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: parenthesis: Finnegan's fall blamed on noisy traffic
and the noobibuses sleighding along Safetyfirst Street
Italian nubi basse: low clouds
nubia or nooby = scarf
seventy-first? (NYC or maybe Chicago)
cf? T&I5 "lovingly she lovegulped her American’s pulpous propeller and both together in the most fashionable weather they all went off a lulliloving a dither me die me dandy O after which, believing in safety first, before the regulation ten seconds were up volatile Brittany considerately allowed his farfamed sparkingplug chokegrip to relax"
VI.B25.164: "safety 1st"
"safety first" slogan from 1910ff, book title in 1913, Harold Lloyd's comedy "Safety Last" came out 1923
and the derryjellybies
dirigibles: airships, balloons
Mrs Jellyby: a character in Dickens Bleak House, anti-example for 'charity begins at home'
snooping around Tell-No-Tailors' Corner
phrase dead men tell no tales
'safety first... snooping... tell no tales'
and the fumes and the hopes and the strupithump
Horace: Odes III.29.12: 'Fumum et opes strepitumque Romae' (Latin 'The smoke and the grandeur and the noise of Rome')
German Hupe: a car-horn
strumpet, strut, strep
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