[COMPLETE] London Labour Volume III -ans

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Post by GillH » May 5th, 2021, 7:18 am

Argh! Thanks, Peter. Looks like I got mixed up and over-wrote 88 with what should have been 89. Trying to see if i have an earlier version to salvage.

EDIT: Phew! It's okay. For some reason I repeated a whole chunk from Section 87. I have to go out now but I should be able to get it re-done tomorrow, I think. (That makes sense of my confusion when I was thinking, "But I'm sure I already edited this part!") :roll:

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Post by Peter Why » May 7th, 2021, 1:25 pm

Just one slip-up in Section 88:

16.27 "I couldn't make 1s. 6d. a-day on account of the weather." Read as "I could make ..."

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Post by GillH » May 10th, 2021, 3:17 pm

Thanks, Peter.
Re-edited Section 88 (19:14)

https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/londonlabour3_88_mayhew_128kb.mp3

We're having a pretty violent storm at the moment so it's not a very clean edit. Let me know if you think I should redo it when things have calmed down.

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Post by Peter Why » May 11th, 2021, 7:22 am

Edited section 88 PL okay; sound quality's fine.

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Post by GillH » May 12th, 2021, 2:24 am

Section 89 (31:27)
https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/londonlabour3_89_mayhew_128kb.mp3

London Vagrants Part 12
(bottom of p412 - p417)

(Section 90 starts "Asylum for the Houseless Poor".)

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Post by Peter Why » May 13th, 2021, 3:45 am

Section 89 PL okay.
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Post by GillH » May 13th, 2021, 9:23 am

Thanks, Peter.
The next one may take a few days. I got bored with the long table ...

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Post by GillH » May 16th, 2021, 4:31 pm

Section 90 (38:16)
https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/londonlabour3_90_mayhew_128kb.mp3

London Vagrants Part 13:Asylum for the Houseless Poor with a lovely TABLE ...

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Post by Peter Why » May 18th, 2021, 2:40 pm

Section 90 PL okay; word (and number) perfect!

I was thinking, as we were going through it, that when there are large tables in the text (as we've both found in London Labour) that, if they are longer than some arbitrary size - say, five minutes, they could be handled as a separate section, with a note in the summary about the sections that could be left out by the listener.

Then I realised that this table just took up one section. It might be worth putting that note in your summary.

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Post by GillH » May 18th, 2021, 4:02 pm

Thanks, Peter.
Yes, I had the same thought at some point during Volume 2, I think, but I felt it should have been consistent, and I wasn't for changing what had already been PL'd.
I'll rewrite the summary with a note about the largest tables. The potential 'problem' is is listeners switch off when they get to a table but there's something interesting in the same section after the table.

There is definitely something wrong with this Section 90 table: did you notice that every entry for LONDON bar the first is identical to that for WALES?
:hmm:

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Post by Peter Why » May 18th, 2021, 4:33 pm

I hadn't noticed the peculiar numbers for London and Wales (all bar the first!). I've had a look at three of the scans on archive.org and they show the same. I mean to get a reader's ticket to the British Library, when the restrictions have eased enough. If I can get a ticket soon, I'll see if I can find a first edition of the book ... but I suspect the error has been there all along.

I suppose, with the bigger tables, it would be possible to note their time locations in the summary, so listeners could skip the numbers, but it would definitely be too much work to do it retrospectively!
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Post by GillH » May 18th, 2021, 4:45 pm

Section 91 (33:09)
https://librivox.org/uploads/annise/londonlabour3_91_mayhew_128kb.mp3

London Vagrants Part 14
Page 418 (after the table) "A homeless painter gave me the following statement."
to page 423 "... a deserving, industrious young man.”

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Post by GillH » May 19th, 2021, 7:21 am

Peter Why wrote:
May 18th, 2021, 4:33 pm
I hadn't noticed the peculiar numbers for London and Wales (all bar the first!). I've had a look at three of the scans on archive.org and they show the same. I mean to get a reader's ticket to the British Library, when the restrictions have eased enough. If I can get a ticket soon, I'll see if I can find a first edition of the book ... but I suspect the error has been there all along.

I suppose, with the bigger tables, it would be possible to note their time locations in the summary, so listeners could skip the numbers, but it would definitely be too much work to do it retrospectively!
Peter
I agree. I did one time stamp during one recording but that was because the table was mentioned then there was a fair bit of text before it actually appeared in the recording.

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Post by Peter Why » May 20th, 2021, 11:41 am

Section 91 PL okay. Depressing.

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