1.15a: Then as she is on her behaviourite job of quainance bandy, fruting for firstlings and taking her tithe...
like so many heegills and collines, sitton aroont, scentbreeched and somepotreek, in their swishawish...
We may see and hear nothing if we choose of the shortlegged bergins off Corkhill or the bergamoors...
though every crowd has its several tones and every trade has its clever mechanics and each harmonical...
But all they are all there scraping along to sneeze out a likelihood that will solve and salve life's robulous...
Behove this sound of Irish sense. Really? Here English might be seen. Royally? One sovereign punned...
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But all they are all there scraping along
"all they are all" ?
scraping = playing stringed instrument with bow
to sneeze out a likelihood that will solve and salve life's robulous rebus,
squeeze out a livelihood
Romulus and Remus
rebus: word-puzzle (from Latin rebus: by things, from things)
hopping round his middle like kippers on a griddle, O,
song Phil the Fluter's Ball: 'Hopping in the middle like a herrin' on a griddle, O!'
as he lays dormont from the macroborg of Holdhard
French mont: German Berg: mountain
from Howth Head (head) to the Magazine Fort in Phoenix Park (feet)
to the microbirg of Pied de Poudre.
French pied poudreux: vagabond (literally 'dusty foot')
Pie Poudre: a court formerly held at a fair for quick treatment of hawkers, etc.
song Phil the Fluter?
French poudre: powder, gunpowder
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