"Larches, firs, all the trees of the conifer family are going fast.." (U12.1259)
"I was reading a report of lord Castletown's ..." (U12.1260)
"-Save them, says the citizen, the giant ash of Galway and the chieftain elm of Kildare with a fortyfoot bole and an acre of foliage. Save the trees of Ireland for the future men of Ireland on the fair hills of Eire, O.
- Europe has its eyes on you, says Lenehan." (U12.1262)
This PC gives a verse of the poem by James Clarence Mangan that the Citizen is quoting. It also shows 2 symbols of Ireland (the crown and the harp) and the shields of the 4 Irish provinces.
"The fashionable international world attended en masse this afternoon at the wedding of the chevalier Jean Wyse de Neaulan, grand high chief ranger of the Irish National Foresters, with with Miss Fir Conifer of Pine Valley." (U12.1266)
"Lady Sylvester Elmshade, Mrs Barbara Lovebirch, Mrs Poll Ash," (U12.1269)
I could not find Mrs Poll Ash but his is a PC of the lovely Edwardian stage actress Miss Maie Ash. She would have fit very nicely in the wedding party.
"Mrs Holly Hazeleyes, Miss Daphne Bays, Miss Dorothy Canebrake, Mrs Clyde Twelvetrees, Mrs Rowan Greene, Mrs Helen Vinegadding, Miss Virginia Creeper, Miss Gladys Beech, Miss Olive Garth, Miss Blanche Maple, Mrs Maud Mahogany, Miss Myra Myrtle, Miss Priscilla Elderflower," (U12.1270)
"Miss Bee Honeysuckle, Miss Grace Poplar," (U12.1274)
"Miss O Mimosa San, Miss Rachel Cedarfrond," (U12.1274)
"the Misses Lilian and Viola Lilac, Miss Timidity Aspenall, Mrs Kitty Dewey-Mosse," (U12.1275)
"Miss May Hawthorne, Mrs Gloriana Palme, Mrs Liana Forrest, Mrs Arabella Blackwood and Mrs Norma Holyoake of Oakholme Regis graced the ceremony by their presence." (U12.1276)
" The bride who was given away by her father, the M'Conifer of the Glands, looked exquisitely charming in a creation carried out in green mercerised silk, moulded on an underslip of gloaming grey, sashed with a yoke of broad emerald and finished with a triple flounce of darkerhued fringe, the scheme being relieved by bretelles and hip insertions of acorn bronze." (U12.1279)
"The maids of honour, Miss Larch Conifer and Miss Spruce Conifer, sisters of the bride, wore very becoming costumes in the same tone, a dainty motif of plume rose being worked into the pleats in a pinstripe and repeated capriciously in the jadegreen toques in the form of heron feathers of paletinted coral." (U12.1284)
"Senhor Enrique Flor presided at the organ with his wellknown ability and, in addition to the prescribed numbers of the nuptial mass," (U12.1288)
"played a new and striking arrangement of Woodman, spare that tree at the conclusion of the service." (U12.1290)
"On leaving the church of Saint Fiacre in Horto after the papal blessing the happy pair were subjected to a playful crossfire of hazelnuts, beechmast, bayleaves, catkins of willow, ivytod, hollyberries, mistletoe sprigs" (U12.1291)
" and quicken shoots. Mr and Mrs Wyse Conifer Neaulan will spend a quiet honeymoon in the Black Forest.
— And our eyes are on Europe, says the citizen. We had our trade with Spain and the French and with the Flemings before those mongrels were pupped, Spanish ale in Galway, the winebark on the winedark waterway.
— And will again, says Joe.
— And with the help of the holy mother of God we will again, says the citizen, clapping his thigh." (U12.1294)