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133.01silent as the bee in honey, stark as the breath on hauwck, Cos-
133.01+German stark: strong
133.01+Macpherson: The Poems of Ossian II.166: Temora I: 'Mor-annal' (glossed in a footnote: 'strong breath; a very proper name for a scout')
133.02tello, Kinsella, Mahony, Moran, though you rope Amrique your
133.02+Macpherson: The Poems of Ossian II.4: Fingal I: 'Moran the son of Fithil!' (glossed in a footnote: 'Moran signifies many') [131.28]
133.02+roam America
133.03home ruler is Dan; figure right, he is hoisted by the scurve of
133.03+Motif: left/right
133.04his shaggy neck, figure left, he is rationed in isobaric patties
133.04+isobars: lines joining areas of equal atmospheric pressure
133.05among the crew; one asks was he poisoned, one thinks how much
133.06did he leave; ex-gardener (Riesengebirger), fitted up with
133.06+German Riesengebirge: Bohemian/Polish mountains, Sudetic range
133.07planturous existencies would make Roseoogreedy (mite's) little
133.07+French plantureux: copious
133.07+planters: English settled on forfeited Irish lands in 17th century
133.07+song Sweet Rosie O'Grady
133.07+Dutch oog: eye
133.08hose; taut sheets and scuppers awash but the oil silk mack Liebs-
133.08+German Hose: trousers
133.08+(storm at sea)
133.08+Nautical scuppers: openings at the edges of a ship's deck, to allow water to drain away
133.08+oilskin: cloth made waterproof through treatment with oil
133.08+mackintosh: type of waterproof rubberised cloth (especially used for raincoats)
133.08+German Liebster: dearest
133.08+Wagner: Tristan und Isolde: Liebestod ('love-death' aria)
133.08+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: 'Liebs-' on .08, 'terpet' on .09} | {Png: 'Lieb-' on .08, 'sterpet' on .09}
133.09terpet micks his aquascutum; the enjoyment he took in kay
133.09+aquascutum: type of waterproof wool cloth (from Latin aquascutum: water shield)
133.09+Anglo-Irish Pronunciation kay: quay
133.09+Slang gay women: prostitutes
133.10women, the employment he gave to gee men; sponsor to a squad
133.10+G. men: detectives
133.11of piercers, ally to a host of rawlies; against lightning, explosion,
133.11+Motif: Persse O'Reilly
133.11+(twelve mishaps (Cluster: Insurance; *O*)) [.11-.13]
133.12fire, earthquake, flood, whirlwind, burglary, third party, rot, loss
133.12+Motif: 4 elements (fire, earth, water, air)
133.13of cash, loss of credit, impact of vehicles; can rant as grave as
133.14oxtail soup and chat as gay as a porto flippant; is unhesitent in
133.14+Parnell: hesitency [.15]
133.15his unionism and yet a pigotted nationalist; Sylviacola is shy of
133.15+unionism: support for the maintenance of the parliamentary Union between Great Britain and Ireland (opposing nationalist Home Rule)
133.15+Pigott [.14]
133.15+Latin silvicola: inhabiting woods
133.16him, Matrosenhosens nose the joke; shows the sinews of peace in
133.16+in Wyss: The Swiss Family Robinson [129.34], the boy Jack is bitten in the leg by a lobster, but is somewhat protected by his sailors' trousers (German Matrosenhosen in the original text), then tries to hold it in his hands, only to be struck in the nose by its tail, causing his father to laugh out loud
133.17his chest-o-wars; fiefeofhome, ninehundred and thirtunine years
133.17+chest of drawers
133.17+fief: an estate in land (Vico discusses)
133.17+Motif: Fee faw fum
133.17+939 year lease
133.18of copyhold; is aldays open for polemypolity's sake when he's not
133.18+Greek polemos: war
133.18+Greek politeia: citizenship
133.18+the doors of Janus's Temple in the Roman Forum were always open in times of war and closed in times of peace (the latter being quite rare)
133.19suntimes closed for the love of Janus; sucks life's eleaxir from
133.19+phrase for the love of Jesus
133.19+elixir of life (alchemy)
133.19+Eleazar in Halevy's opera La Juive
133.20the pettipickles of the Jewess and ruoulls in sulks if any popeling
133.20+Maria the Jewess: important figure of early alchemy
133.20+Raoul: hero of Meyerbeer's Les Huguenots
133.20+rolls in silks
133.20+James Joyce: Ulysses.8.622: 'poplin... The huguenots brought that here'
133.21runs down the Huguenots; Boomaport, Walleslee, Ubermeerschall
133.21+Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
133.21+German über: over
133.21+German Übermensch: Superman (in Nietzche's philosophy)
133.21+German Übersee: overseas
133.21+German Überschall: supersonic
133.21+German Meer: sea
133.22Blowcher and Supercharger, Monsieur Ducrow, Mister Mudson,
133.22+Blücher: Prussian marshal at Waterloo
133.22+Levey & O'Rorke: Annals of the Theatre Royal, Dublin 15: 'Mons. Ducrow and his Equestrian Company in the interesting spectacle, "The Battle of Waterloo." Ducrow was indeed the Napoleon of Equestrians' (Andrew Ducrow was a horseman)
133.22+Slang Mudson: Adam
133.23master gardiner; to one he's just paunch and judex, to another
133.23+Henrik Ibsen: all plays: The Master Builder
133.23+Gardiner Street, Dublin
133.23+Punch and Judy: a traditional slapstick puppet show
133.23+Latin judex: judge
133.24full of beans and brehons; hallucination, cauchman, ectoplasm;
133.24+phrase full of beans: lively
133.24+Anglo-Irish brehon: judge
133.24+HCE (Motif: HCE)
133.24+French cauchemar: nightmare
133.24+ectoplasm: materialised astral substance supposedly seen in spiritualistic séances
133.25passed for baabaa blacksheep till he grew white woo woo woolly;
133.25+(Motif: stuttering)
133.25+nursery rhyme Baa Baa Black Sheep, have you any wool?
