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Thread #66440   Message #4167137
Posted By: GUEST,Robert B. Waltz
07-Mar-23 - 03:04 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: 'Judas' (Child 23?) by John Jacob Niles
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: 'Judas' (Child 23?) by John Jacob Niles
Steve Gardham wrote:

It's not the 'academic credit for field collections' that worries me, it's the academics who try to claim the fabrications are genuine.

I worry about both. But our points are not contradictory. The incentives are smaller now.

Sorry about the Hailes (James Dalrymple?). I was in two minds and couldn't be bothered to lift the book off the shelves.

I said it was a nitpick, and I meant it. In most instances I wouldn't have even corrected it. It's just an odd thing that there were two people with almost the same name associated with Percy, and I didn't want the error to go into tradition. :-)