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269.01knowledge that often hate on first hearing
269.01+Motif: ear/eye (hearing, sight) [.02]
269.02comes of love by second sight. Have your
269.03little sintalks in the dunk of subjunctions, dual
269.03+sin talk
269.03+syntax (Cluster: Grammar)
269.03+German dunkel: dark
269.03+Latin subjunctiones: subjoinings
269.03+subjunctive (mood of verb) (Cluster: Grammar)
269.03+subway junctions
269.03+dual (Cluster: Grammar)
269.03+(two by two)
269.04in duel and prude with pruriel, but even the
269.04+French pluriel: plural (Cluster: Grammar)
269.05aoriest chaparound whatever plaudered perfect
269.05+aorist: grammatical term denoting certain forms of verbs (Cluster: Grammar)
269.05+chap around
269.05+VI.C.2.161i (o): 'Chaperon'
269.05+Heard: Narcissus, An Anatomy of Clothes 81: 'this fantastic hat, the "Chaperon," whose fashionable points were remnants of its past uses'
269.05+chaperon: a type of cap or hood, fashionable during the Middle Ages; an elderly woman who accompanies a young unmarried lady in public, for the sake of propriety
269.05+Latin plaudere: to clap, to applaud
269.05+German plaudern: to gossip
269.05+French plus-que-parfait (tense) (Cluster: Grammar)
269.05+perfect (tense) (Cluster: Grammar)
269.06anent prettydotes and haec genua omnia may
269.06+Archaic anent: concerning
269.06+predicates (Cluster: Grammar)
269.06+VI.C.2.158k (o): 'puttydout'
269.06+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: 'haec genua omnia' italicised} | {Png: 'haec genua omnia' not italicised}
269.06+Latin haec genua omnia: all those knees
269.06+Latin haec genera omnia: all such things, all these kinds of things
269.07perhaps chance to be about to be in the case to
269.07+(future perfect) (Cluster: Grammar)
269.07+case (Cluster: Grammar)
269.08be becoming a pale peterwright in spite of all
269.08+Motif: Paul/Peter
269.08+Peter Wright: Portraits and Criticisms (a 1925 collection of fairly spiteful character portraits, mostly of politicians; claimed (on p. 152) without evidence that Gladstone was sexually promiscuous, which, after a couple of public letters sent to newspapers by Gladstone's son and by Wright himself, led to a 1927 libel case, which Wright lost)
269.08+preterite (Cluster: Grammar)
269.09your tense accusatives whilstly you're wall-
269.09+tense (Cluster: Grammar)
269.09+accusative case (Cluster: Grammar)
269.10floored1 like your gerandiums for the better
269.10+Latin gerundium: gerund (Cluster: Grammar)
269.10+Slang better half: spouse
269.11half of a yearn or sob. It's a wild's kitten, my
269.11+year or so
269.11+It's a wise child
269.12dear, who can tell a wilkling from a warthog.
269.12+wilkin: ram
269.13For you may be as practical as is predicable
269.13+predicate (Cluster: Grammar)
269.14but you must have the proper sort of accident
269.14+accidence (Cluster: Grammar)
269.14+accent (Cluster: Grammar)
269.15to meet that kind of a being with a difference.2
269.15+(a good boy)
269.16Flame at his fumbles but freeze on his fist.3
269.16+Cant fambles: hands
269.17Every letter is a godsend, ardent Ares, brusque
269.17+Ares: Greek war-god
269.17+alpha, beta, gamma, zeta, omega
269.18Boreas and glib Ganymede like zealous Zeus,
269.18+Boreas: Greek god of North wind
269.18+Saint Boris and Saint Gleb often depicted on Russian icons
269.18+Ganymede: cupbearer to Zeus
269.19the O'Meghisthest of all. To me or not to me.
269.19+Greek ho megistos: the very great (an epithet of Zeus)
269.19+William Shakespeare: Hamlet III.1.56: 'To be, or not to be — that is the question'
269.20Satis thy quest on. Werbungsap! Jeg suis, vos
269.20+Latin satis: enough
269.20+German Werbung: wooing, solicitation; advertising
269.20+Latin verbum sap.: a word is enough to the wise (abbreviation of Latin verbum sat sapienti est)
269.20+Danish jeg: I
269.20+French je suis: I am
269.20+(I thought you were a gentleman; if you are, I am a queen)
269.20+Latin vos: you (plural)
269.21wore a gentleman, thou arr, I am a quean. Is
269.21+Archaic quean: woman, ill-bred woman, whore
269.22a game over? The game goes on. Cookcook!
