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183.01hydrants of zolfor and scoppialamina by full and forty Queasi-
183.01+Italian zolfo: sulphur [182.31]
183.01+Joyce was treated with scopolamine, which he disliked, for his eyes
183.01+Italian scoppia la mina: the mine blows up
183.01+Italian scoppia la lamina: the thin plate bursts
183.01+Italian scoppia l'anima: the soul bursts
183.01+(forty-four years)
183.01+Italian quasi sano: nearly healthy
183.01+Italian qui si sana: here one is healthy, here we restore you to your health (name of many nursing-homes)
183.01+James Joyce: Ulysses.17.1504: 'Qui si Sana'
183.01+Qui Si Sano: house, Blackrock
183.01+Spanish años: years
183.02sanos, every day in everyone's way more exceeding in violent
183.02+Coue, psychologist, had his devotees repeat: 'Every day in every way I am getting better and better'
183.03abuse of self and others, was the worst, it is hoped, even in our
183.03+VI.B.6.042d (r): 'the worst, it is believed, in the western world, for filth'
183.04western playboyish world for pure mousefarm filth. You brag
183.04+J.M. Synge: The Playboy of the Western World
183.05of your brass castle or your tyled house in ballyfermont? Niggs,
183.05+in Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu: The House by the Churchyard, the mysterious characters Dangerfield and Mervyn live, respectively, in the Brass Castle and the Tyled House; Brass Castle was in Chapelizod, Tyled House in Ballyfermot, districts of Dublin [246.04]
183.05+Motif: Tingsomingenting/Nixnixundnix [.06]
183.05+German nichts: nothing
183.05+song Father O'Flynn: 'Sláinte and sláinte and sláinte again'
183.06niggs and niggs again. For this was a stinksome inkenstink, quite
183.06+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...niggs and...} | {Png: ...niggs, and...}
183.06+Danish en stank som ingen stank: a stink like no other stink
183.06+Danish ting som ingen ting: thing like no thing [.05]
183.07puzzonal to the wrottel. Smatterafact, Angles aftanon browsing
183.07+Italian puzzone: stinker, stinky
183.07+personal to the writer
183.07+Danish rotte: rat
183.07+as a matter of fact
183.07+song Killarney: 'Angels often pausing there Doubt if Eden were more fair'
183.08there thought not Edam reeked more rare. My wud! The warped
183.08+Edam: a Dutch cheese (after a town of same name)
183.08+'Auld Reekie': traditional nickname for Edinburgh
183.08+my word!
183.09flooring of the lair and soundconducting walls thereof, to say
183.10nothing of the uprights and imposts, were persianly literatured
183.10+Italian imposte: shutters
183.10+Italian persiana: shutter
183.10+Montesquieu: Persian Letters (1721)
183.10+French letters
183.11with burst loveletters, telltale stories, stickyback snaps, doubtful
183.11+(it has been suggested that most or all of the items in the list [183.11-184.02] appear somewhere in Joyce's previous works, primarily James Joyce: Ulysses (why not try to prove or disprove this claim))
183.11+phrase every picture tells a story
183.11+Slang sticky-back: a very small photograph with a gummed back
183.11+James Joyce: Ulysses.4.67: 'Stamps: stickyback pictures'
183.12eggshells, bouchers, flints, borers, puffers, amygdaloid almonds,
183.12+exiles (James Joyce: Exiles)
183.12+boucher: a type of prehistoric hand axe (named after Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes, a French archaeologist)
183.12+German Bücher: books
183.12+most prehistoric stone tools were made of flint
183.12+borer: a pointed prehistoric flint tool used for boring holes in wood or hides
183.12+amygdaloid: almond-shaped
183.12+Greek amygdaloeides: almond
183.13rindless raisins, alphybettyformed verbage, vivlical viasses, om-
183.13+phrase rhyme and reason
183.13+biblical biasses
183.13+Latin obiter dictum: incidental pronouncement made by judge, not binding
183.14piter dictas, visus umbique, ahems and ahahs, imeffible tries at
183.14+Latin visus undique: seen from all sides
183.14+Latin visus ubique: seen everywhere
183.14+him and her
183.14+ineffable: that cannot be expressed in words
183.15speech unasyllabled, you owe mes, eyoldhyms, fluefoul smut,
183.15+Henrik Ibsen: all plays: Little Eyolf
183.15+James Joyce: A Portrait III: 'The sootcoated packet of pictures which he had hidden in the flue of the fireplace'
183.16fallen lucifers, vestas which had served, showered ornaments,
183.16+fallen Lucifer
183.16+lucifer: a type of match, a match (James Joyce: Ulysses.15.3593: 'Stephen:... (He fumbles again in his pocket... An object falls) That fell. / Bloom: (stooping, picks up and hands a box of matches) This. / Stephen: Lucifer. Thanks')
183.16+vesta: a type of match (James Joyce: Ulysses.10.403: 'The vesta in the clergyman's uplifted hand consumed itself in a long soft flame and was let fall')
183.17borrowed brogues, reversibles jackets, blackeye lenses, family
183.17+James Joyce: Ulysses.2.253: 'I never borrowed a shilling in my life. Can you feel that? I owe nothing. Can you? Mulligan, nine pounds, three pairs of socks, one pair brogues'
183.17+reversible jacket: a jacket that can also be worn inside-out
183.18jars, falsehair shirts, Godforsaken scapulars, neverworn breeches,
