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242.01Villumses, this Mr Heer Assassor Neelson, of sorestate hearing,
242.01+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...Mr Heer...} | {Png: ...Mr. Heer...}
242.01+Dutch heer: master, lord, gentleman
242.01+VI.B.33.188a (k): 'Assessor S —'
242.01+Trobridge: A Life of Emanuel Swedenborg 302: 'Assessor Swedenborg' (Swedenborg was "Extraordinary Assessor" at the Swedish Board of Mines from 1716 to 1747)
242.01+John Mac Neill: Irish Free State representative on the 1923-5 Boundary Commission, which considered the territory adjustment between the Irish Free State and Northern Ireland
242.01+Irish Saorstát Éireann: Irish Free State
242.02diseased, formarly with Adenoiks, den feed all lighty, laxtleap
242.02+VI.B.3.078e (r): 'the diseased (defunct)'
242.02+Armenian adenok': formerly
242.02+German den: that one
242.02+Dialect Pronunciation den: then
242.02+VI.B.33.187a (g): 'last great change'
242.02+Trobridge: A Life of Emanuel Swedenborg 299: (speaking of death) 'Swedenborg spoke with eager anticipation of the last great change which he knew must come to him before long'
242.03great change of retiring family buckler, highly accurect in his
242.03+VI.B.33.187f (g): '1 buckle of gold — — — gems' (dashes ditto '1 buckle of')
242.03+Trobridge: A Life of Emanuel Swedenborg 301: (of Swedenborg) 'Still, it happened sometimes, that when he prepared to go out... something would be forgotten or neglected in his dress; so that, for instance, he would put one buckle of gems and another of silver in his shoes'
242.03+buckler: a round shield; a means of defence or protection
242.03+Latin recte: rightly
242.04everythinks, from tencents coupoll to bargain basement, live with
242.04+French coupole: cupola
242.05howthold of nummer seven, wideawake, woundabout, wokin-
242.05+German Nummer: Dutch nummer: number
242.05+Leopold Bloom, 7 Eccles Street, Dublin (in James Joyce: Ulysses)
242.05+(seven household characters: *E* + *A* + *C* + *V* + *I* + *S* + *K*)
242.05+German Wochenbett: childbed
242.06betts, weeklings, in black velvet on geolgian mission senest mangy
242.06+VI.B.33.187e (g): 'black velvet'
242.06+Trobridge: A Life of Emanuel Swedenborg 300: (of Swedenborg) 'The dress that he generally wore, when he went out to visit, was a suit of black velvet, made after an old fashion'
242.06+Swedenborg wrote about the geology of metals
242.06+Georgian mansion
242.06+Danish senest: at the latest
242.06+since many years
242.06+Danish mange: many
242.07years his rear in the lane pictures, blanking same with autonaut
242.07+Yeats was greatly concerned by the controversy over Hugh Lane's bequest of paintings to Dublin Corporation, which was not honoured for many years [079.27]
242.08and annexes and got a daarlingt babyboy bucktooth, the thick of
242.08+VI.B.33.187d (g): 'new teeth grew at 81 in E.S.' [.08-.10]
242.08+Trobridge: A Life of Emanuel Swedenborg 300: (quoting Cuno about Swedenborg) 'he told me that a new set of teeth was growing in his mouth; and who has ever heard this of a man eighty-one years old?' [.08-.10]
242.08+Danish daarlig: bad
242.08+(Motif: stuttering)
242.08+baby tooth
242.08+back tooth
242.09a gobstick, coming on ever so nerses nursely, gracies to goodess,
242.09+Slang gobstick: spoon
242.09+Nerses: 4th century Armenian patriarch (The Encyclopædia Britannica vol. II, 'Armenian Church', 569d: 'by this time the autonomy of the Armenian church was thoroughly established. On the death of Nerses the right of saying grace at the royal meals, which was the essence of the catholicate, was transferred by the king, in despite of the Greeks, to the priestly family of Albianus, and thenceforth no Armenian catholicus went to Caesarea for ordination. The ties with the Greek official Christendom were snapped for ever')
242.09+Nerses the Graceful: 12th century Armenian poet (The Encyclopædia Britannica vol. II, 'Armenian Language and Literature', 573d: 'Nerses the Graceful (d. 1165), author of an Elegy on the taking of Edessa, of voluminous hymns, of long Pastoral Letters and Synodal orations')
242.09+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...nursely, gracies...} | {Png: ...nursely gracies...}
242.09+Spanish gracias!: thanks!
