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255.01name is on the hero, Capellisato, shoehanded slaughterer of the
255.01+Macpherson: The Poems of Ossian II.15: Fingal I: 'the hero's name is Cuthullin'
255.01+(*E*)
255.01+Italian capelli: hair
255.01+Chapelizod
255.01+the Buddha was born in Kapilavastu
255.01+German Handschuh: glove
255.01+VI.B.3.107c (b): 'tree murderer = woodsman' (only first two words crayoned)
255.01+O. Henry: The Four Million 105: 'An Adjustment of Nature': 'We could not give her over to a lumberman... We shuddered to think of Milly... pouring tea in the marble teepee of a tree murderer'
255.02shader of our leaves.
255.02+shadow of our lives
255.03     Attach him! Hold!
255.03+attack
255.04     Yet stir thee, to clay, Tamor!
255.04+yesterday, today, tomorrow
255.04+Bog Latin tamor: earth
255.05     Why wilt thou erewaken him from his earth, O summonor-
255.05+Earwicker
255.05+awaken
255.05+summoner
255.05+someone or other
255.06other: he is weatherbitten from the dusts of ages? The hour of his
255.06+weatherbeaten
255.07closing hies to hand; the tocsin that shall claxonise his ware-
255.07+tocsin: an alarm-signal sounded by ringing a bell
255.07+klaxon: a type of loud horn (especially on motor vehicles)
255.07+whereabouts
255.08abouts. If one who remembered his webgoods and tealofts were
255.08+German Webwaren: textiles (literally 'web-goods')
255.09to ask of a hooper for whose it was the storks were quitting
255.09+hooper: the whooping or wild Swan
255.09+Edward Gibbon: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire vol. III, ch. XXXV: 'Three months were consumed without effect in the siege of Aquileia; till the want of provisions, and the clamours of his army, compelled Attila to relinquish the enterprise... But as he rode round the walls, pensive, angry and disappointed, he observed a stork preparing to leave her nest, in one of the towers... He... exclaimed, in a loud and cheerful tone, that such a domestic bird, so constantly attached to human society, would never have abandoned her ancient seats, unless those towers had been devoted to impending ruin and solitude. The favourable omen inspired an assurance of victory; the siege was renewed and prosecuted with fresh vigour; a large breach was made in the part of the wall from whence the stork had taken her flight... and the succeeding generation could scarcely discover the ruins of Aquileia'
255.10Aquileyria, this trundler would not wot; if other who joined faith
255.10+Aquileia: town built in upper Italy after second Punic War as protection
255.10+Latin aquila: eagle
255.10+eyrie: eagle's nest
255.10+Archaic wot: know
255.11when his depth charge bombed our barrel spillway were to —!
255.11+spillway: a passage for carrying overflow water from a reservoir
255.11+Nautical slipway: in a shipyard, a sloping way leading down to the water
255.12     Jehosophat, what doom is here! Rain ruth on them, sire! The
255.12+valley of Jehoshaphat: scene of Last Judgement (Joel 3:12)
255.12+Archaic doom: judgement; the Last Judgement
255.12+Old English ruth: mercy
255.12+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...sire! The...} | {Png: ...sire. The...}
255.13wing of Moykill cover him! The Bulljon Bossbrute quarantee
255.13+Wing of Saint Michael (order of knights)
255.13+Irish Magh Cille: plain of a church
255.13+John Bull
255.13+Belgian Lion (order of knights)
255.13+quarantine
255.13+guarantee
255.14him! Calavera, caution! Slaves to Virtue, save his Veritotem!
