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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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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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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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Nile crocodile 8 Nov 2016, 01:59 by John Simpson

Did he bring his crocodile?   Portrait V, p. 279: This evening Cranly was in the porch of the library, proposing a problem to Dixon and her brother. A mother let ... for Sale (Βίων Πρ σις, also translated as Sale of Creeds and known in Latin as Vitarum auctio), Zeus and Hermes oversee a sale of various philosophers, including Socrates, Aristotle ...

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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 ... as a Scholarship-winner, in his first year (1868-9) coming first equal in Latin and Greek. He had a long career as a student. In due course he switched ...

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Oxen 4 Sep 2018, 11:01 by John Simpson

Oxen of the Sun ― allocating text in the closing paragraphs     Although many aspects of the coda to Oxen of the Sun have been explored, it has never been analysed in ... out of the maternity hospal!   “Minister” because Stephen is dressed in black and his “Latin quarter hat” (3.174), his “Hamlet hat” (3.390), looks like that of a protestant ...

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Gifford Corrections 3 30 May 2018, 14:59 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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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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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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Jacob 30 Aug 2013, 02:05 by John Simpson

The long-stemmed Jacob pipe   U 14.1055-8: The scent, the smile, but, more than these, the dark eyes and oleaginous address, brought home at duskfall many a commission ... Traditions Populaires (May 1893, p. 270) “la pipe Jacob” was very popular in the Latin Quarter of Paris, and in Belgium. “Le beau Jacob” was well-known in France and ...

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