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249.01prawn while I go squirt with any cockle. When here who adolls
249.01+brown
249.01+Thomas Moore: Irish Melodies: song When He, Who Adores Thee [air: The Fox's Sleep]
249.01+doll
249.02me infuxes sleep. But if this could see with its backsight he'd
249.02+infuses
249.02+Slang fucks: has sex with
249.02+backside
249.02+hindsight
249.03be the grand old greeneyed lobster. He's my first viewmarc since
249.03+VI.B.29.092d (o): 'Green-eyed lobster'
249.03+Fitzpatrick: Dublin, Historical and Topographical Account 249: (quoting from O'Keefe's Recollections about a performance of William Shakespeare: Othello) 'The part of 'Iago' was taken by an actor named Layfield. When he came to the lines:— 'Oh, my Lord! beware of jealousy; It is a green-eyed monster,' he gave the latter as 'It is a green-eyed lobster.' 'He was at that moment struck with incurable madness''
249.03+Vieux Marc: a liqueur [248.32]
249.03+King Mark of Cornwall
249.04Valentine. Wink's the winning word.
249.04+Wynkyn de Worde: Boke of Keruynge (1508 book about carving [244.29] [569.21])
249.05     Luck!
249.05+look!
249.06     In the house of breathings lies that word, all fairness. The walls
249.06+VI.B.3.036a (b): 'description of Is's mouth'
249.06+(mouth)
249.06+Book of Breathings: a funeral ritual in Budge: The Book of the Dead
249.06+(cheeks)
249.07are of rubinen and the glittergates of elfinbone. The roof herof is
249.07+German Rubinen: rubies
249.07+(teeth)
249.07+German Elfenbein: ivory
249.07+(palate)
249.08of massicious jasper and a canopy of Tyrian awning rises and
249.08+Italian massiccio: massive
249.08+(tongue)
249.08+Tyrian purple
249.09still descends to it. A grape cluster of lights hangs therebeneath
249.09+(uvula, the grape-like growth hanging from the soft palate)
249.09+German darunter: underneath, under it (literally 'there beneath')
249.10and all the house is filled with the breathings of her fairness, the
249.10+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...all...} | {Png: ...al...}
249.11fairness of fondance and the fairness of milk and rhubarb and the
249.11+fondant
249.12fairness of roasted meats and uniomargrits and the fairness of
249.12+VI.B.33.019b (b): 'unions pearl'
249.12+The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Supplemental Nights, vol. VII, 253: History of Prince Habib and What Befel Him with the Lady Durrat Al-Ghawwas: 'heaps and bales of rubies and unions and precious stones and strings of pearls'
249.12+Archaic union: a large and valuable pearl
249.12+Latin unio: onion
249.12+Latin margarita: pearl
249.13promise with consonantia and avowals. There lies her word, you
249.13+Latin consonantia: harmony
249.13+consonants and vowels
249.14reder! The height herup exalts it and the lowness her down aba-
249.14+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...reder! The...} | {Png: ...reder. The...}
249.14+German Rederei: gossip, chattering, talking
249.14+reader
249.14+hero
249.14+up, down
249.14+Rabbi Hillel (a Pharisee): 'My abasement is my exaltation'
249.14+ABC
249.15seth it. It vibroverberates upon the tegmen and prosplodes from
249.15+reverberates
249.15+tegmen: the hardened wing cover of some insects (used by crickets to produce their song)
249.15+Prosbole: a rule set by Rabbi Hillel to encourage giving loans to the needy
249.16pomoeria. A window, a hedge, a prong, a hand, an eye, a sign, a
249.16+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...pomoeria...} | {Png: ...pomaeria...}
249.16+pomoeria: consecrated spaces running inside and outside city walls
249.16+(clue #7 (Motif: heliotrope)) [.16-.17]
249.16+meanings of Phoenician (or Hebrew) letters: heh: window (H), kheth: hedge (E), lamed: prong (L), yod: hand (I), ayin: eye (O), tav: sign (T), resh: head (R), ayin: eye (O), peh: mouth (PE) (similar to contents of table on Clodd: The Story of the Alphabet 123)
249.17head and keep your other augur on her paypaypay. And you have
249.17+German Auge: eye
249.17+song The Absent-Minded Beggar: 'Pass the hat for your credit's sake and pay, pay, pay!'
