Monday, September 29, 2014

[Finn MacCool in FW]

an earlier pre-MacCool 'Finn' [Annals]

the answer to the looong first question of chapter I.6 (p126-139) is "Finn MacCool!"


source: Cross & Slover: Ancient Irish Tales [fweet-46] (no ebook found?)
mostly FW376-377

Finn [fweet-300]
MacCool [fweet-77]
MacCumhail [fweet-3]
MacCumhal or MacCumhall [fweet-4]
Fingal [fweet-60]

fionn [fweet-59]

006.13 "Macool, Macool, orra whyi deed ye diie?"
025.31 "Who but a Maccullaghmore"
074.01 "(some Finn, some Finn avant!)"
105.03 "He would Fain Me Cuddle"
139.14 "Answer: Finn MacCool!"
162.12 "how Fonnumagula picked up"
219.18 "While fern may cald us until firn make cold"
223.13 "what you my call for"
226.07 "Her beauman's gone of a cool"
277.03 "(Mogoul!)"
280.13 "the moment, F.M."
313.27 "we all would fain"
315.20 "Howe cools Eavybrolly!"
319.03 "fine me cowheel for ever"
330.17 "The Burke-Lees and Coyle-Finns"
354.06 "Like Faun MacGhoul!"
362.07 "he might as coolly"
371.22 "Fingool MacKishgmard Obesume Burgearse Benefice"
374.21 "Finnish Make Goal!"
443.34 "that filmacoulored featured"
488.14 "Felin make Call"
493.35 "O coolun dearast!"
495.19 "I cool him my"
525.31 "The great fin may cumule!"
531.33 "child of Coole"
569.23 "Sing: Old Finncoole"
574.02 "Finn Magnusson"
578.06 "Macfinnan's cool"
578.10 "like a finnoc in a cauwl"
581.11 "find me cool's"
593.12 "Foyn MacHooligan"
596.31 "pfinish"
600.22 "so it make all"
607.04 "the motto of the MacCowell family"
617.11 "like funn make called Foon MacCrawl brothers"
618.01 "O, felicious coolpose! If all the MacCrawls"
622.01 "they're cawing you, Coole!"
624.28 "it was Captain Finsen makes cum-"
625.22 "Cooloosus!"
626.17 "Find Me Colours"
626.23 "fan me coolly"
626.35 "acoolsha"

Cumhal: father of Finn MacCool
Murna Munchaem: mother of Finn MacCool

289.11 "cummal"
334.15 "cummal delimitator"
613.30 "Murnane and Aveling"

125.09 "Torba" (wife of Cumhal)

Cumhal killed at Castleknock

003.22 "their upturnpikepointandplace is at the knock out in the park"

MacCool = MacCumhall = son of Cumhal

124.29 "the explots of Fjorgn Camhelsson"
243.14 "it's Hetman MacCumhal"
332.08 "Fine again, Cuoholson!"

Boyhood Deeds (12thC?) [etext]
Youthful Exploits [fweet-25] [ebook]

Demne = Finn's name before eating salmon of wisdom

376.15 "it scurves you" ('scurvy came upon him, and therefrom he became scald-headed, whence he used to be called Demne the Bald')
376.16 "right, demnye!"

maybe named after Irish 'fin cumhal' white cap
hair turned prematurely white?

032.23 "Take off that white hat!"
342.22 "Mr Whaytehayte's"
502.34 "Of whitecaps any?"
535.22 "Is that yu, Whitehed?"
535.26 "Old Whitehowth he is speaking again."
535.27 "Pity poor whiteoath!"
538.35 "head unner my whitepot"
584.15 "with his lolleywide towelhat"

Finn MacGleoir, a name given to Finn after his mother married Gleoir

313.27 "For we all would fain make glories."

