The Application of Thought to Textual Criticism by A.E. Housman

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Taken from Proceedings of the Classical Association, Vol XVIII, August 1921

In beginning to speak about the application of thought to textual criticism, I do not intend to define the term thought, because I hope that the sense which I attach to the word will emerge from what I say. But it is necessary at the outset to define textual criticism, because many people, and even some people who profess to teach it to others, do […]