He opens with memories of the teachers of the Christian Brothers' school in Omagh, of country walks with Brother Walker while discussing James Joyce, of an outing with schoolfellows
to the mountaintop of Mullagharn inspired by something a teacher said and a reference in a Kavanagh poem, from the top of which they looked down on Ireland (Kiely never lost his hungry bird's-eye view of the island) and sang in Irish and English.
empathized laughingly, playfully, scholarly lambikin
Sending Rosencrantz and Guildenstern to a "sudden death" without shriving is "arguably the cruelest of Hamlet's actions" according to Hassel, since it "punishes his schoolfellows
As Baha'is, we were always in the cross fire between our Islamic, Christian, and Jewish schoolfellows
Young Gall worked hard at his lessons, but no matter how much he studied, he could never manage to recite Latin declensions and the catechism with the enviable accuracy and fluidity of two of his schoolfellows
, who recalled words and phrases flawlessly after reading them through only once or twice.
Editors now read "handsaw" for "hernshaw" Harold Jenkins thinks that in Hamlet's "double frame of reference we may catch a hint that Hamlet sees in his schoolfellows
both birds of prey and the king's tools"; (10) it is rare to find the word Hopkins took as integral to Hamlet's obscurely proverbial wisdom, even in footnotes.
Standing with his blond schoolfellows
lining the route, his seven-year-old heart swelled with patriotic pride and he yelled "Heil Hitler
The translation is unobtrusive save for what American readers will find a tad quaint: "vaudeville turns, schoolfellows
," which may add to the charm, though.
envied him for the "church in his garden.
The author pretends to receive, after the death of his friend Garcia and thanks to the doctor at his side, a manuscript dealing "with the time when Garcia and I were schoolfellows
and [where] he mentions my name.
Patrick Parrinder concentrates solely on the various voices Stephen hears in this episode: "The voice of the world of duties is represented by his father's 'shrill whistle' which he expects to call him back, by the tramping of a squad of Christian Brothers whose names Stephen hears (or imagines hearing) on the bridge, and by the banter of his bathing schoolfellows