I am sensible that my work is very imperfect. Much more reading and much more leisure than I have been able to devote to it wd. be requisite to make it what I cd. exactly wish

The Bodley is now so cold that I cannot sit there the requisite time for due collation

I had no idea of industry and diligence till I saw Bekker’s collations. There is scarcely an author in Greek who he has not collated with MSS

Thomas Gaisford