beget - to procreate, to generate: usually said of the father, but sometimes of both parents + bottom + FDV: Yet he begot em.

FDV: Let us wherefore in few moments after propose prepossterose preposeterose a vote of thanksalot to the hungriest coaxing experimenter that ever put his best hand in into chancey, wishing him and his his famblings no end of slow poison and a mighty broad seat for him them between the devils punchbowl and the deep anglesea angleseaboard that they may constantly turn a deaf ear clooshed to all share holders that will curse them [in greenmould] blue & jaundiced [below par and mar] below par & mar [[and with their descendants, shame, humbug & profit] in greenmould and upon mildew mildewed and upon jaundice] as long as ever there's a tail dogtail wagtail tied tacked wedged tight surtaxed to a testcase. On every man. Or men.

Irish phrase: tare and ages! (mild imprecation)

propose + preposterous.

snatch - a brief manifestation or display of something + FDV: propose prepossterose preposeterose a vote of thanksalot

husky - muscular and heavily built; deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion + FDV: hungriest coaxing experimenter

coaxing - pleasingly persuasive or intended to persuade

experimenter - one who experiments

Chancery hand - the name of several different styles of handwriting used for business transactions from the middle ages onwards (for example, English Chancery hand) + FDV: that ever put his best hand in into chancey,

famble (obs.) - to speak imperfectly; to stammer, stutter + fambly (Slang) - family + FDV: wishing him and his his famblings no end of slow poison

slow poison - Indicating the accumulative effect of a deleterious drug or agent taken for a length of time.

mighty - very great in amount, extent or degree

venue - the scene of a real or supposed action or event; Theatr. The site of a theatrical performance.

punchbowl - a bowl in which the ingredients of punch are mixed, and from which it is served with a ladle + between the devil and the deep sea - between two comparable evils + Devil's Punchbowl - chasm near Killarney.

Anglesey - island and, as Isle of Anglesey, a county off the north west coast of Wales. Two bridges, spanning the Menai Strait, connect it to the mainland + FDV: and a mighty broad seat for him them between the devils punchbowl and the deep anglesea angleseaboard

turn a deaf ear - to refuse to listen

cluas (klus) (gael) - ear + closed + FDV: that they may constantly turn a deaf ear clooshed

Esperanto - an artificial language invented for universal use by Dr. Ludovik Lazarus Zamenhof, a Polish physician. Its vocabulary consists of roots common to the chief European languages, with endings normalized + desperado.

willynilly - whether one likes it or not, willingly or unwillingly

shareholder - one who owns or holds a share or shares in a joint-stock company, or other joint fund or property

Taaffe - family prominent in the month of Ireland from the 13th century. One went with Charles II into exile, another fought at the Boyne, others rose to prominence in Austria. The Encyclopædia Britannica vol. XXVI, 'Taaffe, Eduard Franz Joseph von', 321d: (of the 19th century Austrian statesman's ancestors) 'From the 13th century the Taaffes had been one of the leading families in the north of Ireland. In 1628 Sir John Taaffe was raised to the peerage as Baron Ballymote and Viscount Taaffe of Corven' 

Amhlaoibh (oulev) (gael) - Norse Olafr; anglic. Auliffe, Danish invader of Dublin + Hebrew alphabet runs from Aleph to Tav.

below par - at a discount

mar - a hindrance, obstruction; an impediment in speech (obs.) + FDV: to all share holders that will curse them [in greenmould] blue & jaundiced [below par and mar] below par & mar

descendant - a person considered as descended from some ancestor or race

humbug - a thing which is not really what it pretends to be; an imposture, a deception, fraud + Shem, Ham and Japhet + FDV: [[and with their descendants, shame, humbug & profit]

mildew - a morbid destructive growth upon plants, consisting of minute fungi, and having usually the appearance of a thin whitish coating + FDV: in greenmould and upon mildew mildewed and upon jaundice]

jaundice - a morbid condition caused by obstruction of the bile, and characterized by yellowness of the conjunctiva, skin, fluids, and tissues, and by constipation, loss of appetite, and weakness.

wagtail - a small bird belonging to one of the species of the genus Motacilla or the family Motacillidæ, so called from the continual characteristic wagging motion of the tail; a contemptuous term for a profligate or inconstant woman; hence, a harlot, courtesan + (penis) + vignette (Nut and Geb) and story after the "the".

