Faber and Faber (London: 1939) IV§1

First edition, first printing (details)

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Sandhyas! Sandhyas! Sandhyas!

Callingº all downs. Calling all downsº to dayne. Array! Surrection.º Eireweekerº to the wohld bludyn world. O rally, O rally, O rally! Phlenxty, O rally! To what lifelikeº thyne of the bird can be. Seek you somany mattersº. Haze sea east to Osseania. Here! Here! Tass, Patt, Staffº, Woff, Havv, Bluvv and Rutter.º The smog is lofting. And already the olduman's olduman has godden up on othertimes to litanate the bonnamours. Sonne feine, somme feehnº avaunt! Guld modning, have yous viewsed Piers' aube? Thane yaars agon we have used yoors up since when we have fused now orther. Calling all daynes. Calling all daynes to dawn. The old breeding bradstedº culminwillth of natures to Foyn MacHooligan. The leader, the leader! Securest jubilends albas Temoram. Clogan slogan. Quake up, dim dusky, wook doom for husky! And let Billey Feghin be baallad out of his humuluation. Confindention to churchen. We have highest gratifications in announcing to pewtewr publikumst ofº pratician pratyusers,º genghisº is ghoon for you.

A hand from the cloud emerges, holding a chart expanded.

The eversower of the seeds of light to the cowld owld sowls that are in the domnatory of Defmut after the night of the carrying of the word of Nuahs and the night of making Mehs to cuddleº up in a coddlepot, Pu Nuseht, lord of risings in the yonderworld of Ntamplin, tohp triumphant, speaketh.
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Vah! Suvarn Sur! Scatter brand to the reneweller of the sky, thou who agnitest! Dah! Arcthuris comeing!º Be! Verb umprincipiantº through the trancitiveº spaces! Kilt by kelt shellº kithagain with kinagain. We elect for thee, Tirtangel. Svadesia salve! Weº Durbalanars, theeadjure. A way, the Margan, from our astamite, through dimdom done till light kindling light has led we hopasº but hunt me the journeyon, iteritinerant, the kal his course, amid the semitary of Somnionia. Even unto Heliotropolis, the castellated, the enchanting. Now if soomone felched a twoel and soomonelses warmetº watter we could, while you was saying Morkret Miry or Smud, Brunt and Rubbinsen,º make sunlike sylp om this warful dune's battam. Yet clarify begins at. Whither the spot for? Whence the hour by?º See but! Lever hulme! Take in.º Respassersº should be pursaccoutred. Qui stabat Meinsº quantum qui stabat Peinsº. As of yours. We annew. Our shades of minglings mengle them and help help horizons. A flasch and, rasch, it shall come to pasch, as hearth by hearth leaps live.º For the tanderest stock with the rosinost top Ahlenº Hill's, clubpubber, in general stores and.º Atriathroughwards, Lugh the Brathwacker will be the listened after and he larruping sparks out of his teiney ones. The spearspid of dawnfire totouches ain the tablestoane ath the centre of the great circle of the macroliths ofº Helusbelus in the boshiman brush on this our peneplain by Fangaluvuº Bight whence the horned cairns erge, stanserstanded, to floran frohn, idols of isthmians. Overwhere. Gaunt grey ghostly gossips growing grubber in the glow. Past now pullsº. Cur one beast, even Dane the Great,º may treadspathº with sniffer he snout impursuant to byelegs. Edar's chuckal humuristic. But why pit the cur afore the noxe? Let shrill their duanº Gallus, han, and she, houº the Sassqueehenna, makes ducksruns at crooked. Once for the chantermale, twoce for the pother and once twoce threece for the waither. So an inedible yellowmeatº turns out theº invasable blackth. Kwhat serves to rob with Alliman, saelior, a turnkeyed trot to Seapoint, pierrotettes, means Noel's Bar and Julepunsch, by Joge, if you've tippertaps in your head or starting kursses, tailour, you'reºº silenced at Henge Ceollegesº,
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Exmooth, Ostbys for ost, boys, each and one? Death banes and the quick quoke. But life wends and the dombs spake!º Whake? Hill of Hafid, knock and knock, nachasach, gives relief to the langscape as he strauches his lamusong untouponº gazelle channel and the bride of the Bryne, shin high shake, is dotter,º than evar for a damse wed her farther. Lambel on the up! We may plesently heal Geoglyphy's twentynine ways to say goodbett an wassing seoosoonº liv. With the forty wonks winking please me your much as to. With her tup. It's a long long ray to Newirgland'sº premier. For korpsº, for streamfish, for confects, for bullyoungs, for smearsassage, for patates, for steaked pig, for men, for limericks, for waterfowls, for wagsfools, for louts, for cold airs, for late trams, for curries, for curlews, for leekses, for orphalines, for tunnygulls, for clear goldways, for lungfortes, for moonyhaunts, for fairmoneys, for coffins, for tantrums, for armaursº, for waglugs, for roguesº comings, for sly goings, for larksmathes, for homdsmeethes, for quailsmeathes, kilaloolyº. Tep!º Come lead, crom lech! Top. Wisely for us Old Bruton has withdrawn his theory. You are alpsulumply wroght! Amsulummmm. But this is perporteroguingº youpoorapps? Namantanai.º Sure it's not reviengº your? Amslu! Good all so. We seem to understand apad vellumtomes muniment, Arans Duhkha, among hoseshoes, cheriotiers and etceterogenious bargainboutbarrowsº, ofver and umnder, since, evenif or although, in double preposition as in triple conjunction, how the mudden research in the topaia that was Mankaylands has gone to prove from the picalava present in the maramara melma that while a successive generation has been inº the deep deep deeps of Deepereras. Buried hearts. Rest here.

