1.56a: Mutt.— Meldundleize! By the fearse wave behoughted. Despond's sung. And thanacestross mound...
1.56b: He who runes may rede it on all fours. O'c'stle, n'wc'stle, tr'c'stle, crumbling! Sell me sooth...
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FDV: "He who runes may read it. But speak siftly." →
"He who runes may read it. But speak siftly. Be in your whisht. Whyst? 'Tis
He who runes may rede it on all fours.
runes = writes runes
phrase he that runs may read: it is easily readable (based on a misquote of OTHbk 2:2: 'Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables: that he that readeth it may run over it')
German Rede: speech
on all four walls
on hands and knees
O'c'stle, n'wc'stle, tr'c'stle, crumbling!
viconian cycle: gods, heroes, men, anarchy
O' / n'w / tr' + c'stle
one, two, three (three castles on the Dublin coat-of-arms)
old, new, three
nautical fo'c'sle: forecastle, the fore part of a ship (vs aftcastle)
old castle = Howth Castle?
Newcastle and Crumlin [7 miles] trams/trains?
pronunciation: OCKsill NOOKsill TRECKsill?
Sell me sooth the fare for Humblin! Humbeldy Fair.
obsolete sell: to give
tell me truth
soothsayer = fortuneteller
FW1 has "Humblady"
why not humbLEdy?
humbledy vs vanity fair?
But speak it allsosiftly, moulder! Be in your whisht!
also, softly, mister
one who molds
Irish Bí i bhur thost!: be quiet
AngloIrish whist!: silence!
JUTE: Whysht? MUTT: The gyant Forficules with Amni the fay.
because E and △ are here
gyant = giant (old spelling, eg Spenser)
gyan = knowledge (Sanskrit)
Forficula: genus of earwigs
so, the giant earwigs?
the St Helena Giant Earwig became extinct in 2014
Latin amnis: river
amnion = fetal membrane
fey = enchanted
Morgana le Fay, King Arthur's sister, sorceress
JUTE: Howe? MUTT: Here is viceking's graab. JUTE: Hwaad!
Dialect howe: tumulus, barrow, burial mound
Howe: site of the Norse parliament (Thingmote) in Dublin during Viking occupation
Ibsen play:: The Viking's Barrow
German Grab: grave
FDV: "soil" (ie, shit)
Old English hwaet: what, lo (used to introduce a statement)
Danish hvad: what
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