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019.01part so ptee does duty for the holos we soon grow to use of an
019.01+synecdoche: a figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole or the whole for a part
019.01+McIntyre: Giordano Bruno 217: (quoting Giordano Bruno) 'Whatever we find in a part of the world belongs, in a higher sense (sublimius), to the whole, and must be attributed to it. All the capacities of each part are attributed to the whole'
019.01+French petit: small
019.01+Greek holos: whole
019.02allforabit. Here (please to stoop) are selveran cued peteet peas of
019.02+all for a bit (synecdoche)
019.02+several cute petite
019.02+Motif: P/Q
019.02+French petits pois cuits: cooked peas
019.03quite a pecuniar interest inaslittle as they are the pellets that make
019.03+Latin pecunia: money
019.04the tomtummy's pay roll. Right rank ragnar rocks and with these
019.04+Danish tom: empty
019.04+Colloquial Tommy: a private in the British army
019.04+Colloquial tummy: stomach
019.04+French parole: spoken word, speech
019.04+Old Norse Ragnarøkr: destruction (fate) of the Norse gods
019.04+Matthew 16:18: 'thou art Peter and upon this rock'
019.05rox orangotangos rangled rough and rightgorong. Wisha, wisha,
019.05+Portuguese orangotangos: orang-utans (from Malay for 'forest dweller')
019.05+Obsolete rangle: to rover, to wander
019.05+Anglo-Irish phrase right go wrong: regardless of consequences
019.05+Anglo-Irish wisha: indeed, well (from Irish muise)
019.06whydidtha? Thik is for thorn that's thuck in its thoil like thum-
019.06+why did ya?
019.06+VI.A.0512u (b): 'a fool's word like a thorn in hand'
019.06+thorn: a letter (þ) in runic, Old English, Old Norse and some other alphabets (mostly replaced by 'th')
019.06+some fool's
019.07fool's thraitor thrust for vengeance. What a mnice old mness it
019.07+what a nice old mess it all makes
019.08all mnakes! A middenhide hoard of objects! Olives, beets, kim-
019.08+Dialect midden: dunghill, refuse heap [110.22-111.04]
019.08+the Hebrew alphabet begins: aleph, beth, ghimel, daleth
019.08+German Kümmel: caraway
019.09mells, dollies, alfrids, beatties, cormacks and daltons. Owlets' eegs
019.09+the Greek alphabet begins: alpha, beta, gamma, delta [.11]
019.09+Alfred Chester Beatty: bought The Chester Beatty Biblical Papyri (New Testament papyrus codices found in 1931)
019.10(O stoop to please!) are here, creakish from age and all now
019.10+French fromage: cheese
019.11quite epsilene, and oldwolldy wobblewers, haudworth a wipe o
019.11+epsilon [.09]
019.11+epicene: partaking of the characteristics of both sexes; feeble, effeminate
019.11+old world
019.11+Dialect ewer: udder
019.11+Latin haud: not
019.11+Motif: A/O
019.12grass. Sss! See the snake wurrums everyside! Our durlbin is
019.12+(snake's hiss)
019.12+P.W. Joyce: English as We Speak It in Ireland 96: 'There are some consonants of the Irish language... that when they are uttered a very short obscure vowel sound is heard between them... By a sort of hereditary custom this peculiarity finds its way into our pronunciation of English... "that bird is looking for a wurrum"' (i.e. worm)
019.12+Archaic worm: snake
019.13sworming in sneaks. They came to our island from triangular
019.13+swarming with snakes
019.13+VI.B.6.089l (r): 'S came in a cargo of fruit' (it is unclear whether the initial S is an *S* siglum or simply an abbreviation for 'snakes') [.13-.15]
019.13+Freeman's Journal 22 Feb 1924, 8/4: 'By the Way': 'The ss. Reventazon was landing a cargo of bananas from Jamaica when a strange little creature was discovered hiding among the fruit... its precise genus seems to have baffled everyone... Now, what is it?'
