Dubliners by James Joyce

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

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[The Sisters] [45] "Mr. Cotter here has just told us. He was passing by the house."
[The Sisters] [56] black eyes were examining me but I would not satisfy him by
[The Sisters] [122] sitting in his arm-chair by the fire, nearly smothered in his
[The Sisters] [141] sensation of freedom as if I had been freed from something by his
[The Sisters] [148] worn by the priest. Sometimes he had amused himself by putting
[The Sisters] [164] learn by heart; and, as I pattered, he used to smile pensively and
[The Sisters] [205] nostrils and circled by a scanty white fur. There was a heavy odour
[The Sisters] [344] "That affected his mind," she said. "After that he began to mope by
[The Sisters] [345] himself, talking to no one and wandering about by himself. So one
[The Sisters] [352] think but there he was, sitting up by himself in the dark in his
[An Encounter] [373] carry it by storm; or we fought a pitched battle on the grass. But,
[An Encounter] [396] were traversed from time to time by unkempt fierce and beautiful
[An Encounter] [442] by collecting sixpence from the other two, at the same time
[An Encounter] [492] by saying what a funk he was and guessing how many he would
[An Encounter] [496] the noisy streets flanked by high stone walls, watching the working
[An Encounter] [498] immobility by the drivers of groaning carts. It was noon when we
[An Encounter] [503] from far away by their curls of woolly smoke, the brown fishing
[An Encounter] [523] was a tall man who amused the crowd on the quay by calling out
[An Encounter] [534] and bought a bottle of raspberry lemonade each. Refreshed by this,
[An Encounter] [543] regretfully at his catapult and I had to suggest going home by train
[An Encounter] [552] by the bank slowly. He walked with one hand upon his hip and in
[An Encounter] [612] had learned by heart or that, magnetised by some words of his own
[An Encounter] [653] magnetised again by his speech, seemed to circle slowly round and
[An Encounter] [680] my heart was beating quickly with fear that he would seize me by
[Araby] [707] The Abbot, by Walter Scott, The Devout Communnicant and The
[Araby] [734] defined by the light from the half-opened door. Her brother always
[Araby] [735] teased her before he obeyed and I stood by the railings looking at
[Araby] [752] flaring streets, jostled by drunken men and bargaining women,
[Araby] [754] stood on guard by the barrels of pigs' cheeks, the nasal chanting of
[Araby] [802] my bedroom and by day in the classroom her image came between
[Araby] [834] an hour, seeing nothing but the brown-clad figure cast by my
[Araby] [835] imagination, touched discreetly by the lamplight at the curved
[Araby] [882] by the lighted dial of a clock that it was ten minutes to ten. In front
[Araby] [888] girdled at half its height by a gallery. Nearly all the stalls were
[Araby] [936] derided by vanity; and my eyes burned with anguish and anger.
[Eveline] [984] was a fool, perhaps; and her place would be filled up by
[Eveline] [1025] kind, manly, open-hearted. She was to go away with him by the
[Eveline] [1066] Her time was running out but she continued to sit by the window,
[After the Race] [1144] acknowledged with smiles and nods by those in the car. In one of
[After the Race] [1158] optimist by nature. The fourth member of the party, however, was
[After the Race] [1164] early. He had made his money as a butcher in Kingstown and by
[After the Race] [1198] Jimmy's excitement. He had been seen by many of his friends that
[After the Race] [1216] managed to give the impression that it was by a favour of
[After the Race] [1256] a very refined taste. The party was increased by a young
[After the Race] [1258] Cambridge. The young men supped in a snug room lit by electric
[After the Race] [1295] squeezing themselves together amid much laughter. They drove by
[Two Gallants] [1419] you know. So we went for a walk round by the canal and she told
[Two Gallants] [1422] man, I met her by appointment. We vent out to Donnybrook and I
[Two Gallants] [1445] walked with his hands by his sides, holding himself erect and
[Two Gallants] [1491] "By one who has tried them all," said Lenehan.
[Two Gallants] [1510] He moistened his upper lip by running his tongue along it. The
[Two Gallants] [1601] you what. I'll go over and talk to her and you can pass by."
