Possibly Mrs. behn sent the Dedicatory Epistle to press as an afterthought at the last moment and did not see a proof.
Possibly behn v. Burness, stated above, might have been dealt with in this way.
The bad grammar has not been changed, as it may be due to Mrs. behn's carelessness.
Bellons version does not differ materially from Mrs. behn, but she far exceeds him in spirit and niceness of style.
Mrs. behn said almost the same thing about her novels and plays.
As for the cavilling crew who carped at her during her life Mrs. behn has answered them and she was thoroughly competent so to do.
Students should note that the editorial material is sometimes significantly at variance with current behn scholarship.
Moreover, this her first novel gave Mrs. behn an acknowledged place as a writer.
Do you know whether or not Mr. behn made any recommendations on this?
Mrs. behn has been accused of great license in her conduct and of gross immorality in her writings.