019.13+VI.B.3.004d (o): 'triangular Spain'
019.13+Flood: Ireland, Its Saints and Scholars 27: (Adamnan on the spread of Saint Columcille's influence) 'his name not only became illustrious throughout the whole of our own Ireland and Britain, but reached even to triangular Spain and Gaul and Italy, and also to the city of Rome itself'
019.14Toucheaterre beyond the wet prairie rared up in the midst of the
019.14+French touche-à-tout: nosy person, busybody (literally 'touch-all')
019.14+French toucher terre: to land
019.14+French Angleterre: England
019.14+wet prairie: a tract of grassland characterised by the abundance of stagnant water in the soil (primarily referring to North American prairies)
019.14+reared up
019.14+Genesis 3:3: 'the tree which is in the midst of the garden'
019.15cargon of prohibitive pomefructs but along landed Paddy Wip-
019.15+(Eve's apple)
019.15+French pomme: apple
019.15+Latin fructus: fruit
019.15+ALP (Motif: ALP)
019.15+Colloquial Paddy: Irishman (nickname for Patrick)
019.15+according to legend, Saint Patrick banished all snakes from Ireland (there are indeed no snakes in Ireland; there never were any)
019.16pingham and the his garbagecans cotched the creeps of them
019.16+Dialect cotched: catched [009.31] [031.10]
019.16+William Shakespeare: Macbeth III.2.13: 'We have scotch'd the snake, not kill'd it'
019.17pricker than our whosethere outofman could quick up her whats-
019.17+Slang prick: penis
019.17+who's there
019.17+Genesis 2:23: 'she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man'
019.17+Ottoman (i.e. foreigner)
019.17+pick up her (drawers)
019.17+what's that
019.17+Slang twat: female genitalia
019.18thats. Somedivide and sumthelot but the tally turns round the
019.18+subdivide and sum the lot
019.19same balifuson. Racketeers and bottloggers.
019.19+(same way)
019.19+VI.B.15.159k (o): 'balofuseni balifusion' (Motif: 5 vowels)
019.19+Clodd: The Story of the Alphabet 203: (of the Ogam alphabet) 'The alphabet is divided into four aicmes or groups, each containing five letters: the first aicme, B, L, F, S, N... the fourth aicme, comprising the vowels A, O, U, E, I' (Motif: 5 vowels)
019.20     Axe on thwacks on thracks, axenwise. One by one place one
019.20+{{Synopsis: I.1.2A.B: [019.20-019.30]: of the number 111 — sons and daughters}}
019.20+the Avestan words 'taša' (axe) and 'thwaxš-' (be busy) both derive from the Proto-Indo-European root 'tek-' (to make), which in English gave rise to such words as 'text' and 'texture'
019.20+(one, two, three)
019.20+if x = 1 and y = 36, (x+x+x) times (x+y) = 111 (Motif: 111)
019.20+oxenwise [018.32]
019.21be three dittoh and one before. Two nursus one make a plaus-
019.21+(is three ones)
019.21+two nurses (*IJ*)
019.21+two plus one
019.22ible free and idim behind. Starting off with a big boaboa and three-
019.22+Latin idem: the same
019.22+hid him
019.22+Boa boa: boa constrictor
019.22+Crow: The Story of Confucius, Master Kung 49: (examples of omens) 'Three-legged calves, big snakes, the discovery of rocks of strange appearance'
019.23legged calvers and ivargraine jadesses with a message in their
019.23+Dutch kalvers: calves
019.23+Igraine: mother of King Arthur
019.23+William Archer: The Green Goddess (1921 play; Archer is better known for being Ibsen's translator; Joyce corresponded with him in 1900-2)
019.23+Crow: The Story of Confucius, Master Kung 45: (before Confucius's birth) 'a fabulous animal known as a chi lin appeared before the prospective mother, bearing in its mouth a jade tablet inscribed with a message prophesying future greatness for the son then about to be born. The young girl tied a silken scarf around the single horn of the animal and it disappeared the same night, only (according to the story) to reappear more than seventy years later, just after the death of Master Kung'
