1. Brackenridge deleted a phrase in which he states: "says the poet to Hannibal."
2. Phylacteries may be either of two leather boxes, each containing strips of parchment inscribed with Hebrew Scripture quotations. Orthodox and conservative Jewishmen wore these strapped to their forehead and left arm during morning worship except on the Sabbath and holidays. (American Heritage Dictionary)
3. What follows appeared as a separate chapter in the serial edition.