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Dialect and other s pecial uses are often indicated by marginal glosses. The first note includes brief contextual or historical explanations, comments on compositional details, and finally, publication data, including copy-text information. Such methods of annotation draw attention to three major sources of allusion among Victorian writers, the Authorized (King James) version of the Bible, the Greek and Latin authors, and Shakespeare. We have given titles only, without the authors’ names, for well-known works by Homer, Virgil, Ovid, Dante, Shakespeare, Spenser, and Milton, and we use Arabic not Roman numerals for divisions of classical and other texts.
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