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TEI-L  February 2005

TEI-L February 2005

Subject:

representing uneven left-hand line alignment in print-era poetry

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Daniel O'Donnell <[log in to unmask]>

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Mon, 7 Feb 2005 12:21:45 -0700

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I have a question involving the encoding of print-era poetry. How would
one encode the left hand line spacing in the following text:

O CAPTAIN! my Captain! our fearful trip is done;
The ship has weather’d every rack, the prize we sought is won;
The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting,
While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring:
     But O heart! heart! heart!
       O the bleeding drops of r