Conk a dook he'll doo. Svap.

So let him slap, the sap! Till they take down his shatter from his shap. He canease.º Fill stap.

Thus faraclacks the friarbird. Listening, Syd!

The child, a natural child, thenown by the mnames of,º (aya! aya!), wouldbewas kidnapped at an age of recent probably, possibly remoter;º or he conjured himself from seight by slide
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;º for which thetheatronº is a lemoronage; at milchgoat fairmesse; in full dogdhis; sod on a fall; pat; the hundering blundering dunderfunder of plundersundered manhood; behold, he returns;º renascenent;º fincarnate; still foretold around the hearthside;º at matin a fact; hailed chimers' ersekind; foe purmanant,º fum in his mow; awike in wave risurging into chrest; victis poenis hesternis; fostfath of solas; fram choicest of wiles with warmen and sogns til Banba, burialº aranging; under articles thirtynine of the reconstitution; by the lord's order of the canon consecrandable; earthlost that we thought him; pesternost, the noneknown worrier; from Tumbarumba mountain; in persence of whole landslots; forebe all the rassias; sire of leery subs of dub; theº Digginsº, Woodenhenge,º as to hang out at; with spawnish oel full his angalach; the sousenugh; gnomeosulphidosalamermaudermanº; the big brucer, fert in fort; Gunnar, of The Gunnings, Gund; one of the two or three forefivest fellows a bloke could in holiday crowd encounter; benedicted be the barrel; kilderkins, lids off; a roache, an oxmaster, a sort of heaps, a pamphilius, a vintivat nivicenyº, a hygiennicº contrivance socalledº from the editor; the thick of your thigh; you knoxº; quite; talking to the vicar's joy and ruth; the gren, woid and glue been broking by the maybole gards; he; when no crane in Elga is heard; upout to speak this lay; without links, without impediments, with gygantogyres, with freeflawforms; parasama to himself; atmanº as evars; whom otherwise becauses; no puler as of old but as of young a palatin;º whitelock not lacked nor temperasoleon; though he appears a funny colour; stoatters some; but a quite a big bug after the dahlias; place inspectorum sarchent; also the hullow chyst excavement; astronomically fabulafigured; as Jambudvispa Vipra foresaw of him; the last half versicleº repurchasing his pawned word; sorensplit and paddypatched; and pfor to pfinish our pfun of a pfan coalding the keddle mickwhite;º sure, straight, slim, sturdy, serene, synthetical, swift.º

