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012.01for in the byways of high improvidence that's what makes life-
012.01+makes life worth living
012.02work leaving and the world's a cell for citters to cit in. Let young
012.02+Italian città: city
012.02+German zittern: to tremble, to shake
012.02+sitters to sit in
012.03wimman run away with the story and let young min talk smooth
012.03+Anglo-Irish Pronunciation min: men
012.03+Dutch min: love; wet nurse
012.04behind the butteler's back. She knows her knight's duty while
012.04+German Bettler: beggar
012.04+song While London Sleeps
012.05Luntum sleeps. Did ye save any tin? says he. Did I what? with
012.05+(any money)
012.06a grin says she. And we all like a marriedann because she is mer-
012.06+married Ann
012.06+Pont Marie, Paris (Cluster: Bridges in Paris)
012.06+VI.B.7.192b (r): 'mercenary'
012.06+Haliday: The Scandinavian Kingdom of Dublin 70: 'Athelstan... collected a formidable host... and among his foreign auxiliaries Thorolf and Egils, two celebrated Vikings, who joined his standard with 300 warriors on hearing of large rewards offered for such mercenary assistance'
012.07cenary. Though the length of the land lies under liquidation
012.07+phrase the lie of the land: the state of affairs
012.07+VI.B.7.059g (r): 'liquidation'
012.07+(liquidation of debt)
012.08(floote!) and there's nare a hairbrow nor an eyebush on this glau-
012.08+French flute! (expletive)
012.08+nary a brow nor an eyelash on the face of the water (i.e. no vegetation above the water level) [003.13-.14]
012.08+at the subsidence of the Universal Flood in Norse myth, the body of the dead Ymir, father of the giants, became the world, his hair the trees, and his eyebrows the grass and flowers
012.08+Archaic glabrous: hairless
012.09brous phace of Herrschuft Whatarwelter she'll loan a vesta and
012.09+German Herr: Mr
012.09+German Der Herr schuf die Welt: The Lord created the world
012.09+German Herrschaft: dominion, reign
012.09+German Herrschaften: ladies and gentlemen
012.09+German Schuft: scoundrel
012.09+children's game Push the Business On: 'I hired a horse and borrowed a gig, And all the world shall have a jig; And I'll do all 'at ever I can To push the business on' [.09-.12]
012.09+Avesta: sacred writings of Zoroastrianism
012.09+vesta: a type of match
012.09+Italian veste: dress
012.10hire some peat and sarch the shores her cockles to heat and she'll
012.10+Anglo-Irish Pronunciation sarch: search
012.10+Italian sarchiare: to weed with a hoe
012.11do all a turfwoman can to piff the business on. Paff. To puff the
012.11+Slang turf: prostitution
012.11+French Slang piffer: to smell
012.11+Meyerbeer: Les Huguenots: song Piff Paff
012.11+German paffen: to smoke
012.11+German Colloquial Puff: brothel
012.12blaziness on. Poffpoff. And even if Humpty shell fall frumpty
012.12+nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty
012.12+(egg shell)
012.13times as awkward again in the beardsboosoloom of all our grand
012.13+song Kafoozalum
012.13+The Grand Remonstrance: a document produced by Parliament in 1641 giving account of royal mismanagement and recommending radical reforms
012.14remonstrancers there'll be iggs for the brekkers come to mourn-
012.14+VI.B.6.121c (o): 'eggs with sunny side up' [.15]
012.14+Freeman's Journal 8 Feb 1924, 8/4: 'By the Way': 'poached eggs, or, as we say, 'eggs with the sunny side up''
012.14+for breakfast
012.14+Danish brikker: in chess, men or pieces
012.14+come the morning
012.14+mourn him
012.15him, sunny side up with care. So true is it that therewhere's a
012.16turnover the tay is wet too and when you think you ketch sight
012.16+Anglo-Irish turnover: loaf of bread shaped somewhat like a boot
012.16+Anglo-Irish phrase the tea is wet: the tea is ready (also euphemism for sexual intercourse) [117.18] [585.31]
012.16+Anglo-Irish tay: tea [011.28]
012.17of a hind make sure but you're cocked by a hin.
012.17+Anglo-Irish Pronunciation hin: hen
012.18     Then as she is on her behaviourite job of quainance bandy,
012.18+{{Synopsis: I.1.1B.C: [012.18-013.05]: an overview of the city and its hills — so this is Dublin}}
012.18+Queen Anne's Bounty: provision for maintenance of the poor clergy
012.18+band [.26-.31]
012.19fruting for firstlings and taking her tithe, we may take our review
012.19+Jewish Day of First Fruits
012.19+Revue des Deux Mondes: major French literary review (literally French 'Review of the Two Worlds')
012.20of the two mounds to see nothing of the himples here as at else-
012.20+German Himmel: sky, heavens
012.21where, by sixes and sevens, like so many heegills and collines,
012.21+phrase at sixes and sevens: disordered
012.21+(boys and girls)
012.21+German Hügel: hill
012.21+French colline: hill
012.21+Anglo-Irish colleen: girl
012.22sitton aroont, scentbreeched and somepotreek, in their swisha-
012.22+sitting around
012.22+Anglo-Irish aroon: my dear, beloved
012.22+scent, reek
012.22+(shitty breeches)
012.22+Saint Brigid and Saint Patrick: patron saints of Ireland
012.22+(chamberpot stench)
012.22+Motif: mishe/tauf
012.23wish satins and their taffetaffe tights, playing Wharton's Folly,
012.23+taffeta: a type of fabric
012.23+(playing music) [.26-.31]
012.23+the lyrics of song Lillibullero are attributed to Lord Thomas Wharton
012.23+Wharton's Folly: 'The Star Fort', an unfinished fortress in Phoenix Park, built by Viceroy Wharton on high ground, now between the Magazine Fort and the Zoo (a term also spuriously attributed to the Magazine Fort, despite it being built twenty years after Wharton's death)
012.24at a treepurty on the planko in the purk. Stand up, mickos!
