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383.01    — Three quarks for Muster Mark!
383.01+{{Synopsis: II.4.1+2.A: [383.01-383.17]: the song of the sea-birds — mocking King Mark}}
383.01+(three cheers) [590.30]
383.01+German Quark: rubbish, trifle; curd cheese
383.01+Archaic quark: to croak
383.01+quarts for Mister Mark
383.01+quacks (Cluster: Birds)
383.01+German Muster: paragon, pattern
383.01+Sir Dynaden, in Malory's Tristram, composes a song against Mark, which is sung before him
383.02     Sure he hasn't got much of a bark
383.03     And sure any he has it's all beside the mark.
383.04     But O, Wreneagle Almighty, wouldn't un be a sky of a lark
383.04+according to a folktale, the wren became king of the birds by riding on the eagle's back and thus flying higher than all other birds (Cluster: Birds)
383.04+Dialect un: him
383.04+skylark (Cluster: Birds)
383.04+James Joyce: Ulysses.5.12: 'Corny Kelleher... Singing with his eyes shut. Corny. Met her once in the park. In the dark. What a lark' [.04-.06]
383.05     To see that old buzzard whooping about for uns shirt in the dark
383.05+buzzard (Cluster: Birds)
383.05+Slang buzzard: fool
383.05+whooping crane (Cluster: Birds)
383.05+German uns: us
383.06     And he hunting round for uns speckled trousers around by Palmerstown Park?
383.06+speckled-back plover (Cluster: Birds)
383.06+Palmerston Park, Dublin
383.07     Hohohoho, moulty Mark!
383.07+moult (Cluster: Birds)
383.08     You're the rummest old rooster ever flopped out of a Noah's ark
383.08+rooster (Cluster: Birds)
383.08+birds were sent out from Noah's Ark to find land (Cluster: Birds)
383.09     And you think you're cock of the wark.
383.09+cock (Cluster: Birds)
383.09+phrase cock of the walk: the chief person of a circle
383.10     Fowls, up! Tristy's the spry young spark
383.10+fowl (Cluster: Birds)
383.10+(Finnegans, wake!)
383.10+spark: beau, lover, suitor
383.11     That'll tread her and wed her and bed her and red her
383.11+Motif: 4-stage Viconian cycle
383.11+tread: (of a male bird) to copulate with (Cluster: Birds)
383.11+(follow her)
383.11+Dialect redd: to put in order, to tidy up
383.11+(break her hymen)
383.12     Without ever winking the tail of a feather
383.12+(without ruffling a feather)
383.12+tail, feather (Cluster: Birds)
383.13     And that's how that chap's going to make his money and mark!
383.14     Overhoved, shrillgleescreaming. That song sang seaswans.
383.14+Danish overhoved: chief, head
383.14+overhead (Cluster: Birds)
383.14+Hoved: Danish name of Howth in the 9th century
383.14+glee: song, music
383.14+song (Cluster: Birds)
383.14+swans (Cluster: Birds)
383.15The winging ones. Seahawk, seagull, curlew and plover, kestrel
383.15+sea-hawk, sea-gull, curlew, plover, kestrel (Cluster: Birds)
383.16and capercallzie. All the birds of the sea they trolled out rightbold
383.16+capercailzie: wood grouse (Cluster: Birds)
383.16+nursery rhyme Who Killed Cock Robin?: 'All the birds of the air' (Cluster: Birds)
383.16+troll: to sing in a full rolling voice, to chant merilly, to warble
383.16+ribald: (of persons and birds) offensively abusive
383.17when they smacked the big kuss of Trustan with Usolde.
383.17+Dialect smacked: kissed loudly
383.17+Archaic smoked: observed
383.17+Turkish kus: bird (Cluster: Birds)
383.17+German Kuss: kiss
383.17+("U" instead of "I" = "you" instead of "I")
383.17+Tristan and Isolde
383.18     And there they were too, when it was dark, whilest the wild-
383.18+{{Synopsis: II.4.1+2.B: [383.18-386.11]: the story of Mamalujo begins — watching the love scene of Tristan and Isolde}}
383.18+Guy Thorne: When It Was Dark (1903 fantasy novel; Guy Thorne was a pseudonym of Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull)
383.18+Thomas Moore: Irish Melodies: song The Wine-Cup Is Circling [384.05]
383.18+whitecaps: white-crested waves in a windy weather
383.19caps was circling, as slow their ship, the winds aslight, upborne
383.19+VI.B.25.159h (r): 'as slow their ship'
383.19+Thomas Moore: Irish Melodies: song As Slow Our Ship
383.19+Thomas Osborne Davis: song The West's Awake: 'The West's asleep'
383.19+VI.B.3.102f (r): 'upon the water'
383.19+O. Henry: The Four Million 5: 'Tobin's Palm': 'goes on the palmist... "Ye'll make a voyage upon the water very soon, and have a financial loss"'
383.19+Genesis 1:2: 'And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters'
383.20the fates, the wardorse moved, by courtesy of Mr Deaubaleau
383.20+Thomas Moore: Irish Melodies: song As a Beam o'er the Face of the Waters May Glow
383.20+VI.B.3.144c (r): 'the courtesy of God'
383.20+Bédier: The Romance of Tristram and Iseult 135: 'The Ordeal by Red-Hot Iron': 'My lady dreads the day of the ordeal; nevertheless, she trusts to the courtesy of God, who saved her from the hands of the lepers'
383.20+French tableau: picture, painting, scene
383.20+French eau: water
383.20+double u, double u
383.20+W.W. Kelly's touring company performed W.G. Wills's A Royal Divorce
383.21Downbellow Kaempersally, listening in, as hard as they could, in
383.21+down below
383.21+Danish kæmper: giants
383.21+listening in: listening to a radio broadcast (radio sets were once also called 'listening-in sets')
383.22Dubbeldorp, the donker, by the tourneyold of the wattarfalls,
383.22+Dutch dubbel: double
383.22+double Dutch
383.22+Dutch dorp: village
383.22+Dutch donker: dark
383.22+tourney: tournament
383.22+The Encyclopædia Britannica vol. X, 'Finland', 383b: 'At the head-waters of the Torneå, Finland penetrates as a narrow strip into the heart of the highlands of Kjölen (the Keel), where the Halderfjäll (Lappish, Halditjokko) reaches 4115 ft. above the sea, and is surrounded by other fjälls, or flat-topped summits' [.23]
383.22+Tornio river, Finland (Swedish Torneälven)
383.23with their vuoxens and they kemin in so hattajocky (only a
383.23+The Encyclopædia Britannica vol. X, 'Finland', 383c: 'the Vuoksen, flows into Lake Ladoga, forming the mighty Imatra rapids'
383.23+Vuoksen river, Finland
383.23+Finnish vuoksi: flood, high tide
383.23+Latin vox: voice
383.23+The Encyclopædia Britannica vol. X, 'Finland', 383c: 'Two large rivers, Kemi and Torneå, enter the head of the Gulf of Bothnia'
383.23+Kemi river, Finland
383.23+coming in
383.23+chiming in
383.23+Finnish joki: river

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