"- You suspect, Stephen retorted with a sort of a half laugh, that I may be important because I belong to the faubourg Saint Patrice called Ireland for short." (U16.1160)

In French, a faubourg is a district originally outside city limits (= suburb). This PC shows the faubourg St Denis in Paris; St Denis is the patron saint of Paris.
"Stephen, patently crosstempered, repeated and shoved aside his mug of coffee, or whatever you like to call it, none too politely, adding:
- We can't change the country. Let us change the subject." (U16.1162)
"And then the usual dénouement after the fun had gone on fast and furious he got landed into hot water" (U16.1189)
"and had to be spirited away by a few friends, after a strong hint to a blind horse from John Mallon of Lower Castle Yard, so as not to be made amenable under section two of the Criminal Law Amendment Act," (U16.1191)
"certain names of those subpoenaed being handed in but not divulged, for reasons which will occur to anyone with a pick of brains. six sixteen which he pointedly turned a deaf ear to, Antonio and so forth, jockeys and esthetes" (U16.1194)
"and the tattoo which was all the go in the seventies or thereabouts," (U16.1197)
"even in the House of Lords," (U16.1198)
"because early in life the occupant of the throne, then heir apparent, the other members of the upper ten and other high personages simply following in the footsteps of the head of the state," (U16.1198)

In 1862 Albert, the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII), visited the Holy Land and had a Jerusalem Cross tattooed on his arm. In 1882, his sons the Duke of Clarence and the Duke of York (later King George V) visited Japan and both had dragons tattooed on their arms.
"except women chiefly who were always fiddling more or less at one another it being largely a matter of dress and all the rest of it. " (U16.1205)
"Ladies who like distinctive underclothing should, and every welltailored man must, trying to make the gap wider between them by innuendo and give more of a genuine
filip to acts of impropriety between the two, she unbuttoned his and then he untied her, mind the pin," (U16.1207)
"whereas savages in the cannibal island, say, at ninety degrees in the shade not caring a continental." (U16.1211)
"However, reverting to the original, there were on the other hand others who had forced their way to the top from the lowest rung by the aid of their bootstraps. Sheer force of natural genius, that. With brains, sir.
For which and further reasons he felt it was his interest and duty even to wait on and profit by the unlookedfor occasion though why he could not exactly tell being as it was already several shillings to the bad having in fact let himself in for it." (U16.1212)
"especially as the lives of the submerged tenth, viz. coalminers, divers, scavengers etc., were very much under the microscope lately." (U16.1225)
"To improve the shining hour he wondered whether he might meet with anything approaching the same luck as Mr Philip Beaufoy if taken down in writing." (U16.1227)
"Suppose he were to pen something out of the common groove (as he fully intended doing) at the rate of one guinea per column," (U16.1229)
"My Experiences, let us say, in a Cabman's Shelter." (U16.1231)
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