Tuesday, February 7, 2012

FW 17.2c --ambiguous praise for the returning hero--

17.1: Sandhyas! Sandhyas! Sandhyas!
17.2a: Calling all downs. Calling all dawns to dayne....
17.2b: Here! Here! Tass, Patt, Steff, Woff, Havv, Bluvv and Rutter!....
17.2c: Calling all daynes. Calling all daynes to dawn.....

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FDV: "Calling all daynes. Calling all daynes to down. The old breeding broadsted culminwielth {culminwillth} of natures to Foyn MacHooligan. The leader, the leader! Securest jubilends albas Temoram. Quake up, dim dusky, wake doom for husky! Genghis is ghoon for you."

Calling all daynes. Calling all daynes to dawn.

cf above "Calling all downs. Calling all dawns to dayne." (fw1 has 'downs' for both there; fdv has 'dawns' for both there but "down" here)

Danes (calling Danes to invade?)

The old breeding broadsted culminwillth of natures to Foyn MacHooligan.

Broadstead is a place in Norwich too small for Google Maps
'broasted' is a later coinage

whole bleeding blasted commonwealth of nations

(BBC = British Broadcasting Corporation?)

Poems of Ossian: Temora V: 'Culmin' (glossed in a footnote: 'soft-haired')

coming together?
will, willeth
filth, tilth, spilth
coming with?

why "to"?

cf above "Sonne feine, somme foehn"
Finn MacCool


The leader, the leader! Securest jubilends albas Temoram.

Xenophon: Anabasis IV.VII.24: 'Thalatta! Thalatta!' (the cry 'Sea! Sea!' of the ten thousand men led by Xenophon out of Persia upon sighting the sea; also in Ulysses 1.80)

the letter???

St Augustine: 'Securus iudicat orbis terrarum' (Latin 'the verdict of the world is secure'; the phrase influenced Newman's Apologia)
jubilant (Stephen chants "Jubilantium te virginum")

Portuguese albas: daybreaks
Latin albus: white

Poems of Ossian: 'Temora' is the title of a poem, referring to a royal palace [ebook]
Latin timorem: fear

Clogan slogan. Quake up, dim dusky, wook doom for husky!

Danish klog: wise, clever
Irish clogán: little bell or clock (alarm clock?)
Poems of Ossian: Temora III: 'Colgan... the bard of high Temora' (or Colgar?)
John Colgan: 17thC monk, historian and hagiographer, coined the name Annals of the Four Masters [wiki]

wake up
'Move up, Mick, make room for Dick' (Dublin graffito after Collins' death, 1922, referring to Michael Collins and to Richard Mulcahy, his succesor)

dusky = dark, Dane = fair



And let Billey Feghin be baallad out of his humuluation.

why BillEy?

'Feghin' doesn't appear in the online censuses but it does at genealogy sites [eg]
Dickens' Fagin? [fweet-2]

Danish baal: bonfire
Cornish: baal: spade, shovel
bailed out

humus: the decomposed organic matter in soil

Confindention to churchen.


Jurchen: an ancient name for the northeastern Chinese tribe better known as the Manchu

We have highest gratifications in announcing to pewtewr publikums of pratician pratyusers:

future (generations?)

German P.T. Publikum: a form of written address for 'the public in general' found on public notices, theatre programs, etc.; probably from Latin pleno titulo: with full title, and German Publikum: public, audience; apparently used primarily in Austria and Czechoslovakia


patrician (spoonerism)
AngloIrish praty: potato


what's a pratyuser?

fw1 had comma not colon

Genghis is ghoon for you.

fw1 didn't capitalise

Genghis Khan

phrase Guinness is good for you (advertisement)

US slang goon: a hired thug; a stupid person; a freak


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