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083.01when it's hatter's hares, mon, for me, to advance you something
083.01+Mad Hatter and March Hare: characters in Lewis Carroll: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [082.36]
083.01+Hitler [082.36]
083.01+Monday [082.36]
083.02like four and sevenpence between hopping and trapping which
083.02+four shillings and seven pence [084.04]
083.03you might just as well have, boy baches, to buy J. J. and S. with.
083.03+Johann Sebastian Bach: 18th century composer, had several sons who also became composers (two of whom were also called Johann)
083.03+Italian per Bacco!: by Jove! (mild oath; literally 'by Bacchus')
083.03+German Bach: brook
083.03+Welsh bach: little
083.03+John Jameson and Son: Irish whiskey
083.04There was a minute silence before memory's fire's rekindling and
083.04+two minutes of silence observed on Armistice Day
083.05then. Heart alive! Which at very first wind of gay gay and whisk-
083.05+J.J. [.03]
083.06wigs wick's ears pricked up, the starving gunman, strike him
083.06+(following starvation in grave) [078.35]
083.07pink, became strangely calm and forthright sware by all his lards
083.07+lard: the fat of swine
083.07+Thomas Babington Macaulay: Lays of Ancient Rome: Horatius at the Bridge (poem): 'Lars Porsena of Clusium By the nine gods he swore' [084.15]
083.08porsenal that the thorntree of sheol might ramify up his Sheo-
083.08+pork: the flesh of swine
083.08+Zakkum: in Muslim theology, a thorny bitter-fruited tree growing in hell and serving as the only food for the damned
083.08+tree [.10]
083.08+Sheol: in Jewish theology, the grave, the underworld, hell
083.08+(bugger him)
083.08+shofar: a Jewish musical instrument made from a ram's horn
083.08+Old English heofon: heaven
083.09fon to the lux apointlex but he would go good to him suntime
083.09+James Joyce: Dubliners: 'Grace': 'Lux upon Lux'
083.09+a point of law
083.09+Latin lex: law
083.09+do good
083.10marx my word fort, for a chip off the old Flint, (in the Nichtian
083.10+Karl Marx
083.10+mark [.15]
083.10+for it
083.10+phrase chip off the old block
083.10+flintstone (Motif: tree/stone [.08])
083.10+German nicht: not
083.10+German nichtig: invalid, empty
083.10+Tadhg Ó Neachtain: author of an 18th century Irish dictionary
083.11glossery which purveys aprioric roots for aposteriorious tongues
083.11+Jespersen: An International Language 41n: (quoting the late Dr. Henry Sweet) 'the ideal way of constructing an a posteriori language would be to make the root-words monosyllabic... and to make the grammar a priori in spirit as well as form'
083.12this is nat language at any sinse of the world and one might as
083.12+Danish nat: night (pronounced 'not')
083.12+(Ellmann: James Joyce 590: (of Joyce talking about Finnegans Wake) 'To Ernst Robert Curtius he said, "The night world can't be represented in the language of the day"')
083.12+in any sense of the word
083.13fairly go and kish his sprogues as fail to certify whether the
083.13+Anglo-Irish phrase ignorant as a kish of brogues (literally 'ignorant as a basket of shoes')
083.13+Danish sprog: language
083.13+brogue: a type of rough shoe; a strong dialectal accent (especially Irish)
083.13+Anglo-Irish pogue: kiss
083.14wartrophy eluded at some lives earlier was that somethink like a
083.14+war trophy
083.14+alluded to some lines earlier
083.15jug, to what, a coctable) and remarxing in languidoily, seemingly
083.15+to wit
083.15+Obsolete coct: to boil, digest, bake
083.15+remarking [.10]
083.15+Langue d'oïl: Romance dialect of Northern France
083.16much more highly pleased than tongue could tell at this opening
083.16+VI.B.5.081g (r): 'chance of a lifetime'
083.16+Irish Independent 14 Jun 1924, 5/7: (advertisement for the Irish Free State's Savings Certificate) 'The Chance of a lifetime!'