249.18it, old Sem, pat as ah be seated! And Sunny, my gander, he's
249.18+French Sem: Shem
249.18+ABC
249.18+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...seated! And...} | {Png: ...seated. And...}
249.19coming to land her. The boy which she now adores. She dores.
249.19+LEANDER
249.19+song O! Fred, Tell Them to Stop: 'This girl which I do now adore'
249.19+Portuguese dores: pains
249.20Oh backed von dem zug! Make weg for their tug!
249.20+German Obacht vor dem Zug!: Watch out for the train!, Look out for the train!
249.20+German Zug: procession
249.20+German Weg: Dutch weg: way; away
249.21     With a ring ding dong, they raise clasped hands and advance
249.21+{{Synopsis: II.1.6.D: [249.21-250.10]: the game resumes — the girls taunt Glugg}}
249.21+VI.B.33.027i (b): 'with a ring ding dong bell' (the entry is preceded by a cancelled 'with a ri')
249.21+Gomme & Sharp: Children's Singing Games, Set V, 3: children's game ('line' game) The Jolly Nigger Boy: (lyrics) 'Here comes one jolly nigger boy, With a ring, ding, dong bell'
249.21+(girls)
249.21+VI.B.33.030a (b): 'raise clasped hand'
249.21+Gomme & Sharp: Children's Singing Games, Set V, 15: children's game ('circle' game) Ring a Ring o' Roses: (instructions) 'In the third line they halt and raise their clasped hands up and down'
249.21+VI.B.33.027h (b): 'advance 4 steps & retires B also' ('retires' replaces a 'regs')
249.21+Gomme & Sharp: Children's Singing Games, Set V, 3: children's game ('line' game) The Jolly Nigger Boy: (instructions) 'One player, A, stands alone; the rest face him in a line, B, hand in hand, about twelve feet away... A advancing four steps in the the first line and retiring in the second... B advancing and retiring in the same way'
249.22more steps to retire to the saum. Curtsey one, curtsey two, with
249.22+German Saum: hem, margin
249.22+VI.B.33.030b (b): 'curtsey one — 2' (dash dittoes 'curtsey')
249.22+Gomme & Sharp: Children's Singing Games, Set V, 15: children's game ('circle' game) Ring a Ring o' Roses: (lyrics) 'Curtsey one and curtsey two'
249.23arms akimbo, devotees.
249.23+VI.B.33.028c (b): 'arms akimbo'
249.23+Gomme & Sharp: Children's Singing Games, Set V, 9: children's game ('line' game) Queen Mary: (instructions) 'At the third line they loose hands, face each other, place their arms akimbo, and then bow as low as they can'
249.23+VI.B.33.141a (r): 'devotees of *V*'
249.24     Irrelevance.
249.24+[.32]
249.25     All sing:
249.25+VI.B.33.029a (b): 'All sing'
249.25+Gomme & Sharp: Children's Singing Games, Set V, 9: children's game ('line' game) Queen Mary: (instructions) 'All but one, A, stand in line facing A about twelve feet off. All, including A then sing'
249.26    — I rose up one maypole morning and saw in my glass how
249.26+VI.B.33.028e (b): 'I rise up one morning & look in the glass'
249.26+Gomme & Sharp: Children's Singing Games, Set V, 9: children's game ('line' game) Queen Mary: (lyrics) 'I rose up one morning and looked in the glass'
249.26+(maypole dance)
249.27nobody loves me but you. Ugh. Ugh.
