1.27a: Now after all that farfatch'd and peragrine or dingnant or clere lift we our ears, eyes of the darkness...
Lean neath stone pine the pastor lies with his crook; young pricket by pricket's sister nibbleth...
Thus, too, for donkey's years. Since the bouts of Hebear and Hairyman the cornflowers...
and, though for rings round them, during a chiliad of perihelygangs, the Formoreans...
and Little on the Green is childsfather to the City (Year! Year! And laughtears!), these paxsealing...
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"and though, for rings round them during a hundred thousand
yeargangs, the Formoreans have brittled the Tooath of the Danes and the
Oxmen have been pestered by the Firebugs & the Joynts have given up
"and though, for rings round them during a hundred
thousand yeargangs, the Formoreans have brittled the Tooath of the Danes
and the Oxman has been pestered by the Firebugs & the Joynts have thrown up wallmaking"
"...and while around them the cities
have changed masters and names, while some have ceased to exist, while
the civilizations have collided with each other and smashed..."
and, though for rings round them, during a chiliad of perihelygangs,
German rings 'rum: all around
Joyce re above: "ringsome = German ringsum, around" ("rory end to the regginbrow was to be seen ringsome on the aquaface")
FDV: "during a hundred
chiliad: a thousand; a millennium
perihelion: a point when nearest to the sun
around-sun-goings, ie, years
loongshot, fweet-1: Edmond Sexton Pery and John Hely-Hutchinson: prominent contemporaneous 18thC Irish members of Parliament (both seen, perhaps unjustly, as opportunistic and corrupt)
gangs, goings [fweet-72] [etym]
German Gang: walk, gait
the Formoreans have brittled the tooath of the Danes
Fomorians and Tuatha Dé Danaan: legendary antagonistic Irish colonisers [wakepd] 'tuatha' = 'tribes of'
cf EQ?? "some have ceased to exist"
and the Oxman has been pestered by the Firebugs
'Oxman': Viking (as in Oxmantown, part of North Dublin)
why "pestered"? EQ "the civilizations have collided with each other"
Firbolgs: legendary Irish colonisers
slang firebug: arsonist
and the Joynts have thrown up jerrybuilding to the Kevanses
joints (never persons? fweet-29) could this be T = [ + Ʌ (joined)?
FDV: "given up wallmaking"
jerrybuilt = thrown together sloppily ('thrown up')
Jerry/Kevin (Jerry, short for Jeremiah, is a cognate of Irish Diarmaid; Kevin is a cognate of Greek Eugenios)
why not just 'Kevans'?
isn't the dual here Joynt/Kevans, not jerry/Kevan?
/[ - [ = Ʌ
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