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In the Atlantic version, Brown's law colleague is named Fales; in the Heron version, this is changed to Gales.
Differences between two texts of "The Two Browns"
In the Atlantic version, half past the hour is not hyphenated; in the Heron version, half-past the hour is consistently hyphenated.
In the Atlantic version, Brown and Checkley; in the Heron version, Brown & Checkley.
In the Atlantic version, the Electrical Potato Planter; in the Heron version, the Electric Potato Planter.
Paragraph Atlantic Monthly A White Heron 9 Now if my father Now, if my father 11 along the encumbered sidewalk along the incumbered sidewalk 11 Comes of a good family and is Comes of a good family, and is 14 and a little timidly too, and a little timidly, too, 15 Snooks was sufficient: it had been Snooks was sufficient; it had been 20 the Parishioner's War-Cry office the ‘Parishioner's War-Cry' office 25 friends had turned up, looking as if friends had turned up looking as if 26 air of secrecy, and he held air of secrecy; and he held 26 as if the hand knew its way to them as if the hand well knew its way to them 29 into a country place, into a country-place, 29 he ended, persuasively he ended persuasively 37 "Do you smoke?" said Brown amicably "Do you smoke?" inquired Brown, amicably 39 their seven-o'clock dinner their seven o'clock dinner 42 had a theory, beside, that had a theory, besides, that 44 and early as it still was for the business world there were several men in the counting-room, toward and, early as it still was for the business world, there were several men in the counting-room toward 44 he took on even to the most indifferent observer's eye an air he took on, even to the most indifferent observer's eye, an air 45 said Checkley placidly, said Checkley, placidly, 47 an article like ours is valuable an article like ours is invaluable 48 the enterprising ... could do without he
Brown, J Benedict, lawyer,
this enterprising ... could do without, he
Brown, J Benedict lawyer,
50 that machine: it went down ... and that checked it at last that machine; it went down ... and that stopped it at last 52 Mr. John B. Brown, of Jersey City, Mr. John B. Brown of Jersey City, 57 these thirty years, more or less; ... I thought over whom I could trust to defend me, and these twenty years, more or less; ... I thought over to whom I could give the case, and 62 it went like wild-fire it went like wildfire 69 ready to throw it by, and ... to wander .... keeping, and that he should insist ready to throw it aside, and to wander ... keeping, but that he should insist
Edited and annotated by Terry Heller, Coe college
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