Collations for The Life and Death of Jason

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Collation Book 2 (1867, 1883 and 1895 Texts)

  B 1867 C 1882 D 1895

B: No individual arguments precede each book in text C: Jason claims his own - Pelias tells about the Golden Fleece - Jason vows the quest thereof.

Jason claims his own. Pelias tells about the Golden Fleece. Jason vows the quest thereof.



B: An iron-hilted sword hang carefully;

  He hung a short-sword and a knife thereby;
II.7 B: And on his head he had   His head was covered with
II.16 B: And came out to   And out into
II.33 B: certainly   else meseems
II.34 B: Long time a dweller hereby shouldst thou be."   Long might'st thou dwell beside these summer streams.
II.48 B: long arms easily   arms, and bore him high,
II.57 B: stream   flood
II.67 B: A lady clad in blue, all glistering   A seeming woman, blue-clad,
II.81 B: leanedst just now   leanedst now
II.86 B: I have   have I
II.124 B: about him who   round him by whom
II.127 B: mightier than all   mightier far than all
II.132 B: on   o'er
II.132 B: that ere   which ere
II.138 B: man, what wouldst thou here,   mightier far than all
II.167 B: that beardest thus a king with little fear?"   Who hast not learned before a king to bow?
II.177 B: Alicimidé   Alcimide
II.192 B: I lost, to win a troublous thing and vain   Which once I lost to win a trouble vain
II.193 B: showest C: showest show'st
II.195 B: That everything in order I may set,   That I may set all things in order due,
II.196 B: Nor any man thereby may trouble get   Lest there be some who should my going rue:
II.197 B: And now I bid thee stand by me to-day,   Be thou beside me still, my brother's son,
II.198 B: And cast all fear and troublous thoughts away:   And count the day of fear and trouble done.
II.199 B: And   But
II.212 B: this hour   this fair hour
II.250 B: and heal some great king's wrongs.   healing the people's wrongs.
II.258 B: ought C: ought aught
II.264 B: morning's flowers have fallen down,   morn's new flowers have dropped adown,
II.265 B: your C: your thine
II.269 B: the fires   the red fires
II.275 B: if   though
II.307 B: them: "O ye   them, and cried
II.308 B: Who rule the world, grant us felicity   "Lords of the World, fair let our bliss abide
II.309 B: sweet   dear
II.310 B: ought   aught
II.339 B: tell   show
II.340 B: I would that these should hear as well   which I were fain that all should know
II.341 B: As you, O Prince. "And   All these about us."
II.345 B: rose   spake
II.349 B: byeword   byword
II.351 B: fair   bold
II.359 B: the white-footed Ino sat alone   white-footed Ino smiling, sat alone
II.363 B: therefore, the more increased her enmity   And therwithal hate grew in her the more
II.364 B: against those two erst born of Nephele,   Against the twain that Nephele once bore,
II.366 B: fairer   lovelier
II.410 B: wrathed beyond   wroth beyond all
II.413 B: wed with Athamas, the mighty king   lie with Athamas, in kingly bed;
II.414 B: must she pay forfeit for the thing,   with grief must she redeem her head,
II.418 B: she   She
II.428 B: Crafty   crafty
II.433 B: bearer   Bearer
II.438 B: high noon-tide the next day was   the morrow's noon was meet and
II.441 B: lest, being fled away   lest they flee and live,
II.442 B: They still might live and leave and evil day   And many an evil day hereafter give
II.443 B: and all its folk henceforth to bear.'   which bore them on a hapless tide.
II.444 B: fair   side
II.489 B: were there great lime-trees,   stood great linden-trees,
II.492 B: quietly   privily
II.517 B: Gaudily feathered, ready for the strife;   Gay-feathered, ready for the flight in air;
II.518 B: whereof one bore the knife   one bore the steel made bare,
II.522 she could see   therewithal
II.527 This line is omitted in the 1867 text, and the misprint causes the B text to be misnumbered from 527-909, and to end one line before the C and D texts, which end on l. 910. The D text lineation will be used henceforth.    
II.538 B: would   should
II.552 B: hunting word   hunting-word
II.555 B: startled king,   king amzazed,
II.556 B: grown all pale to see the thing,   who with wild eyes stood and gazed,
II.557 B: With rising horror   The horror rising
II.558 B: the close crowd   the close crowd
II.571 B: fate   Fate
II.577 B: armèd C: armèd armed
II.578 B: The   Which the keen beast
II.585 B: Therewith   Therefore
II.590 B: Trembling, with cheeks all drained of rosy blood;   Trembling and pale, in horror of his mood;
II.591 B: Who straightway   Straightway she
II.594 B: such deadly   benumbing
II.597 B: was   were
II.604 B: amongst   amongst
II.606 B: ought ought aught
II.621 B: murmuring   babbling
II.630 B: mirk   murk
II.635 B: grew her limbs   did she grow
II.636 B: their   her
II.646 B: in her golden robes enwound,   lapped in sea-wet gold around,
II.651 B: oak, with scented things bespread; around, C: oak, with blossoms o'er them spread; oak logs all with flowers
II.652 B: poor corpse from the ground,   piteous maiden dead
II.663 B: it   her
II.675 B: unheard-of   unheard of
II.676 B: waste away   change and blend
II.676 B: In dew, and rain, and sunshine, day by day.   With all the change that endless summers send.
II.677 B: still clinging fearfully   afeard, and clinging fast
II.678 B: he passed the sea,   the sea he passed,
II.692 B: Hard by   Anigh
II.702 B: spears   spear
II.709 B: towards   toward

