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Field 29 Nov 2013, 12:35 by JJON Editors

William Field, the bard with the tumbling hair at Queen Dido’s banquet   U 12.829-30: Hairy Iopas, says the citizen, that exploded volcano, the darling of all countries ... to decline) to the USA and Uruguay and paid visits to Hungary, Germany, France, Belgium and Holland.          Why the citizen calls him an exploded volcano is not entirely clear. Perhaps ...

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Kane 30 Aug 2013, 02:12 by John Simpson

James Joyce and Matthew Kane U 17.1253: Matthew F. Kane (accidental drowning, Dublin Bay). My father, Francis Joseph Kane, was born into a Catholic family in Dublin in 1895 ... the Royal Irish Fusiliers. Following basic training his unit was posted to Ypres in Belgium and was quickly sent to the front, where they fought in what became known as ...

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Mulrennan 28 Nov 2013, 13:24 by JJON Editors

Mulrennan from the west of Ireland   P V. 2745-50: 14 April. John Alphonsus Mulrennan has just returned from the west of Ireland. (European and Asiatic papers please copy). He ... under Thomas Baldwin. In due course he went to live in the Netherlands and Belgium, becoming ‘professor’ of languages at Louvain (Leuven) in Belgium in the early 1870s: In the ...

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Brown 31 May 2015, 02:23 by John Simpson

Mr Brown, Mr Robinson, and the average Joe   U 16.536-8: A great opportunity there certainly was for push and enterprise to meet the travelling needs of the public ... Brown, Jones, and Robinson: Being the History of What they Saw, and Did, in Belgium, Germany, Switzerland & Italy , published by Punch caricaturist Richard Doyle in 1853. The adventures of the ...

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Jacob 30 Aug 2013, 02:05 by John Simpson

The long-stemmed Jacob pipe   U 14.1055-8: The scent, the smile, but, more than these, the dark eyes and oleaginous address, brought home at duskfall many a commission ... la pipe Jacob” was very popular in the Latin Quarter of Paris, and in Belgium. “Le beau Jacob” was well-known in France and elsewhere on the continent of Europe ...

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