A Syntax of Forgery - Christopher P. Jones

Steven Avery

A Syntax of Forgery
Christopher P. Jones

As my primary exhibit, I will use a famous nineteenth-century
forger named Constantinos Simonides. Our main source for his early
life is a book published in 1859 under the title A Biographical Memoir
of Constantine Simonides, with a Brief Defence of the Authenticity of
His Manuscripts;
the alleged author is one Charles Stewart, and

(1) in regard to the manner of their introduction to
the world, which must always be a point of some importance when
we come to examine the genuineness of ancient writings hitherto
unknown; or (2) listen to the evidence of competent scholars (men

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