Noting that his witticism about piers has gone unappreciated by the boys, Stephen thinks in Nestor of contributing it to "Haines' chapbook," recalling what Haines told him in Telemachus: "I intend to make a collection of your sayings if you will let me."

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Henry VIII playing a harp in the company of his jester Will Somers, in the King's Psalter, dating probably from the later 16th century and held in the British Museum, London. Source: www.zwoje-scrolls.com.