1.75b: The sternwheel's crawling strong. I seen your missus in the hall...
1.75c: Bald Tib does be yawning and smirking cats' hours on the Pollockses'...
1.75d: If you only were there to explain the meaning, best of men...
1.75e: She was flirtsome then and she's fluttersome yet. She can second...
1.75f: News, news, all the news. Death, a leopard, kills fellah in Fez...
1.75g: There'll be bluebells blowing in salty sepulchres the night...
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Bald Tib does be yawning and smirking cats' hours
fw1 had "Boald"
Dialect tib-cat: a female cat
Tibert: cat in the Reynard cycle (also known as Tybalt)
AngloIrish does be (habitual present tense of 'to be')
Castor (and Pollux)
phrase banker's hours: short work hours
on the Pollockses' woolly round tabouret cushion
(Castor and) Pollux
tabouret: low, drum-shaped stool without arms or back
watching her sewing a dream together,
goddess weaves world on loom
the tailor's daughter, stitch to her last.
phrase stick to one's last
without a stitch
Or, while waiting for winter to fire the enchantment,
decoying more nesters to fall down the flue.
Serbo-Croatian nestera: niece
It's an allavalonche that blows nopussy food.
proverb It's an ill wind that blows nobody good
French à l'aval: downstream
hell of a lunch?
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