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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 ... for Joyce occurred in 1755, in A Letter to a Member of the Irish Parliament relative to the present State of Ireland. The subject of the pamphlet was the: Many ...

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Sheehan 28 Nov 2013, 13:14 by JJON Editors

Daniel T. Sheehan: a university friend     The Dublin medical student Daniel T. Sheehan is referred to twice in Joyce’s Letters (and once in the Dublin Diary of his brother ... Sheehan was elected by a landslide majority to represent the Nationalists in the Westminster Parliament as MP for East Kerry. His victory went down in the history books, as he ...

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other dog 28 Nov 2013, 13:43 by JJON Editors

Only for the other dog   U 12.1226-34 : - Twenty to one, says Lenehan. Such is life in an outhouse. Throwaway, says he. Takes the biscuit, and talking about bunions ... won but for the other dog! Parliamentary Debates: Senate and House of Representatives (Australian Parliament) (1916), vol. 82, p. 332 Harald Beck Search by keyword (within this site) Phrases  Dogs ...

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Nowhere to put it 2 Oct 2013, 10:43 by John Simpson

Nothing to sit down on – nowhere to put it U 3.89-95: —Uncle Richie, really...          —Sit down or by the law Harry I'll knock you down.          Walter squints ... Pall Mall Gazette offers its version: "A Seat in 'The House'" […] [A member of Parliament] has got as it were a ticket for a seat in the House of Commons ...

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retirement 25 Aug 2015, 14:57 by John Simpson

Retirement into public life   U 8.515-6: Still David Sheehy beat him for south Meath. Apply for the Chiltern Hundreds and retire into public life. Joyce was particularly attracted ... passing shadow in Ulysses. John Simpson Search by keyword (within this site) Phrases  Politics  Parliament  1 Sentences such as the following, from John Eustace’s Tour through Italy (1813: vol ...

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Monks 31 May 2015, 02:16 by John Simpson

Monks, night fathers, and day fathers   U 7.195-202:   A DAYFATHER He walked on through the caseroom, passing an old man, bowed, spectacled, aproned. Old Monks, the dayfather. [...] Nearing ... the Provident Society. He is listed as a regional correspondent consulted by the British Parliament when it prepared its Memorandum on the progress of the work of the Labour Department ...

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Halfseasover 8 Dec 2015, 07:30 by John Simpson

The half-seas-over empire of Britain   U 5.71-2: Griffith’s paper is on the same tack now: an army rotten with venereal disease: overseas or halfseasover empire ... of an older era. John Simpson Search by keyword (within this site) Phrases  Politics  Parliament  Wordplay  Dictionaries  Sailing  Theatre  Songs  Fashion  Publishing  Poetry  Music  Opera  I am grateful to Pat ...

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Brown 31 May 2015, 02:23 by John Simpson

Mr Brown, Mr Robinson, and the average Joe   U 16.536-8: A great opportunity there certainly was for push and enterprise to meet the travelling needs of the public ... become “Messrs.”: Why should Messrs Brown, Robinson, and Jones be made, by Act of Parliament, to pay a rate of 8 per cent, for money borrowed, because Messrs Delarue & Co ...

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Irish night 3 Oct 2016, 01:03 by John Simpson

A night of Irish entertainment U 9.1105:   Swill till eleven. Irish nights entertainment. Gifford claims that the expression “Irish nights entertainment” is a reference to Patrick McCall’s book ... were obviously considered tedious and predictable, whether it involved earnest recitations, endless discussions in Parliament, or a drunken night out in the pub “till eleven”. Harald Beck Search by keyword ...

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Albion 16 Nov 2012, 12:53 by John Simpson

Perfide Albion — Perfidious Albion   U 12.1208-9 : And says Lenehan that knows a bit of the lingo: —Conspuez les anglais! Perfide Albion!   U 12.1385-9 : —The French! says ... on the Easter Rising and political events that led to Ireland’s first independent parliament shortly thereafter, O’Neill wrote the song “Foggy Dew”, of which the third stanza is ...

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