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UP up 5 Jun 2014, 12:31 by John Simpson

U.P: up and away   U 8.255-9: She took a folded postcard from her handbag. — Read that, she said. He got it this morning. — What is it? Mr ... It's all U.P. with him'; i.e. all up either with his health, or circumstances. Ann Elizabeth Baker Glossary of Northamptonshire Words (1854), vol. 2 p. 370 It ...

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Malory 3 Mar 2013, 02:55 by JJON Editors

Malory and Sir Leopold, King U 14.167-86: This meanwhile this good sister stood by the door and begged [...] Woman's woe with wonder pondering. According to Joyce’s ... on the other hand, “quaffed as far as he might to their both’s health” ( U 14.180-1).     The Arthur-Guinevere-Lancelot triangle in the final Peacock Malory excerpt ...

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system tonic 31 May 2015, 02:37 by John Simpson

The tonic that braces the system   U 16.549-50: a plethora of attractions as well as a bracing tonic for the system in and around Dublin and its picturesque ... system”. Others were doing the same thing, also in Joyce’s context of outdoor health: The bracing air of cold weather has a tonic effect upon the system, and, in ...

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Poisonous peas 29 Nov 2013, 12:48 by JJON Editors

  The deleterious effect of copper sulphate on green peas   U 16.801:  Sulphate of copper poison SO 4 or something in some dried peas he remembered reading of in a ... green peas which were coloured with sulphate of copper, thus making them injurious to health.     The Food and Drugs legislation did not specifically prohibit this practice, but magistrates used their ...

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Thursday 29 Nov 2013, 12:26 by JJON Editors

  A good day for trimming your nails   U 13.117-19 : She had cut it that very morning on account of the new moon and it nestled about her pretty ... p. 207) has the marriage rhyme from Illinois:   Significance for wedding-days:   Monday for health, Tuesday for wealth, Wednesday the best day of all. Thursday for losses, Friday for crosses ...

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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 ... of Hyderabad in central India under British rule) with the 21 st Fusilliers. His health was not good: Military Intelligence. Army Medical Department [… ] Surgeon John Mulrenan , doing duty with the ...

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Cheese 28 Nov 2013, 13:54 by JJON Editors

Mity cheese   U 8.755 Cheese digests all but itself. Mity cheese. For some sixty years readers of Ulysses had come to accept “Mighty cheese” as Bloom’s comment on ... mighty elf” as early as 1868 in John Norton Loughborough's Hand book of health.         There can be little doubt, however, that Bloom and his creator savoured and favoured the ...

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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 ... Fred or his father John. 7 His father was unable to attend through ill-health, and he and his daughter “Fan” sent a message of condolence to Joseph’s family ...

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Brunny Lynam 30 Aug 2013, 02:14 by John Simpson

Brunny Lynam the medical student   U 10.44-53: His name was Brunny Lynam. O, that was a very nice name to have.      Father Conmee gave a letter from his ... 1915 he embarked from England for Egypt, arriving on 23 July 1915. But his health failed him again, and on 3 October he was admitted to hospital in Alexandria with ...

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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 ... honored, that of "The Governor" being drunk with musical honors. The chairman proposed the health of "Lieutenant Riding-master Powell" …he had the highest respect for Lieutenant Powell. The very ...

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