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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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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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Rates 28 Nov 2013, 13:15 by JJON Editors

Collecting the rates: Buckley, Cotter, Crofton, Henchy, and Weatherup     James Joyce’s father, John Stanislaus Joyce, joined the Office of the Dublin Collector-General of Rates in 1882 and remained ... Protestant, Tory, English infrastructure. It was not unknown for Irish nationalists in the Westminster Parliament to challenge the make-up of the Office, especially for the effect any political bias ...

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Field 29 Nov 2013, 12:35 by JJON Editors

William Field, the bard with the tumbling hair at Queen Dido’s banquet   U 12.829-30: Hairy Iopas, says the citizen, that exploded volcano, the darling of all countries ... arms. He was indeed very popular in his own country: Field was elected to Parliament in 1892 with an impressive majority of 2,706 votes in spite of the fact ...

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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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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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coconut 4 Jun 2014, 01:10 by John Simpson

The milk in the coconut – a hairy puzzle   U 12.976-8: Hoho begob says I to myself, says I. That explains the milk in the cocoanut and the absence ... the milk in the cocoa-nut; but not for the hair outside ." "The Victorian Parliament Legislative Assembly, Thursday January 12" in Argus , (Melbourne: 1860), 13 January "My faith," said Lord ...

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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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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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