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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 ... which by Joyce’s time were generally considered an accurate reflection of the British Government’s position on Ireland in the late 1840s.   Gone – gone with a vengeance The first ...

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Rates 28 Nov 2013, 13:15 by JJON Editors

Collecting the rates: Buckley, Cotter, Crofton, Henchy, and Weatherup     James Joyce’s father, John Stanislaus Joyce, joined the Office of the Dublin Collector-General of Rates in 1882 and remained ... General            The collection of rates was an essential feature of the work of local government in Dublin, as it was elsewhere. Without the collection of rates, many of the basic ...

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fox 31 May 2015, 00:49 by John Simpson

Free fox, free hen-roost   U 15.1692-7: No more patriotism of barspongers and dropsical impostors. Free money, free rent, free love and a free lay church in a ... has taught us that this job of holding open the gate involves in itself government regulation, and that an open arena without rules for the game often becomes a case ...

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Powell 17 Feb 2014, 01:25 by John Simpson

‘One of Britain’s fighting men’: Major Malachi Powell and Ulysses U 15.4612-6: Major Tweedy, moustached like Turko the terrible, in bearskin cap with hackleplume and accoutrements, with ... 53 The following month he was amongst 500 colonists who attended a levée at Government House in Adelaide ‘who desired to show their loyalty to the Queen and their respect ...

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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 ... was closing in on the unlicensed pharmacists and in 1906 the United States Federal Government passed the Pure Food and Drug Act which, among other things, made the manufacture or ...

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Absentminded 29 Nov 2013, 12:14 by JJON Editors

Absent-minded warriors   U 15.795: I fought with the colours for king and country in the absentminded war under general Gough. This is presumably an allusion to An absent ... can be applied with equal correctness to Tommy’s officers […] and even to the Government at whose orders he has cheerfully marched to almost certain death on occasions without number ...

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Buckley 28 Nov 2013, 13:19 by JJON Editors

Rifleman Buckley     John Wyse Jackson and Peter Costello neatly summarize what we know about Fred Buckley, another of the rate-collectors from John Stanislaus Joyce’s day:   Of the other ... that on Tuesday, the 10th instant, he will ask the President of the Local Government board will he inquire whether the preparation of the voters’ list under the new Franchise ...

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give and take 4 Jun 2014, 02:23 by John Simpson

Give and take is not fair play   U 15.3514-18:                   ZOE Give a thing and take it back God’ll ask you where is that You’ll say you ... to be used in a debate in the Seanad Éireann in 1926. The British Government was challenged with withdrawing in 1926 guarantees to working people made under the Railways Act ...

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Arnott 12 Sep 2015, 14:50 by John Simpson

Mrs Arnott at No 83   Margaret (“Meg”, “Maggie”) Arnott is not mentioned by name in Ulysses, but there are at least three reasons for including her here: 1)     She ran ... to make serious efforts to clean up the area and legislation by the Westminster Government was generally making life more difficult for the Madams. At the turn of the century ...

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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 ... spreading light and other things not quite so harmless, was none other than a Government spy.     Armed with this information, O’Connor conceived the idea of an elaborate hoax to ...

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