[Two Gallants] [1631] blue serge skirt was held at the waist by a belt of black leather.
[Two Gallants] [1643] Corley returned a salute to the air. This he did by raising his hand
[Two Gallants] [1658] forsake him and, as he came by the railings of the Duke's Lawn, he
[Two Gallants] [1697] had been followed by a pause of talk. His face was heated. To
[Two Gallants] [1700] examined him point by point before resuming their conversation in
[Two Gallants] [1710] of knocking about, of pulling the devil by the tail, of shifts and
[Two Gallants] [1713] thought how pleasant it would be to have a warm fire to sit by and
[Two Gallants] [1758] that perhaps Corley had seen her home by another way and given
[Two Gallants] [1764] must have gone home by another way. The paper of his cigarette
[The Boarding House] [1827] was sure to break out again a few days after. By fighting his wife
[The Boarding House] [1828] in the presence of customers and by buying bad meat he ruined his
[The Boarding House] [1906] by their self-contained demeanour no less than by the little
[The Boarding House] [1919] awkward by her not wishing to receive the news in too cavalier a
[The Boarding House] [1956] something of the affair; details had been invented by some.
[The Boarding House] [1961] suspected he had a bit of stuff put by.
[The Boarding House] [2023] had been blown out by a gust. It was her bath night. She wore a
[The Boarding House] [2057] him downstairs step by step. The implacable faces of his employer
[A Little Cloud] [2107] at once by his travelled air, his well-cut tweed suit, and fearless
[A Little Cloud] [2109] remain unspoiled by such success. Gallaher's heart was in the right
[A Little Cloud] [2163] French and German. Walking swiftly by at night he had seen cabs
[A Little Cloud] [2164] drawn up before the door and richly dressed ladies, escorted by
[A Little Cloud] [2169] walk swiftly in the street even by day and whenever he found
[A Little Cloud] [2207] covered with dust and soot, stupefied by the panorama of sunset
[A Little Cloud] [2223] temperament, he thought, but it was a melancholy tempered by
[A Little Cloud] [2229] school by reason of the melancholy tone of his poems; besides
[A Little Cloud] [2245] moments. He looked about him, but his sight was confused by the
[A Little Cloud] [2414] were fashionable in high society and ended by telling, with details,
[A Little Cloud] [2508] finding himself with Gallaher in Corless's surrounded by lights and
[A Little Cloud] [2519] Gallaher was only patronising him by his friendliness just as he
[A Little Cloud] [2520] was patronising Ireland by his visit.
[A Little Cloud] [2602] penny of his change, being called back by the cashier, and finally,
[A Little Cloud] [2603] striving to hide his blushes as he left the shop by examining the
[Counterparts] [2726] whites of them were dirty. He lifted up the counter and, passing by
[Counterparts] [2745] ready by four o'clock."
[Counterparts] [2788] was not copied by evening Mr. Crosbie would hear of the matter.
[Counterparts] [2820] Darkness, accompanied by a thick fog, was gaining upon the dusk
[Counterparts] [2822] went up by the houses until he reached the door of the office,
[Counterparts] [3036] young man in a check suit came in and sat at a table close by.
[Counterparts] [3070] at having been defeated by such a stripling.
[Counterparts] [3108] lost his reputation as a strong man, having been defeated twice by
[Counterparts] [3115] returning to his home. When he went in by the side- door he found
[Counterparts] [3122] when he was sober and was bullied by him when he was drunk.
[Counterparts] [3141] "Light the lamp. What do you mean by having the place in
[Counterparts] [3155] "On that fire! You let the fire out! By God, I'll teach you to do that
[Counterparts] [3165] but the man followed him and caught him by the coat. The little
[Clay] [3228] Dublin by Lamplight laundry, and she liked it. She used to have
[Clay] [3240] women began to come in by twos and threes, wiping their
[Clay] [3297] annoyed by her, asked her was it wedding-cake she wanted to buy.
