1.75a: I've an eye on queer Behan and old Kate and the butter, trust me...
The sternwheel's crawling strong. I seen your missus in the hall...
Bald Tib does be yawning and smirking cats' hours on the Pollockses'...
If you only were there to explain the meaning, best of men...
She was flirtsome then and she's fluttersome yet. She can second...
News, news, all the news. Death, a leopard, kills fellah in Fez...
There'll be bluebells blowing in salty sepulchres the night...
"And it's herself that's fine too, don't be talking, and fond of the concertina of an evening:"
She was flirtsome then and she's fluttersome yet.
She can second a song
second: to sing second voice to (a singer or song)
and adores a scandal when the last post's gone by.
last post: bugle call at a burial or at the end of day
Fond of a concertina and pairs passing
when she's had her forty winks for supper
colloquial forty winks: a short nap [wiki]
after kanekannan and abbely dimpling
AngloIrish colcannon: an Irish dish of potatoes, cabbage and scallions mixed with butter and milk (from Irish cál ceannfhionn)
and is in her merlin chair assotted,
merlin chair: an invalid wheelchair invented by J.J. Merlin
reading her Evening World.
Evening World: a New York City newspaper, 1887-1931 [wiki]
To see is it smarts, full lengths or swaggers.
smart: (of clothing) stylish
swagger coat: a type of three-quarter-length woman's coat (fashionable in the 1930s)
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