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Typographic Eccentricities

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Parent Issue
Day
24
Month
January
Year
1879
Copyright
Public Domain
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A great many cxuuuiu u' v written concerning tjpograpliic eirors, ancl many of the instantes sound so witty or so átupíd that it seems as if they must be rátlier inventions than actual happenings. But we never saw I one cited so unlikely that wo couldn t : remember its match. Occe we wrote that it was "like evoking the shadow oí a stade" to quote forgotten writers. The pTlráse'appeared in print thus : 'Like ' cooking the shadow of a shiid." The printer liad, in Imrlesquing tlie sentiment, actimily jweserved and intensified it ñi a most striking image of unsub stantiality. At another time we had quoted the proverbial opinión of Eosalind : "Men have died and ivoims have eaten them- but not for love." i-ho i printer may huve been a misogvnist; at ' all evints,'he substituted "women" for ' "worms." There are Shakspearean emenI dations not mueh better than that, per, ilílpR._,s',;-;ííír(i .Uí.-'s. i Ufi'ublicnn.

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Subjects
Old News
Michigan Argus