ID # AHA2659 SHORT BATCH DESIGNATION: AA TITLE: Le Morte Arthur: A Romance in Stanzas of Eight Lines ED. J. Douglas Bruce SERIES: Early English Text Society ES 88 (1903). SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS En-face? NO. Key and code the following pages: Title page (recto and verso) = pp. [iii]-[iv] Text = pp. 1-121. Structure This text consists of a single <DIV1 TYPE="Poem">, divided into numbered stanzas (<LG N="1"> etc.) The line and stanza numbers should be recorded as attribute values only, not preserved as literal text. The indentation of every other line should be ignored. Milestones Folio references are recorded in brackets in the margin, in this form: [leaf 88] [leaf 88, back] [leaf 89] [leaf 89, back] etc. Record these as follows, placing the tag at the end of the line opposite which it appears in the edition: <MILESTONE UNIT="folio" N="88a"> <MILESTONE UNIT="folio" N="88b"> <MILESTONE UNIT="folio" N="89a"> <MILESTONE UNIT="folio" N="88b"> Notes Editorial notes appear at the bottom of the page, keyed to the text with superscripted footnote numbers. Omit the superscripted numbers and embed the notes at the appropriate place in the text: wist no wight,<NOTE PLACE="foot">MS. might.</NOTE></L> Characters This edition uses many odd characters; including "r" and "n" with rising finial strokes; "d" with an attached loop, "ll" crossed by a curling line; and "f" with a vertical stroke at the right end of the cross stroke. Treat these as simplex characters, i.e. as simple "r" "n" "d" "ll" and "f" respectively.