foretold - predicted + (notebook 1924): '...It was foretold for me more to work...' ('more' not clear, may be 'not').
brevet - an official document granting certain privileges from a sovereign or government; an official or authoritative message in writing; esp. a Papal Indulgence (obs.)
disbar - to exclude, shut out, prevent, stop
servile - befitting, or characteristic of a slave or a state of servitude
reckless - Of persons: Careless, heedless; Of actions, conduct, things, etc.: Characterized or distinguished by negligent carelessness or heedless rashness.
relics - that which remains or is left behind, in later use esp. after destruction or wasting away
douche - to administer a douche to + me so doing.
got into a blame (Joyce's note) → Jespersen: The Growth and Structure of the English Language 167 (sec. 164): 'As a great many... nouns and verbs had thus come to be identical in form (e.g.,... fight... blame... )... whenever the need of a verb arose, the corresponding noun might be used unchanged, and vice versa'.
sieve - a utensil consisting of a circular frame with a finely meshed or perforated bottom, used to separate the coarser from the finer particles of any loose material + When thieves fall out, honest men come into their own (proverb).
fall out - to happen, chance, occur; to disagree, quarrel
excelsior - the Latin motto ('higher') on the seal of the State of New York
tip - to give a 'tip' or piece of private information about; esp. to mention or indicate as a probable winner, a profitable speculation, etc.
whoa! - stop! (especially to horses)
nightmare + Joyce's note: 'I there go that island one sleep there then I go another island there 2 sleeps I catch 1 sealion then return mine' → Clodd: The Story of the Alphabet 58: (deciphering an Alaskan sea-lion hunt pictograph) '"I there go that island, one sleep there; then I go another that island, there two sleeps; I catch one sea-lion, then return mine"'.
deary - a little dear; a darling: a familiar term of amatory and conjugal endearment
quit - to rid (oneself) of + (notebook 1924): 'never - yet quit of him'.
make face to - to offer resistance to
rife - abundant, plentiful, ample; large in quantity or number; numerous
wife + Pfeife (ger) - pipe; whistle.
Amen - ancient Egyptian god associated with conception in women and animals (name means 'the hidden one'), later identified with Ra (the Sun) to become Amen-Ra, personification of creation and power of cosmos.
Ptah - Egyptian god of speech (name means 'the opener'), one of the gods carrying out the Creation as ordered by Thoth (also involved in ceremony of Opening of the Mouth [Budge: The Book of the Dead ch. XXIII: '"May the god Ptah open my mouth"')].
eirÍnÍnÍsia (Greek Artificial) - peace-island-land + Lord's Prayer: 'Thy will be done, On Earth as it is in Heaven'.
simplicity - freedom from artifice, deceit, or duplicity; sincerity, straightforwardness
at the root - at bottom, essentially
discipline - a branch of instruction or education; a department of learning or knowledge
truthfully - in a truthful manner; with truth, truly
declare it + declaret (l) - may [he, she] make clear + claret (Slang) - blood + (notebook 1924): 'I can truthfully say'.
Deity's + geit (Dutch) - goat + Gaiety Theatre, Dublin (performed Christmas pantomimes).
panto- - all + panto-creator (gr+l) - all-begetter, all-creator + Pantokrator (gr) - Almighty.
epistle - a letter from an apostle, forming part of the canon of Scripture + (notebook 1924): 'epistle' → Epistle (part of Mass) + pizzle - the penis of an animal (especially, that of a bull, from which a whip is made).
apposil (notebook 1923) + apostles
glory be + rosary beads + (notebook 1924): '...I say my prayers regularly'.
mummy - a child's word for mother
mit (ger) - with + Mut - Egyptian goddess, consort of Amen. Her name means "mother."
dummy - a dumb person; a deafmute
mat (Russian) - mother + mat (Breton) - good; ha!
bouzar (Breton) - deaf
regular - subject to, or bound by, a religious rule
genuflection - the action of kneeling or bending the knee, esp. in worship
enclose - to insert in a frame or setting, or in a surrounding mass of material; to shut up in a case, envelope, or receptacle; Also fig.
