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134.01then backed broadside on Baulacleeva; either eldorado or ultimate
134.01+Balaclava
134.01+Irish Baile Atha Cliath: Dublin
134.01+German Klee: clover
134.01+El Dorado: a legendary city of gold in South America
134.01+Ultima Thule: a legendary place seen as the extreme limit of travel or discovery
134.02thole; a kraal of fou feud fires, a crawl of five pubs; laid out lash-
134.02+Anglo-Irish thole: to endure, to suffer
134.02+kraal: in South Africa, a village or cattle enclosure
134.02+Czech král: king
134.02+French fou: mad
134.02+Scottish fou: drunk
134.02+pubcrawl
134.02+Anglo-Irish lashings: plenty
134.03ings of laveries to hunt down his family ancestors and then pled
134.03+Anglo-Irish Slang lavery: Irish one pound note with portrait of Lady Lavery posing as an Irish colleen (painted by her husband, Sir John Lavery)
134.03+played
134.03+paid
134.04double trouble or quick quits to hush the buckers up; threw peb-
134.04+double or quits
134.04+double, treble, quadruple, quintuple
134.04+Latin quidquid: whatever
134.04+Slang quid: pound sterling
134.04+American Slang buck: dollar
134.04+buggers
134.04+Deucalion and Pyrrha, the only two survivors of the Flood in Greek mythology, created people by throwing stones behind their back
134.04+according to Roman superstition, throwing a pinch of salt over one's left shoulder averts the bad luck associated with spilling salt (a custom that persists to this day)
134.05blets for luck over one sodden shoulder and dragooned peoplades
134.05+Cadmus sowed dragons' teeth and armed warriors sprang up (so had Jason)
134.05+Greek peos: penis
134.05+Greek opla: weapons
134.05+Greek pladô: to be flaccid
134.06armed to their teeth; pept as Gaudio Gambrinus, grim as Potter
134.06+Gaudio Gambrinus: Flemish king, brewed the first beer
134.06+Potter's Field: pauper section of cemetery in many cities
134.06+Peter the Great
134.07the Grave; ace of arts, deuce of damimonds, trouble of clubs, fear
134.07+ace of hearts, two of diamonds, three of clubs, four of spades
134.07+demi-monde
134.07+Dutch vier: German vier: four
134.08of spates; cumbrum, cumbrum, twiniceynurseys fore a drum but
134.08+General Cambronne married the British nurse who cared for him after he had been taken prisoner at the battle of Waterloo [009.27]
134.08+twin (*IJ*)
134.08+twenty-nine (Motif: 28-29; *Q*)
134.08+Slang nurse: prostitute
134.08+Slang drum: brothel
134.09tre to uno tips the scale; reeled the titleroll opposite a brace of
134.09+30 - 1 = 29 (Motif: 28-29)
134.09+Italian tre: three (*VYC*)
134.09+Italian uno: one
134.09+title-role
134.09+brace: a pair, a couple (*IJ*)
134.09+Anne Bracegirdle: actress
134.10girdles in Silver on the Screen but was sequenced from the set
134.10+Slang silver screen: cinema
134.11as Crookback by the even more titulars, Rick, Dave and Barry;
134.11+Richard III, 'Crookback'
134.11+Motif: Tom, Dick and Harry (*VYC*)
134.11+Richard Burbage: Shakespearian actor
134.11+David Garrick and Spranger Barry: rival London and Dublin actors
134.12he can get on as early as the twentysecond of Mars but occasion-
134.12+(controversy between old Irish and Roman churches over the date of Easter)
134.12+22 March (first possible date of Easter)
134.13ally he doesn't come off before Virgintiquinque Germinal; his In-
134.13+25 April (last possible date for Easter)
134.13+Latin vigintiquinque: twenty-five
134.13+French germinal: seventh (early spring, March 21 to April 19) month of French Revolutionary calendar (25 Germinal fell on 14-16 April in the years it was in use)
134.13+Émile Zola: Germinal (novel about a young idealistic socialist against the backdrop of a miners' strike in 19th century France)
134.14dian name is Hapapoosiesobjibway and his number in arithmo-
134.14+(seven syllables)
134.14+Have papooses everywhere [535.34-.35]
134.14+Ojibway Indians of North Ontario
134.14+arithmosophy: divination by numbers, numerology (appears several times in Ogden & Richards: The Meaning of Meaning)
