3 at VIRGINMEDIA.COM
Wed Mar 1 17:37:49 EST 2017


As far as I can make out, the original stanza (later extended and parodied) was
by Longfellow, but the link to Dr. Jekyll's book of kiddies' poems is erroneous?
gratuitous?

But hey, the dude was from Edinburgh -- I should worry ...

RH.

> 
>     On 01 March 2017 at 20:38 "James A. Landau" <JJJRLandau at NETSCAPE.COM>
> wrote:
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>     --- laurence.horn at yale.edu wrote:
> 
>     From: Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
>     To: JJJRLandau at netscape.com
>     Cc: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
>     Subject: Re: Pronunciation
>     Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2017 13:59:32 -0500
> 
>     Isn’t the original just Longfellow's one-verse version in _A child’s
> garden of verses_?
> 
>     LH
> 
> 
>     A Child's Garden of Verses is by Robert Louis Stevenson.
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>     I found an on-line copy
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>    https://books.google.com/books?id=CiB-CgAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=a+child's+garden+of+verses&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjVm-uTlLbSAhVnCcAKHaKMChoQ6AEIKzAD#v=onepage&q=a%20little%20curl&f=false
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>     It does not have the poem in it.
> 
>     - Jim Landau
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