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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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duodene 28 Nov 2013, 13:45 by JJON Editors

Duodenal harmony   U 11.323-5 : A duodene of birdnotes chirruped bright treble answer under sensitive hands. Brightly the keys, all twinkling, linked, all harpsichording, called to a voice to ... voice to sing the strain of dewy morn […] The word duodene derives from medieval Latin duodena “a dozen, a group of twelve”, so Joyce’s “duodene of birdnotes” refers to ...

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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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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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Cuthbert 26 Mar 2013, 05:13 by JJON Editors

Cuthbert the Wanderer   Stuart Gilbert describes the language of Bloom’s entrance to the Holles Maternity Hospital, and his conversation with nurse Callan, as “a hotchpotch of early Anglo-Saxon ... sisters in ward sleepless NS ? See Ovid Metamorphosis 2.349 candida   [R. J. Schork, Latin and Roman Culture in Joyce  164: When the two sisters of the Sun appear in ...

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philirenists 2 Sep 2014, 01:07 by John Simpson

Philirenists: peace-loving monarchs U 15.4435: Struggle for life is the law of existence but but human philirenists, notably the tsar and the king of England, have invented arbitration ... from around 1650. The equivalent compounds do not occur in Ancient Greek or Classical Latin.      However, we should be aware that the compound Philirene, and variants such as Philirenus and ...

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Hidden Life 29 Nov 2013, 12:39 by JJON Editors

The Hidden Life of Christ revealed   U 17.1391-4 : A Handbook of Astronomy (cover, brown leather, detached, 5 plates, antique letterpress long primer, author's footnotes nonpareil, marginal clues ... work and as a model for Christians.     The ‘hidden life’ is discussed in Christian Latin texts as ‘vita Christi occulta’. We find it in English-language texts from at least ...

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Aquinas 28 Nov 2013, 13:51 by JJON Editors

Aquinas on friendship   U 9.769-72: Coleridge called him myriadminded. Amplius. In societate humana hoc est maxime necessarium ut sit amicitia inter multos. - Saint Thomas, Stephen began... The origin ... necessarium ut sit amicitia inter multos. - Saint Thomas, Stephen began... The origin of the Latin is unknown to Don Gifford (Ulysses Annotated), though ‘Stephen implies that this is a quotation ...

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