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496.01    — Alas for livings' pledjures!
496.01+ALP (Motif: ALP)
496.02    — Lordy Daw and Lady Don! Uncle Foozle and Aunty
496.02+phrase la-di-da (expressing derision for affected gentility or pretensiousness)
496.02+Lady Don performed at Theatre Royal, Dublin
496.02+Uncle Foozle (a play given at Theatre Royal, Dublin, 1873)
496.02+Souvenir of the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Opening of The Gaiety Theatre 34: 'poor Richard Edgar... played in... "Aunt Jack"'
496.03Jack! Sure, that old humbugger was boycotted and girlcutted
496.03+VI.B.5.086b (r): 'boycott'
496.03+Richard von Krafft-Ebing: Psychopathia Sexualis: 'The girl-cutter of Augsberg' (case 26)
496.03+Slang cut: to ignore, avoid
496.04in debt and doom, on hill and haven, even by the show-the-flag
496.04+deaf and dumb
496.04+hell and heaven
496.05flotilla, as I'm given now to understand, illscribed in all the
496.06gratuitouses and conspued in the takeyourhandaways. Bumbty,
496.06+(free pamphlets)
496.06+Latin conspuere: to spit upon
496.06+nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty: 'Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall'
496.07tumbty, Sot on a Wall, Mute art for the Million. There wasn't an
496.08Archimandrite of Dane's Island and the townlands nor a minx
496.08+archimandrite: superior of a monastery
496.08+Dane's island off County Waterford
496.09from the Isle of Woman nor a one of the four cantins nor any on
496.09+Isle of Man
496.09+Island of Women is mentioned in Voyage of Máel Dúin (an old Irish text)
496.09+Lake of the Four Cantons: another name for Lake Lucerne, Switzerland
496.09+Italian cantina: canteen, cellar, tavern, wine-shop
496.10the whole wheel of his ecunemical conciliabulum nor nogent
496.10+HEC (Motif: HCE)
496.10+Latin conciliabulum: place of assembly
496.10+Danish nogen: some
496.10+not any maid on all of the whole surface of the earth
496.11ingen meid on allad the hold scurface of the jorth would come
496.11+Danish ingen: none
496.11+Obsolete Irish inghean: girl, maiden; daughter
496.11+Dutch meid: maid
496.11+German meiden: to avoid
496.11+a lad
496.11+German hold: handsome
496.11+scarface (nickname of Al Capone, a notorious American gangster of the 1920s and 1930s)
496.11+Danish jord: earth
496.12next or nigh him, Mr Eelwhipper, seed and nursery man, or
496.13his allgas bumgalowre, Auxilium Meum Solo A Domino (Amsad),
496.13+Anglo-Irish Slang gas: fun
496.13+Colloquial gas: flatulence
496.13+Slang bum: buttocks
496.13+Anglo-Irish galore: in plenty
496.13+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: 'Auxilium Meum Solo A Domino' italicised} | {Png: 'Auxilium Meum Solo A Domino' not italicised}
496.13+Latin auxilium meum solo a Domino: my help cometh only from the Lord (acronym: AMSAD) [.20-.21]
496.13+am sad
496.14for rime or ration, from piles or faces, after that.
496.14+phrase rhyme or reason
496.14+French fesses: buttocks
496.14+(after his fall)
496.15    — All ears did wag, old Eire wake as Piers Aurell was flapper-
496.15+Anglo-Irish Pronunciation wake: weak
496.15+Motif: Persse O'Reilly
496.15+flapper: a 1920s term for a "new breed" of bold unconventional young women
496.17    — Recount!
496.18    — I have it here to my fingall's ends. This liggy piggy wanted
496.18+Fingal: area north of Dublin
496.18+Macpherson: The Poems of Ossian II.1: Fingal (Fingal is Macpherson's name for Finn)
496.18+nursery rhyme 'This little piggy went to the market, This little piggy stayed home' (played with child's toes)
496.19to go to the jampot. And this leggy peggy spelt pea. And theese
496.19+spilt pee
496.20lucky puckers played at pooping tooletom. Ma's da. Da's ma.
496.20+Anglo-Irish puckers: boxers
496.20+Slang bugger: fellow, lad; sodomite
496.20+Peeping Tom spied on Lady Godiva
496.20+French tout le temps: all the time
496.20+AMSAD [.13]
496.20+Portuguese ma's dá: give them to me
496.20+German Dialect da: there
496.20+Portuguese das m'a: give it to me
496.21Madas. Sadam.
