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129.01and a drinkthedregs kink; wurstmeats for chumps and cowcar-
129.01+Latin rex: king
129.01+German Wurst: sausage
129.01+County Westmeath
129.01+Anglo-Irish champ: a Northern Irish dish of mashed potatoes, milk, butter and scallions (often served with sausages or meat)
129.01+natives of County Carlow are known as 'scallion eaters'
129.02lows for scullions; when he plies for our favour is very trolly
129.02+very truly yours
129.02+William Shakespeare: Troilus and Cressida
129.03ours; two psychic espousals and three desertions; may be matter
129.03+(*IJ* and *VYC*)
129.04of fact now but was futter of magd then; Cattermole Hill, ex-
129.04+futter: to have sex with
129.04+German Vater: father
129.04+German Magd: maid
129.04+CHE (Motif: HCE)
129.04+Cahermohill, County Limerick
129.04+Souvenir of the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Opening of The Gaiety Theatre 29: 'the inimitable "Private Secretary" captured the town, with Helmore as the "Rev Robt. Spalding," and Hill, that "mountain of flesh" as "Cattermole"'
129.04+phrase making a mountain out of a molehill
129.05mountain of flesh was reared up by stress and sank under strain;
129.06tank it up, dank it up, tells the tailor to his tout; entoutcas for a
129.06+German Dank: thanks
129.06+Slang tout: spy; solicitor of custom for tradesman
129.06+French en-tout-cas: a small umbrella that can serve as either umbrella or sunshade (from French en tout cas: in any event)
129.07man, but bit a thimble for a maid; blimp, blump; a dud letter, a sing
129.07+nursery rhyme Sing a Song of Sixpence
129.08a song a sylble; a byword, a sentence with surcease; while stands
129.08+byword: object of scorn or derision; proverb; epithet
129.08+Archaic surcease: cessation, intermission
129.08+Lord Byron: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage IV.cxlv: 'While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall; And when Rome falls — the World' [.26]
129.09his canyouseehim frails shall fall; was hatched at Cellbridge but
129.09+Slang frails: women
129.09+HCE (Motif: HCE)
129.09+Celbridge: village, County Kildare, west of Dublin, on the Liffey river
129.10ejoculated abrood; as it gan in the biguinnengs so wound up in
129.10+educated abroad
129.10+abrood: (of a bird) on its eggs
129.10+prayer: 'As it was in the beginning is now and ever shall be...'
129.10+Archaic gan: began
129.10+gun, wound
129.10+Genesis 1:1, John 1:1: 'In the beginning'
129.11a battle of Boss; Roderick, Roderick, Roderick, O, you've gone
129.11+Battle of New Ross (part of the Irish Rebellion of 1798)
129.11+bottle of Bass (ale)
129.11+Dora Sigerson: The Story and Song of Black Roderick: 'Roderick! Roderick! Roderick!'
129.11+Roderick O'Connor: last high king of Ireland
129.11+you've got a way with the dames
129.12the way of the Danes; variously catalogued, regularly regrouped;
129.13a bushboys holoday, a quacker's mating, a wenches' sandbath;
129.13+busman's holiday: one spent following one's usual occupation
129.13+Quakers' meeting: when silence falls on a group
129.13+Witch's Sabbath
129.14the same homoheatherous checkinlossegg as when sollyeye airly
129.14+HCE (Motif: HCE)
129.14+Greek 'omos: same
129.14+Greek 'eteros: other
129.14+song Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye: 'Ye eyeless, noseless, chickenless egg'
129.15blew ye; real detonation but false report; spa mad but inn sane;
129.15+report: a loud noise, especially that of explosives
129.16half emillian via bogus census but a no street hausmann when
129.16+HEC (Motif: HCE)
129.16+half a million
129.16+Émile and Isaac Péreire: 19th century French bankers who raised 24 million francs to finance the first boulevard of Baron Haussmann's renovation project
129.16+Via Aemilia: road from Placentia to Rimini
129.16+German Hausmann: male housewife; caretaker, janitor
129.16+Baron Haussmann: 19th century French official responsible for the vast renovation project of Paris under Napoleon III (Boulevard Haussmann, one of the major boulevards of Paris, opened in 1864 and completed in 1926, is named after him)
129.16+Alfred Edward Housman: English poet, better known as A.E. Housman
129.17allphannd; is the handiest of all andies and a most alleghant spot
129.17+ALP (Motif: ALP)
129.17+Adolphe Alphand: 19th century French engineer who continued Baron Haussmann's renovation project after the latter's dismissal (Passage Alphand, a small street in Paris, is not named after him)
129.17+Samuel Lover: Handy Andy
129.17+Allegheny Mountains, in Appalachians
129.18to dump your hump; hands his secession to the new patricius but
129.18+nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty
129.18+Latin Patricius: Patrick (Saint Patrick)
129.18+patricians and plebeians
129.19plumps plebmatically for the bloody old centuries; eats with
129.19+Grace O'Malley was refused entrance to Howth Castle as the gates were closed for dinner [021.04]
129.19+Finn was said to leave the door open for guests at feast times (at least so in Alice Milligan's The Last Feast of the Fianna) [133.26]
129.20doors open and ruts with gates closed; some dub him Rotshield