surtax - to tax additionally, charge with a surtax + FDV: as long as ever there's a tail dogtail wagtail tied tacked wedged tight surtaxed to a testcase. On every man. Or men.

testcase - (Law), a case, the decision of which is taken as determining that of a number of others in which the same question of law is involved + (scrotum).

envers (fr) - reverse side, wrong side + enhver (Danish) - every, any + never.

scant - poor, meagre

carnage - the slaughter of a great number, esp. of men; butchery, massacre + FDV: For there is scant hope to escape the high meat carnage of his or her semperidentity by subsisting wholy upon variables.

semperidentical - always the same + semper (l) - always.

subsist - to maintain or support oneself, esp. at a minimal level

peasemeal - meal made by grinding peas; also fig. a medley, 'mess' + piecemal - characterized by unsystematic partial measures taken over a period of time.

variable - something which is liable to vary or change; a changeable factor, feature, or element + vegetables.

see to it - to make certain by taking necessary action, to make sure that (something is done)

ere - before (in time)

smellful - smelly

demise - Law. Conveyance or transfer of an estate by will or lease; Transferred to the death or decease which occasions the demise of an estate, etc.; hence, popularly, = Decease, death.

surprend (obs. rare) - to surprise

concrete - of or relating to an actual, specific thing or instance; 'in the concrete', in the sphere of concrete reality, concretely

gully - a channel or ravine worn in the earth by the action of water, esp. in a mountain or hill side; transf. A furrow, groove.

era - a historical period; a portion of historical time marked by the continuance throughout it of particular influences, social conditions

look forward - to look ahead, to look expectantly towards the future or to a coming event

larrikin - a noisy disorderly fellow, a (usually juvenile) street rowdy

postface - a brief article or note placed at the the end of a publication + FDV: Bloody certainly we must must we see that to it that down the gullies of the ages we are looking up foreward to what is will now shotly be staring you in the face postface. We have to had them whether we like it or not. They had to have us.

megaron - the great central hall of a type of house characteristic esp. of the Mycenæan period

tie - that with which anything is tied; a cord, band, or the like, used for fastening something + eternity.

whirl - to move about in various directions, esp. with rapidity or force + world.

raughty - fine, splendid, jolly, etc.; (of persons and things) boisterous, rowdy, noisy + FDV: So there was a raughty ____

borg (Danish) - castle + FDV: who in Dyfflinstown Dyfflinsbjorg did dwell ____

soldering iron - an apparatus used in soldering + FDV: with his soddering iron blareaway spadeaway hammerlegs and ____

Ellmann: James Joyce 432: 'Budgen, who knew a great many sea chanties from his sailor days, delighted Joyce, by singing "The Raughty Tinker"' 'There was a raughty tinker / Who in London town did dwell / And when he had no work to do / His meat ax he did sell. / With me solderin' iron and taraway / Hammer legs and saw. / Brave old Donald we are off to Castlepool'. 

rockaby - A traditional phrase (esp. in a nursery rhyme) to induce an infant to fall asleep, used as an accompaniment to the rocking of a cradle + FDV: and when there was a naughty fair young ____ who was playing her game of ____ and and she saw saw she that you rowing rocky rockaby ____

peddle - to busy oneself with trifles; to work at something in a trifling, paltry, or petty way + FDV: will you dibble in my bog ____ + The Raughty Tinker (song): 'Came up a gay old lady, / Her age was one hundred and three. / She said "You raughty tinker, / Will you have a rasp at me?" / With me solderin' iron and taraway / Hammer legs and saw. / Brave old Donald we are off to Castlepool'.

sod - to cover or build up, to provide or lay, with sods or turfs

iar- (Irish) - West-; remote-

pave the way - to prepare the way (for something to come), to facilitate or lead on to a result or an object in view

maidenhead + MIZEN HEAD - Tip of Crookhaven peninsula in West County Cork; SouthWestern-most point of Ireland. A rail line runs through Cork from Youghal (terminus) almost to Mizen Head; from Mizen Head to Youghal is the entire South coast of County Cork. 

YOUGHAL - Coastal town and bay, South-East County Cork. Eochaill, Ir. "yew wood." The English name is pronunciated "yawl." Mizen Head and Youghal are the West and East boundaries of the South coast of County Cork + FDV: to he sod her in Ireland, paid paved her the way from Maidenhead Maizenhead to Youghal.

emir - a Saracen or Arab prince, or governor of a province; a military commander + FDV: And that's how Humphrey held his own.