[Clay] [3337] eaten it--by mistake, of course--but the children all said no and
[Clay] [3347] But Joe said it didn't matter and made her sit down by the fire. He
[Clay] [3365] So Maria let him have his way and they sat by the fire talking over
[A Painful Case] [3447] bookcase had been made in an alcove by means of shelves of
[A Painful Case] [3459] together by a brass pin. In these sheets a sentence was inscribed
[A Painful Case] [3483] Street. Every morning he came in from Chapelizod by tram. At
[A Painful Case] [3518] began with a defiant note but was confused by what seemed a
[A Painful Case] [3534] Meeting her a third time by accident he found courage to make an
[A Painful Case] [3547] Little by little he entangled his thoughts with hers. He lent her
[A Painful Case] [3556] sober workmen in a garret lit by an inefficient oil-lamp. When the
[A Painful Case] [3573] their evenings alone. Little by little, as their thoughts entangled,
[A Painful Case] [3593] interview to be troubled by the influence of their ruined
[A Painful Case] [3607] and on his shelves stood two volumes by Nietzsche: Thus Spake
[A Painful Case] [3616] the city by tram and every evening walked home from the city after
[A Painful Case] [3640] read the paragraph again by the failing light of the window. He
[A Painful Case] [3654] down by the engine of the ten o'clock slow train from Kingstown,
[A Painful Case] [3666] her and shouted, but, before he could reach her, she was caught by
[A Painful Case] [3690] by the bridges, both by placing notices in every station and by the
[A Painful Case] [3732] to be filled by the barman. Just God, what an end! Evidently she
[A Painful Case] [3774] and gloomy. He entered the Park by the first gate and walked along
[A Painful Case] [3791] prostrate creatures down by the wall were watching him and
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3824] disfigured by many blotches and pimples, had just brought the
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3854] Mr. O'Connor had been engaged by Tierney's agent to canvass one
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3856] let in the wet, he spent a great part of the day sitting by the fire in
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3942] The old man returned to his seat by the fire, saying:
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3984] "By God! perhaps you're right, Joe," said Mr. O'Connor. "Anyway,
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4240] made Lord Mayor. Then they'll make you Lord Mayor. By God!
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4386] put them on the hob. Then he sat dow-n again by the fire and took
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4430] benefit by it. Look at all the factories down by the quays there,
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4441] means well by us. He's a jolly fine decent fellow, if you ask me,
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4443] one never went to see these wild Irish. By Christ, I'll go myself and
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4502] renege him. By God, I'll say for you, Joe! No, by God, you stuck to
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4539] He lies slain by the coward hounds
[A Mother] [4604] him Hoppy Holohan. He walked up and down constantly, stood by
[A Mother] [4617] romantic desires by eating a great deal of Turkish Delight in
[A Mother] [4619] began to loosen their tongues about her, she silenced them by
[A Mother] [4627] the altar every first Friday, sometimes with her, oftener by himself.
[A Mother] [4632] strong rum punch. For his part, he was a model father. By paying a
[A Mother] [4666] contract was drawn up by which Kathleen was to receive eight
[A Mother] [4700] dress. She passed by with her daughter and a quick glance through
[A Mother] [4799] to begin. By ill luck it was a rainy evening. Mrs. Kearney placed
[A Mother] [4831] and was warmly welcomed by the gallery; but, unfortunately, he
[A Mother] [4832] marred the good impression by wiping his nose in his gloved hand
[A Mother] [4852] Mrs. Kearney passed by these two young men and went to the edge
[A Mother] [4939] by instinct. He was a suave, elderly man who balanced his
[A Mother] [4989] Fitzpatrick burst into the room, followed by Mr. Holohan who was
[A Mother] [4990] panting. The clapping and stamping in the hall were punctuated by
[A Mother] [5011] recitation delivered by a young lady who arranged amateur
[Grace] [5127] minutes he was surrounded by a ring of men. The manager of the
[Grace] [5132] "Was he by himself?" asked the manager.
[Grace] [5144] tessellated floor. The manager, alarmed by the grey pallor of the
[Grace] [5210] "Come now, Tom," said Mr. Power, taking his friend by the arm.
[Grace] [5213] The young man in the cycling-suit took the man by the other arm
[Grace] [5278] city without a silk hat of some decency and a pair of gaiters. By
[Grace] [5281] Blackwhite, whose memory he evoked at times by legend and
[Grace] [5295] was mitigated by the fact that certain of those friends who had
[Grace] [5314] responsible, that he had come on the scene by the merest accident.