269.22+Anglo-Irish Cook: Hide-and-Seek (because 'Cook!' is sometimes the signal given when the search begins)
269.22+Danish kukkuk: cuckoo
269.23Search me. The beggar the maid the bigger
269.23+beggar maid
269.24the mauler. And the greater the patrarc the
269.24+Francesco Petrarca (Petrarch)
269.25griefer the pinch. And that's what your doctor
269.25+Dante: The Divine Comedy: Inferno V.121: 'The bitterest woe of woes Is to remember in our wretchedness Old happy times; and this thy Doctor knows'
269.26knows. O love it is the commonknounest thing
269.26+song The Blarney Corn: 'O rum it is the comicalest thing How it tickles...'
269.26+common noun (Cluster: Grammar)
269.27how it pashes the plutous and the paupe.4
269.27+have a pash for: love
269.27+Dialect pash: to strike, to hurl, to dash
269.27+Greek ploutos: wealth
269.28Pop! And egg she active or spoon she passive,
269.28+egg and spoon race
269.28+active/passive (Cluster: Grammar)
269.29all them fine clauses in Lindley's and Murrey's
269.29+final causes
269.29+clauses (Cluster: Grammar)
269.29+Lindley Murray: the most influential proponent of, and a 19th century synonym for, prescriptive English grammar, with over 200 editions of his 1795 textbook, English Grammar, published by 1850 (Cluster: Grammar)
269.30never braught the participle of a present to a
269.30+German Braut: bride
269.30+present participle (Cluster: Grammar)
269.31desponent hortatrixy, vindicatively I say it,
269.31+deponent verbs
269.31+Latin hortatrix: inciter (feminine)
269.31+hortative (mood of verb) (Cluster: Grammar)
269.31+indicative (mood of verb) (Cluster: Grammar)
269.F01     1 With her poodle feinting to be let off and feeling dead in herself. Is love
269.F01+W.H. Mallock: Is Life Worth Living?
269.F02worse living?
269.F03     2 If she can't follow suit Renée goes to the pack.
269.F03+Mackirdy & Willis: The White Slave Market 192: (quoting a "missus" arguing with an American Consul who is trying to convince her to stop her traffic in American women to the East) 'what will you do, Sir Consul — 'follow suit,' 'reneague,' or 'go to the pack'?'
269.F03+phrase follow suit: in card games, play a card of the same suit as the first card played; figuratively, do the same as somebody else
269.F03+Renée: given name (French 'reborn'), the female equivalent of René
269.F03+René Descartes (French des cartes: of the cards) [304.27]
269.F03+Downing: Digger Dialects 26: 'GO TO THE PACK — Deteriorate' (World War I Slang)
269.F03+(draws a card from a pack of cards)
269.F04     3 Improper frictions is maledictions and mens uration makes me mad.
269.F04+mensuration: act of measuring
269.F05     4 Llong and Shortts Primer of Black and White Wenchcraft.
269.F05+Lewis and Short: Latin Dictionary
269.F05+6th century Irish lay schools were described in the Small Primer
269.F05+black and white witchcraft (Motif: dark/fair)
269.L01+andante amoroso (music tempo indication)
269.L02+Italian umoroso: full of humours
269.L03M. 50-50.
269.L03+(game tied, leading to overtime) [.22]
269.L04οὐκ ἔλαβον
269.L04+Greek ouk elabon polin: they did not capture a city (οὐκ ἔλαβον πόλιν)
269.L04+French student joke: 'Ouk elabon Polin; Alagar. Kekelphe; Elpis ephe kaka' (dog Greek): 'Où qu'est la bonne Pauline? À la gare. Qu'est qu'elle fait? Elle pisse et fait caca' (French Colloquial): 'Where is the good Pauline? At the station. What does she do? She pisses and does kaka'
269.L04+French où est la bonne Pauline?: where is the maid Pauline?

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