019.24mouths. And a hundreadfilled unleavenweight of liberorumqueue
019.24+Crow: The Story of Confucius, Master Kung 43: (in ancient China) 'Most of the writing done was laboriously inscribed with a stylus on slips of bamboo... a book the size of the volume now in the reader's hands would fill a small truck. It was said of one industrious scholar that he read 'a hundredweight daily''
019.24+Motif: 111
019.24+Latin liber: book
019.24+Latin liberorumque: and of children
019.24+French Slang queue: penis
019.25to con an we can till allhorrors eve. What a meanderthalltale to
019.25+Archaic con: to study, to commit to memory
019.25+French Slang con: female genitalia
019.25+Conan: one of the Fianna, Finn's warrior band
019.25+Archaic All Hallows' Eve: Halloween
019.25+meander (from the Meander river in Greece, noted for its winding course) [018.22]
019.25+tall tale
019.25+Latin talis: ending
019.26unfurl and with what an end in view of squattor and anntisquattor
019.26+Latin quattuor: four
019.27and postproneauntisquattor! To say too us to be every tim, nick
019.27+Motif: Tom, Dick and Harry (*VYC*)
019.28and larry of us, sons of the sod, sons, littlesons, yea and lealittle-
019.28+Dialect the sod: one's native country; nickname for Ireland
019.28+French petit-fils: grandson (literally 'little son')
019.29sons, when usses not to be, every sue, siss and sally of us, dugters
019.29+(plural of us)
019.29+dugs: udders, teats (Slang breasts, nipples)
019.29+Serbo-Croatian duga: rainbow
019.29+Paps of Ana Mountains, County Kerry (shaped like breasts)
019.30of Nan! Accusative ahnsire! Damadam to infinities!
019.30+accusative, infinitive
019.30+German Ahn: ancestor
019.30+sire, dam (parents of an animal)
019.30+sir, madam
019.31     True there was in nillohs dieybos as yet no lumpend papeer
019.31+{{Synopsis: I.1.2A.C: [019.31-020.18]: ancient times — writings and readings}}
019.31+Latin in illis diebus: in those days (a formula to introduce lesson and gospel in Mass)
019.31+German Lumpenpapier: rag paper
019.32in the waste and mightmountain Penn still groaned for the micies
019.32+T.S. Eliot: The Waste Land [.33]
019.32+fountain pen
019.32+Horace: other works: Ars Poetica 139: 'the mountains are in labour, a laughable little mouse is born'
019.33to let flee. All was of ancientry. You gave me a boot (signs on
019.33+(in James Joyce: Ulysses, Stephen wears boots given to him by Mulligan (James Joyce: Ulysses.3.16: 'My two feet in his boots'))
019.33+(T.S. Eliot was the bearer of an embarrassing parcel of old shoes from Pound to Joyce, as related in Ellmann: James Joyce 493 [.32] [141.10-.13] [151.21-.22])
019.33+(mute religious acts were the language of Vico's first age)
019.33+Anglo-Irish phrase signs on it: consequently, therefore, as a result (from Irish tá a shliocht air or Irish tá a rian air)
019.33+(curse on it)
019.34it!) and I ate the wind. I quizzed you a quid (with for what?) and
019.34+(asked you for one pound)
019.34+Latin quis: who
019.34+Latin quid: what
019.34+phrase quid pro quo: tit for tat
019.35you went to the quod. But the world, mind, is, was and will be
019.35+Latin quod: because
019.35+Wittgenstein: 'Die Welt ist alles was der Fall ist' (German 'The world is everything that is the case') [.36]
019.36writing its own wrunes for ever, man, on all matters that fall
019.36+righting its own wrongs

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