By the antar of Yasas! Ruse made him worthily achieve inherited wish. The drops upon that mantle rained never around Fingal. Goute! Loughlin's Salts, Will,º make a newman if anyworn.
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Soe? La! Lamfadar's arm it has cocoincidences. You mean to see we have been hadding a sound night's sleep?º You may so. It is just, it is just about to, it is just about to rolywholyover. Svapnasvap. Of all the stranger things that ever not even in the hundrund and badst pageans of unthowsent and wonst nice or in eddas and oddes bokes of tomb, dyke and hollow to be have happened! The untireties of livesliving being the one substrance of a streamsbecoming. Totalled in toldteld and teldtold in tittletell tattleº. Why? Because, graced be Gad and all giddy gadgets, in whose words were the beginnings, there are two signs to turn to, the yest and the ist, the wright side and the wronged side, feeling aslip and wauking up, so an, so farth. Why? On the sourdsite we have the Moskiosk Djinpalastº with its twin adjacencies,º the bathouseº and the bazaar, allahallahallah, and on the sponthesiteº it is the alcovanº and the rosegarden, boony noughty, all puraputhry. Why? One's apurr apuss a story about brid and breakfedes and parricombating and coushcouchº but others is of tholes and oubwornº buyings, dolings and chafferings in heat, contest and enmity. Why? Every talk has his stay, vidnis Shavarsanjivana, and all-a-dreams perhapsing under lucksloop at last are through. Why? It isº a sot of a swigswag, systomy dystomy, which everabodyº you ever anywhere at all doze. Why? Such me.

And howpsadrowsay.

Lok! A shaft of shivery in the act, anilancinant. Cold's sleuthº! Vayuns! Where did thots come from? It is infinitesimally fevers, resty fever, risy fever, a coranto of aria, sleeper awakeningº, in the smalls of one's back presentiment, gip, and again,º geip, a flash from a future of maybe mahamayability throughº the windr of a wondr in a wildr is a weltr as a wirbl of a warbl is a world.


It is perfect degrees excelsius. A jaladaew still stilleth. Cloud lay but mackrelº are. Anemone activescent theº torporature is returning to mornal. Humid nature is feeling itself freely at ease with the all fresco. The vervain is to herald as the grass administers. They say, they say in effect, they really say. You have eaden fruit. Say whuit. You have snakked mid a fish. Telleº whish.
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Every those personal place objectsº ifº nonthings where soeversº and they just done been doing being in a dromo of todos withouten a bound to beºº your trowers. Forswundled. You hald him by the tap of the tang. Not a salutary sellable sound is since. Insteed for asteer,º adrift with adraft. Nuctumbulumbumus wanderwards the Nil. Victorias neanzas. Alberths neantas. Itº was a long, very long, a dark, very dark, an allburtº unend, scarce endurable, and we could add mostly quite various and somenwhatº stumbletumbling night. Endee he sendee. Diu! The has goning at gone, the is coming to come. Greets to ghastern, hie to morgning. Dormidy, destady.º Doom is the faste. Well downº, good other.º Now day, slow day, from delicate to divine,º divases. Padma, brighter and sweetster, this flower that bells, it is our hour orº risings. Tickle, tickle. Lotus spray. Till herenext. Adya.

Take thanks, thankstum,º thamasº. In that earopean end meets Ind.

There is something supernocturalº about whatever you called him it. Panpan and vinvin are not alonetyº vanvan and pinpin in your Tamal without tares but simplysoley they are they. Thisutter followisº that odder fellow. Himkim kimkimº. Old yeasterloaves may be aº stale as a stub and the pitcherº go to aftoms on the wall. Mildew, murk, leak and yarn now want the bad that they lied on. And yourº last words todateº in camparative accoustomology are going to tell stretch of a fancy through strength towards joyance, adyatantsº, where he gets up. Allay for allay, a threat for a throat.


To them in Ysat Loka. Hearing. The urb it orbs. Then's now with now's then in tense continuant. Heard. Who having has he shall have had. Hear! Upon the thuds trokes truck, chim, it will be exactlyso fewer hours by so many minutes of the ope of the diurn of the sennight of the maaned of the yere of the age of the madamanvantora of Grossguy and Littleylady, our hugibus hugibum and our weewee mother, actaman housetruewith, and their childer and their napirs and their napirs' childersº napirs and their chattels and their servance and their
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cognance and their ilks and their orts and their everythings that is be will was theirs.

