First Draft, 15 November 1926

Posted in FW, James Joyce by tb on November 24, 2008

brings us back to Howth Castle & Environs. Sir Tristram, violer d’amores, had passencore rearrived on the scraggy isthmus from North Armorica to wielderfight his penisolate war; nor had stream rocks by the Oconee exaggerated themselse to Laurens County, Ga, doublin all the time; nor avoice from afire bellowsed mishe to tauftauf thuartpeatrick; not yet, though venisoon after, had a Kisdcad buttended a bland old isaac; not yet, though all’s fair in vanessy, were sosie sethers wroth with twone jonathan. Rot a peck of pa’s malt had Shem or Shen brewed by arclight and rory end to the regginbrow was to be seen ringsome on the waterface.

(Page 595 here).


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