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Albion 16 Nov 2012, 12:53 by John Simpson

Perfide Albion — Perfidious Albion   U 12.1208-9 : And says Lenehan that knows a bit of the lingo: —Conspuez les anglais! Perfide Albion!   U 12.1385-9 : —The French! says ...

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Bonsoir 29 Nov 2013, 12:32 by JJON Editors

Bonsoir la compagnie   U 14.1534-6 : Closingtime, gents. Eh? Rome boose for the Bloom toff [...] Play low, pardner. Slide. Bonsoir la compagnie . There are several options we can chose ... la compagnie” comes from. The most straightforward is that it is simply a conventional French expression of farewell (literally ‘Goodnight the company’).                 But Joyce often refers to songs, and Don ...

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Suter 29 Aug 2015, 01:07 by JJON Editors

James Joyce to August Suter – from writer to sculptor   It was at August Suter’s invitation that Frank Budgen moved to Switzerland shortly before the beginning of WW I. They ... war Suter went back to his Paris studio, and when Joyce settled in the French capital to finish Ulysses in the summer of 1921 acquaintance was renewed. Joyce eventually sat ...

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Joseph Casey 28 Nov 2013, 13:06 by JJON Editors

They simply fade away: news on the life and death of an old soldier - Joseph Casey     Joyce met the former Fenian revolutionary Joseph Casey in Paris in 1903, probably at ... 8)            Several mysteries remain. Who was Patrice and what was his role in the French army? Did Joe Casey die soon after Joyce met him, as is usually assumed?            An ...

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cobwebs 4 Mar 2014, 15:05 by John Simpson

Fashionable cobwebs   U 15.2817-18: Even their wax model Raymonde I visited daily to admire her cobweb hose and stick of rhubarb toe, as worn in Paris. Bloom remembers ... Bawd , Act 1 p. 7      Thomas Carlyle fantasises about “cobweb hose” in 1829: This French virtuoso had found that cobwebs were worth something, could even be woven into silk stockings ...

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ensemble 31 May 2015, 02:18 by John Simpson

Altogether now for the ensemble   U 16.1446-8: She could without difficulty, he said, have posed for the ensemble, not to dwell on certain opulent curves of the. Thinking ... p. 68)      The expression “to pose for the ensemble” was obviously adapted from the French “poser l’ensemble” (earlier used to mean “posing for a full portrait”): Le rapin ouvre ...

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soubrette 31 May 2015, 00:40 by John Simpson

The “charming soubrette” of the stage   U 10.1220-2: A charming soubrette, great Marie Kendall, with dauby cheeks and lifted skirt smiled daubily from her poster upon William Humble ... cliché by the end of the nineteenth century. Soubrettes The “soubrette” had originated in French theatre. The OED defines the principal meaning as: A maid-servant or lady's maid ...

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Pantalons 15 Dec 2015, 10:19 by John Simpson

The Pantalons Blancs and the Culottes Rouges   U 3.196-8: Rich booty you brought back; Le Tutu, five tattered numbers of Pantalon Blanc et Culotte Rouge, a blue French ...

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Michael Hart 28 Nov 2013, 13:28 by JJON Editors

Gallant Michael Hart   U 17.1251-5 : Of companions now in various manners in different places defunct: Percy Apjohn (killed in action, Modder River), Philip Gilligan (phthisis, Jervis Street hospital ... as one of the people who lent characteristics to Lenehan (“the parasite who speaks French” 1). Lenehan had earlier made an appearance in “Two Gallants”, in Dubliners.   Mick Hart as ...

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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 ... with the intention of disrupting the jubilee celebrations of Queen Victoria in Britain. The French authorities arrested the group and on 12 September Tynan was imprisoned in Boulogne-sur-Mer ...

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