Saturday, August 30, 2014

FW 1.76f --he arrived by ship--

1.76a: For, be that samesake sibsubstitute of a hooky salmon, there's already a big rody ram...
1.76b: humphing his share of the showthers is senken on him he's such a grandfallar...
1.76c: And aither he cursed and recursed and was everseen doing what your fourfootlers saw...
1.76d: Though Eset fibble it to the zephiroth and Artsa zoom it round her heavens...
1.76e: But however 'twas 'tis sure for one thing, what Sherif Toragh voucherfors...
1.76f: with a bumrush in a hull of a wherry, the twin turbane dhow, The Bey for Dybbling...
1.76g: and has been repreaching himself like a fishmummer these sixtyten years ever since...
1.76h: our old offender was humile, commune and ensectuous from his nature...

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FDV: "in a hull of a wherry"

with a bumrush in a hull of a wherry,

slang get the bum's rush: be forcibly turned out
rush growing out of Buddha's navel?

Ulster accent hull: hell
phrase hell of a hurry

wherry: a shallow boat

the twin turbane dhow The Bey for Dybbling,

turban (see also below)

dhow: a native vessel used in the Arabian Sea

why cap 'The'?

bey: Turkish governor

Dublin Bay
"fibble it... Dybbling"

this archipelago's first visiting schooner,

visiting scholar

with a wicklowpattern waxenwench at her prow for a figurehead,

County Wicklow
willow pattern: a pattern of blue-white English crockery, depicting willow-trees as a prominent feature

waxwork statue
obsolete waxen: grown up

dialect wench: young woman; maidservant

the deadsea dugong updipdripping from his depths,

Dead Sea

dugong: a marine mammal, perhaps responsible for mermaid stories

cf fw1.11 "With a nip nippy nip and a trip trippy trip so airy" and fw65 "in his tippy, upindown dippy, tiptoptippy canoodle, can you?"


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