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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of emend.


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  • Courier brackets this sentence [oti ... ippeuein] as a gloss; Martin, p. 323, emends.

    The Cavalry General

  • Mahdi fills lacunae, emends corruptions, and elucidates obscurities.

    Muhsin Mahdi

  • In 1812 hot as was misprinted hot at. line 43. twisted: 1989 emends this word to twirled because the editors perceive that to be the reading in the letter text of several months earlier.


  • He then emends that to eliminate errors that have accumulated during the history of transmission from manuscript to publication.

    The New 'Ulysses': The Hidden Controversy

  • Kuang, in his Tzu-chih T'ung-chien K'ao-yi 2, 9b notes that the 105th day after the death was in the tenth month, so emends "ninth" to "tenth."

    The History of the Former Han Dynasty

  • (Chao 22-3.) 3 Following CHy, who emends [omission: Chinese characters] to [omission: Chinese characters] to agree with the text below: [omission: Chinese characters].

    Han Shih Wai Chuan

  • Such, however, is the reading of all the editions, except the Hampshire Edition, which, without giving any note, violently emends to 'how lacking the principle.'

    Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters A Family Record

  • Bentley emends to 'Sèvres,' which must surely be correct.

    Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters A Family Record

  • Experience accumulates and man's knowledge grows; the expectation and joy in progress is a part of it; man's code changes, emends, expands with his onward marching.

    Preaching and Paganism

  • B. accepts B. 's "brilliant"'fífelgeban,' omits 'on,' emends 'cyn' to 'hám,' arranging: Þær ic fífelgeban ýðde, eotena hám =

    Beowulf An Anglo-Saxon Epic Poem


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