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3657 them to their {triall,} <tryalls:> the bubbles are out.5.2.194
1819 cald1
3657 bubbles are out] Caldecott (ed. 1819) : “Thus has he—only got the tune of the time and outward habit of encounter (i.e. the turn of character, and exterior carriage or address), a kind of yesty collection (i.e. a frothy mass, compounded of modern phrase and manner) which carries them (i.e. enables them to pass current) through and through the most fond and winnowed opinions; (i.e. all judgments, not the simplest only, but the most sifted and wisest) and do but blow them to their trial, (i.e. prove them by how slight soever a reath of inquiry or examination) the bubbles are out (i.e. burst) the imposition is detected.”
1832 cald2
cald2 = cald1 +
3657 bubbles are out] Caldecot (ed. 1832) : “We have ‘ winnowed purity.’” Tr & Cr. III.2.Tr.
1860 Walker
3657 triall] Walker (1860, p. 264): “I suspect that, according to the old grammar, we ought to read with the folio, trials. And so Knight [see Knt1].”</p. 264>
1866 dyce2
dyce2 = Walker
3657 triall] Walker (apud Dyce, ed. 1866) :
1869 tsch
3657 bubbles] Tschischwitz (ed. 1869): “bubbles sind nicht nur Luftblasen, sondern auch: anything which wants solidity and firmness, wie also etwa die Hafer —oder Weizenhülse mit ihrer blasenförmigen Gestalt.” [“bubbles are not only blown air, on the contrary also, anything which wants solidity and firmness, as also oats or cornhusks with their bubble form.”]
1980 pen2
3657 are out] Spencer (ed. 1980): “((soon burst)).”
1987 oxf4
3657 the bubbles are out] Hibbard (ed. 1987): “((1)) the bubbles burst ((2)) the impostors are at a loss for words. Compare [AWW 3.6.54 (1735)], where the Second Lord says of Parolles, ‘On my life, my lord, a bubble’; and [Cor. 5.3.40-42 (3389-91)], ‘Like a dull actor now | I have forgot my part and I am out,|Even to a full disgrace.’”