242.09+goodness gracious!
242.10at 81. That why all parks up excited about his gunnfodder. That
242.10+(age of eighty-one years) [.08]
242.10+(81 mirror image of 18) [.16]
242.10+VI.B.33.197e (k): 'parks of guns'
242.10+Bowman: The Story of Lewis Carroll 51: (from a diary of Isa Bowman's visit to Oxford, written by Lewis Carroll) '"parks" of guns: that is, great rows of cannons, which stood there when King Charles the First was in Oxford, and Oliver Cromwell fighting against him'
242.10+perks up
242.10+Michael Gunn, manager of Gaiety Theatre, Dublin
242.10+cannon fodder
242.11why ecrazyaztecs and the crime ministers preaching him morn-
242.11+Confucius became Minister of Crime
242.11+prime ministers
242.11+Mark Twain: Huckleberry Finn 12: 'Mornings before daylight'
242.12ings and makes a power of spoon vittles out of his praverbs. That
242.12+Mark Twain: Huckleberry Finn 11: 'a power of money'
242.12+Mark Twain: Huckleberry Finn 21: 'spoon vittles'
242.12+Obsolete prave: wicked, depraved, evil
242.12+Latin prava verba: crooked words
242.13why he, persona erecta, glycorawman arsenicful femorniser, for
242.13+Latin persona erecta: an upright person
242.13+Greek glykys: sweet
242.13+Joyce suffered from glaucoma
242.13+Joyce was given arsenic injections for his eye problems in 1928
242.14a trial by julias, in celestial sunhat, with two purses agitatating
242.14+Gilbert and Sullivan: Trial by Jury
242.14+Confucius was first to make use of jury system
242.14+VI.B.33.195f (k): '2 purses'
242.14+Bowman: The Story of Lewis Carroll 36: (of Lewis Carroll) 'the two purses that he carried'
242.14+VI.B.33.195e (k): 'swinging teapot for 10 minutes'
242.14+Bowman: The Story of Lewis Carroll 34: (of Lewis Carroll) 'He was very particular about his tea, which he always made himself, and in order that it should draw properly he would walk about the room swinging the tea-pot from side to side for exactly ten minutes'
242.14+(Motif: stuttering)
242.15his theopot with wokklebout shake, rather incoherend, from one
242.15+Dutch theepot: teapot
242.15+walk about
242.15+German wackeln: to shake, to wobble
242.15+VI.B.33.184c (k): 'rather uncertain gait' (last word not crayoned)
242.15+Bowman: The Story of Lewis Carroll 7: (of Lewis Carroll) 'always seemed a little unsteady in his gait'
242.1618 to one 18 biss, young shy gay youngs. Sympoly far infusing
242.16+(18 mirror image of 81) [.10]
242.16+French bis (indicating a second unit at the same address)
242.16+C.G. Jung
242.16+simply for inducing
242.16+(making tea)
242.17up pritty tipidities to lock up their rhainodaisies and be nice
242.17+rainy days
242.17+Slang daisy: female genitalia
242.17+nine and twenty (degrees celsius) in the shade (Motif: 28-29; *Q*)
242.18and twainty in the shade. Old grand tuttut toucher up of young
242.18+VI.B.17.083b (b): 'tuttut'
242.18+Chervin: Bégaiement 83: (list of words for stuttering in different languages) 'BÈGUE... Urdu... Tutlá' (French 'STUTTERER... Urdu... Tutlá'; Hindustani)
242.18+(Motif: stuttering)
242.18+VI.B.33.184e (k): 'stammer'
242.18+Bowman: The Story of Lewis Carroll 10: (of Lewis Carroll) 'he found it impossible to avoid stammering in his speech'
242.18+Italian tutto: all
242.18+VI.B.33.185c (k): 'toucher up photographer'
242.18+Bowman: The Story of Lewis Carroll 15: (of Lewis Carroll) 'he had been himself a great amateur photographer... He always said that modern professional photographers spoilt all their pictures by touching them up absurdly to flatter the sitter'
242.19poetographies and he turn aroundabrupth red altfrumpishly like
242.19+Greek poiêtographia: poetry
242.19+VI.B.33.185d (k): '*E* turns red when Isa'
242.19+Bowman: The Story of Lewis Carroll 18: (of Lewis Carroll seeing Isa Bowman drawing a caricature of him) 'suddenly he turned round and saw what I was doing. He got up from his seat and turned very red, frightening me very much. Then he took my poor little drawing, and tearing it into small pieces threw it into the fire without a word'
