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Conneff 11 Oct 2016, 06:04 by John Simpson

Wondrous little Thomas Conneff from the short-grass county of Kildare    U 12.173-82: From his girdle hung a row of seastones which dangled at every movement of his ... many of the same races as Conneff in the early 1880s, before emigrating to America and enjoying a successful athletic career there with the West Side Athletic Club.      The Dublin ...

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Peter Parley 29 Nov 2013, 12:15 by JJON Editors

Peter Parley’s tales of the ancients   Portrait 299.4 : ‘ History was all about those men and what they did and that was what Peter Parley's Tales about Greece ... of remarkably popular instructional books for children published from the 1820s. They originated in America, but their approachable style endeared them to children more widely.          Peter Parley’s   History of ...

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Vengeance 28 Nov 2013, 13:53 by JJON Editors

Vengeance and the shores of Manhattan   U 12.1367-74 : the Times rubbed its hands and told the whitelivered Saxons there would soon be as few Irish in Ireland as ... whitelivered Saxons there would soon be as few Irish in Ireland as redskins in America. [...] But those that came to the land of the free remember the land of bondage ...

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Lyons 28 Nov 2013, 13:29 by JJON Editors

Emily Lyons sets sail for Boston   Joyce’s notes for Exiles contain a reference to Emily Lyons, a close friend of Nora Barnacle from Galway days. Nothing is known about ... going away and Emily, her dark friend, stands on the deck going out to America. They kiss and cry bitterly. But she believes that some day her dark[-complexioned] friend ...

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Hallelujurum 28 Nov 2013, 13:46 by JJON Editors

Praise be! Here comes Old “Glory Allelujurum” Purefoy U 14.886-8 : I must acquaint you, said Mr Crotthers, clapping on the table so as to evoke a resonant comment ... origins of “Glory Hallelujah” Sources from around 1850 refer to “Glory Alleluia Baptists” in America, and there is plenty of documentation, as Don Gifford implies, for the use of “Glory ...

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Gallaher3 30 Aug 2013, 13:26 by JJON Editors

Ignatius per ignotius : the short life and extraordinary times of Frederick Gallaher   3: More practical jokes and international sport   Another publication and a sensational hoax Fred’s publishing ventures had ... which he was so well known at the time in Dublin.   Athletics, shipwreck, and America Fred’s other interests did not sweep sport from his horizon. Since the founding of ...

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Gallaher4 29 Aug 2013, 00:28 by John Simpson

Ignatius per ignotius : the short life and extraordinary times of Frederick Gallaher   4: Life and death in London There does not seem to be a good reason given in the ... meeting Fred Gallagher of the London Sporting Life , now on the briny, coming to America on the Britannic. Mr. Gallaher will be Mitchell’s and Slavin’s manager in this ...

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Bartell d'Arcy 3 Oct 2015, 05:27 by John Simpson

The man behind Mr Bartell d’Arcy Around 1889, when the Blooms lived in Pleasants Street, Molly sang with ‘the tenor coming up just then’ , 1   Mr Bartell d’Arcy ... 12 October                       The deplorably abortive high point of his career was a trip to America in January 1890 with the D’Oyly Carte Company: M‘Carthy was cast as Francesco ...

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Root 26 Nov 2015, 04:16 by John Simpson

He cures fits!   U 15.3256-7 : Rubber goods. Neverrip brand as supplied to the aristocracy. Corsets for men. I cure fits or money refunded. In a passage which includes ... s ‘I CURE FITS!: Salt Lake Herald (Utah) (1887), 28 May, p. 2 Chronicling America database           Henry Root’s ad could be found all around the world – in his home ...

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sinned 1 Mar 2014, 00:53 by John Simpson

If I have sinned, I have suffered U 5.372-4: Letters on his back: I. N. R. I? No: I. H. S. Molly told me one time I asked ... have been discovered, but modern contributors to internet sites and publications in Ireland and America give evidence that it was familiar to earlier generations: 'Another mordant Irishism I remember from ...

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