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  • the text was emended in the second edition
  • The full committee will meet to critique and emend the document.
  • In the later, emended (and, I am convinced, truthful) version of her story she told me she felt no real bereavement over the seizure of her father and husband—she was by this time too alienated from both of them for it to affect her deeplybut she was forced to feel on another level shock that hammered at her bones, glacial fear and a devastating sense of loss.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • [1] Caxton "Yf," for which "Ye" seems the easiest emendation that will save the sense.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur

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  • Every emendation of Anne’s had been on the side of honesty against importance.
    Jane Austen  --  Persuasion
  • [1] Caxton "Yf," for which "Ye" seems the easiest emendation that will save the sense.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume II
  • [Footnote 1: This phrase is a conjectural emendation of the unintelligible expression, "as the Devil said to the Owl," used by the natives.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • Indeed I think it is one among several cities to which an extreme hyperbole has been applied—’See Rome and die:’ but in your case I would propose an emendation and say, See Rome as a bride, and live henceforth as a happy wife."
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • I had once suggested a textual emendation in class, and he had given me a queer look.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
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