183.18+scapular: two small squares of cloth fastened together by strings passing over the shoulders, worn on the chest and back as a badge of religious devotion (and often also as a charm of protection or luck; James Joyce: Ulysses.4.176: 'Brown scapulars in tatters, defending her both ways', James Joyce: Ulysses.13.1156: 'Off he sails with a scapular or a medal on him for luck')
183.19cutthroat ties, counterfeit franks, best intentions, curried notes,
183.19+phrase the road to hell is paved with good intentions
183.20upset latten tintacks, unused mill and stumpling stones, twisted
183.20+VI.B.6.116o (r): 'upset tintacks,'
183.20+brass latten: brass beaten very thin
183.20+Latin syntax
183.20+VI.B.6.119b (r): 'millstones'
183.20+Dublin Review Sep 1922, 113: 'Some Recent Books. Ulysses' (review of James Joyce: Ulysses by Domini Canis (Shane Leslie)): (of the Holy Church) 'Her inquisitions, her safeguards and indexes all aim at the avoidance of the scriptural millstone, which is so richly deserved by those who offend one of her little ones'
183.20+Matthew 18:6: 'it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck'
183.21quills, painful digests, magnifying wineglasses, solid objects cast
183.21+VI.B.6.115j (r): 'magnifying wineglasses'
183.22at goblins, once current puns, quashed quotatoes, messes of mot-
183.22+currant buns
183.22+mashed potatoes (Motif: P/Q)
183.22+Esau sold his birthright for a mess of pottage
183.22+Italian messe: crop
183.22+Desmond MacCarthy: Criticism (1932): (of James Joyce: Ulysses) 'passages... may seem messes' [174.04] [189.04]
183.22+French mots: words
183.23tage, unquestionable issue papers, seedy ejaculations, limerick
183.23+tissue paper
183.24damns, crocodile tears, spilt ink, blasphematory spits, stale shest-
183.24+phrase crocodile tears (James Joyce: Ulysses.15.3218: 'Crocodile tears!')
183.24+proverb It is no use crying over spilt milk
183.24+phrase stale chestnut: old joke
183.25nuts, schoolgirl's, young ladies', milkmaids', washerwomen's,
183.25+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...ladies', milkmaids'...} | {Png: ...ladies' milkmaids'...}
183.26shopkeepers' wives, merry widows', ex nuns', vice abbess's, pro
183.26+The Merry Widow: a musical comedy composed in 1905 by Franz Lehár to a libretto by Viktor Léon and Leo Stein (premiered in Trieste in 1907)
183.26+VI.B.14.162g (r): 'a couple of ex-nuns'
183.26+Slang nun: prostitute
183.26+vice: depravity; deputy
183.26+Slang abbess: bawd, procuress
183.26+Slang pro: prostitute
183.27virgins', super whores', silent sisters', Charleys' aunts', grand-
183.27+'Silent sister': 19th century name for Trinity College, Dublin, because few books were produced by it or it had little public school support
183.27+Brandon Thomas: Charley's Aunt (play)
183.27+Slang aunt: prostitute
183.28mothers', mothers'-in-laws', fostermothers', godmothers' garters,
183.28+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...mothers'-in-laws'...} | {Png: ...mothers'-in-law...} (the addition of the 's' and the apostrophe makes it look as if there is no space following this word in the Faber and Viking editions)
183.29tress clippings from right, lift and cintrum, worms of snot,
183.29+tress: a woman's long lock of hair
183.29+press clippings
183.29+VI.B.10.019e (g): 'clip — haircut'
183.29+Leader 28 Oct 1922, 277/2: 'Our Ladies' Letter': 'he went into a new barber's (Mickey I'm saying), and he had to pay 1/6 for the clip'
183.29+right, left and centre (Motif: left/right)
183.30toothsome pickings, cans of Swiss condensed bilk, highbrow
183.30+Slang bilk: statement devoid of truth or sense
183.30+eyebrow lotion (Nausicaa)
183.31lotions, kisses from the antipodes, presents from pickpockets,
183.31+kiss my arse
183.32borrowed plumes, relaxable handgrips, princess promises, lees of
183.32+His Borrowed Plumes: a play by Lady Randolph Churchill, first produced in 1909, starring Mrs Patrick Campbell (both women were at different times married to George Cornwallis-West [157.33])
183.32+French plume: pen
183.32+lees: sediment deposited from wine
183.33whine, deoxodised carbons, convertible collars, diviliouker
183.33+carbon dioxide
183.33+(carbon paper)
183.33+Anglo-Irish Pronunciation divil: devil
183.33+devil you care
183.34doffers, broken wafers, unloosed shoe latchets, crooked strait
183.34+John 1:27: 'whose shoes' lachet I am not worthy to unloose' (also Mark 1:7, Luke 3:16)
183.34+Isaiah 40:4: 'the crooked shall be made straight'
183.35waistcoats, fresh horrors from Hades, globules of mercury,
183.35+mercury is an old remedy for syphilis [184.09]
183.36undeleted glete, glass eyes for an eye, gloss teeth for a tooth,
183.36+gleet: slimy matter
183.36+VI.B.14.208f (r): '*C* glass eyes'
183.36+Motif: A/O
183.36+VI.B.3.000d ( ): 'an Eye for an Eye (Ear) tooth' ('tooth' not clear)
183.36+(Joyce had eye surgery and dental extractions, replaced by false teeth, done on him in 1923)
183.36+Exodus 21:24: 'Eye for eye, tooth for tooth' (also Deuteronomy 19:21)
183.36+VI.B.6.136f (r): 'false teeth for a tooth'

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