10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GOMBEEN-MAN»
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The Culture of an Information Economy: Influences and ...
4.2.3 Gombeen Man The gombeen man is from the famine times. He was the "
cute " man who ran a shop and who abused his position to get people into debt to
him. He was therefore discretely doing well. It has carried to this day to refer to ...
If the famine benefited anyone, it was the "gombeen man"—a corruption of the
Gaelic word for usury, gaimbin. Found in every city and village in Ireland, the
gombeen man was universally hated and despised. He was the last resort in
times of ...
Land and Popular Politics in Ireland: County Mayo from the ...
183 Gibbon and Higgins make little distinction between money and credit lending
when defining a "gombeen man," and this was 181 Clark, Social Origins of the
Irish Land War, p. 129. 182 Richmond Commission, Minutes of Evidence, Pi. I, p.
Pastoralists at the Periphery: Herders in a Capitalist World
The gombeen-man has the emporium in the village; he gets his farmers on his
books, and then they dare not deal in any store but his; they never know how
much they owe him for he charges them interest on their debts. He takes their
Claudia Chang, Harold Albert Koster, 1994
The Adventures of Seumas Beg: The Rocky Road to Dublin
GOMBEEN-MAN. I put the sky into my pocket, And the sea into my locket, And
into my ... BERESFORD. PLACE. The man who has and does not give Shall
break FROM HAWK AND KITE THE GOMBEEN-MAN BERESFORD PLACE.
Colloquial Language in Ulysses: A Reference Tool
10.890 (240). gombeen man. Z)St/£483b. -man. A usurer; an extortionate
middleman: Anglo-Irish: ca. 1862-1900 as colloq., then 'Standard'; PWJ 264; OED
gombeen has only with man or woman. Gifford: "gombeen — "Anglicized Irish for
Robert William Dent, 1994
Delphi Complete Works of Bram Stoker (Illustrated)
“Sure an' he isthe Gombeen Man.” “What isthat?Whatis a gombeen man?” “
Whisper me now,” said Andy;“axsomeiv the others. They'll larnitye more betther
nor Ican.” “What is agombeen man?” I askedtothecompany generally. “A
Selected Short Stories of Padraic Colum
"Gilsenin, the Gombeen man," the shuler muttered, and she spat out. Now the
phrase "Gombeen man" would signify a grasping peasant dealer, who squeezed
riches out of the poverty of his class, and few people spoke of Michael Gilsenin
Padraic Colum, Sanford Sternlicht, 1986
Dracula's Crypt: Bram Stoker, Irishness, and the Question of ...
For one thing, this form tended to detach the land struggle from the colonial
problematic by blaming everything on the gombeen man. Focusing as it did on
Stoker's representation of this convenient villain, Gladstone's reported
appreciation of ...
Guinness's Brewery in the Irish Economy 1759-1876
The poverty of Irish country people after the Great Famine was often attributed to
the activities of the 'gombeen man', but it is not clear what these men are alleged
to have done with the money they made from their activities. It seems probable ...
Patrick Lynch, John Vaizey, 2011
2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GOMBEEN-MAN»
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Culture and its role in the death of the 'Tiger'
The Renfield-as-gombeen-man identification should have resonance. Just as Dracula is essentially undying unless killed in a particular way, ... «Irish Times, Oct 14»
Classical: Berlin Philharmonie, Live in HD
... a cripple who adores the same authority figure that buckled him, and Maelíosa Stafford's odious gombeen-man magistrate, we can see the ... «Irish Examiner, Dec 13»