1.72a: Now be aisy, good Mr Finnimore, sir. And take your laysure like a god on pension...
Meeting some sick old bankrupt or the Cottericks' donkey with his shoe hanging...
but let your ghost have no grievance. You're better off, sir, where you are...
and have all you want, pouch, gloves, flask, bricket, kerchief, ring and amberulla...
And it isn't our spittle we'll stint you of, is it, druids? Not shabbty little imagettes, ...
Poppypap's a passport out. And honey is the holiest thing ever was, hive, comb and earwax...
Your fame is spreading like Basilico's ointment since the Fintan Lalors piped you overborder...
And admiring to our supershillelagh where the palmsweat on high is the mark of your manument...
and when you were undone in every point fore the laps of goddesses you showed our labourlasses...
He's duddandgunne now and we're apter finding the sores of his sedeq but peace to his great limbs...
No, nor a king nor an ardking, bung king, sung king or hung king. That you could fell an elmstree...
If you was hogglebully itself and most frifty like you was taken waters still what all where was your like...
But as Hopkins and Hopkins puts it, you were the pale eggynaggy and a kis to tilly up. We calls him...
So may the priest of seven worms and scalding tayboil, Papa Vestray, come never anear you...
Your heart is in the system of the Shewolf and your crested head is in the tropic of Copricapron...
The loamsome roam to Laffayette is ended. Drop in your tracks, babe! Be not unrested!...
For we have performed upon thee, thou abramanation, who comest ever without being invoked...
(relatively few puns)
For we have performed upon thee, thou abramanation,
Huck Finn 31: 'The man that bought him is named Abram Foster'
slang abram: naked
Abram-man: a beggar who feigns madness
who comest ever without being invoked, whose coming is unknown,
all the things which the company of the precentors
Jewish burial ceremony ends with ensuring the deceased that all burial procedures have been carried out properly and according to tradition and asking his or her forgiveness for any mistake that may have occurred
precentor: a person who leads the singing in a church
and of the grammarians of Christpatrick's ordered
grammarians study and teach grammar (in grammar schools)
do funeral rites have their own special 'grammar'?
Christ Church and Saint Patrick's: Dublin cathedrals
concerning thee in the matter of the work of thy tombing.
Howe of the shipmen, steep wall!
Dialect howe: tumulus, barrow, burial mound
Howe: the site of the Norse parliament during the Viking occupation of Dublin
Nautical howe! (a cry to attract attention) [spelling??]
Vikings used to bury their dead in ships or boats
North Wall of Liffey?
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