1. This final phrase was deleted in 1819: " while the wasp, resembles the critic."

2. This phrase was deleted in 1819: "Teague, after all that I have heard said upon the subject, I know no more about it, than this;"

3. Brackenridge also deleted this sentence: "It will behoove you to enquire."

4. In addition, he deleted this last sentence, originally a paragraph in its own right: "Without more ado, being furnished with subscription papers, he set out to solicit the patronage of subscribers for his work."