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> Marcia Karp wrote:
> 
> The only error I've found so far in _Understanding Poetry_ one in
> Blake's "London."
> 
> I disagree that sloppy editing is not a discrediting factor.

Yes -- a discrediting _factor_. I agree. One uses such a work more
cautiously for that reason. Example: Tocqueville's _Democracy in
America_ is riddled with stupidities, i.e., with discrediting factors.
It is still a work of some importance.

Carrol