Much obliged.º Time-o'-Thay! But wherth, O clerk?

Whithr a clonk? Vartman! See you not soo the pfath they pfunded, oura vatars that arred in Himmal, harruad bathar namas, the gow, the stiar, the tigara, the liofant, when even thurst was athar vetals, mid trefoils slipped the sable rampant, hoof, hoof, hoof, hoof,º padapodopudupedding on fattafottafutt. Ere we are! Signifying, if tungs may tolkan, that,º primeval conditions having gradually receded but nevertheless the emplacement of solidº and fluid having to a great extent persisted through intermittences of sullemn fulminance, sollemn nuptialism, sallemn sepulture and providential divining,º making possible and even inevitable,º after his a time has a tense haves and havenots hesitency,º at the place and period under consideration a socially organic entity of a millenary military maritory monetary morphological circumformation in a more or less settled state of equonomic ecolube equalobe equilab equilibbrium. Gam on, Gearge! Nomomorphemy for me! Lessnatbe angardsmanlake!º You jastº gat a tache of army on the stumuk. To the Angar at Anker. Aecquotincts. Seeworthy. Lots thankyouful, polite pointsins! There's a tavarn in the tarn.

Tip. Take Tamotimo's topical. Tip. Browne yet Noland. Tip. Advert.

Where. Cumulonubulocirrhonimbant heaven electing, the dart of desire has gored the heart of secret waters and the poplarest wood in the entire district is being grown at present, eminently adapted for the requirements of pacnincstricken humanityº and,º between all the goings up and the whole of the comings downº and the fog of the cloud in which we toil and the cloud of the fog under which we labour, bomb the thing's to be domb about it so that, beyond indicating the locality, it is felt that one cannot with advantage add a very great deal to the aforegoing by what, such as it is to be, follows, just mentioning however that the old man of the sea and the old woman in the sky if they don't say nothings about it they don't tell usº lie, the gist of the pantomimeº, from
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cannibal king to the property horse, being slumply and slopelyº to remind us how, in this drury world of ours, Father Times and Mother Spacies boil their kettle with their crutch. Which every lad and lass in the lane knows. Hence.

Polycarp pool, the pool of Innalavia, Saras the saft as, of meadewy marge, atween Deltas Piscium and Sagittariastrion, whereinn once we lave 'tis alve and vale, minnyhahing here from hiarwather, a poddlebridges in a passabed, the river of lives, the regenerations of the incarnations of the emanations of the apparentations of Funn and Nin in Cleethabala, the kongdomain of the Alieni, an accorsaired race,º infester of Libnud Ocean, Moylamore, let it be.º Where Allbroggt Neandser tracking Viggynetteº Neeinsee gladsighted her,º Linfian Fallº and a teamdiggingharrow turned the first sod. Sluce! Caughterect! Goodspeed the blow! (Incidentallyº 'tis believed that his harpened before Gage's Fane for it has to be over this booty spotch, though some hours to the wester, that ex-Colonel House's preterpost heiress is to return untoº the outstretcheds of Dweyrº O'Michael's loinsprung the blunterbusted pikehead which his had hewn in hers prolonged laughter words).º There an alomdree begins to green, soreenº seen for loveseat, as we know that should she, for by essentience his law, so it make all. It is scainted to Vitalba. And her little white bloomkins, twittersky trimmed, are hobdoblins' hankypanks. Saxenslykeº our anscessers thought so darely on now they're going soever to Anglesenº, free of juties, dyrt chapes. There too a slab slobs, immermemorial, the only in all swamp. But so bareº, so boulder, brag sagging such a brr bll bmm show that,º of Barindensº, the white alfred, it owed to have at leased some butchup's upperon. Homos Circas Elochlannensis!º His showplace at Leeambye. Old Wommany Wyes. Pfif! But, while gleam with gloom swan here and there, this shame rock and that whispy planter tell Paudheen Steel the-Poghueº and his perty Molly Vardant, in goodbroomirish, arrah, this place is a proper and hisº feist a ferial for curdnal communial,º so be whoº would celibrateº the holy mystery uponº or that the pirigrim from Mainylands beatend, the calmleaved hutcaged by that look whose glaum
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he means bisnisgels to empalmover. A naked yogpriest, clothedº of sundust, his oakey doaked with frondest leoves, offrand to the ewon of her owen. Tasyam kuru salilakriyamuº! Pfaf!

