Houyhnhnm Press (Mousehole: 2010) II.2§3

Edited by Danis Rose and John O'Hanlon (details)

RM9 Hereº (the memories framed from walls are minding) till wranglers for wringwrowdy wready are, F F, atº gaze, respecting, fourteenthº baronet, meet, altrettanth bancorot, chaff,º and LM21º ere commence commencement catalaunic when Aetius'sº check chokewill Attil's gambit (that buxon breezeupº, give it a burl!),º lead us seek, O june of eves the jenniest, thou who fleestº ficklesomeº the fond fervid frondeur to thickly thyself attachº with thine selfteasedº ensuer,F30º ondrawer of our unconscionable, flickerflapper fore our unterdrugged,F31 lead us seek, lote us see, light us find, let us miss notº Maidadate, Mimosaº Multimimeticaº, the maymeaminning of maimoomeining! Elpis, thou fountain of the greeces, all shall speer theeward,º F32 from kongen in his canteenhus to kniversº hind the knoll. Ausonius Audacior and gael, gillie, gall.F33 Singalingalying.º Storiella as she is syung. Whence,º LM22 plutonically pursuant on briefest glimpse from gladrags,º followeup with endspeaking nots for yesturesº pretty Proserpronetteº whose slit satchelº spillethº peas.

RM10 Belisha beacon, beckon bright! Usherette, unmesh us! |shThat grene ray of earong it waves us to yondersh| as the red, blue and yellow flogs time on the domisole,º F34 with a blewy blow and a windigo. Where flash becomes word and silents selfloud. To traceº congeners, trebly bounden and asservaged twainly. Adamman,F35 Emhe, Issossianusheen and sometypes Yggely ogs Weib. Uwayoei!F36 |shSo mag this sybilette be our shibboleth that we may syllable her well!ºsh| LM23 Vetus may be occluded behind the mou in Veto but Nova will be nearing as their radient among the Nereids. A one of charmers, ay, Una Unica.º Charmersº who, under the branches of the elms, LM24 in shoes as yet
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unshent by stoniness, wend, went, will wend a way of honey myrrhsº and rambler roses, mistymusky,º while still the Maybeº mantles the meiblumesº foreº ever her Ifº hasº faded from the fleur,F37 their arms enlocked (ringrang,º the chimes of sexappealingº as Conchitasº with Sentasº stray,F38 rung!), LM25 all thinking all of it, the It with an itch in it, the All every inch of it, the pleasure each will preen her for, the business each was bred to breed by.F39

