redactor, redact, rewriter, rewrite man.
Again, the Latin headings to the psalms of the Psalter; with what an impatient gesture can we imagine a spruce reviser
brushing these away as so much trash!
Rigdon was scribe and reviser.
He knew that to complete his " wailing Iliads" the strong hand of the reviser
was necessary, and he also realized that nothing is more difficult for the genius than to retain his gift.