MacMahon, asked to leave Malakoff fortification (Crimea), replied 'J'y suis, j'y reste'

show - to look or gaze upon (obs.) + {a man and a woman having sex, or cricket — as seen from Luke's point of view}

pon - upon + FDV: Or show pon him now, in his hiphigh baresark!

dark + dearg (d'erig) (gael) - red + [Loch] Dearg-dhearc (gael) - [Lake] Red-eye, on Shannon; anglic. Lough Derg Lough Derg, Co. Donegal, site of St. Patrick's Purgatory is Loch Dearg, "Red Lake".

Margaret Caroline Rudd - (d. 1779), a notorious courtesan, for whom the table may have been invented + red

purge - that which purges; spec. an aperient medicine, a purgative + Patrick's Purgatory - a cave on an island in Lough Derg, which Christ revealed to St Patrick, saying that whoever spent a day and a night there would witness hell's torments, heaven's bliss. It was a favorite resort of pilgrims, but was closed by the pope's order on St Patrick's Day, 1497. Also, according to legend it was the last stronghold of the devil in Ireland until St Patrick drove him out by 40 days of fasting and prayer).  

baresark - a 'berserker', or wild Norse warrior; sometimes explained as a warrior fighting in his 'bare shirt' + sark (Dialect) - nightshirt.

concord - agreement between persons; harmony, accord

sodomy - an unnatural form of sexual intercourse

red spot - a pimple or efflorescence of the skin + red spot on planet Jupiter + respect + FDV: And Red spot's the ascendant his brow brand & Woman's Europe's the prey the prey!

brand - a sign or mark, sometimes in a general sense, but usually (with reference to the practice of branding criminals) conveying the idea of disgrace; a stigma, a mark of infamy.

thon - the demonstrative pron. and adj., pointing to something more remote in place or time than that + Thonar or Thon - god worshipped in England and on the Continent, maybe a form of Thor because his name is that of the Teutonic word for "thunder" + ton (ton) (gael) - bottom, arse.  

Kongeby (Danish) - Kingstown + og (Danish) - and.

BLACKROCK - Town on Dublin Bay between Dublin and Dun Laoghaire; Since the 18th century a place of resort for Dubliners, reached by the "Rock Road", later by the Dalkey, Kingstown, and Blackrock tram. Conway's Tavern and Vauxhall Gardens were two of its attractions.

wagonline + FDV: Yon's this the dalakykongsbyogblagroggerswaggenline dalakeykongsbyogblagroggerswaggenline ([Private judgers,] change here for Looterstown. Onlyromans, keep your seats!)  

judger - a judge; usually, one who forms, or who is (well or ill) qualified to form, an opinion + private judgement - the formation of personal or individual opinion (esp. in religious matters), as opposed to the acceptance of a statement or doctrine on authority.

BOOTERSTOWN - District, South-East Dublin, on shore road to Blackrock. It was on the Dalkey, Kingstown, and Blackrock tram line. The earliest name was "Ballybothyr," "town of the road," Ir. bothar, angl "booter," "batter," or "boher" + Luther, Martin (1483-1546) - German religious reformer.

Holy Romans + P.W. Joyce: English as We Speak It in Ireland 64: 'The train was skelping away like mad along the main line to hell... till at last it pulled up at the junction. Whereupon the porters ran round shouting out, 'Catholics change here for purgatory: Protestants keep your places!''  

drew - pa. tense of draw (v.) + FDV: that wed drew littlealp all fares ladies please to our great metrollops.

metropolis - the chief town or city of a country; 'The metropolis', often somewhat pompously used for 'London' + Trollope - English writer.

leary = leery - alert, knowing, wide awake; U.S. slang. Careful + Dun Laoghaire (dunlire) (gael) - Laoghaire's ("calf-keeper") Fort; town and harbor, S. Dublin Bay + P.W. Joyce: English as We Speak It in Ireland 64: 'This reminds us of Father O'Leary, a Cork priest of the end of the eighteenth century, celebrated as a controversialist and a wit'.

Twentyman, Larry - character in Trollope's The American Senator

plot - to plan, contrive, or devise (something to be carried out or accomplished) + FDV: Leary, leary Twentytonleary Twentytunleary, he's working steady hard Kingsdown for his own orb's extension.  

momentum - impetus gained by movement + FDV: Look at him now a momentum