Nor had topsawyer's rocks
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- nor stones → nor sham rocks → nor had topsawyer's rocks
- had: "Had! The manifestation of Nuit" - First line of Aleister Crowley's Liber AL Legis. Had is a shorthand for Hadit, the Thelemic version of Horus. Notice it happens four times in this page, and al (the key to the Book of the Law) happens four times on the previous one (Page 628) : "The keys to. Given! A way a lone a last a loved along the".
- Topsawyer's Rock: a formation on the Oconee River, the river on which Dublin, Georgia, in the USA, was founded
- Tom Sawyer: pun with the name Tom Sawyer, the character in Mark Twain's book and friend of Huckleberry Finn. Tom is Shaun to Huck's Shem. Is Mark Twain, their literary father, HCE (like his namesake King Mark), or is he the combined Shem-Shaun Tristan character (as his surname suggests: Twain = two, twin, both)?
- Tom Sawyer → St Thomas à Becket, contrasted with St Lawrence O'Toole (003.08)
- top-sawyer: the person who stands at the top of a saw pit above the pit-sawyer
- rocks: (slang) testicles, balls → rocks ... exaggerated themselves implies that the Irish immigrant to America left lots of progeny
- Ulysses 062.13: "O, rocks! she [Molly] said."
- rocks: (slang) money → rocks ... exaggerated themselves implies that the Irish immigrant to America became financially prosperous
- Topsawyer: Charles Dickens, David Copperfield, Chapter 5: the naive David is bilked out of half a pint of ale by a dishonest waiter who tells him that "a stout gentleman, by the name of Topsawyer" died the previous day after drinking a glass of ale!
- Peter Sawyer: a Dublin exile; the supposed founder of Dublin, Georgia (actually it was a Jonathan Sawyer who founded the city)
- Peter: from the Greek, petros (πετρος), a masculine form of the Greek word petra (πετρα), "rock" → "Thou art Peter and upon this rock I shall build my church" (Matthew 16:18)