Joyce, James / A first-draft version of Finnegans wake
II, iv ("Mamalujo"), pp. 213-219
213 II, iv (MAMALUJO) —3 "So And there they were too listening in as hard as they could I to FW 383 the solans [& the sycamores and the mistlethrushes] and all the birds all four of them listening they were the big four the four master waves of Erin all listening four there was old Tom Matt Gregory and then besides old Tom Matt there was old Phelius Marcus O'Hogan65 Lyons the four waves and oftentimes they used to be saying grace together right [enough] here now we are the four of us old Tom Matt Gregory and old Phelius Marcus Lyons and old Jeremy Luke Tarpey the four of us and sure thank God there are no more of us and sure now you won't go & leave out old J.eL... 10 O'Gorman Johnny MacDougall the four of us and no more of us and so now pass the fish for the LorcEs Christ' sake amen the way they used to be saying grace before fish for auld lang syne there they were spraining their ears listening and listening to all the kissening with their eyes glistening all the four when he was kiddling & cuddling his colleen not the collen no the colleen bawn cuddling her and kissing her with his pogue like arrah na pogue Pogue the dear annual they all four memembored [how] they used to be I cuddling and kissing under the mistlethrush and listening in the FW 384 good old bygone days Dion Boucicault of in Arrah na Pogue when they knew the'6 man on the doom in one of those centuries when they were all 20 four collegians in the queen's colleges it brought it all back again as fresh as ever Matt and Marcus and now there he was and his Arrah na Pogue before the four of them and now thank God there were no more of them and he poguing and poguing they were listening with their watering'7 mouths watering so pass the pogue for Christ sake Amen listening & I FW 385 watering all the four Luke and Johnny MacDougall for anything at all of the bygone times for a cup of'8 § kindness yet for four big tumblers MS 47481, 2 of woman squash with them all four listening and spraining their ears and all their mouths making water ' 5 The following is apparently the earliest version of the "Mamalujo" sequence which Joyce combined with the "Tristan and Isolde" piece in 1938. 16 Omitted: "the." 17 Not completed: "wat." - 18 The word "of" was repeated by error.
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