Tuesday, September 2, 2014

FW 1.72o --Egyptian funeral rites--

1.72a: Now be aisy, good Mr Finnimore, sir. And take your laysure like a god on pension...
1.72b: Meeting some sick old bankrupt or the Cottericks' donkey with his shoe hanging...
1.72c: but let your ghost have no grievance. You're better off, sir, where you are...
1.72d: and have all you want, pouch, gloves, flask, bricket, kerchief, ring and amberulla...
1.72e: And it isn't our spittle we'll stint you of, is it, druids? Not shabbty little imagettes, ...
1.72f: Poppypap's a passport out. And honey is the holiest thing ever was, hive, comb and earwax...
1.72g: Your fame is spreading like Basilico's ointment since the Fintan Lalors piped you overborder...
1.72h: And admiring to our supershillelagh where the palmsweat on high is the mark of your manument...
1.72i: and when you were undone in every point fore the laps of goddesses you showed our labourlasses...
1.72k: He's duddandgunne now and we're apter finding the sores of his sedeq but peace to his great limbs...
1.72l: No, nor a king nor an ardking, bung king, sung king or hung king. That you could fell an elmstree...
1.72m: If you was hogglebully itself and most frifty like you was taken waters still what all where was your like...
1.72n: But as Hopkins and Hopkins puts it, you were the pale eggynaggy and a kis to tilly up. We calls him...
1.72o: So may the priest of seven worms and scalding tayboil, Papa Vestray, come never anear you...
1.72p: Your heart is in the system of the Shewolf and your crested head is in the tropic of Copricapron...
1.72q: The loamsome roam to Laffayette is ended. Drop in your tracks, babe! Be not unrested!...
1.72r: For we have performed upon thee, thou abramanation, who comest ever without being invoked...

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FDV: [nothing]

So may the priest of seven worms and scalding tayboil,

VI.B32.169: 'Kherheb = priest 9 worms'
Book of the Dead pamphlet 35: (of BD ch. I and I.B) 'Chapter I was recited by the priest who accompanied the mummy to the tomb... the priest (kher heb) assumed the character of Thoth... Chapter IB gave the sāhu, or "spirit-body," power to enter the Tuat immediately after the burial of the material body, and delivered it from the Nine Worms that lived on the dead'

VI.B32.170: 'scalding water'
Book of the Dead pamphlet 38: (of BD ch. LXIII) 'The recital of Chapter LXIII enabled the deceased to avoid drinking boiling water in the Tuat. The water in some of its pools was cool and refreshing to those who were speakers of the truth, but it turned into boiling water and scalded the wicked when they tried to drink of it'

AngloIrish accent: tay: tea

so, priest delivering sinner to Hell?

Papa Vestray, come never anear you

Papa Westray: one of the Orkney Islands (named after Papae, Celtic missionaries sent there by Saint Columba to preach to the Pictish natives; Norwegian -ay: -island) [map] northern not western [wiki]

Latin vester pater: the pope

the narrator prays that HCE should avoid hell (and enjoy heaven)

as your hair grows wheater beside the Liffey that's in Heaven!

song As Your Hair Grows Whiter I Will Love You More 

'Seizing hold of his top-knot and diadem, he threw them into the air, saying: "If I am to become a Buddha, let them stay in the sky; but if not, let them fall to the ground." The top-knot and the turban rose into the air for a distance of one league before Vasava (corresponding to the Indra), the chief of gods, perceiving them with his divine eyes, received them in an appropriate jewelled casket, and established them in heaven.' [cite]

VI.B32.168: 'wheat = Osiris'
BDP 31: 'Osiris was the Wheat-god... and the beatified lived upon the body of their god and ate him daily'

VI.B32.170: 'celestial Liffey'
BDP 38: 'cool water from the Celestial Nile and the springs of waters of heaven'

Hep, hep, hurrah there! Hero! Seven times thereto we salute you!

VI.B32.169: 'Hep = river in heaven'
BDP 34: (quoting from a hymn to Rā) 'Thou didst create the earth, and man, thou didst make the sky and the celestial river Hep'

Buddha was addressed as 'Hero' by a monk [not in Holland]

after his enlightenment, Buddha was saluted seven times [not in Holland]

The whole bag of kits, falconplumes and jackboots incloted, is where you flung them that time.

kitbag = duffelbag
bag of tricks?
the whole kit and caboodle

in ancient Egypt, a headdress consisting of a pair of falcon plumes was worn by several deities, including Min, the fertility god, and Amun, the creator


(your form is outlined in the constellations)

(Osiris was dismembered by Set and his organs scattered (according to one version, throughout the heavens))

(the Egyptian hymn to Ptah Tanen states that his head is in the heavens while his feet are on the earth, or in Duat, the underworld (D.A. Mackenzie: Egyptian Myth and Legend, 155))


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