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MacHugh2 1 Dec 2015, 02:23 by John Simpson

The reluctant professor MacHugh:2 High-flying undergraduates at UCD In 1884 Hugh was faced with the challenge of passing the Matriculation Examination for the Royal University of Dublin. At ... he pass, but he passed well, winning an exhibition again for his excellence in Latin, Greek, and Experimental Physics: The Royal University of Ireland. Matriculation Examination […] Honours in Latin – First ...

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ducks 31 May 2015, 01:18 by John Simpson

Milking ducks grandmother’s way   U 12.838: Mister Knowall. Teach your grandmother how to milk ducks. Robert Dent and other commentators have offered partial histories of the derisive I ... saying, and provided a translation into English as well as a loosely similar Late Latin proverb about teaching birds to fly and fish to swim. Seòl do shean-mhathair lachanaidh ...

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Gallaher1 15 Jan 2014, 15:04 by John Simpson

Ignatius per ignotius : the short life and extraordinary times of Frederick Gallaher 1: Making his way in the world   U 7.626-30: The Great Gallaher […] that was a pressman ... Certificate of Merit for Geography and Honourable Mentions in Orthography and Dictation, Irish History, Latin Classics, French, and Arithmetic.     By 1868 his journalistic streak was beginning to shine through: he ...

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Moechus 25 Mar 2019, 12:41 by John Simpson

Scortum and moechus: not so neuter words   SH 191 : I can’t say I consider harlots as human beings. Scortum and moechus are both neuter words, you know. In one ... and moechus are both neuter words, you know" (SH 191). These not-very-common Latin words the young scholar may have found in a contemporary issue (1903) of the Trinity ...

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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 ... English proverbs of 1678. Ray regards it as “a translation of that old rhyming Latin verse, Caseus est nequam quia digerit omnia sequam”.           It seems worth mentioning, though, that the ...

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Irwin 25 Mar 2019, 10:12 by John Simpson

Francis Irwin, TCD, in the fusty world of Garrett Deasy   U 16.157-9: — There’ll be a job tomorrow or next day, Stephen told him, in a boys’ school ... 2 and 3), four in his Greek viva (2) and three (3) in the Latin viva, with four each (6, 2) in his English and Latin Catechism. With marks tumbling ...

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MacHugh4 1 Dec 2015, 02:28 by John Simpson

The reluctant professor MacHugh:4 Prison, the second time The professorship at University College Dublin held by Hugh’s brother, Eoin McNeill, was not renewed when it came up for ... at the College we should mention Mr. Hugh McNeill , B.A., who taught Pass Latin for a long period.       When Hugh did die, on 13 October 1935, there were more ...

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Gifford Corrections 3 27 Mar 2019, 08:59 by John Simpson

Ulysses Annotated Telemachus     Nestor     Proteus     Calypso     Lotus Eaters     Hades     Aeolus     Lestrygonians Scylla and Charybdis     Wandering Rocks     Sirens     Cyclops     Nausicaa     Oxen of the Sun Circe     Eumaeus     Ithaca     Penelope Other works Sirens ... p. 18. (HB 08/13)   15.1241-2 Jacobs. Vobiscuits: Gifford calls this "Bloom-Latin for Dominus vobiscum (the Lord be with you)". It seems more convincing to assume that ...

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Introduction to the eleventh issue 31 Oct 2016, 09:41 by John Simpson

      Clive Hart remembered photographs by Fritz Senn and Ian Gunn   This issue is dedicated to the memory of Clive Hart (14 May 1931 – 27 August 2016). With Clive the Joyce ... to the Rococo. He was fluent in the true sense of the word in Latin (and as such translated and annotated numerous early tracts), French, German and Swedish, and his ...

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aquacity 28 Nov 2013, 13:39 by JJON Editors

Aquacity: awash with watery thoughts       U 17.236-40 : What reason did Stephen give for declining Bloom’s offer? That he was a hydrophobe [...] disliking the aqueous substances of glass ... the centuries. Furthermore, it is a word that is easily re-inventable, based on Latin aqua ‘water’ and the (reasonably) common termination –acity (as in vivacity, loquacity, opacity, etc.), and ...

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