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  1. Default Johann Christian Wolf - the "Middleton' grammatical argument

    Johann Christoph Wolf (1683-1739)

    Curae philologicae - Vol 5
    Johann Wolf
    p. 293-315
    Twells is 300-313 of Wolf -according to Bengel, this can be checked.


    II. Not a few of those, who rightly and religiously defend this very expression, are too eager in seeking out and employing supports even of such a kind as have no strength. That has occurred to a distinguished man, Leonard Twells, whose miscellaneous production Wolf has translated from English into Latin, and with a few corrections, has put forth on this passage, pp. 300—313. I read and attentively considered Twells before the publication of my Apparatus : Wherefore, when I proceeded with more of self-distrust than he did, I did not do so without good reason, and I would have the reader imagine that there is matter for deliberation. I am not aware that anything new needs particularly to be supplied : I will mention a few points, which bear upon the subject.

    The Grammatical is covered well also in Forster (also citing Burgess)

    And Wolf has more, and this pic has interesting references.

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    Gousset (next post)

    Jacob Trigland

    Grantley bibliography
    Wolf, Johann Christian. Cura philologica et critica. 5 vols. Basel: Christ, 1741.

    (Only covered by Grantley in the origin of "Comma Johanneum")

  2. Default Jacques Gousset, Jr.

    From the Wolf ref

    Jacques Gousset (1635-1794)
    Jacques Gousset (Gussetius) (1635–1704) was a French Protestant theologian and philologist, after 1685 in exile in the Netherlands.

    ... sive Jesu Christi euangeliique veritas salvtifera, demonstrata in confutatione libri Chizzouk Emounah, a R. Isaco scripti, vol. 1 (Jacobus Borstius, 1712)

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