249.27+VI.B.33.028d (b): 'nobody knows me but you'
249.27+Gomme & Sharp: Children's Singing Games, Set V, 9: children's game ('line' game) Queen Mary: (lyrics) 'But nobody loves me but you'
249.27+song 'Somebody loves me... I wonder who?' (Gershwin, 1924)
249.28     All point in the shem direction as if to shun.
249.28+Motif: Shem/Shaun
249.28+same
249.29    — My name is Misha Misha but call me Toffey Tough. I
249.29+VI.B.33.029b (b): 'my name is sweet Daisy call me mutton chops'
249.29+Gomme & Sharp: Children's Singing Games, Set V, 11: children's game ('line' game) Sweet Daisy: (lyrics) 'My name is sweet Daisy... Call me mutton chops!'
249.29+Motif: mishe/tauf
249.29+VI.B.33.029f (b): 'Tisha Tisha'
249.29+Gomme & Sharp: Children's Singing Games, Set V, 15: children's game ('circle' game) Ring a Ring o' Roses: (lyrics) 'A-tisha! a-tisha!'
249.29+toffee [010.01]
249.30mean Mettenchough. It was her, boy the boy that was loft in the
249.30+Mutt and Jeff: American comic-strip characters
249.30+VI.B.33.117f (r): 'it was her by the way'
249.30+by the by
249.30+Obsolete loft: sky, air
249.30+left
249.31larch. Ogh! Ogh!
249.31+lurch
249.31+Irish ógh: virgin
249.32     Her reverence.
249.32+VI.B.33.064e (r): 'her reverence' (VI.B.33.193c (r): 'reverence') [.24]
249.32+Verrimst: Rondes et Chansons Populaires 81: song Le Laurier: 'Faites-nous trois révèrences; Mon joli laurier danse, Mon joli laurier' (French song The Laurel: 'Bow three times to us; My pretty laurel dances, My pretty laurel')
249.32+French révèrence: reverence, bow, curtsey [.22]
249.32+Slang reverence: excrement
249.33     All laugh.
249.33+
249.34     They pretend to helf while they simply shauted at him sauce to
249.34+German helfen: to help
249.34+VI.B.33.033e (b): 'schautet at him'
249.34+German schauten: (they) looked
249.34+shouted
249.34+VI.B.33.156f (r): 'look at him to make him talk'
249.34+Young: Trial of Frederick Bywaters and Edith Thompson 173: (letter from Edith Thompson to Bywaters, trial exhibit 16) 'Im just waiting for a gorgeous long letter from you when will it come, I suppose not for a long time yet, I do so want you to talk to me today, I keep on looking at you to make you talk, but no words & not even thoughts will come'
249.34+so as to
249.35make hims prich. And ith ith noth cricquette, Sally Lums. Not
249.35+German sprich: speak
249.35+Archaic prich: itch
249.35+phrase it is not cricket
249.35+French Slang cricquet: penis
249.35+VI.B.33.157e (r): 'Sally Lunns'
249.35+Young: Trial of Frederick Bywaters and Edith Thompson 174: (letter from Edith Thompson to Bywaters, trial exhibit 20) 'toasting some Sally Luns in front of their fire'
249.35+Sally Lunn: a type of sweet, light tea-cake
249.36by ever such a lot. Twentynines of bloomers gegging een man
249.36+VI.B.33.157c (r): 'ever such a lot'
249.36+Young: Trial of Frederick Bywaters and Edith Thompson 174: (letter from Edith Thompson to Bywaters, trial exhibit 16) 'you said in one of your letters "It was a lie and Peidi I hate them,"... That hurt ever such a lot when I read it darlint'
249.36+VI.B.33.156b (r): 'the 29 bloomers' (Motif: 28-29)
249.36+*Q*
249.36+German Blumen: flowers
249.36+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...gegging...} | {Png: ...geging...}
249.36+Shelta geg: ask, beg
249.36+German gegen: against
249.36+Dutch een: one


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