"Were these inventions principally intended for an improved scheme of kindergarten?
Yes, rendering obsolete popguns, elastic airbladders, games of hazard, catapults." (U17.569)
"They comprised astronomical kaleidoscopes exhibiting the twelve constellations of the zodiac from Aries to Pisces, miniature mechanical orreries, arithmetical gelatine lozenges, geometrical to correspond with zoological biscuits, globemap playing balls, historically costumed dolls." (U17.572)
"What also stimulated him in his cogitations?
The financial success achieved by Ephraim Marks and Charles A. James, the former by his 1d bazaar at 42 George's Street, South," (U17.576)
"the latter at his 6 1/2d shop and world's fancy fair and waxwork exhibition at 30 Henry Street, admission 2d, children 1d:" (U17.576)
This PC shows Henry street where the waxworks were located at No. 30. Curiously, we see at No. 37 the 'Original Pennybazaar' of E. Marks. It may be a branch opened later as Thom's 1904 lists Marks Pennybazaar only at 42 George's street.
K.11. Kino's 11/- Trousers.
House of Keys. Alexander J. Keyes." (U17.585)
(Image courtesy of the ZJJF)
"Such as not?
Look at this long candle. Calculate when it burns out and you receive gratis 1 pair of our special non-compo boots, guaranteed 1 candle power. Address: Barclay and Cook, 18 Talbot Street." (U17.588)
...or variations thereof.
"Bacilikil (Insect Powder).
Veribest (Boot Blacking).
Uwantit (Combined pocket twoblade penknife with corkscrew, nailfile and pipecleaner)." (U17.592)
"Manufactured by George Plumtree, 23 Merchants' quay, Dublin, put up in 4 oz pots, and inserted by Councillor Joseph P. Nannetti, M.P., Rotunda Ward, 19 Hardwicke street, under the obituary notices and anniversaries of deceases." (U17.600)
Merchant's quay is directly across the Four Courts and King's Inn quay. The tram on this SV advertises Denny's Limerick Bacon & Hams.
"Which example did he adduce to induce Stephen to deduce that originality, though producing its own reward, does not invariably conduce to success?
His own ideated and rejected project of an illuminated showcart, drawn by a beast of burden, in which two smartly dressed girls were to be seated engaged in writing." (U17.606)
"Wheels and hoofs. She hurries out. He comes from his dark corner. He seizes solitary paper. He holds it towards fire. Twilight. He reads. Solitary." (U17.615)
In sloping, upright and backhands: Queen's Hotel, Queen's Hotel, Queen's Hotel. Queen's Ho..." (U17.618)
A mythical Queen's Hotel, not the one in Ennis. Michael Watson, a visitor to the site, identified it on Victoria Street, Windermere, Cumbria, England. Thanks Michael!
"What suggested scene was then reconstructed by Bloom?
The Queen's Hotel, Ennis, county Clare, where Rudolph Bloom (Rudolf Virag) died on the evening of the 27 June 1886, at some hour unstated, " (U17.621)
"Ennis, County Clare," (U17.622)
"in consequence of an overdose of monkshood (aconite) selfadministered in the form of a neuralgic liniment composed of 2 parts of aconite liniment" (U17.623)
"to 1 of chloroform liniment" (U17.625)
"(purchased by him at 10.20 a.m. on the morning of 27 June 1886 at the medical hall of Francis Dennehy, 17 Church street, Ennis) after having, though not in consequence of having, purchased at 3.15 p.m. on the afternoon of 27 June 1886 a new boater straw hat, extra smart (after having, though not in consequence of having, purchased at the hour and in the place aforesaid, the toxin aforesaid), at the general drapery store of James Cullen, 4 Main street, Ennis." (U17.625)