RM11 |shSoon jeminijohnsº will cudgel about some a rhythmatick or other over Browne and Nolan's divisional tables whereas she, of nimiousº novence charily being cupid LM26 forº mug's wumping, grooser'sº grubbiness, |shandt's avarice and grossopper's grandegaffeºsh| with her tootpettypout of jemenfichue will sit and knit on solfa sofa.F40sh| Stew of the evening, booksyful stew. And a bodikin a boss in the Thimble Theatre. But all is her inbourne. Intend. Fromº LM27º gramma's grammar sheº has it |shthat if there is a third person, mascarine,º phelinine or nuder, being spoken abad it moods prosodeº from a firstº person speaking to her second which is the direct object that has been spoken to,sh| with and at. Take the dative with his oblativeF41 for, even if obsolete, it is always of interest, so spake gramma on the impetus of her imperative, only mind you'reº genderous towards his reflexives such that I was to your LM28º grappa (Bott's trousend, hore a mannº uff!) whenº him was me hedonF42 and mine, what the lewdy saying, his analectual pygmyhop.F43 It's a wild'sº kitten, my dear, who can tell a wilkling from a warthog.º For youº may be as practical as is predicableº but you must have the proper sort of accident to meet that kind of a being with a difference.º F44 There is comfortism in the knowledge that often hate on first hearing comes of love by second sight. Have your little sintalks in the dunk of subjunctions, dual in duel and prude with pruriel, but even the aoriest chaparound whatever plaudered perfect anent prettydotes and haec genua omniaº may perhaps chance to be about to be in the case to be becoming a pale peterwright in spiteº of all your tense accusatives whilstly you're wallflooredF45 like your gerandiums for the better half of a yearn or sob.º Flame at his fumbles but freeze on his fist.F46 Every letter is a
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godsend:º ardent Ares, brusque Boreas andº glib Ganymede like zealous Zeus, the O'Megisthestº of all. To me or not to me, satisº thy quest on. LM29 Werbungsap! Jeg suis, vos wore a gentleman, thou arr, I am a quean. |shIs a game over? The game goes| Cookcook! LM30º Search me. The beggar the maid the bigger the mauler. And the grosserº the patrarc the griefer the pinch. And that's what your doctor knows. O love it is the commonknounest thing how it pashes the plutous and the paupe.F47 Pop! And,º egg she active orº spoon she passive, all them fine clauses in Lindleyº and Murrey's never braught the participle of a present to a desponent hortatrixy, vindicatively I say it, from her postconditional future.º Lumpsome is who lumpsum pays. Quantity counts though accents falter. Yoking apart and oblique orations parsed to one side, LM31º |sha brat,F48º alanna, can choose from so many,º be he a solicitor'sº appendix, a pipe clerk or free functionist flyswatter, that perfect little cad, from the languorsº and weakness of limberlimbedº lassihood till the head, back and heartachesº of waxed-upº womanage,º and heaps on heaps of other things too. Note the Respectable Irish Distressed Ladies and the Merry Mustard Frothblowers of Humphreystown Associations. Atac first, queckqueck quicks after. Beware how in that hist subtaile of schlangderF49 lies liaison — toº tease oreilles!º To vert embowed set proper penchant. But learn from that ancient tongue to be middle old modern to the minute. A spitter that can be depended on. Though Wonderlawn's lost us for ever.º Alis, alas, she broke the glass! Liddell lookerº throughº the leafery,º oursº is mistery of pain.F50sh| |shYou may spin on Youthlit'sº bike and multiplease your Mike and Nike with your kickshoes on the algebrarsºsh| butº, volve the LM32 virgil page and view, the O of woman is long when burly those two muters sequent her so |shfrom NebobF51 LM33 see you never strayº who'll nimm you nice and nehm the|

RM12 |shOneº hath just been areading, hath not one, ya, ya, in their memoiries of Hireling's puny wars, end so, und all, ga, ga,º of The LM34 O'Brien, The O'Connor, The MacLoughlinº and The MacNamara,º with summed their appendage,º da, da, of Sire Jeallyousº Seizer, that gamely torskmester,F52 with his duo of druidesses LM35 in readymoneyº rompersF53 and the tryonforit of Oxthievious,
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Lapidous and Malthouse Anthemy
. You may fail to see the lie of that layout, Suetonia,F54sh| but the reflections which recur to me are that so long as beauty life is body loveº and so bright as |shMutua of your mirrorF55º holds her candle to your caudle (loneº lefthand likeless, sombring Autum of your Spring)º reckº you not one spirtº of anyseed whether trigemellmenº cuddle his coddle or| She'll confess it by her figure though sheº deny it to your face. If you're not ruined by that one she won't do you any whim. And then? What afters it? Gruffº Gunne may blow, Gam Gonna flow, the gossans eye the jennings aye. LM36 From the butts of Heber and Heremon, nolens volensº, brood our pansiesº brune in brumeº. There's a split in the infinitive from to haveº been to will be. As they warred in their big innings ease now we never shall know. |shEat early| Coax Cobra to chatters. Hail, Heva, we hear! LM37º This is the glider that gladdened the girlF56 that list to the wind that lifted the leaves that folded the fruit that hung on the tree that grew in the garden Gough gave. |shWide hiss, we're wizening. Hoots fromm, we're| Why hidest thou hinder thy husband his name? |shLeda, Lada, aflutter afraidaº, so does your girdle grow!ºsh| Willed without witting,º whorled without aimed. Pappapassos, Mammamanet, warwhetswut and whowitswhy.F57º |shBut it's tails for toughsº and titties for totties and come bucketsº LM38 come bats till deeleet.ºsh|

