Dubliners by James Joyce
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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] [27] mind. Tiresome old fool! When we knew him first he used to be
[The Sisters] [186] At the first landing she stopped and beckoned us forward
[An Encounter] [441] were reassured: and I brought the first stage of the plot to an end
[An Encounter] [453] first week of June. I sat up on the coping of the bridge admiring
[Araby] [778] At last she spoke to me. When she addressed the first words to me
[Araby] [857] "The people are in bed and after their first sleep now," he said.
[Eveline] [1028] the first time she had seen him; he was lodging in a house on the
[Eveline] [1038] used to call her Poppens out of fun. First of all it had been an
[After the Race] [1220] first suggested the investment; money to be made in the motor
[Two Gallants] [1460] dialogues he aspirated the first letter of his name after the manner
[Two Gallants] [1493] "First I used to go with girls, you know," said Corley, unbosoming;
[Two Gallants] [1814] Corley halted at the first lamp and stared grimly before him. Then
[The Boarding House] [1875] Mrs. Mooney had first sent her daughter to be a typist in a
[The Boarding House] [1993] would look down on her. First of all there was her disreputable
[The Boarding House] [2020] the first casual caresses her dress, her breath, her fingers had given
[A Little Cloud] [2199] Little Chandler quickened his pace. For the first time in his life he
[A Little Cloud] [2200] felt himself superior to the people he passed. For the first time his
[A Little Cloud] [2208] and waiting for the first chill of night bid them arise, shake
[A Little Cloud] [2533] "No blooming fear of that, my boy. I'm going to have my fling first
[A Little Cloud] [2608] first she wanted to take it back but when she tried it on she was
[A Little Cloud] [2636] began to read the first poem in the book:
[Counterparts] [2902] Alleyne. "Tell me," he added, glancing first for approval to the
[Counterparts] [2942] they had never pulled together from the first, he and Mr. Alleyne,
[A Painful Case] [3461] advertisement for Bile Beans had been pasted on to the first sheet.
[A Painful Case] [3535] appointment. She came. This was the first of many meetings; they
[A Painful Case] [3742] hand touched his. The shock which had first attacked his stomach
[A Painful Case] [3774] and gloomy. He entered the Park by the first gate and walked along
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4063] you mind now? That's that. That's where he first saw the light."
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4288] "Won't you let us drink them first?" said Mr. Henchy.
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4369] "O, of course, Lyons spots the drink first thing!" said Mr.
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4396] bottle on the hob. He was silent for two reasons. The first reason,
[A Mother] [4623] took place at intervals in his great brown beard. After the first year
[A Mother] [4627] the altar every first Friday, sometimes with her, oftener by himself.
[A Mother] [4673] knew that the first tenor would not like to come on after Mr.
[A Mother] [4702] idleness. At first she wondered had she mistaken the hour. No, it
[A Mother] [4736] committee, he said, had decided to let the first three concerts go as
[A Mother] [4827] himself until he had become a first-rate artiste. He had appeared in
[A Mother] [4874] more audible. The first tenor and the baritone arrived together.
[A Mother] [4948] dressing-room had become strained. Mr. Bell, the first item, stood
[A Mother] [4953] encouragement, clapping and stamping of feet. The first tenor and
[A Mother] [4982] very fine. The conversation went no further. The first tenor bent
[A Mother] [4998] the first item, who was shaking like an aspen. The singer and the
[A Mother] [5002] The first part of the concert was very successful except for Madam
[A Mother] [5008] notes. The first tenor and the contralto, however, brought down the
[A Mother] [5010] generously applauded. The first part closed with a stirring patriotic
[A Mother] [5049] As soon as the first part was ended Mr. Fitzpatrick and Mr.
[A Mother] [5091] still for an instant like an angry stone image and, when the first
[Grace] [5960] enough to go round, pleaded that he had not finished his first
[The Dead] [6372] tone. His whole speech was a mistake from first to last, an utter
[The Dead] [6580] As the piano had twice begun the prelude to the first figure Mary
[The Dead] [6633] offer aside impatiently but Mr. Browne, having first called Freddy
[The Dead] [6738] careers had been parallel, first at the University and then as
[The Dead] [6851] "She's sending in the younger ones first as soon as this waltz is
[The Dead] [6895] must be outside! How pleasant it would be to walk out alone, first
[The Dead] [7097] up according to the colours of their uniforms, the first two black,
[The Dead] [7129] the first round without serving himself. Everyone protested loudly
[The Dead] [7287] Julia invited all the guests to have either port or sherry. At first Mr.
[The Dead] [7325] "Ladies and Gentlemen, it is not the first time that we have
[The Dead] [7327] board. It is not the first time that we have been the recipients--or
[The Dead] [7623] near the top of the first flight, in the shadow also. He could not see
[The Dead] [7856] now, after the kindling again of so many memories, the first touch
[The Dead] [7940] brutal. No, he must see some ardour in her eyes first. He longed to
[The Dead] [8093] to caress it just as he had caressed her first letter to him that spring
[The Dead] [8162] that time of her first girlish beauty, a strange, friendly pity for her