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forty 31 May 2015, 02:42 by John Simpson
Fair and forty goes far in a day U 16.1550-1: the cause of many liaisons between still attractive married women getting on for fair and forty and younger ... women” who are just beyond their prime illustrates yet again Joyce’s ear for phrases which have evaded detailed classification and evaluation by scholars. Dent identifies “fair and forty” as ...
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rabbits 28 Nov 2013, 13:42 by JJON Editors
The rabbits that caused all the trouble 15.2698-702 : ([… ] Bloom […] takes the chocolate from his pocket and offers it nervously to Zoe.) ZOE ( sniffs his hair briskly. ) Hmmm! Thank ... way of saying farewell” (John Miller, The Lingo Dictionary: Of Favourite Australian Words and Phrases, 2011), and b) the meaning probably intended by Zoe and known in Ireland as evidenced ...
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Harraden 4 Jun 2014, 01:19 by John Simpson
Beatrice Harraden guiding the thread and Clarence E. Mulford shanghaied: Nausicaa notesheets 4 and 8 Joyce’s attention may have been drawn to the English writer Beatrice Harraden (1864–1936 ... passing interest. He obviously ploughed through Harraden’s Guiding Thread and copied the following phrases from it into his notes for Nausicaa: 1 Herring Notesheets 2 140.58: joyous little ...
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Miss This 28 Nov 2013, 13:36 by JJON Editors
U 18.879 Miss This Miss That Miss Theother This is yet one more instance that demonstrates Joyce's insistence on authentic language in Ulysses, and his intention to document ... Tom that, and pretty Miss theother, the audience are nightly surprised by such classic phrases as ‘Avast heaving’, ‘Welsh anchor’,…and similar idiomatic expressions. The Times (London, England) (1837) 20 ...
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Job 15 Nov 2012, 14:10 by John Simpson
I’d like my job! – Not likely! U 5.178-9 : Didn't catch me napping that wheeze. The quick touch. Soft mark. I'd like my job. Valise I ... Paddy Crosbie’s Your Dinner’s Poured Out (1981), and particularly his appendix of “Phrases from the Markets Area and a short glossary of Dublin Slang words”: I'd like ...
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Oxen 29 Oct 2016, 03:30 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 ... use “First Voice”, “Second Voice”. We remain doubtful about much. Sometimes individual sentences and phrases separated by stops are to be attributed to different speakers; sometimes a sequence of phrases ...
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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 ... phrase is repeated in Alexander Nicolson’s important Collection of Gaelic Proverbs and Familiar Phrases (1881, p. 211). As the century continues, the saying finds a wider audience, but is ...
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Malory 3 Mar 2013, 02:55 by JJON Editors
Malory and Sir Leopold, King U 14.167-86: This meanwhile this good sister stood by the door and begged [...] Woman's woe with wonder pondering. According to Joyce’s ... and the beginning of the “Elizabethan chronicle” parody there are at least twenty-five phrases that Joyce copied from Malory. But there are also borrowings in these pages from, among ...
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brain 31 May 2015, 00:43 by John Simpson
His brain tipped over U 11.665-9: — When first I saw that form endearing … Richie turned. — Si Dedalus’ voice, he said. Braintipped, cheek touched with flame, they listened feeling ... time. Dotty. ( U 11.1191-3) Harald Beck Search by keyword (within this site) Phrases Lunacy
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sinned 1 Mar 2014, 00:53 by John Simpson
If I have sinned, I have suffered U 5.372-4: Letters on his back: I. N. R. I? No: I. H. S. Molly told me one time I asked ... to untangle. Eamonn Finn and John Simpson Search by keyword (within this site) Religion Phrases Bible America Drink 1 Both abbreviations may also be found in Phillip Herring, Joyce's ...
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