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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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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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Powell 17 Feb 2014, 01:25 by John Simpson

‘One of Britain’s fighting men’: Major Malachi Powell and Ulysses U 15.4612-6: Major Tweedy, moustached like Turko the terrible, in bearskin cap with hackleplume and accoutrements, with ... of half-pay than their new rank had merited. 24 In protest, they petitioned parliament in August 1857. 25 However, there is no evidence that Malachi Powell suffered the same ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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