[PW] Request help tracing Rebecca West quotation in 1928 Saturday Evening Post
cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Thu Oct 29 13:50:56 PDT 2015
ADSGarson O'Toole scripsit:
> Many thanks to the discussants on the Wombats mailing list including:
> John Cowan, Claire, Barbara Schmidt, Brian Whatcott, and Mark Halpern.
> Cowan pointed out the pertinence of the lectior difficilior potior
Thank you. "Lectior" is a typo for "lectio". Since the expression is
not as well known as it might be, you may want to link to
which gives a decent explanation without too many technicalities.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
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