Tulcha MacCumhall, Finn's elder brother

125.04 "Tulko MacHooley"

Finneces: poet to whom Finn went to learn poetry and for whom he cooked the salmon of wisdom

340.29 "all our fannacies daintied her"
376.32 "The Fenn, the Fenn, the kinn of all Fenns!" (Finneces to Demne after the latter's burning his thumb while cooking the salmon of wisdom: 'Finn is thy name, my lad, and to thee was the salmon given to be eaten, and indeed thou art the Finn')
377.16 "The finnecies of poetry wed music."

salmon of wisdom
used to suck his thumb, after it was burnt while cooking the Salmon of Wisdom

028.35 "be that samesake sibsubstitute of a hooky salmon"
132.35 "as for the salmon he was coming up in him all life"
162.23 "He has the lac of wisdom" (lax = salmon)
337.10 "salmon solemonly angled"
376.32 "The Fenn, the Fenn, the kinn of all Fenns!"
596.06 "fum in his mow"
597.36 "You have snakked mid a fish."

his army of followers were the Fianna

131.09 "first of the fenians"
214.11 "Is that the great Finnleader himself"

Saar = wife of Finn

210.30 "for Saara Philpot"

Finn MacCool's bride Grania/Grainne [fweet-27] [etext]
Diarmaid/Dermot [fweet-37] abducted Grainne
Diarmaid : Grania : Finn MacCool :: Tristan : Isolde : Mark

021.14 "And, be dermot, who come to the keep of his inn only the niece-of-his-in-law, the prankquean."
125.06 "after the morrow Diremood is the"
375.29 "Fummuccumul with a graneen aveiled"

596.22 "when no crane in Elga is heard" (a hag tricking Diarmuid and Grainne during the approach of Finn to their hiding-place on Howth: 'there is not a smooth plain in all Elga... Not a bell is heard, no crane talks')

in William Carleton's 'A Legend of Knockmany' Cuchullain swears 'by the solemn contents of Moll Kelly's Primer' to beat Finn MacCool

299.27 "And be the powers of Moll Kelly"

Finn's wife Oonagh made Cuchulainn eat a cake with a griddle in it, causing him to lose some of his teeth

455.33 "I've eaten a griddle. But I fill"

Ossian/Oisín: Finn MacCool's son
Oscar was Ossian's son and Finn MacCool's grandson

593.05 "Haze sea east to Osseania."
068.11 "the greatsire of Oscar, that son of a Coole"

Glenasmole (Irish: 'Glen of the Thrushes') Finn's hunting ground in the Dublin mountains

134.21 "brought us giant ivy from the land of" (giant ivy flourishes there)
132.05 "the boar trwth" (Finn's hunt for the magic boar)
223.17 "in Glenasmole of Smiling Thrushes Patch Whyte passed" (Ossian fell from his white horse there while lifting a heavy stone, touched ground and instantly became old)

tore up in anger a sod of turf and threw it into the Irish Sea, thereby creating Lough Neagh and the Isle of Man

048.14 "Fenn Mac Call and the Serven Feeries of Loch Neach"
076.24 "in a fairly fishy kettlekerry, after the Fianna's foreman had taken"
310.31 "ale of man... just a tug and a fistful"

made Giant's Causeway [fweet-16]

MacPherson's Ossian [fweet-100]

232.28 "A bran new, speedhount" (Bran = Finn's dog)
Fingal [fweet-60]

Alice Milligan: The Last Feast of the Fianna (a one-act play about Finn MacCool, said to leave door open for guests at feast times)

129.19 "eats with"
133.26 "drummatoysed by Mac Milligan's daughter"

built Lund Cathedral, Sweden (a Saint Lawrence had to guess the builder's name or forfeit his eyes)

137.09 "built the Lund's"

Joyce announced that he would use Herbert Zimmer's beautiful phrase, "a great shadow" to designate Finn MacCool

626.24 "like a great black shadow with a sheeny stare"

killed Goll of Clan Morna but was killed by Goll's followers

354.13 "he falls by Goll's gillie"

died 283AD according to Annals of the Four Masters
'Finn... fell... upon the Boinn' (Boyne)

013.33 "1132 A.D." (1132 = 283 * 4)

motif: 1132 [fweet-50]

there is a legend that King Arthur will awaken and return to earth when his horn is blown; a similar legend exists of Finn MacCool

"Finnegans Wake"
028.33 "Repose you now! Finn no more!"
073.36 "in that day hwen, same the lightning lancer of Azava Arthurhonoured (some Finn, some Finn avant!), he skall wake from earthsleep"


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