083.17of a lifetime and the foretaste of the Dun Bank pearlmothers
083.17+Red Bank oysters
083.17+German Perlmutter: mother-of-pearl
083.18and the boy to wash down which he would feed to himself in
083.18+Slang the boy: champagne
083.19the Ruadh Cow at Tallaght and then into the Good Woman at
083.19+Irish ruadh: red
083.19+VI.B.5.041b (r): 'Red Cow Tallaght'
083.19+Irish Independent 10 Jun 1924, 4/6: 'Dublin's Old Inns and Taverns': 'On a night in December 1717, a party of O'Byrnes pitched their quarters in an inn called The Red Cow. The premises nestled where the coach road by the base of Tallaght Hill winds to Blessington. Attacked by the military the besieged fought for twelve hours'
083.19+VI.B.5.041d (r): 'Good Dame Ringsend'
083.19+Irish Independent 10 Jun 1924, 4/6: 'Dublin's Old Inns and Taverns': 'cockles, oysters and shrimps that might be tasted "in their purity" at the sign of The Good Woman in Ringsend' [.17]
083.20Ringsend and after her inat Conway's Inn at Blackrock and, first
083.20+in at
083.20+VI.B.5.041e (r): 'Conway's Tavern Blackrock'
083.20+Irish Independent 10 Jun 1924, 4/6: 'Dublin's Old Inns and Taverns': 'Vanished also is Conway's Tavern, that rose in the Main street of Blackrock. For long it commanded esteem for its annual melon festival'
083.21to fall, cursed be all, where appetite would keenest be, atte,
083.21+by all
083.21+Middle English atte: at the
083.22funeral fare or fun fain real, Adam and Eve's in Quantity Street
083.22+Irish fé'n riaghail: under the government, under religious rules
083.22+VI.B.5.041g (r): 'Adam & Eve'
083.22+Irish Independent 10 Jun 1924, 4/6: 'Dublin's Old Inns and Taverns': 'the taverns of Adam and Eve and the Struggler in Cook street'
083.22+J.M. Barrie: Quality Street (1901 play)
083.22+Quality Row, Dublin
083.23by the grace of gamy queen Tailte, her will and testament: You
083.23+Grace, Prankquean [021.05]
083.23+gamy: spirited, plucky
083.23+Slang gammy: bad; lame
083.23+Tailte: mythical queen of the Firbolg, in whose honour Tailteann games were established (ran until the 12th century and revived for a short time in the 1920s-1930s)
083.24stunning little southdowner! I'd know you anywhere, Declaney,
083.24+south-downer: a breed of sheep noted for its fine wool and meat (originally reared on the South Downs of Sussex, not far from Sidlesham [030.06])
083.24+Saint Declan: 5th century Irish saint
083.24+Motif: Delaney or Delacey
083.25let me truthfully tell you in or out of the lexinction of life and
083.25+(alive or dead)
083.25+Battle of Lexington, 1775
083.26who the hell else, be your blanche patch on the boney part!
083.26+French blanche: white (feminine)
083.26+white patch [093.04] [488.30]
083.26+(bald patch)
083.26+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...patch on...} | {Png: ...patch! on...}
083.26+Napoleon Bonaparte
083.27Goalball I've struck this daylit dielate night of nights, by golly!
083.27+VI.B.3.052e (r): 'by Golly!'
083.28My hat, you have some bully German grit, sundowner! He
083.28+Slang bully: first-rate
083.28+Australian Colloquial sundowner: a tramp who arrives at a station about sundown under the pretence of seeking work, to obtain food and a night's lodging
083.28+sundowner: an alcoholic drink taken at sunset
083.28+southdowner [.24]
083.29spud in his faust (axin); he toped the raw best (pardun); he
083.29+spat (Irish practice of spitting into the palms of the hands before shaking them to conclude a deal) [311.31] [326.20] [363.17]
083.29+German Faust: fist
083.29+Anglo-Irish Pronunciation axin: asking
083.29+Archaic tope: drink copiously
083.30poked his pick (a tip is a tap): and he tucked his friend's leave. And,
083.30+phrase take French leave: to go away (or do anything) without giving notice
083.30+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...And, with...} | {Png: ...And with...}
083.31with French hen or the portlifowlium of hastes and leisures, about
083.31+portly fowl
083.31+proverb Marry in haste and repent at leisure
083.32to continue that, the queer mixture exchanged the pax in embrace
083.32+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...that, the...} | {Png: ...that the...}
083.32+(opponents merged)
083.32+Latin pax: peace
083.33or poghue puxy as practised between brothers of the same breast,
083.33+Anglo-Irish pogue: kiss
083.33+Greek pux: with closed or clenched fist (as in boxing)
083.33+VI.B.14.202m (o): 'frères du même sein'
083.33+Delafosse: L'âme Nègre 20: 'Il y avait autrefois deux frères de même sein qui habitaient dans le village de leur père' (French 'There were once two brothers of the same breast who lived in the village of their father')
083.34hillelulia, killelulia, allenalaw, and, having ratified before the
083.34+song Lillibullero, Bullen a Law
083.35god of the day their torgantruce which belittlers have schmall-
083.35+Irish tuargain: battering, bombardment
083.35+two-gun truce
083.35+German schmal: narrow
083.35+Schmalkaldic War: a war between Charles V (Holy Roman Emperor) and the Schmalkaldic League (alliance of Lutheran princes), 1546-1547 [.36]
083.36kalled the treatyng to cognac, turning his fez menialstrait in the
083.36+War of the League of Cognac: a war between Charles V (Holy Roman Emperor) and the League of Cognac (formed by France, England, the Pope, and several Italian states via the Treaty of Cognac), 1526-1530 [.35]
083.36+fez: a Turkish felt cap
083.36+Fez: city, Morocco
083.36+Menai Strait, Wales [084.02]

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