B: Æetes

C: Æetes

Aetes (ed: the 1895 text here modifies the vocalic value of the first syllable, from [aj] to [a:].
II.718 B: straightly   straightway
II.719 B: art   be
II.722 B: art   be
II.725 B: by this the king   the king drew nigh
II.726 B: Had reached the place, and stood thre wondering,   Wondering what wise they came by cloud and sky,
II.727 B: At that strange beast and   The marvellous beast, the
II.737 B: is   be
II.739 B: answered he   Phryxus spake:
II.740 B: I think no God is wrath with me,   no God is angry for my sake,
II.741 B: for, behold,   for lo,
II.742 B: A while ago, jsut as my foe did hold   As the sharp knife drew night awhile ago
II.743 B: The knife against my   Unto my very
II.754 B: too much   o'ermuch.
II.768 B: born C, D: borne borne
II.774 B: fell C,D: Fleece Fleece
II.776 B: the thing, yea C,D: that treasure that treasure
II.779 B: all armed C,D: all-armed all-armed
II.803 B: gold-seat C,D: high-seat high-seat
II.823 B: Across the sea, then surely ye will C,D:To lead across the sea, all ye shall To lead across the sea, all ye shall
II.824 B: will C,D: shall shall
II.827 B: Then all stood up and shouted, and the king, C,D: Uprose the men; forth went a mighty shout, Uprose the men; forth went a mighty shout,
II.828 B: While yet the hall with Jason's name did ring, C,D: And ere the sound of Jason's name died out And ere the sound of Jason's name died out
II.829 B: Set in his hands a gleaming C,D: The king reached forth to him a The king reached forth to him a
II.838 B: heavens shine, C,D: heaven doth shine, heaven doth shine,
II.853 B: of ye to come C,D: again shall come again shall come
II.854 B: Again unto your little ones and C,D: To see his children, and his fathers' To see his children, and his fathers'
II.865 B: cunning artizan,
C,D: a wright, a master wise,
a wright, a master wise,
II.866 B: Gods, and knowing more than man, C,D: Gods more wit than man devise, Gods more wit than man devise,
II.870 B: fleece C, D Fleece Fleece
II.896 B: in Greece." C, D of Greece." of Greece
II.907 B: healths they drank to many an honoured man,   many a champion 'mid the wine did hail,
II.908 B: Until the moon sank, and the stars waxed wan,   Till waned the moon, and all the stars grew pale,

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