134.15sophy is the stars of the plough; took weapon in the province of
134.15+seven stars in Ursa Major (The Plough)
134.15+Starry Plough: a flag depicting a seven-starred plough-cum-sword, used by the Irish Citizen Army, a socialist republican group, during the 1916 Easter Rising and thereafter (the flag was designed by G.W. Russell (Æ), the Irish writer and theosophist, and is referred to and appears in Seán O'Casey: The Plough and the Stars (1926 play about the Easter Rising))
134.15+Wapentake: division of some English counties
134.16the pike and let fling his line on Eelwick; moves in vicous cicles
134.16+Mark Twain: Huckleberry Finn explanatory: 'In this book a number of dialects are used... the ordinary "Pike County" dialect'
134.16+pike, line, eel (fishing)
134.16+Earwicker
134.16+Vico's cycles
134.16+vicious circles
134.17yet remews the same; the drain rats bless his offals while the park
134.17+remains
134.17+renews
134.17+Archaic mew: to moult
134.17+Motif: new/same
134.18birds curse his floodlights; Portobello, Equadocta, Therecocta,
134.18+Portobello bridge, Dublin
134.18+Latin equa docta: skilled mare
134.18+aqueduct
134.18+terracotta (pipe)
134.19Percorello; he pours into the softclad shellborn the hard cash
134.19+Motif: Persse O'Reilly
134.19+(Aphrodite)
134.19+Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin
134.19+HCE (Motif: HCE)
134.20earned in Watling Street; his birth proved accidental shows his
134.20+Watling Street, Dublin, borders on Guinness's Brewery
134.20+Watling Street, London (in the financial district, the City)
134.20+Wall Street, New York City (a by-name for the financial district)
134.21death its grave mistake; brought us giant ivy from the land of
134.21+Giant Ivy flourishes in Glenasmole (Finn's hunting ground)
134.21+Irish Tír na nÓg: Land of the Young, Land of Youth (Irish Elysium)
134.22younkers and bewitthered Apostolopolos with the gale of his gall;
134.22+younkers: young men (especially, fasionable ones)
134.22+bewitched
134.22+bewildered
134.22+German Gewitter: thunderstorm, storm, weather
134.22+Greek apostolos: fleet ready to sail
134.22+Greek -opolos: son of (surname ending)
134.22+Mawer: The Vikings 58: 'the War of the Gaedhil with the Gaill' (a medieval Irish text about the 10th-11th century war between the Irish, led by Brian Boru, and the Vikings; Motif: Gall/Gael (Viking foreigner/Irish native)) [.23]
134.23while satisfied that soft youthful bright matchless girls should
134.23+VI.B.45.134i (o): 'soft, youthful, bright matchless girls their silkclad blooming W young active wellformed & handsome boys large'
134.23+Mawer: The Vikings 97: (quoting from The War of the Gaedhil with the Gaill, but without immediate attribution) 'When Limerick was re-captured by the Irish in 968, they carried off from the Vikings... "their soft, youthful, bright, matchless girls: their blooming silk-clad young women: and their active, large, and well formed boys". Such captives... would certainly be sold as slaves' [.22]
134.24bosom into fine silkclad joyous blooming young women is not
134.24+blossom
134.25so pleased that heavy swearsome strongsmelling irregularshaped
134.25+
134.26men should blottout active handsome wellformed frankeyed boys;
134.26+
134.27herald hairyfair, alloaf the wheat; husband your aunt and endow
134.27+VI.B.18.218e (o): 'Harald Hairyfar'
134.27+Worsaae: An Account of the Danes and Norwegians in England, Scotland, and Ireland 35: 'Harald Haarfager, the first absolute sovereign of Norway' (usually referred to in English as Harald Fairhair)
134.27+Olaf the White: first Norse king of Dublin
134.27+(Isolde, as Mark's wife, was technically Tristan's aunt)
134.27+ant [.31]
134.28your nepos; hearken but hush it, screen him and see; time is,
134.28+Latin nepos: grandson, granddaughter, nephew, niece (hence, nepotism: showing unfair special favour to relatives)
134.28+Motif: ear/eye (hearken, see)
134.28+words of Brazen Head in Robert Greene's Honourable Historie of Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay: 'Time is!... Time was!... Time is past!'
