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Written by Line
(3/12/2009 9:51 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, quizzer, penned by Evelynj
In the Norton Critical Edition, which I have, this phrase is given as "I will show you the four greatest quizzes [not quizzers] in the room". There is a footnote saying: quizzes] quizzers 1818 (Chapman's emendation).
Personally, I'm sure Marianne R got it right - John Thorpe's idea of entertainment is to make fun of his sisters. :-(
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