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sionnach commented on the word martello tower
In Joyce's "Ulysses" stately, plump Buck Mulligan lives in a martello tower, a type of defensive structure erected during the napoleonic war.
Quite a different beast from the round towers in which the monks took refuge from the marauding and pillaging Vikings. Those damned Vikings!
February 21, 2007
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