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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FDV: "wan warning Finn felt tippling full. His howth filled heavy, his hodd did shake. He fell from the latter. Damb! He was dead. Dump!" →
"wan warning Finn felt tippling full. His howd filled heavy, his hoddit did shake. There was a wall in course of erection. He stottered from the latter. Damb! He was dudd. Dumb! For all the world to see."
lead-in before parenthesis: "But so sore did abe ite ivvy's holired abbles..."
wan warning Phill filt tippling full.
as sure as [something] (with all the traffic noise) Phil felt full
Dublin pronunciation: wan = one
song Finnegan's Wake 2: 'One morning Tim was rather full, His head felt heavy which made him shake, He fell from the ladder and broke his skull, So they carried him home his corpse to wake' (originally, Poole: song Tim Finigan's Wake: 'One morning Tim was rather full, His head felt heavy, which made him shake; He fell from the ladder and broke his skull, So they carried him home his corpse to wake')
song Phil the Fluter's Ball
why "Phill"? why "filt"?
His howd feeled heavy, his hoddit did shake.
Danish hoved: head
"howth filled" → "howd feeled"
his hod, it did (song Finnegan's Wake 1: 'Tim Finnegan... he carried a hod')
Norwegian hodet: the head
There was a wall of course in erection.
in course of
"of course" because he was a builder, that's what he did
FW1 puts this sentence in parentheses with no fullstop
Dimb! He stottered from the latter. Damb! He was dud. Dumb!
dimb... damb... dumb (cf swim swam swum)
dim, climb, limb
dumb = mute
German stottern: stutter
(the latter what? "wall"??)
FW1 didn't capitalise the second "He"
Mastabatoom, mastabadtomm, when a mon merries his lute is all long.
The Origin of Magic and Religion 34: 'the tombs used in the first dynasties by the royal family... were called mastabas'
masta/massa = master
'Bad Tom' Smith criminal
nursery rhyme Needles and Pins: 'Needles and pins, needles and pins, When a man marries his trouble begins'
Ulster pronunciation: mon = man
obsolete merry: to be merry, to make merry
makes merry with penis = masturbates
the lute is a Chinese emblem of matrimony
For whole the world to see.
'for all the world to see', 'for the whole world to see' phrase, shamelessness
(all see his masturbating erection?)
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