129.20+rut: (of animals) to be sexually excited during the mating season
129.20+Dutch rots: rock
129.21and more limn him Rockyfellow; shows he's fly to both demis-
129.21+shows his (trousers') fly (i.e. exhibitionism)
129.21+Slang fly: cunning, artful, shrewd
129.21+(*IJ* and *VYC*)
129.21+fair damsels
129.22fairs but thries to cover up his tracers; seven dovecotes cooclaim
129.22+Motif: dove/raven
129.23to have been pigeonheim to this homer, Smerrnion, Rhoebok,
129.23+Pigeonhouse, Dublin
129.23+Henrik Ibsen: all plays: Et Dukkehjem (The Doll's House)
129.23+German Heim: home
129.23+homing pigeon
129.23+seven cities have been considered Homer's birthplace: Smyrna, Rhodos, Kolophon, Salamis (in Cyprus), Chios, Argos, Athenae [481.21]
129.23+Merrion (Cluster: Districts of Dublin)
129.23+Roebuck (Cluster: Districts of Dublin)
129.24Kolonsreagh, Seapoint, Quayhowth, Ashtown, Ratheny; inde-
129.24+Clonskeagh (Cluster: Districts of Dublin)
129.24+Seapoint, Dún Laoghaire (Cluster: Districts of Dublin)
129.24+Howth (Cluster: Districts of Dublin)
129.24+Ashtown, near Phoenix Park (Cluster: Districts of Dublin)
129.24+Raheny (Cluster: Districts of Dublin)
129.25pendent of the lordship of chamberlain, acknowledging the rule
129.25+Lord Chamberlain censors plays (Dublin alone was exempt from his power)
129.26of Rome; we saw thy farm at Useful Prine, Domhnall, Domhnall;
129.26+Thomas Moore: Irish Melodies: song I Saw Thy Form in Youthful Prime [air: Domhnall]
129.27reeks like Illbelpaese and looks like Iceland's ear; lodged at quot
129.27+Italian il bel paese: the home land
129.27+Bel Paese cheese (had a map of Italy on its package)
129.27+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...Iceland's...} | {Png: ...iceland's...}
129.27+Ireland's Eye: small island near Howth
129.27+Latin quot: how many
129.28places, lived through tot reigns; takes a szumbath for his weekend
129.28+Latin tot: so many
129.28+German tot: dead
129.28+Hungarian szombat: Saturday
129.28+Szombathely: town, Hungary (the birthplace of Bloom's father in James Joyce: Ulysses)
129.28+German Schaumbad: bubble bath
129.29and a wassarnap for his refreskment; after a good bout at stool-
129.29+Hungarian vasárnap: Sunday
129.29+German Wassernapf: water bowl
129.29+VI.B.32.018f (r): 'stoolball'
129.29+stoolball: an old English game similar to cricket, believed to be originally played in Sussex with milkmaids' stools as wickets (reported in several British newspapers on 19 May 1930 or thenabouts, following a game played on 17 May at Arundel Castle)
129.30ball enjoys Giroflee Giroflaa; what Nevermore missed and
129.30+VI.B.32.008c (r): '*L* Giroflé Girofla'
129.30+Charles Lecocq: Giroflé, Girofla (an operetta, in which the two are twin sisters)
129.30+French song Giroflé, Girofla: 'Que t'as de belles filles! Giroflé, girofla': 'What pretty daughters you have! Giroflé, girofla' (children's game; mentioned in Verrimst: Rondes et Chansons Populaires 51)
129.30+French giroflée: stockflower
129.30+Italian giro qui giro là: I wander here and there
129.30+(Noah's raven missed land, while his dove found it (Motif: dove/raven))
129.30+Poe: The Raven: 'Quoth the raven "nevermore"'
129.31Colombo found; believes in everyman his own goaldkeeper and
129.31+Latin columba: dove
129.31+Columbus (found America)
129.31+Protestantism: every man his own priest
129.32in Africa for the fullblacks; the arc of his drive was forty full
129.32+VI.B.32.026c (b): 'Africa for the fullblacks'
129.32+(many newspapers reported in May 1930 about riots in South Africa over government policy against black people)
129.32+fullback: a field-position in rugby (behind other 'backs')
129.32+Allblacks: the New Zealand national rugby team
129.32+VI.B.32.090c (r): 'arc of his drive'
129.32+Italian arco: bow
129.32+(Joyce was forty in 1922)
129.32+Italian forte: strong
129.33and his stumps were pulled at eighty; boasts him to the thick-in-
129.33+stumps pulled at end of play (cricket)
129.33+VI.B.32.117c (r): 'thick & thews (Gaels)'
129.33+phrase thick and thin
129.33+Irish thuigeann tú Gaeilge: do you understand Irish (catchphrase of Irish revivalism)
129.34thews the oldest creater in Aryania and looks down on the Suiss
129.34+Archaic thew: thigh
129.34+Obsolete thew: custom
129.34+Irish i nÉirinn: in Ireland
129.34+(land of the Aryans)
129.34+Wyss: The Swiss Family Robinson
129.35family Collesons whom he calls les nouvelles roches; though his
129.35+Italian colle: hill
129.35+VI.B.32.116d (r): 'les nouveaux roches (Alps)'
129.35+the Swiss Alps are relatively new rocks (French nouvelles roches)
129.35+French les nouveaux riches: the new rich, the upstarts
129.35+French de la vieille roche: of the good old stock (literally 'of the old rock')
129.36heart, soul and spirit turn to pharaoph times, his love, faith and
129.36+heart, soul and spirit are three of the nine constituents of man in Egyptian theology [415.31-.32]
129.36+VI.B.32.117b (r): 'Pharaoph times' (the entry is preceded by an unclear 'f')
129.36+far off
129.36+I Corinthians 13:13: 'faith, hope, charity'

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