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] [3] THERE was no hope for him this time: it was the third stroke.
[The Sisters] [8] darkened blind for I knew that two candles must be set at the head
[The Sisters] [9] of a corpse. He had often said to me: "I am not long for this
[The Sisters] [51] a great deal, mind you; and they say he had a great wish for him."
[The Sisters] [55] Old Cotter looked at me for a while. I felt that his little beady
[The Sisters] [65] "What I mean is," said old Cotter, "it's bad for children. My idea is:
[The Sisters] [76] "No, no, not for me," said old Cotter.
[The Sisters] [80] "But why do you think it's not good for children, Mr. Cotter?" she
[The Sisters] [83] "It's bad for children," said old Cotter, "because their mind are so
[The Sisters] [87] I crammed my mouth with stirabout for fear I might give utterance
[The Sisters] [91] for alluding to me as a child, I puzzled my head to extract meaning
[The Sisters] [97] pleasant and vicious region; and there again I found it waiting for
[The Sisters] [109] Umbrellas Re-covered . No notice was visible now for the shutters
[The Sisters] [124] Toast for him and this present would have roused him from his
[The Sisters] [126] black snuff-box for his hands trembled too much to allow him to
[The Sisters] [131] priestly garments their green faded look for the red handkerchief,
[The Sisters] [142] death. I wondered at this for, as my uncle had said the night
[The Sisters] [182] unseemly to have shouted at her, my aunt shook hands with her for
[The Sisters] [203] as for the altar, his large hands loosely retaining a chalice. His face
[The Sisters] [253] "Well, Miss Flynn, at any rate it must be a great comfort for you to
[The Sisters] [254] know that you did all you could for him. You were both very kind
[The Sisters] [269] about the Mass in the chapel. Only for Father O'Rourke I don't
[The Sisters] [272] notice for the Freeman's General and took charge of all the papers
[The Sisters] [273] for the cemetery and poor James's insurance."
[The Sisters] [307] over he'd go out for a drive one fine day just to see the old house
[The Sisters] [311] them with the rheumatic wheels, for the day cheap--he said, at
[The Sisters] [320] for some time without speaking.
[The Sisters] [323] priesthood was too much for him. And then his life was, you might
[The Sisters] [332] deep revery. We waited respectfully for her to break the silence:
[The Sisters] [346] night he was wanted for to go on a call and they couldn't find him
[The Sisters] [351] there brought in a light for to look for him.... And what do you
[An Encounter] [378] house. But he played too fiercely for us who were younger and
[An Encounter] [386] vocation for the priesthood. Nevertheless it was true.
[An Encounter] [415] for a drink. I'm surprised at boys like you, educated, reading such
[An Encounter] [420] glory of the Wild West for me and the confused puffy face of Leo
[An Encounter] [423] for wild sensations, for the escape which those chronicles of
[An Encounter] [431] to break out of the weariness of schoollife for one day at least.
[An Encounter] [435] an excuse for him and Leo Dillon was to tell his brother to say he
[An Encounter] [462] When I had been sitting there for five or ten minutes I saw
[An Encounter] [469] of Father Butler as Old Bunser. We waited on for a quarter of an
[An Encounter] [477] "That's forfeit," said Mahony. "And so much the better for us--a
[An Encounter] [497] of cranes and engines and often being shouted at for our
[An Encounter] [520] foreign sailors to see had any of them green eyes for I had some
[An Encounter] [537] made at once for a sloping bank over the ridge of which we could
[An Encounter] [549] the bank for some time without speaking I saw a man approaching
[An Encounter] [556] fairly old for his moustache was ashen-grey. When he passed at
[An Encounter] [559] for perhaps fifty paces he turned about and began to retrace his
[An Encounter] [561] ground with his stick, so slowly that I thought he was looking for
[An Encounter] [579] different; he goes in for games."
[An Encounter] [623] saying that he had to leave us for a minute or so, a few minutes,
[An Encounter] [636] "In case he asks us for our names," I said "let you be Murphy and I'll
[An Encounter] [665] girls or having a girl for a sweetheart he would whip him and whip
[An Encounter] [667] boy had a girl for a sweetheart and told lies about it then he would
[An Encounter] [690] And I was penitent; for in my heart I had always despised him a
[Araby] [733] Mangan's steps resignedly. She was waiting for us, her figure
[Araby] [746] spoken to her, except for a few casual words, and yet her name
[Araby] [757] converged in a single sensation of life for me: I imagined that I
[Araby] [788] fighting for their caps and I was alone at the railings. She held one
[Araby] [795] "It's well for you," she said.
