plight - condition, state esp. bad state or condition, predicament
fox and geese - a board game in which pieces representing geese are trying to corner fox + box and dice (Anglo-Irish) - Used to denote the whole lot.
picking + FDV: picking up lousies or dropping his teeth
wring - to subject (something) to a writhing, wresting, or turning movement
handcuff - a shackle for the hand, consisting of a divided metal ring which is locked round the wrist.
blighter - a worthless or contemptible person
pray - to ask earnestly for, beg + FDV: praying the Allfight Allarmies for thomething to eath
deaf + Dieu (fr) - God.
nostrum - a quack remedy, a patent medicine + Dominum Nostrum (l) - Our Lord.
eath - easy + eat
leapt - p. of leap (to run hastily, rush)
guffaw - to laugh loudly or boisterously; to laugh coarsely or harshly
whimper - a fretful cry expressive of complaint or grief (FDV also)
in cold blood - coolly, without excitement + FDV: made bad cold bloud above of black mund mundy
blue monday - a monday that is trying or depressing esp. because of return to work + Mund (ger) - mouth.
flech - flattery + flesh (FDV also)
kake = cake
simper - an affected and self-conscious smile; a silly smiling look; a smirk + phrase hook, line and sinker.
larn - to teach, to give (a person) a lesson (freq. used ironically as a threat of punishment).
dibble - an instrument used to make holes in the ground for seeds, bulbs, or young plants.; a moustache.
lech - a prehistoric monumental stone, the capstone of a cromlech; to behave lustfully, to feel or to be lecherous.
fain - glad under the circumstances; glad or content to take a certain course in default of opportunity for anything better, or as the lesser of two evils + FDV: if the vain shinner begged
shinner - one who borrows money by the practice of shining + Sinn Feiner + shinner (Slang) - member or supporter of Sinn Féin, Irish nationalist movement, or of the Irish Republican Army (term used mainly by Loyalists and British troops).
peg - to pin down, nail down + begged
immartial - not martial, unwarlike + immortal
sister soul + mustered - gathered together, collected + shoul (Anglo-Irish Pronunciation) - soul.
ooh - an exclamation of pain, surprise, etc. + FDV: with a Hoo! Hoodoodoo!
hoodoo - voodoo + how do you do
to break wind - to expel gas from the intestine + FDV: breaking boasts boast that of to wile woe woem & sin he was partial
wile - while + that whiles - at or during that time + to whiles - during the time, meanwhile.
partial - that is one of the parts which make up a whole; constituent, component.
blank ye - damn you! + FDV: Answer: [No, blank you!] But Before proceeding to conclusively confute this begging question it would be much fitter for you, if you dare, to consult with my and consequentially attempt at my disposals of the same time-dime-cash problem elsewhere, naturalistically, of course, from the blinkpoint of a spatialist. Here you From it you will notice, Schott, upon my first remarking that the sophology of Bitchson while driven by a purely dime-dime urge is not without its cash-cash characteristics charactericksticks, borrowed for the its nonce ends from the his the fiery goodmother Miss Fortune (whom who we have had our little private brush with [,what, Schott?]) & as I could have told you behavioristically broke pailletés with a coat of honour homoid icing which is in reality a ridiculisation of the whoo-whoo and where's-hairs theories theorics of Winestain. To put it all the more plumbly. The speech speechform is a mere surrogate whilst the quality and tality (I shall explain this what you ought to mean by this in the subsequent sentence) are alternativamentally harrogate or arrogate, as the gates may be.
impulsivist - one who acts on impulse
conclusively - finally, decisively
confute - to confound, render futile, bring to nought
beg the question - to fail to deal with or answer effectively the point that is being discussed; to take for granted the matter in dispute, to assume without proof + begging - the action or habit of asking earnestly; spec. of asking alms.
hesitate - to show, or speak with, indecision; to move in an indecisive, faltering manner.
consequentially - as a consequence or result; with logical sequence or consistency.
attempt - to attack, assail; to make an effort to solve
at ones disposal - under ones control, command or management
dime - a silver coin of the USA, of the value of 10 cents; a petty sum of money + FDV: of the same time-dime-cash problem elsewhere
cash - money; in the form of coin, ready money
naturalistically - relating to the natural order of things, as opposed to a logical order.
veiwpoint - a mental position or attitude from which subjects or questions are considered + Blickpunkt (ger) - point of view + FDV: from the blinkpoint of a spatialist.
spatialist - an adherent in spatialism; one who is concerned with spatial qualities or relations.
