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sledded 31 May 2015, 03:10 by JJON Editors

Hamlet’s sledded poleaxe   U 9.130-2: Not for nothing was he a butcher's son, wielding the sledded poleaxe and spitting in his palms. As Stephen holds forth ... that a weapon of this character especially belonged, as the would imply, to northern kings or peoples;   (4) the incident, so understood, becomes trivial (especially in view of the preceding ...

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buffalo 31 May 2015, 02:29 by John Simpson

Pom! he shouted twice: Some Memories of Buffalo Bill (1919) in Ulysses   U 16.404-5: — Buffalo Bill shoots to kill, Never missed nor he never will . For the eight ... perpetuate a name that would travel around the world, that would be repeated by kings and queens, presidents and regents, and that would eventually become known to every child who ...

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jujubes 9 Jun 2017, 06:28 by John Simpson

The jujube-sucking King   U 8.3-4: Lozenge and comfit manufacturer to His Majesty the King. God. Save. Our. Sitting on his throne sucking red jujubes white. Bloom stands ... of choice. John Simpson Search by keyword (within this site) Advertising  Medicine  Sweets  Fruit  Kings  1 Irish Times (1882), 9 February p. 3.

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bunions 29 Nov 2013, 12:47 by JJON Editors

Lenehan’s bunions U 12.1226-8 : - Twenty to one, says Lenehan. Such is life in an outhouse. Throwaway, says he. Takes the biscuit, and talking about bunions. Frailty, thy ... there in October 1868, and in 1874 it relates how Michael and John Gunn, kings of Dublin theatre management telegraphed to Mr. Sothern to San Francisco, asking him to accept ...

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gem 29 Oct 2015, 08:06 by John Simpson

The green gem of Ireland set in the silver sea   U 7.236: ERIN, GREEN GEM OF THE SILVER SEA Don Gifford correctly establishes that Joyce’s headline in Aeolus ... of Yore” (“Ere her faithless sons betrayed her”), which includes the lines: When her kings, with standard of green unfurled, Led the Red Branch Knights to danger Ere the emerald ...

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