RM13 |shDark ages clasp the daisy roots.º F58º Stop, if you are a sally of the allies, hot off minowaursº and naval actiums,sh| |shpicked engagements and banks of| Please stop if you areº a LM39 B.C. minding missy, please do. But |shshould you prefer A.D. stepplease, O do.º And if you miss with a venture it serves you girly well| But, holy Janus, I was forgetting the Blitzenkopfs! Here,º Hengeggstº and Horsesauce, |shtake your headsF59 out of yourº taletub!ºsh| And leave your hinnyhennyhindyou!º It's haunted. The chamber. |shOf erringº.sh| Whoan, tug, trace, starrupº! LM40 |shIt is distinctly understouttered that,sh| sense the tideº you threehandshighº put your twofootlarge timepates in that dead wash of Lough Murph it isº and until such time pace one and the same,º Messherrn the grinning statesmen, |shBrock and Leon, have shunted the grumbling coundedtouts, Starlinº and Serº Artur| LM41 Foamous homely brew.º Bebattledº
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by bottle, gageure de gueguerre
º.F60 Bull igien bear and then bearagain bulligan. Gringrin gringrin. Staffs varsus herds and bucks vursus barks.º LM42 By old Grumbledum's walls. Bumps,º bellows and bawls.F61 Opprimor's down, up up Opima! LM43º Rents and rates and tithes and taxes, wages, saves and spends. Heil, heptarched span of peace!F62 Live, league of lex, nexº and the mores! Fas est dass and foe err you. LM44 Impovermentº of the booble by the bauble for the bubble. So wrap upº your worries in your woe (wumpumtum!) and shake down the shuffle for the throw. For there's one mere opeF63 for downfall LM45 ned. As Hanah Levyº, shrewd shroplifter,º and nievre anore,º skidoos with her spoileds.F64 To add gay touches. For hugh and guy and goy and jew. To dimpled and pimpled and simpled and wimpled. A peak in a poke and a pig in a pew.F65 She wins them by wons, LM46 a haul hectoendecate, for mangay mumbo jumbjubes tak mutts and jeffs muchas bracelonettes gracies barcelonas.F66 O whataloovelyº freespeech 'twas (tep)º F67 to gar howalively hintergrunting!º Tip. Like lilt of larks to burdened crocodileF68 orº Hazel and Sallyº skittering andº laubhing at theº wheeze of thatº old windbag, Blusterbossº, blowharding about all he didn't do. Hell o' your troop! With is the winker for the muckwits of willesly and nith is the nod for the umproar napollyonº and hither isº poorblond piebold hoerse. Huirse. With its tricuspidal hauberkhelm coverchafº emblem on. LM47 For the man that broke the ranks on Monte Sinjon. The allriddle of it? That that is allruddy with us,º ahead of schedule,º which already is, amphiaccomplished,º from and syne.º LM48 |shDaftº Dathy of the Five Positions (the deathrayº stop him!) isº still, as reproaches Paulus, on the Madderhorn and,º entre chatsº and hobnobs,º daring Dunderhead to shiver his|F69º Hannibalº mac Hamiltan is chasing Kate O'Carthydge around the Capuawalls. Hibrahimº the Hegiriteº F70 (more livepower elbow him!) isº minsterbuilding, soº repreaches Timothy, upº in Saint Barmabrac's.F71 Number thirtytwo west eleventhº streak looks on to thatº datetree doloriferous selfregnantº (may all in the tocoming of the sempereternal speel spry
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with it!) whichº more and everº leafeth earlier than LM49º every growth and, elfshot, wonderingº headawag, with frayed nervesº till they feeled sore,º like any woman that has been born at all events to the purdah,º for the howmanyeth and howmovingth time at what the demons in that jackhouse that jerry built for Massa and Missus and hijo de puta, LM50 the sparksown fermament of the starryk fieldgosongingonº where blows a nemone at each blink of windstill,º F73 they were sliding along and sleeting aloof and scouting around and shooting about.º Allwhichwhile or whereaballoons for good vaunty years |shDagobert is in Clane's clean hometown prepping up his prepueratory and learning how toº putº a broad face bronzily out through a LM51 broken breached meataerial from Bryan Awlining,º Erin's hircohaired culoteer.F74sh|