133.25+Motif: dark/fair (black, white)
133.25+(Motif: stuttering)
133.26was drummatoysed by Mac Milligan's daughter and put to music
133.26+Alice Milligan: The Last Feast of the Fianna (a one-act play about Finn MacCool)
133.27by one shoebard; all fitzpatricks in his emirate remember him, the
133.27+Schubert: Die Forelle ('The Trout'; setting of poem by G.F.D. Schubart)
133.27+W.J. Fitzpatrick: authority on social life of past Ireland
133.27+Samuel A. Ossory Fitzpatrick: author of Fitzpatrick: Dublin, Historical and Topographical Account
133.28boys of wetford hail him babu; indanified himself with boro tribute
133.28+song The Boys of Wexford
133.28+Hindustani Babu: Mr (term of respect)
133.28+Italian babbo: daddy
133.28+Brian Boru: Irish high king who defeated the Danes at the Battle of Clontarf, 1014; his name is etymologised as 'Brian of the tributes'
133.29and was schenkt publicly to brigstoll; was given the light in drey
133.29+German schenkt: pours, gives
133.29+German Schenke: inn, pub
133.29+Dutch schenken: to give, to pour out (a drink)
133.29+(Henry II gave Dublin to people of Bristol in 1173)
133.29+phrase sent to Coventry: ostracised
133.29+pub (called Bristol)
133.29+Slang the brig: military punishment cells
133.29+German drei: three
133.29+James Joyce: Ulysses.12.1460: 'three birthplaces of the first duke of Wellington'
133.30orchafts and entumuled in threeplexes; his likeness is in Terrecuite
133.30+German Ortschaft: village, place
133.30+tumulus (buried)
133.30+Latin triplex: threefold
133.30+French cuite: burned, fired
133.31and he giveth rest to the rainbowed; lebriety, frothearnity and
133.31+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...rainbowed...} | {Png: ...rain bowed...}
133.31+phrase Liberty, Fraternity, Equality (the motto of the French Revolution)
133.31+Archaic ebriety: drunkenness
133.31+frothiness (of beer)
133.32quality; his reverse makes a virtue of necessity while his obverse
133.32+phrase make a virtue of necessity
133.33mars a mother by invention; beskilk his gunwale and he's the
133.33+proverb Necessity is the mother of invention
133.34second imperial, untie points, unhook tenters and he's lath and
133.34+Hall: Dublin and Wicklow: 'In population and size, Dublin is the second city of the British Empire'
133.34+points attach hose to doublet
133.34+tenterhooks (cloth stretched on tenter)
133.34+Rhyming Slang lath and plaster: master
133.35plaster; calls upon Allthing when he fails to appeal to Eachovos;
133.35+Danish Althing: national assembly
133.35+each of us
133.35+Italian uovo: egg
133.36basidens, ardree, kongsemma, rexregulorum; stood into Dee mouth,
133.36+Greek basileus: king
133.36+Irish árd-rí: high king [.28]
133.36+Norwegian kongsemne: heir to the crown; pretender, claimant
133.36+Henrik Ibsen: all plays: Kongs-Emnerne (The Crown-Pretenders)
133.36+Latin rex regulorum: king of princes, king of petty kings
133.36+Saint Patrick was said to have landed at Inverdea, at the mouth of the Vartry river (previously the Dea river)
133.36+Dee river (two such rivers, in Scotland and in England)

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