242.19+round about
242.19+German alt: old
242.19+VI.B.33.184f (k): 'old maidishly'
242.19+Bowman: The Story of Lewis Carroll 11: (of Lewis Carroll) 'in the society of people of maturer age he was almost old-maidishly prim in his manner'
242.19+Swedish fru: wife
242.20hear samhar tionnor falls some make one noise. It's his last lap,
242.20+Bearlagair Na Saer samhar: posterior, arse
242.20+summer thunder
242.20+sour tenor (spelled as Irish)
242.20+tinned salmon
242.20+Bearlagair Na Saer tionnor: posterior, arse
242.20+German falls: if, in case
242.20+(if someone makes a rude noise)
242.20+Huddie Ledbetter (a.k.a. Lead Belly): song The Titanic: 'It's your last trip, Titanic, fare thee well!'
242.20+LAP (Motif: ALP)
242.21Gigantic, fare him weal! Revelation! A fact. True bill. By a jury
242.21+VI.B.33.004c (k): 'a true bill no — —' (dashes ditto 'true bill'; only first three words crayoned)
242.21+Crofts: Women under English Law 12: 'The grand jury either brings in a "true bill," in which case the trial is held before the court of quarter sessions or assize, or "no true bill," whereupon the person charged is discharged forthwith'
242.21+phrase true bill: that's right
242.21+VI.B.33.004e (k): 'jury of matrons'
242.21+Crofts: Women under English Law 14: 'Until 1919 women were not eligible to sit as jurors, except in the rare event of a Jury of Matrons being required. When a female prisoner condemned to death declares herself to be pregnant, a jury composed only of women can be empanelled. If it finds the woman's statement to be correct, sentence of death is postponed until after the birth of the child, and, in practice, is now commuted to penal servitude for life'
242.22of matrons. Hump for humbleness, dump for dirts. And, to make
242.22+nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty
242.22+phrase to cut a long story short
242.23a long stoney badder and a whorly show a parfect sight, his Thing
242.23+Stoneybatter: street in Dublin
242.23+James Joyce: Ulysses.15.437: 'a holy show'
242.23+VI.B.33.005a (k): 'his thing'
242.24went the wholyway retup Suffrogate Strate.
242.24+the whole way
242.24+right up
242.24+Saint Andrew's, Suffolk Street, Dublin, on site of Norse Thingmote (parliament)
242.25     Helpmeat too, contrasta toga, his fiery goosemother, laotsey
242.25+{{Synopsis: II.1.4.B: [242.25-243.36]: he tells of his old woman Ann — and of their life together}}
242.25+Genesis 2:18: 'I will make him an help meet for him' (Eve)
242.25+Amaro contrasta toga: beautiful woman
242.25+Fairy Godmother (in pantomime Cinderella)
242.25+pantomime Mother Goose (as well as the imaginary author of several nursery rhyme collections)
242.25+Lao-tse: ancient Chinese philosopher, a central figure in Taoism [208.30]
242.25+nursery rhyme Goosey Goosey Gander
242.26taotsey, woman who did, he tell princes of the age about. You
242.26+Rhaeto-Romanic tuot: all, entire
242.26+Grant Allen: The Woman Who Did (a controversial feminist novel about an independent woman who has a daughter out of wedlock and raises her as a single mother)
242.27sound on me, judges! Suppose we brisken up. Kings! Meet the
242.27+Mark Twain: Huckleberry Finn 19: 'soured on him'
242.27+Mark Twain: Huckleberry Finn 26: 'brisken up a room'
242.27+I Kings
242.28Mem, Avenlith, all viviparous out of couple of lizards. She just as
242.28+Hebrew mayim: water
242.28+Hebrew ebhen: stone
242.28+Liffey given as Avenelith in Charter of Prince John, 1192
242.28+Greek lithos: stone
242.28+viviparous lizard: a type of lizard, so named because it gives birth to live young, rather than laying eggs, although it is not the only such lizard (a.k.a. common lizard)
242.28+(she is)
242.29fenny as he is fulgar. How laat soever her latest still her sawlogs
242.29+fenny: boggy, swampy (Anglo-Irish anny: Irish eanaigh: fenny)
242.29+Latin fulgor: lightning
242.29+Archaic fulgour: splendour
242.29+Dutch hoe laat?: what time?