134.29an archbishopric, time was, a tradesmen's entrance; beckburn
134.29+VI.B.45.136m (o): 'beechburnbeckbrook'
134.29+Mawer: The Vikings 128: 'Beechburn Beck, a tributary of the Wear, shows how a Scandinavian term could be attached to an English name, when its own meaning was neglected or forgotten' (i.e. 'beck' being the Scandinavian equivalent of the English 'burn')
134.29+beck, burn, brook (all synonyms of stream)
134.30brooked with wath, scale scarred by scow; his rainfall is a couple
134.30+German Brücke: bridge
134.30+VI.B.45.136k (o): 'with (wood)'
134.30+Mawer: The Vikings 125: (in a list of Scandinavian elements in English place-names) '-WITH. O.N. viðr, a wood'
134.30+VI.B.45.136l (o): 'wath (ford)'
134.30+Mawer: The Vikings 125: (in a list of Scandinavian elements in English place-names) '-WATH. O.N. vað, a ford'
134.30+VI.B.45.136h (o): 'scale'
134.30+Mawer: The Vikings 125: (in a list of Scandinavian elements in English place-names) '-SCALE. O.N. skali, house. This word is Norse rather than Danish'
134.30+Obsolete scale: landing-place, seaport town
134.30+VI.B.45.136g (o): 'scars in the sea & the sky'
134.30+Mawer: The Vikings 125: (in a list of Scandinavian elements in English place-names) '-SCAR, -skear, -skerry. O.N. sker, isolated rock in the sea'
134.30+VI.B.45.136j (o): 'scow (wood)'
134.30+Mawer: The Vikings 125: (in a list of Scandinavian elements in English place-names) '-SCOUGH, -scow. O.N. skógr, wood'
134.30+scow: a type of boat, coracle, punt
134.30+rainfall in Dublin is circa 30" per annum
134.30+(*IJ* and *VYC*)
134.31of kneehighs while his meanst grass temperature marked three in
134.31+phrase knee-high to a grasshopper: very short, very small, very young (Motif: Ondt/Gracehoper [.27])
134.32the shade; is the meltingpoint of snow and the bubblingplace of
134.32+(thirty-two degrees Fahrenheit)
134.32+boilingpoint
134.33alcohol; has a tussle with the trulls and then does himself justice;
134.33+Henrik Ibsen: other works: Et Vers (A Verse): 'To live is — war with trolls in the heart's and mind's vault. To write, — that is to hold Doomsday over oneself'
134.33+trulls: whores
134.34hinted at in the eschatological chapters of Humphrey's Justesse
134.34+HEC (Motif: HCE)
134.34+eschatology: the science of the four last things (death, judgement, heaven, and hell)
134.34+Henry Humphreys: The Justice of the Peace in Ireland (1890)
134.34+J.P.: Justice of the Peace
134.35of the Jaypees and hunted for by Theban recensors who sniff
134.35+Theban recension of Budge: The Book of the Dead
134.35+censors
134.36there's something behind the Bug of the Deaf; the king was in
134.36+(Budge: The Book of the Dead contains drawings of Khepera, a self-created beetle-like god, representing Resurrection (e.g. Budge: The Book of the Dead 108))
134.36+(Budge: The Book of the Dead ch. XXX.B, was often inscribed on, or said over, scarabs)
134.36+nursery rhyme 'The king was in his countinghouse, counting out his money, The queen was in the parlour, eating bread and honey, The maid was in the garden, hanging out the clothes, Down came a blackbird and pecked off her nose'
134.36+King Mark of Cornwall (*E*)


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