Bring about it to be brought about and it will be, loke, our lake lemanted, that greyt lack, the citye of Is is issuant (atlanst!), urban and orbal, through seep froms umber under wasseres of Erie.


Hwo!º Hwy, dairmaidens?º Asthoreths, assay! Earthsigh to is heavened.

Hillsengals, the daughters of the cliffs,º responsen. Longsome the samphire coast. From thee to thee, thoo art it thoo, that thouest there. The like the near, the liker nearer. O sosay! A family, a band, a school, a clanagirls. Fiftines andbut fortines by novanas andor vantads by octettes ayand decadendecads by a lunary with last a lone. Whose every has herdifferentº from the similies with her site. Sicut campanulae petalliferentes they coroll in caroll round Botany Bay. A dweam of dose innocent dirly dirls.º Keavn! Keavn! And they all setton voicies aboutº singsing music was Keavn! He. Only he. Ittle he. Ah! The whole clangalied. Oh!

S. Wilhelmina's, S. Gardenia's, S. Phibia's, S. Veslandrua's, S. Clarinda's, S. Immecula's, S. Dolores Delphin's, S. Perlanthroa's, S. Errands Gay's, S. Eddaminiva's, S. Rhodamena's, S. Ruadagara's, S. Drimicumtra's, S. Una Vestity's, S. Mintargisia'sº, S. Misha-La-Valse'sº, S. Churstry's,º S. Clouonaskieym'sº, S. Bellavistura's, S. Santamonta's, S. Ringsingsund's, S. Heddadin Drade'sº, S. Glacianivia's, S. Waidafrira's, S. Thomassabbess's and (trema! unloud!! pepet!!!) S. Loellisotoelles!º

Prayfulness! Prayfulness!

Euh! Thaet is seu whaet shaell one naeme it!

The meidinogues have tinguedº togethering. Ascend out of your bed, cavern of a trunk, and shrine! Kathlins is kitchin. Soros cast,º ma brone! You mustº exterra acquarate to interirigateº all the arkypelicans. The austrologer Wallaby byº Tolan,º who farshook our showrs from Newer Aland, has signed the you and the now our mandate. Milenesia waits. Be smark.º
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One seekings. Not the lithe slender, not the broad roundish near the lithe slender, not the fairsized fullfeatured to the leeward of the broad roundish but, indeed and inneed,º the curling, perfectportioned, flowerfleckled, shapelyº highhued, delicate featuresº swaying to the windward of the fairsized fullfeatured.

Was that in the air aboutº when something is to be said for it or is it someone imparticularº who will somewherise for the whole anyhow?

