innocent + thighs.
felicious - happy, joyous; fortunate, prosperous + O felix culpa! (Exsultet) + (advertisement) + FDV: O, felicias felicious coolpote coolpose!
MacCool + Magrath + (snakes crawl).
Virgil or Publius Vergilius Maro (B.C. 70 - 19) - Roman poet. Also a 7th century "fantastic grammarian" ('Sortes Virgilianae' is telling fortunes by opening Virgil and reading the first passage hit on) + virgins.
Arma virumque [cano] (l) - "Arms and the man [I sing]": first words of Vergil's Aeneid + Viscount Harmsworth - Irish newspaper magnate + "He was in the gasworks," she said. Gabriel felt humiliated by the failure of his irony and by the evocation of this figure from the dead, a boy in the gasworks. (The Dead)
handsel - lucky prognostic, omen, augury (obs.); first taste, foretaste, first fruits: often with the notion of its being auspicious of what is to follow + Hansel und Gretel (ger) - name of a fairy tale.
girl + "I suppose you were in love with this Michael Furey, Gretta," he said. "I was great with him at that time," she said. (The Dead)
Michaelmas - the feast of St. Michael, September 29 + Father Michael → Father (Flynn) / Michael (Furey) + milkman.
Lilith - Adam's first wife (Kabbalah) + FDV: Chat me us instead! The cad with the pipe's wife, Lily Kinsella, who became the wife of Mr Snakers and in the hands of the kissing solicitor, will now engage in attentions.
Cinnsealach (kinshalokh) (gael) - Proud; descendant of Eanna Cinnsealach, son of Diarmaid Mac Murchadha, Leinster king who invited Anglo-Norman invasion. Eanna's agnomen replaced true surname among his descendants + REFERENCE
one's good name - one's repute or reputation, etc.
prinche (obs.) - app. a by-form of pinch (v.) + just a prince for tonight (pantomime and folktale motif).
streaky - marked with streaks, streaked + (notebook 1922-23): 'bacon bellies mild cure 1/2 back & streaky, sliced 1/6' → Irish Times 16 Nov 1922, 3/7: 'Lipton's Prices Save You Money:... Imported Bacon... Back or Streaky, sliced 1/6... Bellies, Pale, Mild cure 1/2'.
ninepence + FDV: Pale bellies our mild cure, back and streaky ninepence.
thugs + FDV: The thicks off Bully's Acre was got up by Sully.
BULLY ACRE - Ancient cemetery of Kilmainham, corner of SCR and Royal Hospital Road. Closed 1832 after thousands of burials in cholera epidemic.
got up - artificially produced, elaborated, or adorned, for purposes of effect or deception
Sulla - Roman soldier-politician + O'Suiligh (o'suli) (gael) - descendant of Suileach ("quick-eyed") + Sully, leader of the twelve (*O*) and Magrath's thug.
'lane (Joyce's note) + BOOT LANE - Now Arran Street East; named for an inn with "the sign of a boot."
licensed victualler - one who has a licence to sell food or drink, but esp. the latter, to be consumed on the premises
waxy - fig. Of a person, his heart, mind: Soft, plastic, impressionable like wax + waxy (Anglo-Irish) - cobbler (from use of wax-end for stitching).
eight and twenty to five = 4:32 + FDV: Only look through your leatherbox with P.C.Q. about 4.32 full view
pair + court of quarter sessions.
scission - the action, or an act of cutting or dividing, as with a sharp instrument + scissors
bevy - the proper term for a company of maidens or ladies, of roes, of quails, or of larks + BVM - Blessed Virgin Mary.
Maria Reparatrix (l) - Mary the Restoress
reparatrice (obs. rare.) - a female restorer
allround - including everything in a given circle, affecting everyone or everything alike
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 the devil out by 40 days of fasting and prayer.
Lily Is a Lady (song) + "Lily, the caretaker's daughter, was literally run off her feet." (The Dead)
Lilliburlero, bullen a law (song) + FDV: to be surprised to see under the grand piano one day on the sofa Lily and a lady very solicitously on the sofa pulling a low [and then [he'd begin to jump a little bit to] find out what goes on besides the solicitous busness by] kissing and looking into a mirror.