Schott - according to Mr Ellmann, Joyce's "no 1 pupil" in Trieste. "What's he like?" "A horseface," Joyce said. In FW, Schott becomes Joyce, lectured to by Professor Jones or Wyndham Lewis + FDV: Here you From it you will notice, Schott
sophologia (gr) - study of wisdom
Bergson, Henri (1859-1941) - French philosopher, much savaged by Wyndham Lewis in Time and Western Man. (The savaging is irrational and anti-Semitic.) Lewis said Joyce was of the "time" school of Bergson-Einstein-Stein-Proust [Lewis: Time and Western Man: (of Henry Bergson's philosophy) 'Bergson had said that the intellect "spatialized" things. It was that "spatialization" that the doctrinaire of motion and of mental "time" attacked'].
for the nonce - for the particular purpose, for the time being + nonsense + FDV: borrowed for the its nonce ends
fairy godmother - a fairy who acts as godmother or protector to a mortal child; also transf., a benefactress.
recherche - exotic, rare, exquisite, extremely choice or rare + Proust, Marcel (1871-1922) - author of A la recherche du temps perdu (Remembrance of Things Past) + FDV: whom who we have had our little private brush with [, what, Schott?]
brush - a quick light touch, a fleeting momentary contact
Dublin Bread CO. It had restaurants in Stephen's Green North, Lower Sackville Street, and Dame Street; in Ulysses, Haines and Mulligan meet in the Dame Street DBC; "We call it D.B.C. because they have damn bad cakes," says Mulligan.
behavioristically - rel. to behaviorism (the characteristic behavior of a defined organism uder defined conditions) + FDV: borrowed for the nonce ends from the fiery goodmother Miss Fortune (who we have had our little private brush with [,what, Schott?]) & as I could have told you behavioristically broke pailletés with a coat of honour homoid icing which is in reality a ridiculisation of the whoo-whoo and where's-hairs theories theorics of Winestain.
palette - the set or selection of colours used by a particular artist or for a particular picture + pailleté (fr) - spangled.
homicide - the action, by a human being, of killing a human being
by chance - without design, casually, accidentally + chance - that occurs or is by chance, casual, incidental.
ridiculize - to make ridiculous + radicalization
whoo - exp. of sudden excitement, astonishment or relief history + who + there's hair! - there's a girl with a lot of hair! (catch-phrase of the early 20th century).
history + theorics - theoretical statements or notions, theory.
Albert Einstein (also seen as a representative of modern 'time' philosophy in 'Time and Western Man' by Lewis).
plumbly - vertically downwards (FDV also) + plumbum (l) - lead + plumply - directly, plainly, flatly
speechform - linguistic form + FDV: The speech speechform is a mere surrogate whilst the quality and tality (I shall explain this what you ought to mean by this in the subsequent sentence) are alternativamentally harrogate or arrogate, as the gates may be.
surrogate - a thing that acts for or takes the place of another, a substitute.
whilst - while
subsequent - existing or occurring after, esp. immediately after, something expressed.
alternatively - alternately, by turns (obs.)
Harrogate - name of a borough in the West Riding of Yorkshire; a medicinal water originating in Harrogate.
arrogate - to claim and assume as a right that to which one is not entitled.
talis (l) - such, of such kind + qualis... talis (l) - as... so; whatever... such + FDV: Talis is a word often abused by many passions passim. A person will frequently say: Have Are you seen seein much of a Talis and Talis those times? meaning: Will you put up a three of irish? Or a ladyeater may have perhaps casualised to you as you tempted temptoedher a la sourdine: Of you plates? is Is Talis and Talis, the swordswallower, who is on at the Craterium the same as Talis and Talis, the penswiper pencrusher, no fank funk you! who runs his duly mile? Or this is a perhaps better example. At a recent postvortex piece-examination of a determined case of spinosism, an extension lecturer on the Hague Ague [[who was trying seesers] Dr 'sHet Ubeleeft] asked the question: Why is this which Suchman tails qualis: and to whom Dr. Gedankje [of Stoutgirth] who was wiping his whistle toarsely returted: While you are though beast a son zoom of a whorl!
abuse - to use improperly, to misuse; to make a bad use of, to pervert, or misemploy.
passim - a Latin word, used chiefly after the name of a book or author, to indicate the occurrence of something in various places throughout the book or writings.
work out - to go through a process of calculation or consideration so as to arrive at the solution of (a problem or question), to solve.
quantum theory - a theory of matter and energy based on the concept of quanta.
tantalizing - that tantalizes; tormenting by exciting desires which cannot be satisfied + tantum (l) - so much, so many + tantum... quantum (l) - so much... as.
frequent - to use habitually or repeatedly; to familiarize with, to associate with (obs.)