What does Coemghenº? Tell his hidings clearly! A woodtoogooder. Is his moraltack still his best of weapons? How about a little more goaling goold? Rowlin's tun he gadder no must. It is the voice of Roga. His face is the face of a son. Be thine the silent hall, O Jarama! A virgin, the one, shall mourn thee. Roga's stream is solence. But Croona is in adestance. The ass of the O'Dwyer of Greyglens is abrowtobayse afeald in his terroirs of the Potterton's forecoroners, the reeks around the burleyhearthed. When visited by an indepondant reporter, “Mike” Portlund, to burrow burning the latterman'sº Resterant so is called the gortan in questure he mikes the fallowing for the Durban Gazette, firstcoming issue. From a collispendent. Any were. Deemsday. Bosse of Upper and Lower Byggotstrade, Ciwareke, may he live for river! The Games funeral at Valleytemple. Saturnights pomps, exhabiting that corricatore of a harss, revealled by Oscur Camerad. The last of Dutch Schulds, perhumps. Pipe in Dream Cluse. Uncovers Pub History. The Outrage, at Length. Affected Mob Follows in Religious Sullivence. Rinvention of vestiges by which they drugged the buddhy. Moviefigure on in scenic section. By Patathicusº. And there, from out of the scuity, misty Londan, along the canavan route, that is with the years gone, mild beam of the wave his polar bearing, steerner among stars, trust touthenaº and you tread true turf, comes the sorter, Mr Hurr Hansen, talking alltheways in himself of his hopes to fall in among a merryfoule of maidens happynghome from the dance, his knyckle allaready in his knackskey fob, a passable compatriate proparly of the Grimstad galleon, oldº pairs frieze, feed up to the noxer with their geese and peeas and oats upon a trencher and the toyms
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but with that smeoil like a grace of backoning over his egglips of the sunsoonshine. Here's heeringº you in a guessmasque, latterman! And such an improofment! As royt as the mail and as fat as a fuddle! Schoen! Shoan! Shoon the Puzt! A penny for your thought aboutsº! Tay, tibby, tanny, tummy, tasty, tosty, tay. Batch is for Baker who baxters our bread. O, what an ovenly odour! Butter butter! Bring us this days our maily bag! But receive me, my frensheets, from the emerald dark winterlong! For diss is the doss for Eilder Downes and dass is it duss as singen sengersº what the hardworking straightwalking stoutstamping securelysealing officials who trow to formº our G.M.P.'s pass muster generally shay for shee and sloo for slee when butting their headd to the pillow for a nightshared nakeshift with the alter girl they tuck in for sweepsake. Dutiful wealker for his hydes of march. Havesº you the time.º Hans ahike? Heard you the crime, senny boy? The man was giddy on letties on the dewry of the duary, be pursueded, whethered with entrenous, midgreys, dagos, teatimes, shadows, nocturnes or samoans, if wellstocked filleroutersº plushfeverfraus with dopy chonks, and this, that and the other pigskinº or muffle kinklesº, taking a pipe course or doing an anguish, seen to his fleece in after his foull, when Dr Chart of Greet Chorslesº streetº he changed his backbone at a citting. He had not the declainationº, as what with the foos as whet with the fays, butº so far as hanging a goobesº on the precedings, wherethen the lag allowsº, it mights be anything after darks. Which the deers alones they sees and the darkies they is snuffing of the wind up. Debbling. Greanteavvents! Hyacinssies with heliotrollops! Not once fullvixen freakings and but dubbledecoys! It is a lable iction on the porte of the cuthulicº church and summum most atole for it. Where is that blinketey blanketer, that quoundº of a pealer, the sunt of a hunt whantº foxes good men!º Where or he, our loved among many?

But what does Coemghemº, the fostard? Tyro a tora.º The novened iconostase of his blueygreyned vitroils but begins in feint to light his legend. Let Phosphoron proclaim! Peechy
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. Say he that saw him that saw! Man shall sharp run do a get him. Ask no more, Jerry mine, Roga's voice!º No pice soorkabatcha. The bogº which puckerooed the posy. The vinebranch of Heremonheber on Bregia's plane where Teffia lies is leaved invert and fructed proper but the cublic hatches endnot open yet for hourly rincers' mess. Read Higgins, Cairns and Egenº. Malthus is yet lukked in close. Withun. How swathed thereanswer alcove makes theirinn! Besoakers loiter on. And primilibatory solicatesº of limon sodias will be absorbable. It is not even yet the engine of the load with haled morries full of crates, you mattinmummur,º for dombell dumbs? Sure and 'tis not then. The greekº Sideralº Reulthway, as it havvents, will soon be starting a smooth with its first single hastencraft.º Danny buzzersº instead of the vialact coloured milk train on the fartykket plan run with its endless gallaxion of rotatorattlers and the smooltroon our elderens rememberem as the screamº of the service, Strubry Bess. Also the waggonwobblersº are still yet everdue to precipitate after night's combustion. Aspect, Shamus Roguaº or! Taceate and! Hagiographice canat Ecclesia. Which aubrey our first shall show. Inattendance who is who isº will play that's what's thatº to what's that,º what.

Oyes! Oyeses! Oyesesyeses! The primace of the Gaulls, protonotorious, I yam as I yam, mitrogenerand in the free state on the air, is now aboil to blow a Gael warning. Inoperation Eyrlands Eyot, Meganesia, Habitantº and the onebut thousand insels, Western and Osthern Approaches.