By Mark Twain
In A Tramp in a foreign country, Mark Twain's unofficial sequel to The Innocents out of the country, the writer documents his hilarious and various observations and insights whereas on a fifteen-month jogging journey via significant Europe and the Alps. "Here you've got Twain's inimitable mix," writes Dave Eggers in his advent, "of the folksy and the without problems erudite, his unshakable sturdy feel and his mythical wit, his knack for the simple relation of an ideal anecdote, and a few achingly appealing nature writing."
This glossy Library Paperback vintage reproduces the textual content of the 1st American variation and contours new explanatory notes and a severe Afterword via Kerry Driscoll, professor of English at Saint Joseph collage in Connecticut.
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In both cases the terminus ante quem for the arrival of Ω in Italy is the date of B2, the ﬁrst half of the twelfth century. The transmission of the Lives is hence unitary and fundamentally eastern. From the same exemplar (Χ), certainly written in uncial, there derive, on the one hand, the ancestor of the codices integri (Ω), and on the other, that of the manuscripts of the excerpta, now represented by Φ. 8) Was Ω written in uncial? It remains to inquire whether Ω and the ancestor of Φ were manuscripts in uncial script or already transliterated into minuscule, and in that case, whether they were the result of a single transliteration or of two separate ones.
B1, ἔρδειαν ἕξει explevit B2: ἐρδειανεξει P1. 17. 52 F is a considerably contaminated witness. Some signiﬁcant errors common to F and Φ suggest a link between the two witnesses. 67 52 See Laertiana 72–3. 25 I N T RO D U C T I O N μέρος BP: om. ): οὐδὲν FΦ. Contamination much more widespread is highlighted by the presence of numerous errors common to F and V. To begin with, the inscriptio (F1 f. 2r; V f. 1r) λαερτίου διογένους βίων καὶ γνωμῶν τῶν ἐν φιλοσοφία εὐδοκιμησάντων καὶ τῶν ἑκάστη (ἐν ἑκ.
94 τὸ τέλειον κατὰ φύσιν λογικοῦ ἢ ὡς λογικοῦ Ω Σ (α 118): ἤ secl. 105 διὸ τὰ μὲν αὐτῶν ἐκλέγεται, τῶν δ’ ἑτέρων ἐπίσης ἐχόντων πρὸς αἵρεσιν καὶ φυγὴν Ω Σ (α 478): post ἐκλέγεται suppl. τὰ δὲ πεκλέγεται Arnim: τὰ δ’ ἀποβάλλεται Reiske: δ’ secl. 107 ἔτι δὲ καθῆκόν φασιν εἶναι ὃ προαχθὲν εὔλογόν τε ἴσχει ἀπολογισμόν Ω Σ (κ 77): πραχθέν Menagius: τε secl. 108 post καθῆκον add. τὰ δὲ οὔτε καθήκοντα οὔτε παρὰ τὸ καθῆκον Is. 109 post καθήκει2 add. τὸ κατ’ ἀρετὴν ζῆν, οὐκ ἀεὶ δὲ rec. 118 ἀπλάστως Ω Σ (α 874): -ους M.
A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain