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water; this caused me to tack about immediately, and change my design         1
with me tacking the care of... tacking the whole         2
finds me tacking naught. Blinded         3
when it reached me, tacking gracefully, and came         4
r y, LINE TO ME TACKING 1 » t*» •» i a 1 c» S 3 3 O s o 100** -i z " 3 5 l~~ * c* $ z fli.         5
wind caused me to tack towards Porama. Thus I landed         6
me, tacking on to it parts of... speech         7
me, tacking me         8
me, tacking on a shoe ; of course,         9
rather late in the day, found me tacking up the Bure         10
says he can see me tacking No. 14 silk on my sieves         11

reads, OCR misreads, side-reads — sources

  1. ex Jean de La Roque (1661-1745 *), A Voyage to Arabia the Happy, By the Way of the Eastern Ocean, and the Streights of the Red-Sea, Perform’d by the French for the first time, A.D. 1708, 1709, 1710. Together With a particular Relation of a Journey from the Port of Moka to the Court of the King of Yemen, in the second Expedition, A.D. 1711, 1712, 1713. Also, An Account of the Coffee-Tree and its Fruit...
    (London, 1730): 59
    his Voyage dans l’Arabie heureuse (1716), Englished
  2. ex deed of Goodman Andruss, tanner (narrated; signed by a mark and dated January 4, 1717) in
    Henry Bronson, The History of Waterbury, Connecticut; The Original Township embracing present Watertown and Plymouth, and parts of Oxford, Wolcott, Middlebury, Prospect and Naugatuck. With an appendix of biography, genealogy and statistics. (1858): 133
  3. OCR misread of “me lacking naught”
    “Mutual Blindness” by C. A. C. H.
    in Godey’s Magazine (Philadelphia; September 1870): 228 (snippet only)
    see entire in different copy/scan, 228
  4. ex “A Catamaran cutter – a queer craft coursing a North-Western prairie”
    in Farm Implement News (December 8, 1892): 24
  5. ex snippet, dramatically inventive OCR misread of text (at 90ºcw), in chart showing naval evolutions during the Battle of Cape St. Vincent, February 14, 1797,
    in Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840-1914), The Influence of Sea Power Upon the French Revolution and Empire, 1793-1812 (sixth edition, vol. 1 of 2, 1892): (facing) 223
  6. ex “Missions of Oceania / Mission of the New Hebrides / Kaina’s Conversion.—His Baptism.—His Zeal and his Self-Sacrifice.”
    in Annals of the Propagation of the Faith 58 (1895): 299
  7. ex J. W. Wilkins, “The International Submarine Telegraph Memorial” (interesting letter to the editor)
    in The Electrical Journal (November 6, 1896): 59
  8. ex (an intelligent and well-composed) letter by John Minot (Portsmouth, April 20, 1725)
    in William Blake Trask, ed., Letters of Colonel Thomas Westbrook and Others Relative to Indian Affairs in Maine, 1722-1726 (1901): 100
  9. ex Colin Harding (Acting-Administrator of North-West Rhodesia, Commandant Barotse Native Police), his In Remotest Barotseland: Being an Account of a Journey of over 8,000 Miles through the Wildest and Remotest Parts of Lewanika’s Empire (1904): 273
  10. ex G. F. Bradby, “The Haunted Boat” in The Cornhill Magazine (January 1905): 80-77 (80)
  11. “Brain storms are still rampant in this land of ours, even among millers...”
    American Miller and Processor (November 1, 1912): 892-893

mindful that few (if any) of these links will work in distant lands

21 September 2019

lack; latihan; tack; tacking