What Ho! She Bumps (song): 'She began to bump a bit'
solicitous - extremely or particularly careful or attentive; taking the utmost heed or care + solicitor's [.06]
buss (Slang) - kiss
FDV: That I was we were treated not very grand when the police and everybody is all bowing to us when we go out in all directions. Item, we never were chained to a chair and, bitem, no widower whithersoever followed us about with a fork on Yankskilling day. Meet a great civilian (long proud lives to him!) who is as gentle as a mushroom and a very affoctable when he always sits forenenst us for his wet while to all whom it may concern M.G.'s Sully is from all he drunk though he is a rattling fine bootmaker in his profession. Would we were herewith to lodge our complaint on Sergeant Laraseny who does be with the corner up of Levers Lane Row on Katheyeen Kateen MacFoullane in consequence of which his in such steps taken his head health would be constably broken by a Nollwelshian which has been oxbelled out of crispiamity.
treated not very grand (Joyce's note)
Waterloo Road, Dublin + Lewis Carroll: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [.23]
Cubanola glide (Joyce's note) → The Cubanola Glide (song from 1909, words by Vincent Bryan, music by Harry von Tilzer).
personably - personally; like a personage of importance, in grand style
beaux - dandies, fops + bows + deuce - the two at dice or cards + deuce ace - the lowest possible throw, and hence, naught, nothing.
Alice (Joyce's note) + arse + ace - one at dice, or the side of the die marked with one pip or point, and counting as one.
Hilary Allen (Joyce's note) → Hilary Allen - a singer in musicals of the 1930s + Cnoc Almhain (knuk alun) (gael) - Whitened Hill, Co. Kildare; HQ of Fianna led by Fionn Mac Cumhail; anglic. Hill of Allen.
APENNINE MOUNTAINS - Mountain range, central Italy, from the Ligurian Alps in the North to Reggio di Calabria in the South + opening nighters.
Thanksgiving Day + FDV: Item, we never were chained to a chair and, bitem, no widower whithersoever followed us about with a fork on Yankskilling day.
affectable - capable of being affected + affectionable.
forenenst - in front of, opposite, neat to, beside
wet - a drink or draught of some alcoholic beverage; a glass of liquor
sully - an act of sullying, soiling, or polluting; a stain, blemish + FDV: Meet a great civilian (long proud lives to him!) who is as gentle as a mushroom and a very affoctable when he always sits forenenst us for his wet while to all whom it may concern M.G.'s Sully is from all he drunk though he is a rattling fine bootmaker in his profession.
thug - a cutthroat, ruffian, rough
rattling - remarkably, extremely
bookmaker + (a cobbler is a bootmaker) [.11] "Ware Splash. Cobbler." [060.29]
lodge - to deposit in court or with some appointed officer a formal statement of (an information, complaint, objection, etc.). Hence, in popular language, to bring forward, allege (an objection, etc.).
larceny - theft of personal property + "BLOOM: What? Where? (HE THROWS A SHILLING ON THE TABLE AND STARTS) Thatís for the chimney. Where? I need mountain air. (HE HURRIES OUT THROUGH THE HALL... SUPERINTENDENT LARACY, FATHER COWLEY, CROFTON OUT OF THE COLLECTOR-GENERALíS, DAN DAWSON," (Ulysses. 15.4350).
pance (it) - bellies + Peter's pence - contribution to the Roman Catholic Church + pots and pans.
change - coins of low denomination + change of life (Colloquial) - menopause + chance of a lifetime (phrase).
Norwegian + "In fact there are indications that Sackerson's employment is coming to an end: the Shaun of III/2 promises to 'sack that sick server' (432.33-4) and ALP, to whom he is the source of the odious McGrath, claims that he has been fired for giving guff (616.21-2), that he is 'Nollwelshian who has been oxbelled out of crispianity'." (John Gordon: Finnegans Wake: a plot summary).
Christianity + FDV: Would we were herewith to lodge our complaint on Sergeant Laraseny who does be with the corner up of Levers Lane Row on Katheyeen Kateen MacFoullane in consequence of which his in such steps taken his head health would be constably broken by a Nollwelshian which has been oxbelled out of crispiamity.
FDV: Well, our talks are coming to be resumed by more polite conversation with a huntered per cent scent human over the natural bestness of pleisure after his good few mugs of four ale and shag. While for whoever likes that urogynal pan of cakes one apiece it is thanks, to beloved, to Adam, our first earlyfirst Finnllater, for his beautiful crossmess parzel.
bestness - the quality or state of being best + Joyce's note: 'biz v pleasure' ('pleasure' not clear).