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204 THIRD CENSUS OF FINNEGANS WAKE Rabelais (q.v.)—see also Jingle. 75.20 (nahash = Hebrew "serpent"; note .21—belly the nab—on Rabelais, q.v.); 160.5; ?22227; 29028. Nasoes—on a wall in Pompeii is a rude caricature of"Naso," who has almost no nose. See Ovid. 403.7. Nassau—William III (q.v.) was Prince of Orange (q.v.) and Nassau. There is a Nassau Street in Dublin. Nast-Kobb and Schumacher—Roman bank where Joyce worked as a correspondent, 1906-7. 510.21 (nasty blunt clubs; "blunt" = cash). *Naster, Bouncer—Paten Nosten? 455.14. Nathan ("gift")—pmophet who rebuked David (q.v.) for causing Uriah's (q.v.) death (2 Samuel, XII, 1—9). +3.12—with Jonathan, Swift, Joseph (q.q.v.); 184.18 (an athanon); 588.16. *Natlgal_maybe German "nightingale." 40.25. Nation, Camrie—l9th-century American temperance advocate. 295.18. Nausicaa—princess in the Odyssey, Genty MacDowell (q.v.) in Ulysses. 229.15. *Nautsen, 479.36. Navellicky Kamen—Russian, Mn Prescott says, for "on the great stone." 392.25. *Na~jJ lie, 61.21. *NaylarTmynon, 370.22. Neanderthal Man—of the Old Stone Age. See Man Servant. 18.22; 19.25. Neandser, Allbnoggt, and Viggynette Neeinsee—see Nyanza. 600.12—13. Neaves—as Mrs Yoden says, a baby food of Ulysses. 577.21. *Neblono~'s Nivonovio. 230.15— 16. Nebo—Babybonian god whose name means "proclaimer," son of Menodach (q.v.), introduced writing and general wisdom to the people. 11.5,16; 235.16. Nebuchadnezzar—king (ca. 600 B.c.) who made Babylon a wonder and marched against Jerusalem. 24.35; 103.8 (Mn Wilder says, Verdi's q.v.,Nabucco, 1842, contains a paraphrase of "By the Waters of Babylon"); +139.6—with Knickerbocken(q.v.); 177.14; 319.29—30; 344.16. *Ned_some, not all, refer to the ass (q.v.). De Valena (q.v.)? 82.17; ?104.20; 273.11; 288.5; 325.33 (ass, q.v.); 330.4; 368.36 (see Ass); 395.5 (see Ass); +477.6—with Ass, Ned of the Hill (q.q.v.). Ned of the Hill—Edmond O'Ryan, 18thcentury outlaw of Tipperary, subject of a poem of Lover's (q.v.). +477.6—with Ass, Ned (q.q.v.). Neeblow's—Nibbo's Garden, a 19th- century New York music-hall, Miss Worthington says. 552.19. *Neelson_Nelson (q.v.)? +242.1—with Ass (q.v.). *Nefei.sen_Mr Wilder suggests NeferTem, a god in The Book of the Dead. 415.33. Nehemlah ("comfort of Jehovah")—(l) Jewish leader, empowered by Artaxerxes (q.v.) to rebuild Jerusalem, (2) book of the Old Testament. See Malachi. +32.1—with Noah (q.v.). Nell, Nelly—diminutives of Helen (q.v.). Nell, Little—good girl-child who dies in Dicken's (q.v.) The Old Curiosity Shop. 324.28. Nelly, Fresh—Dublin whore (Ulysses, 214). 34.32. Nelson, Honatia—daughten of Nelson and Lady Hamilton (q.q.v.). +329.4—with Horus (q.v.). Nelson, Horatio, Viscount (1758— 1805)—English naval hero. In Dublin, Nelson's Pillar (blown up in 1966) was where tnams start and where "The Parable of the Plums" takes place. To Joyce, the phallic pillar is an emblem of black and humorous hypocrisy—a pillar for the British adulterer, quicklime for Ireland's uncrowned king, Parnell (q.v.). See Bronte, Lady Hamilton, Horatia Nelson, Hardy. +242.1—with Ass (q.v.); 322.32; 422.30; 466.24 (see Braham); 553.13. Nema Knatut—see Tutankhamen. 395.23. Nemesis (from Greek nemein, "to deal out" or "distribute")—Gneek goddess, bearing gifts good and bad; later she dealt out divine, retributive justice; from hen there was no escape. She was sometimes confused with Artemis and Aphrodite (q.q.v.); some have it, she hatched the egg containing Helen which was engendered by Zeus-as-a-Swan (q.q.v.); hence she is Leda (q.v.). In "Anna Livia Plurabelle" (q.v.) Nemesis is Leda-Eve-Pandona(q.q.v.) dealing out revengeful gifts to hen children, 205— 213. ?201 .32 (cradlenames she smacked); 343.28; ?442.5; ?479.12; 489.20; 498.16. *Nemon, Niscemus—maybe Noman (q.v.), maybe Nemon the Venomous, a Celtic wan goddess. 175.33; ?27425; 318.6. *Nepjij_perhaps Nennius (fi. 796), Welsh author of Historia Britonium, on Ninus, the eponymous founder of Ninevah, husband of Semiramis (q.v.). 452.27.
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