496.21+Sanskrit madas: drunk
496.22    — Pater patruum cum filiabus familiarum. Or, but, now, and,
496.22+{{Synopsis: III.3.3A.K: [496.22-499.03]: the wake — as described by Yawn through the voices of *O*}}
496.22+Latin pater patruum cum filiabus familiarum: the father of the uncles with the daughters of the families
496.23ariring out of her mirgery margery watersheads and, to change
496.23+Italian mingere: to urinate
496.23+Irish éirghe: rising
496.24that subjunct from the traumaturgid for once in a while and dart-
496.24+German Traum: dream
496.25ing back to stuff, if so be you may identify yourself with the him
496.25+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...stuff, if...} | {Png: ...stuff if...}
496.25+(since you can identify yourself both with *E* and *A*, let's get back to *E*)
496.26in you, that fluctuous neck merchamtur, bloodfadder and milk-
496.26+VI.B.16.037b ( ): 'Fluctuat nec mergitur (errer non flotter) with pail arms of watermen given by Philip Augustus'
496.26+Gallois: La Poste et les Moyens de Communication 46: 'Philippe-Auguste accorda de nouveaux privilèges aux Marchands de l'Eau... le sceau de la puissante corporation des Marchands de l'Eau est resté l'écusson de la ville de Paris, avec sa nef symbolique et sa fière devise: Fluctuat, nec mergitur, que sa concision n'empêche pas d'être amphibologique, attendu que, pour tout bon latiniste, fluctuare ne veut pas dire flotter, mais errer (à la merci des flots agités)' (French 'Philippe-Auguste granted new privileges to the Water Merchants... the seal of the powerful corporation of the Water Merchants has remained the coat of arms of the city of Paris, with its symbolic ship and its proud motto: Fluctuat, nec mergitur, ambiguous in spite of its concision, for every good Latinist knows that fluctuare does not mean 'to float' but 'to wander' (at the mercy of rough waves)')
496.26+Motto of the City of Paris: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin It is wave-tossed but not overwhelmed; It wanders and does not sink)
496.26+Eoin MacNeill: Celtic Ireland 55: 'Lugaid Cichech... reared the two sons of Crimthann, Aed and Laegaire, on his breasts. It was new milk he gave from his breast to Laegaire, and blood he gave to Aed. Each of them took after his nurture, the race of Aed being marked by fierceness in arms, the race of Laegaire by thrift'(Motif: lactating male)
496.26+Danish fadder: godfather
496.26+Dialect Pronunciation fadder, mudder: father, mother
496.27mudder, since then our too many of her, Abha na Lifé, and getting
496.27+Irish Abha na Life: River Liffey
496.28on to dadaddy again, as them we're ne'er free of, was he in tea
496.28+(was he a grocer prior to becoming a publican?)
496.29e'er he went on the bier or didn't he ontime do something seemly
496.29+German Bier: Dutch bier: beer
496.29+one time
496.29+German ziemlich: rather
496.30heavy in sugar? He sent out Christy Columb and he came back
496.30+(Noah sent out dove and raven [.32] to see if flood had abated (Motif: dove/raven))
496.30+Christopher Columbus (seeing land-birds carrying twigs)
496.30+Latin columba: dove
496.31with a jailbird's unbespokables in his beak and then he sent out
496.31+(Noah's dove returned with olive leaf in beak)
496.31+unmentionables: underwear
496.31+(bespoke tailor)
496.32Le Caron Crow and the peacies are still looking for him. The
496.32+Major Henri Le Caron: alias used by T.M. Beach, a British spy who infiltrated the Fenian Brotherhood in the United States and Canada and who testified against Parnell before the Parnell Commission
496.32+carrion crow
496.32+P.C.'s: police constables
496.33seeker from the swayed, the beesabouties from the parent swarm.
496.33+German Sieger: victor
496.34Speak to the right! Rotacist ca canny! He caun ne'er be bothered
496.34+rhotacist: (of a dialect or person) characterised by or suffering from rhotacism, which may be either the conversion of other consonants (e.g. 's' or 'z') into 'r', or the peculiar or exaggerated pronunciation of 'r' (e.g. as 'w')
496.34+Rota: supreme court of the Roman Catholic Church
496.34+ca'canny: deliberate policy of 'going slow' at work as part of an industrial dispute (from Scottish ca' canny: to go cautiously)
496.34+Anglo-Irish bothered: deaf
496.35but maun e'er be waked. If there is a future in every past that is
496.35+Middle English maun: must
496.36present Quis est qui non novit quinnigan and Qui quae quot at
496.36+Latin Quis est qui non novit Quinnigan: Who is there who did not know Quinnigan?
496.36+Latin qui, quae, quod: who, which (masculine, feminine, neuter, respectively)
496.36+(who's who)
496.36+Latin quot: how many
496.36+song Finnegan's Wake, chorus: 'Lots of fun at Finnegan's Wake'

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