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FDV: "Mutt— Somular to a bull in a Clompturf. I could snore with my owth by the neck I am sutton on O'Flynn." →
"Mutt— Somular to a bull in a Clompturf. I could snore to him woolseley side in with my owth by the neck I am sutton on old Brian O'Flinn."
MUTT: Somular with a bull on a clompturf.
phrase like a bull in a china shop
longshot: bull-roarer: a piece of wood or bone making a roaring noise when swung round on the end of a string (used by druids and Australian aborigines for religious purposes)
Clontarf (coastal parish three miles northeast of Dublin centre and site of famous battle; name means 'Bull Meadow')
Rooks roarum rex roome!
rooks = crows; cheaters
roux = redhead; sauce-thickener
Latin rex rerum: king of wealth
rorem = moisture
Latin rex Romae: king of Rome
(no-punctuation suggests causality?)
I could snore to him of the spumy horn, with his woolseley side in,
Swiss German: schnore: chatter, talk
spumy: covered with sea-foam, frothy
horn: a piece of land projecting into the sea, a promontory
horn = erection
FDV: "I could snore with my owth"
song Brian O'Linn: (had breeches with) 'The skinny side out and the woolly side in'
FDV above: " How I know it the livery greytecloke of Cedric Silkyshag with his hairyside out"
Arthur Wellesley, first Duke of Wellington
by the neck I am sutton on, did Brian d'O Flinn.
Isthmus of Sutton, joining Howth and the mainland (Greek isthmos: neck)
song Brian O'Linn
Black Linn: the highest point on Howth
Irish linn: pool
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