[Grace] [5363] with her husband by waltzing with him to Mr. Power's
[Grace] [5395] the bed by pillows and the little colour in his puffy cheeks made
[Grace] [5418] human knowledge, natural astuteness particularised by long
[Grace] [5419] association with cases in the police courts, had been tempered by
[Grace] [5433] told the gentlemen that Mr. Kernan's tongue would not suffer by
[Grace] [5439] was bounded by her kitchen, but, if she was put to it, she could
[Grace] [5458] driven to live by his wits. He had been a clerk in the Midland
[Grace] [5511] He had begun life as an obscure financier by lending small sums of
[Grace] [5516] smarted in person or by proxy under his exactions, spoke of him
[Grace] [5560] mutually honourable and resented any affront put upon him by
[Grace] [5577] conversation by any door, pretended that he had never heard the
[Grace] [5585] He illustrated the story by grotesque gestures.
[Grace] [5676] encouraged by his own voice, proceeded:
[Grace] [5980] "And they were a German cardinal by the name of Dolling... or
[Grace] [6115] door and, directed by the lay-brother, walked on tiptoe along the
[Grace] [6119] relieved here and there by tweeds, on dark mottled pillars of green
[Grace] [6146] by his wife, rested upon his knees. Once or twice he pulled down
[Grace] [6155] upright in the pulpit, two-thirds of its bulk, crowned by a massive
[Grace] [6175] observer at variance with the lofty morality elsewhere preached by
[Grace] [6182] not called to the religious life, that by far the vast majority were
[The Dead] [6335] left by his hat.
[The Dead] [6358] shuffling of feet. He was still discomposed by the girl's bitter and
[The Dead] [6360] by arranging his cuffs and the bows of his tie. He then took from
[The Dead] [6368] would only make himself ridiculous by quoting poetry to them
[The Dead] [6455] "To be sure," said Aunt Kate, "by far the best thing to do. And the
[The Dead] [6511] The middle of the room was occupied by two square tables placed
[The Dead] [6608] seemed an offhand fashion by reason of the habitual catch in his
[The Dead] [6625] by frowning and shaking her forefinger in warning to and fro. Mr.
[The Dead] [6659] Gabriel's eyes, irritated by the floor, which glittered with beeswax
[The Dead] [6814] Gabriel tried to cover his agitation by taking part in the dance with
[The Dead] [6896] along by the river and then through the park! The snow would be
[The Dead] [6975] simply thrown away in that choir. But she never would be said by
[The Dead] [6982] "No," continued Aunt Kate, "she wouldn't be said or led by anyone,
[The Dead] [7130] so that he compromised by taking a long draught of stout for he
[The Dead] [7229] the table. Midway down they were held up by Mary Jane, who
[The Dead] [7271] committed by all the sinners in the outside world. The explanation
[The Dead] [7292] only by the noise of the wine and by unsettlings of chairs. The
[The Dead] [7357] actuated by new ideas and new principles. It is serious and
[The Dead] [7453] the supper-room by many of the other guests and renewed time
[The Dead] [7536] by the name of Johnny. And Johnny used to work in the old
[The Dead] [7572] incident was interrupted by a resounding knock at the hall door.
[The Dead] [7584] Mrs. Malins was helped down the front steps by her son and Mr.
[The Dead] [7592] cabman was directed differently by Freddy Malins and Mr.
[The Dead] [7652] his voice. The voice, made plaintive by distance and by the singer's
[The Dead] [7689] taken aback by his rude speech, could find nothing to say. Aunt
[The Dead] [7776] longed to run after her noiselessly, catch her by the shoulders and
[The Dead] [7892] surprised by such a novel idea. Then he mumbled good-night and
[The Dead] [7923] "By the way, Gretta!"
[The Dead] [8058] Gabriel felt humiliated by the failure of his irony and by the
[The Dead] [8141] She stopped, choking with sobs, and, overcome by emotion, flung
[The Dead] [8188] One by one, they were all becoming shades. Better pass boldly into