1.7a: What then agentlike brought about that tragoady thundersday this municipal sin business?...
Stay us wherefore in our search for tighteousness, O Sustainer, what time we rise and when...
Otherways wesways like that provost scoffing bedoueen the jebel and the jpysian sea. Cropherb...
It may half been a missfired brick, as some say, or it mought have been due to a collupsus...
(what with the wallhall's horrors of rollsrights, carhacks, stonengens, kisstvanes, tramtrees...
and the hoyse and the jollybrool and the peeler in the coat and the mecklenburk bitch bite...
and the noobibusses sleighding along Safetyfirst Street and the derryjellybies snooping...
of his ville's indigenous romekeepers, homesweepers, domecreepers, thurum and thurum...
wan warning Phill filt tippling full. His howd feeled heavy, his hoddit did shake. (There was a wall...
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synopsis: long parenthesis: Finnegan's fall blamed on noisy traffic
lead-in: "the fumes and the hopes and the strupithump..."
of his ville's indigenous romekeepers, homesweepers, domecreepers,
French ville: town, city
slang Romeville: London
Sick and Indigent Roomkeepers' Society, Dublin (in a building off Dame Street, Dublin, there is a sign in large letters: 'SICK AND INDIGENT ROOMKEEPERS SOCIETY — FOUNDED A.D. 1790')
Penguin omits comma: "domecreepers thurum"
thurum and thurum in fancymud murumd
VI.B14.89: 'durum & durum non faciunt murum'
FitzGerald's Miscellanies 172: 'Preface to Polonius': 'Some extracts... relieve a book of dogmatic morals. "Durum et durum non faciunt murum"'
Latin durum et durum non faciunt murum: stern measures do not build a protective wall (literally 'hard and hard do not make a wall')
(is the 'not' purposely dropped?)
(do any pronunciations give faciunt a soft c??)
German Turm: tower
Latin thūs, thūr-, incense, from alteration of Greek thuos, from thūein, to sacrifice
cf above VI.B16.49: 'Turn & Taxis'
Gallois: La Poste et les Moyens de Communication 91: (French 'the transition of the German postal organisation under the control of the princes of the famous family of Thurn und Taxis')
in mud murum'd = walled up in mud?
from Latin originals: "the fumes and the hopes and the strupithump... thurum and thurum in fancymud murumd"
and all the uproor from all the aufroofs,
Dutch oproer: revolt
German Aufruf, Ruf: call, summons, appeal
Penguin typo: "aufroos"
a roof for may and a reef for hugh
children's game Ring-a-ring o'roses: 'One for me, and one for you, and one for little Moses' (poor fit?)
German rief: I/he called (for help)
May sleeps under a roof
Hugh [fweet-19] lives on a rocky reef?
butt under his bridge suits tony)
Butt Bridge, Dublin (for Isaac Butt)
'to sleep under a bridge' = to be homeless
playing card suits in bridge game?
Suetonius: historian and biographer of twelve Caesars??
Tony is content to be homeless? (vs May and Hugh)
'tony' = highclass
Tony Lumpkin? [fweet-4]
Marc Antony, St Anthony, Anthony Trollope [fweet-29]
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