Dubliners by James Joyce
began

Dublin The Sisters
An Encounter
Araby
Eveline
After the Race
Two Gallants
The Boarding House
A Little Cloud
Counterparts
Clay
A Painful Case
Ivy Day in the Committee Room
A Mother
Grace
The Dead

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[The Sisters] [26] He began to puff at his pipe, no doubt arranging his opinion in his
[The Sisters] [34] He began to puff again at his pipe without giving us his theory. My
[The Sisters] [98] me. It began to confess to me in a murmuring voice and I
[The Sisters] [188] went in and the old woman, seeing that I hesitated to enter, began
[The Sisters] [344] "That affected his mind," she said. "After that he began to mope by
[An Encounter] [422] influence of the school was at a distance I began to hunger again
[An Encounter] [459] beginning to be warm and I began to pat it with my hands in time
[An Encounter] [482] began to play the Indian as soon as we were out of public sight. He
[An Encounter] [484] and, when two ragged boys began, out of chivalry, to fling stones
[An Encounter] [559] for perhaps fifty paces he turned about and began to retrace his
[An Encounter] [566] with great care. He began to talk of the weather, saying that it
[An Encounter] [572] Then he began to talk of school and of books. He asked us whether
[An Encounter] [606] accent was good. He began to speak to us about girls, saying what
[An Encounter] [644] cat escaped once more and Mahony began to throw stones at the
[An Encounter] [645] wall she had escaladed. Desisting from this, he began to wander
[An Encounter] [651] boys to be whipped, as he called it; but I remained silent. He began
[Araby] [827] its ticking began to irritate me, I left the room. I mounted the
[Araby] [846] for her. When she had gone I began to walk up and down the
[Araby] [924] back to the two young men. They began to talk of the same
[After the Race] [1265] tongues had been loosened. Villona, with immense respect, began
[After the Race] [1334] was flashing. Play ran very high and paper began to pass. Jimmy
[After the Race] [1349] bundled together. They began then to gather in what they had won.
[Two Gallants] [1621] approached the young woman and, without saluting, began at once
[Two Gallants] [1660] played began to control his movements His softly padded feet
[Two Gallants] [1762] his last cigarette and began to smoke it nervously. He strained his
[Two Gallants] [1784] up the steps. The door closed on her and Corley began to walk
[The Boarding House] [1825] Mooney began to go to the devil. He drank, plundered the till, ran
[The Boarding House] [1885] time and Mrs. Mooney began to think of sending Polly back to
[The Boarding House] [1893] understanding but, though people in the house began to talk of the
[The Boarding House] [1894] affair, still Mrs. Mooney did not intervene. Polly began to grow a
[The Boarding House] [1915] began to reconstruct the interview which she had had the night
[A Little Cloud] [2217] sober inartistic life. A light began to tremble on the horizon of his
[A Little Cloud] [2230] that, he would put in allusions. He began to invent sentences and
[A Little Cloud] [2240] to turn back. As he came near Corless's his former agitation began
[A Little Cloud] [2636] began to read the first poem in the book:
[A Little Cloud] [2652] The child awoke and began to cry. He turned from the page and
[A Little Cloud] [2653] tried to hush it: but it would not be hushed. He began to rock it to
[A Little Cloud] [2655] faster while his eyes began to read the second stanza:
[A Little Cloud] [2668] The child stopped for an instant, had a spasm of fright and began
[A Little Cloud] [2670] down the room with the child in his arms. It began to sob
[A Little Cloud] [2674] the contracted and quivering face of the child and began to be
[A Little Cloud] [2685] "It's nothing, Annie ... it's nothing.... He began to cry..."