012.24+The Tripartite Life of Saint Patrick: a 9th century biography of Saint Patrick
012.24+tea party
012.24+Esperanto planco: ground
012.24+Motif: Move up, Mick, Make room for Dick
012.24+Dublin Slang micky: penis
012.24+Motif: Mick/Nick [.25]
012.25Make strake for minnas! By order, Nicholas Proud. We may see
012.25+Nicholas Proud: secretary of the Dublin Port and Docks Board in Joyce's time
012.25+Motif: ear/eye (see, hear)
012.26and hear nothing if we choose of the shortlegged bergins off
012.26+German Berg: mountain
012.26+Alf Bergan: law clerk to the subsheriff in City Hall on Cork Hill, Dublin (character in James Joyce: Ulysses.12)
012.26+(berg = viol) (Cluster: Musical Instruments) [.26-.29]
012.26+violin (Cluster: Musical Instruments)
012.27Corkhill or the bergamoors of Arbourhill or the bergagambols
012.27+Cork Hill, Arbour Hill, Summer Hill, Misery Hill, and Constitution Hill (all in Dublin) [.27-.29]
012.27+viola d'amore (Cluster: Musical Instruments)
012.27+viola da gamba (Cluster: Musical Instruments)
012.28of Summerhill or the bergincellies of Miseryhill or the country-
012.28+violoncello (Cluster: Musical Instruments)
012.28+contrabass (Cluster: Musical Instruments)
012.29bossed bergones of Constitutionhill though every crowd has its
012.29+violone (Cluster: Musical Instruments)
012.29+nursery rhyme As I Was Going to Saint Ives: 'As I was going to Saint Ives, I met a man with seven wives, and every wife had seven sacks' (Saint Ives is in Cornwall)
012.29+ECH (Motif: HCE)
012.30several tones and every trade has its clever mechanics and each
012.30+Pont de Sevres, Paris (Cluster: Bridges in Paris)
012.30+German Klavier: piano (Cluster: Musical Instruments)
012.31harmonical has a point of its own, Olaf's on the rise and Ivor's
012.31+harmonica (Cluster: Musical Instruments)
012.31+VI.B.7.170f-h ( ): 'Olaf Dub Sitric Water Ivar Limr' (Waterford is more or less between Dublin, on its right (north east), and Limerick, on its left (north west))
012.31+Haliday: The Scandinavian Kingdom of Dublin 20: 'Legend of the brothers Aulaf, Sitric, and Ivar founding Dublin, Waterford, and Limerick, disproved... "they built first the three cities of Dublin, Waterford, and Limerick, of which Dublin fell to the share and was under the government of Aulaf, Waterford of Sitric, and Limerick of Ivar;" but of this legend, which apparently originated with Giraldus Cambrensis, there is no trace whatsoever'
012.31+VI.B.15.098c ( ): 'Sigurd Olaf Ivar Thor Place Viking Rd'
012.31+Olaf Road, Ivar Street, and Sitric Place (as well as Sigurd Road, Thor Place, Viking Road, etc.) are all near one another in the Arbour Hill area of Dublin (Olaf Road is between the other two) [.27]
012.31+on the right, on the left (Motif: left/right)
012.32on the lift and Sitric's place's between them. But all they are all
012.33there scraping along to sneeze out a likelihood that will solve
012.33+squeeze out a livelihood
012.34and salve life's robulous rebus, hopping round his middle like
012.34+Romulus and Remus
012.34+rebus: word-puzzle (from Latin rebus: by things, from things)
012.34+song Phil the Fluter's Ball: 'Hopping in the middle like a herrin' on a griddle, O!' [.36]
012.35kippers on a griddle, O, as he lays dormont from the macroborg
012.35+lies dormant
012.35+French mont: German Berg: mountain
012.35+(from Howth Head (head) to the Magazine Fort in Phoenix Park (feet)) [007.28-.32]
012.35+macro, micro
012.36of Holdhard to the microbirg of Pied de Poudre. Behove this
012.36+hold hard
012.36+Howth Head
012.36+French pied poudreux: vagabond (literally 'dusty foot')
012.36+Pie Poudre: a court formerly held at a fair for quick treatment of hawkers, etc.
012.36+song Phil the Fluter [.34]
012.36+French poudre: powder, gunpowder
012.36+Swift: Epigram: 'Behold! a proof of Irish sense; Here Irish wit is seen! When nothing's left, that's worth defence, We build a magazine' (referring to the magazine in Phoenix Park)

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