Mate of the Daylight
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Tom's Husband

Sarah Orne Jewett

Table of differences between the text appearing in Atlantic Monthly and the text in The Mate of the Daylight.
 

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1 and sympathy, it refuses and sympathy it refuses
2 to themselves, apart from to themselves apart from
2 when it is fairly in one's grasp when fairly in one's grasp
3 and had rarely left home and rarely left home
4 very much in ["]love very much in love
5 well known by the towns-people well known by the townspeople
5 much said about it. much said about him.
6 Four per cent. on her other property, instead of eight, which she had been told she must soon expect, would make a great difference to her. Four per cent. on her other property, which she had been told she must soon expect instead of eight, would make a great difference to her.
7 the minute it is going again the minute it is going
19 I don't see why it isn't sensible: you will be living exactly as you were before you married, as to home affairs; and I don't see why it is not sensible: you will be living exactly as you were before you married, as to home affairs, and
20 No, I'll look around, and get an honest man with a few select brains for agent. No, I'll look around, and get an honest, experienced man for agent.
21 and told him there was meat enough in the house for dinner; and told him there was some lamb in the house for dinner;
30 growing fast too, and growing fast, too, and
31 She wished more than once, when she was tired, that he would not talk so much about the housekeeping; She wished more than once when she was tired that he would not talk so much about the housekeeping;
32 In the first of Mrs. Wilson's connection with manufacturing, she had made it a rule to consult Tom on every subject of importance; but it had speedily proved to be a formality. He tried manfully  In the early days of Mrs. Wilson's business life, she had made it a rule to consult her husband on every subject of importance; but it had speedily proved to be a formality. Tom tried manfully 
33 the girls are unusually busy to-day the servants are unusually busy to-day
33 The girls have been washing, The women have been washing,
35 he felt that he was a failure. he had a suspicion that he was a failure.

 
 
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