255.14+Spanish calavera: hot-headed fellow
255.14+Calatrava (order of knights)
255.14+the Slaves to Virtue (order of knights)
255.14+Latin veritatem: truth
255.15Bearara Tolearis, procul abeat! The Ivorbonegorer of Danamara-
255.15+polar bear
255.15+aurora borealis
255.15+Polar Star (order of knights)
255.15+Latin procul abeat: may he be far away
255.15+Ivor, Viking king of Dublin
255.15+ivory
255.15+Elephant (order of knights; began in Denmark)
255.15+Danish Danmark: Denmark
255.16ca be, his Hector Protector! Woldomar with Vasa, peel your
255.16+nursery rhyme Hector Protector
255.16+Wolodmir (order of knights)
255.16+Valdemar: several Danish kings
255.16+Vasa (order of knights)
255.16+Gustavus Vasa, king of Sweden (1496-1560)
255.16+phrase peel your eyes
255.17peeps! And try to saviourise the nights of labour to the order of
255.17+Blood of our Saviour (order of knights)
255.17+Saviour of the World (order of knights)
255.17+Labour (order of knights; early trade union)
255.18our blooding worold! While Pliny the Younger writes to Pliny
255.18+Pliny the Younger: Letters (nephew of Pliny the Elder)
255.18+Pliny the Elder: Natural History
255.18+Pliny and Columella (Motif: Aujourd'hui comme aux... (Quinet)) [281.04-.05]
255.19the Elder his calamolumen of contumellas, what Aulus Gellius
255.19+EHC (Motif: HCE)
255.19+Latin calamus: reed pen
255.19+calumny
255.19+Columella wrote on agriculture
255.19+Latin lumen: light
255.19+Latin contumelia: insult
255.19+Aulus Gellius: grammarian; wrote Noctes Atticae [.17]
255.20picked on Micmacrobius and what Vitruvius pocketed from
255.20+Mick
255.20+micro and macro
255.20+Macrobius commented on Aulus Gellius (his work also includes disrespectful references to Virgil, Cicero, etc.)
255.20+Vitruvius: De Architectum Libri Decem
255.21Cassiodorus. Like we larnt from that Buke of Lukan in Dublin's
255.21+Cassiodorus: historian, statesman, monk
255.21+Anglo-Irish Pronunciation larnt: learned
255.21+Book of Lecan: ancient Irish manuscript
255.21+Saint Luke
255.21+Lucan (epic poet): Pharsalia
255.21+Lucan
255.22capital, Kongdam Coombe. Even if you are the kooper of the
255.22+Lord's Prayer: 'Thy kingdom come'
255.22+The Coombe: street and area west of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin
255.22+Dutch kooper: buyer, purchaser
255.22+keeper of the
255.23winkel over measure never lost a licence. Nor a duckindonche
255.23+German Winkel: angle, nook
255.23+Dutch winkel: shop
255.23+Irish deoch an dorais: parting drink
255.23+French douche: shower-bath
255.24divulse from bath and breakfast. And for the honour of Alcohol
255.24+bed and breakfast
255.25drop that you-know-what-I've-come-about-I-saw-your-act air!
255.25+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...air! Punch...} | {Png: ...air. Punch...}
255.26Punch may be pottleproud but his Judy's a wife's wit better.
255.26+Punch and Judy: a traditional slapstick puppet show
255.26+Archaic pottle: pot or drinking vessel measuring half a gallon
255.27     For the producer (Mr John Baptister Vickar) caused a deep
255.27+{{Synopsis: II.1.6.J: [255.27-256.16]: the mother appears — pulling the children home}}
255.27+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...Mr John...} | {Png: ...Mr. John...}
255.27+John the Baptist
255.27+Giambattista Vico
255.27+Genesis 2:21: 'And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam... and he took one of his ribs... And the rib... made he a woman, and brought her unto the man' (the creation of Eve)
255.28abuliousness to descend upon the Father of Truants and, at a side
255.28+aboulia: loss of willpower (a mental disorder)
255.29issue, pluterpromptly brought on the scene the cutletsized con-
255.29+
255.30sort, foundling filly of fortyshilling fostertailor and shipman's
255.30+The Forty Shilling Tailors: Dublin tailor's shop
255.30+(Motif: Kersse the tailor, Motif: the Norwegian captain, Motif: the ship's husband) [311.05-331.36]
255.31shopahoyden, weighing ten pebble ten, scaling five footsy five
255.31+ship ahoy!
255.31+hoyden: ill-bred girl
255.31+ten stone ten pounds (weight)
255.31+five foot five inches (height)
255.32and spanning thirtyseven inchettes round the good companions,
255.32+37-29-37 inches (woman's measurements)
255.32+(breasts)
255.33twentynine ditties round the wishful waistress, thirtyseven alsos
255.33+Motif: 28-29
255.33+ditto
255.33+(waist)
255.33+waitress
255.34round the answer to everything, twentythree of the same round
255.34+(hips)
255.35each of the quis separabits, fourteen round the beginning of hap-
255.35+Quis separabit?: motto of the Order of Saint Patrick (Who Shall Separate?)
255.35+French cuisse: thigh
255.35+(thighs)
255.35+(calves)
255.36piness and nicely nine round her shoed for slender.
255.36+Sheridan: School for Scandal
255.36+(feet)


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