[A Little Cloud] [2692] his heart closed together as he met the hatred in them. He began to
[A Little Cloud] [2695] "It's nothing.... He ... he began to cry.... I couldn't ... I didn't do
[A Little Cloud] [2698] Giving no heed to him she began to walk up and down the room,
[Counterparts] [2774] began to upset all the papers, searching for something. Then, as if
[Counterparts] [2868] the last three words began with the same letter. The chief clerk
[Counterparts] [2869] began to hurry Miss Parker, saying she would never have the
[Counterparts] [2893] Alleyne began a tirade of abuse, saying that two letters were
[Counterparts] [2915] began to smile broadly. Mr. Alleyne flushed to the hue of a wild
[Counterparts] [3011] little party at the corner of the counter. They began to exchange
[Counterparts] [3067] The trial began. After about thirty seconds Weathers brought his
[Counterparts] [3079] The trial began again. The veins stood out on Farrington's
[Counterparts] [3106] he had not even got drunk. He began to feel thirsty again and he
[Counterparts] [3145] lit the lamp. He began to mimic his son's flat accent, saying half to
[Clay] [3239] women's room and began to pull the big bell. In a few minutes the
[Clay] [3240] women began to come in by twos and threes, wiping their
[Clay] [3310] who simply stared straight before them. The gentleman began to
[Clay] [3333] mamma, something they would be sure to like, and she began to
[Clay] [3413] began to sing in a tiny quavering voice. She sang I Dreamt that I
[A Painful Case] [3518] began with a defiant note but was confused by what seemed a
[A Painful Case] [3599] towards the tram; but here she began to tremble so violently that,
[A Painful Case] [3627] and over again. The cabbage began to deposit a cold white grease
[A Painful Case] [3701] ago when his wife began to be rather intemperate in her habits.
[A Painful Case] [3741] As the light failed and his memory began to wander he thought her
[A Painful Case] [3764] had become a memory. He began to feel ill at ease. He asked
[A Painful Case] [3801] pounding in his ears. He began to doubt the reality of what
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3826] he undid his handiwork meditatively. Then he began to roll the
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3835] Mr. O'Connor put his cigarette into his mouth and began search his
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3864] taking up the piece of cardboard again, began to fan the fire slowly
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3987] The three men fell silent. The old man began to rake more cinders
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4034] Mr. Henchy began to snuffle and to rub his hands over the fire at a
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4298] The boy went out and Mr. Henchy began to rub his hands
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4388] table, pushed his hat towards the nape of his neck and began to
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4532] He cleared his throat once or twice and then began to recite:
[A Mother] [4619] began to loosen their tongues about her, she silenced them by
[A Mother] [4644] When the Irish Revival began to be appreciable Mrs. Kearney
[A Mother] [4655] Irish. Soon the name of Miss Kathleen Kearney began to be heard
[A Mother] [4716] the hall began to express their desire to be entertained. Mr.
[A Mother] [4740] and fewer, she began to regret that she had put herself to any
[A Mother] [4774] began to flutter in her cheek and she had all she could do to keep
[A Mother] [4983] his head and began to count the links of the gold chain which was
[A Mother] [5105] Kathleen followed her mother meekly. Mr. Holohan began to pace
[Grace] [5156] The manager at once began to narrate what he knew. The costable,
[Grace] [5186] The man, without answering, began to twirl the ends of his
[Grace] [5305] their mother's absence, began some horseplay with him. He was
[Grace] [5442] The gentlemen began to talk of the accident. Mr. Cunningham said
[Grace] [6133] decorous atmosphere and even he began to respond to the religious
[Grace] [6145] began to feel more at home. His hat, which had been rehabilitated
[The Dead] [6610] the sideboard, crossed the room on rather shaky legs and began to
[The Dead] [6642] glass, began to rub the knuckles of his left fist backwards and
[The Dead] [6887] near he began to think again about his speech and about the
[The Dead] [7128] Gabriel began to carve second helpings as soon as he had finished
[The Dead] [7227] table. The clatter of forks and spoons began again. Gabriel's wife
[The Dead] [7310] He began:
[The Dead] [7560] was back again in the mill, anyhow he began to walk round the
[The Dead] [7884] The porter pointed to the tap of the electric-light and began a
[The Dead] [7961] quaintness of her phrase, put his hands on her hair and began
[The Dead] [8012] The smile passed away from Gabriel's face. A dull anger began to
[The Dead] [8014] began to glow angrily in his veins.