Friday, September 26, 2014

FW 1.7f --it was the noisy bustle--

1.7a: What then agentlike brought about that tragoady thundersday this municipal sin business?...
1.7b: Stay us wherefore in our search for tighteousness, O Sustainer, what time we rise and when...
1.7c: Otherways wesways like that provost scoffing bedoueen the jebel and the jpysian sea. Cropherb...
1.7d: It may half been a missfired brick, as some say, or it mought have been due to a collupsus...
1.7e: (what with the wallhall's horrors of rollsrights, carhacks, stonengens, kisstvanes, tramtrees...
1.7f: and the hoyse and the jollybrool and the peeler in the coat and the mecklenburk bitch bite...
1.7g: and the noobibusses sleighding along Safetyfirst Street and the derryjellybies snooping...
1.7h: of his ville's indigenous romekeepers, homesweepers, domecreepers, thurum and thurum...
1.7i: wan warning Phill filt tippling full. His howd feeled heavy, his hoddit did shake. (There was a wall...

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and the hoyse and the jollybrool

slang hoys: shoplifter
obsolete hoyse: hose
hoy: a small boat, a sloop
Greek hoys: earth

archaic brool: a murmur

and the peeler in the coat

song The Peeler and the Goat [♬ Peeler&Goat]
slang peeler: policeman
Ulysses' man in mackintosh?

and the mecklenburk bitch bite at his ear

German meck: meh (goat's cry)

Mecklenburg Street, Dublin (U-Circe)
'berk' = cunt (1930s)
Edmund Burke; Burke's Peerage??

slang bite one's ear: borrow money ('bite at' = tries?)

and the merlinburrow burrocks and his fore old porecourts, the bore the more,

Merlin was supposedly entombed alive
Marlborough Barracks, northeast of the Phoenix Park zoo [pic] [map]
archaic burrock: a wicker basket for catching fish

The Four Courts, Dublin
Four Masters old and boring

Irish bóthar mór: main road, highway

and his blightblack workingstacks at twelvepins a dozen

Black Plague?

working men

Twelve Pins: a mountain range in Joyce Country, County Galway (aka Twelve Bens)

tenpins = bowling
twelve pence (ie one shilling, $6.50 today)

twelve Citizens


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