''Kde Domov Muj'' (Where is my home?) - the national anthem of Czechoslovakia + Domovoj - Slavic soul of an ancestor, become a household god.
hummock - a low hillock or knoll + Lord's Prayer: 'Our Father, who art in heaven'.
gee - a word of command to a horse, variously (in different localities) used to direct it to turn to the right, to go forward, or to move faster
dag (Dutch) - day + dagelijks brood (Dutch) - daily bread + Lord's Prayer: 'Give us this day our daily bread'.
Ave Maria (song)
Gloria Patri (l) - Glory be to the Father
credo (l) - ''I believe''; the first word of the Apostles' and Nicene Creeds, in Latin → in Joyce's account (Dubliners, 'Grace') of the 1870 Vatican Council, John MacHale shouts 'Credo!', declaring his submission to doctrine of papal infallibility.
Hermes + here's my tongue (i.e. I am not lying).
forsooth - in truth, truly; Now only used parenthetically with an ironical or derisive statement + FDV: ó Yet one question minute's conversation, dear Shaun, for as I observe, you have painted the town green.
Tara - ancient Irish royal capital + Tara-bred (i.e. Irishman) + tarwebrood (Dutch) - wheaten bread + falsehood of a thoroughbred.
domestic - attached to home, devoted to home life or duties
Red Riding Hood - eaten by a wolf in a nursery tale and pantomime + paint the town red - to cause an excitement or commotion, to go on a boisterous or riotous spree + The Wearing of the Green (song) + (with Irish independence postboxes were painted green).
mŤre (fr) - mother + The Wearing of the Green (song): 'O Paddy dear, and did you hear'.
smile in one's sleeve - to laugh to oneself, to nurse inward feelings of amusement + FDV: ó With Well, yes, Shaun replied, With my post lamp which is grandiose.
sleeve - that part of an oil-lamp which holds the wick + (adding oil to his lamp, as its light fails).
Well, no (Joyce's note) → Connacht Tribune 15 Mar 1924, 2/1: 'Guard and Ex-R.I.C. Man. Story of Street Scene in Loughrea': (cross-examination of a witness in a drunkenness and disorderly conduct trial) '- So the man was perfectly quiet until he got near you? - Well, no'.
lamp + Ulysses.3.88: 'Lump of love' + The Moon Hath Raised Her Lamp Above (song).
diagnosis - identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon + Diogenes (b. 412 B.C.) - Greek philosopher who spent time in a tub and searched with a lantern for an honest man.
anonest (Welsh) - dishonest + non est (l) - is not.
indeedy - used as an emphatic affirmative; indeed, certainly + ditty - a short song.
lay - a short song + day + I'll say.
Saxon + Saoz (Breton) - English.
ruse - a trick, stratagem, artifice, 'dodge' + rule + ruz (Breton) - red.
waistcoat + (got paint on his coat) + (coat changing).
Il Trovatore: song Stride la vampa (literally 'the blaze crackles')
foculus (l) = foco (it) - fire + focal (fukel) (gael) - word.
redshank - one who has red legs, especially an original Celtic inhabitant of the Scottish Highlands or Ireland (in allusion to the colour of bare legs reddened by exposure) + red shank (Slang) - a duck + (notebook 1924): '*V* regular fellow'.
impregnable - that cannot be overcome or vanquished; invincible, unconquerable + (mules are sterile).
other + daughter.
frightful - horrible to contemplate, shocking, dreadful, revolting + Sigmund Freud -(1856-1939), Austrian specialist in neurology and founder of psychoanalysis + Freude (ger) - joy [Motif: O felix culpa! (Exsultet)].
pork - a swine, a hog, a pig; the flesh of swine used as food