242.29+Archaic laat: Dutch laat: late
242.29+Mark Twain: Huckleberry Finn 17: 'a saw-log' (floated down river)
242.30come up all standing. Psing a psalm of psexpeans, apocryphul of
242.30+nursery rhyme Sing a Song of Sixpence, a pocket full of rye
242.31rhyme! His cheekmole of allaph foriverever her allinall and his
242.31+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...rhyme! His...} | {Png: ...rhyme. His...}
242.31+VI.B.33.018a (b): 'cheekmole of Allah = a city'
242.31+The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Supplemental Nights, vol. VII, 167n: The Tale of Attaf: 'Damascus is entitled "Shám" because it is the "Shámat" cheek-mole (beauty-spot) of Allah upon earth'
242.31+Olaf, Ivor [012.31]
242.31+Olaf Cuaran: a Norse king of Dublin (called Aulaf Quaran in Haliday: The Scandinavian Kingdom of Dublin 96)
242.31+Anglo-Irish Pronunciation foriver: forever
242.31+all in all
242.32Kuran never teachit her the be the owner of thyself. So she not
242.32+Polish kura: hen
242.32+Koran (discusses divorce)
242.32+Obsolete teached: taught
242.32+VI.B.33.018d (b): 'be the owner of thyself (divorce)'
242.32+The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Supplemental Nights, vol. VII, 178: The Tale of Attaf: (Attaf speaking about his wife) 'I bade her be the owner of herself' (glossed in a footonote: 'One of the formulæ of divorce')
242.33swop her eckcot hjem for Howarden's Castle, Englandwales. But
242.33+ECH (Motif: HCE)
242.33+German Ecke: corner
242.33+Dutch eget hjem: own home
242.33+HCE (Motif: HCE)
242.33+VI.B.33.025b (b): 'Hawarden Castle England'
242.33+Hall: Random Records of a Reporter 219: 'Hawarden Castle, the home of Mr. Gladstone' (in Wales)
242.33+England, Wales
242.34be the alleance of iern on his flamen vestacoat, the fibule of brooch-
242.34+Latin Ierne: Ireland
242.34+Latin flamen: priest
242.34+flaming waistcoat
242.34+Swift: A Tale of a Tub, section II: (the doctrine of purgatory is represented by) 'flame-coloured satin for linings' (of coats)
242.34+Vesta: goddess of hearth
242.34+fibula: clasp, buckle, brooch
242.35bronze to his wintermantle of pointefox. Who not knows she, the
242.35+Dutch wintermantel: winter coat
242.35+pointed fox: ordinary fox fur painted black and sewn with white hairs (a cheap imitation for silver fox fur)
242.35+Latin pontifex: chief priest
242.36Madame Cooley-Couley, spawife to laird of manna, when first
242.36+(wife of) Finn MacCool
242.36+Ida, Countess von Hahn-Hahn: 19th century German novelist (French coq: cock + French poule: hen = German Hahn: cock + hen) [066.23]
242.36+Coole Park: home of Lady Gregory
242.36+French couler: to flow
242.36+spawife: female fortuneteller
242.36+lord of manor

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