"Five tallwhitehatted sandwichmen between Monypeny's corner and the slab where Wolfe Tone's statue was not, eeled themselves turning H. E. L. Y'S and plodded back as they had come." (U10.377)
"Then she stared at the large poster of Marie Kendall, charming soubrette, and, listlessly lolling, scribbled on the jotter sixteens and capital esses." (U10.380)
Marie Kendal was appearing that evening at the Empire Palace Theatre.
"Mustard hair and dauby cheeks. She's not nicelooking, is she? The way she's holding up her bit of a skirt. Wonder will that fellow be at the band tonight." (U10.382)
"If I could get that dressmaker to make a concertina skirt" (U10.384)
"like Susy Nagle's. They kick out grand. Shannon and all the boatclub swells never took his eyes off her." (U10.384)
I do not know who Susy Nagle is, but I put this PC for 2 reasons: it shows Nora Nagle with a nice skirt that would kick out grand; also, it shows stage actress Gertie Millar who later married Lord Dudley (William Humble, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in 1904), after his wife Rachel died.
"The telephone rang rudely by her ear.
- Hello. Yes, sir. No, sir. Yes, sir. I'll ring them up after five." (U10.388)
"Only those two, sir, for Belfast and Liverpool. All right, sir. Then I can go after six if you're not back. A quarter after. Yes, sir. Twentyseven and six. I'll tell him. Yes: one, seven, six.
She scribbled three figures on an envelope." (U10.389)
"- Mr Boylan! Hello! That gentleman from Sport was in looking for you. Mr Lenehan, yes. He said he'll be in the Ormond at four. No, sir. Yes, sir. I'll ring them up after five." (U10.394)
"Two pink faces turned in the flare of the tiny torch.
—Who's that? Ned Lambert asked. Is that Crotty?" (U10.398)
"- Ringabella and Crosshaven, a voice replied, groping for foothold." (U10.400)
"The vesta in the clergyman's uplifted hand consumed itself in a long soft flame and was let fall. At their feet its red speck died: and mouldy air closed round them.
- How interesting! a refined accent said in the gloom." (U10.403)
"- Yes, sir, Ned Lambert said heartily. We are standing in the historic council chamber of saint Mary's abbey where silken Thomas proclaimed himself a rebel in 1534. This is the most historic spot in all Dublin. O'Madden Burke is going to write something about it one of these days. The old bank of Ireland was over the way till the time of the union and the original jews' temple was here too before they built their synagogue over in Adelaide road. You were never here before, Jack, were you?
- No, Ned." (U10.407)
"— He rode down through Dame walk, the refined accent said, if my memory serves me. The mansion of the Kildares was in Thomas court.
— That's right, Ned Lambert said. That's quite right, sir.
— If you will be so kind then, the clergyman said, the next time to allow me perhaps ....
— Certainly, Ned Lambert said. Bring the camera whenever you like." (U10.415)
"I'll get those bags cleared away from the windows [St Mary Abbey add. You can take it from here or from here.
In the still faint light he moved about, tapping with his lath the piled seedbags and points of vantage on the floor." (U10.420)
"From a long face a beard and gaze hung on a chessboard.
— I'm deeply obliged, Mr Lambert, the clergyman said. I won't trespass on your valuable time....
— You're welcome, sir, Ned Lambert said. Drop in whenever you like. Next week, say. Can you see?
— Yes, yes. Good afternoon, Mr Lambert. Very pleased to have met you.
— Pleasure is mine, sir, Ned Lambert answered.
He followed his guest to the outlet and then whirled his lath away among the pillars." (U10.425)