[Araby] [805] and cast an Eastern enchantment over me. I asked for leave to go
[Araby] [816] for the hat-brush, and answered me curtly:
[Araby] [826] Still it was early. I sat staring at the clock for some time and. when
[Araby] [833] over at the dark house where she lived. I may have stood there for
[Araby] [841] collected used stamps for some pious purpose. I had to endure the
[Araby] [846] for her. When she had gone I began to walk up and down the
[Araby] [849] "I'm afraid you may put off your bazaar for this night of Our Lord."
[Araby] [879] saying that it was a special train for the bazaar. I remained alone in
[Eveline] [965] objects which she had dusted once a week for so many years,
[Eveline] [1000] growing up he had never gone for her like he used to go for Harry
[Eveline] [1002] threaten her and say what he would do to her only for her dead
[Eveline] [1006] invariable squabble for money on Saturday nights had begun to
[Eveline] [1012] much more, for he was usually fairly bad on Saturday night. In the
[Eveline] [1027] where he had a home waiting for her. How well she remembered
[Eveline] [1039] excitement for her to have a fellow and then she had begun to like
[Eveline] [1046] to the old country just for a holiday. Of course, her father had
[Eveline] [1060] been laid up for a day, he had read her out a ghost story and made
[Eveline] [1061] toast for her at the fire. Another day, when their mother was alive,
[Eveline] [1062] they had all gone for a picnic to the Hill of Howth. She
[Eveline] [1104] Could she still draw back after all he had done for her? Her
[After the Race] [1136] Their sympathy, however, was for the blue cars--the cars of their
[After the Race] [1172] took to bad courses for a while. He had money and he was popular;
[After the Race] [1174] circles. Then he had been sent for a term to Cambridge to see a
[After the Race] [1188] deep bass hum of melody for miles of the road The Frenchmen
[After the Race] [1191] not altogether pleasant for him, as he had nearly always to make a
[After the Race] [1197] the possession of money. These were three good reasons for
[After the Race] [1213] his substance! It was a serious thing for him.
[After the Race] [1218] of the concern. Jimmy had a respect for his father's shrewdness in
[After the Race] [1236] car steered out slowly for Grafton Street while the two young men
[After the Race] [1244] eagerness, also, to play fast and loose for the names of great
[After the Race] [1248] commercially satisfied at having secured for his son qualities often
[After the Race] [1250] Villona and his manner expressed a real respect for foreign
[After the Race] [1252] upon the Hungarian, who was beginning to have a sharp desire for
[After the Race] [1272] politics. Here was congenial ground for all. Jimmy, under generous
[After the Race] [1283] shoulders. The people made way for them. At the corner of
[After the Race] [1309] They got into a rowboat at the slip and made out for the
[After the Race] [1315] There was a yacht piano in the cabin. Villona played a waltz for
[After the Race] [1321] for form's sake. They drank, however: it was Bohemian. They
[After the Race] [1330] piano and played voluntaries for them. The other men played game
[After the Race] [1336] losing. But it was his own fault for he frequently mistook his cards
[After the Race] [1337] and the other men had to calculate his I.O.U.'s for him. They were
[After the Race] [1340] then someone proposed one great game for a finish.
[After the Race] [1343] a terrible game. They stopped just before the end of it to drink for
[Two Gallants] [1365] streets. The streets, shuttered for the repose of Sunday, swarmed
[Two Gallants] [1390] noiselessly for fully half a minute. Then he said:
[Two Gallants] [1401] was tired for he had been talking all the afternoon in a
[Two Gallants] [1419] you know. So we went for a walk round by the canal and she told
[Two Gallants] [1451] was necessary for him to move his body from the hips. At present
[Two Gallants] [1475] "Is she game for that?" asked Lenehan dubiously. "You can never
[Two Gallants] [1489] tip for it."
[Two Gallants] [1554] His bright, small eyes searched his companion's face for
[Two Gallants] [1626] Lenehan observed them for a few minutes. Then he walked rapidly
[Two Gallants] [1647] and waited. After waiting for a little time he saw them coming
[Two Gallants] [1670] too dry for such a task. The problem of how he could pass the
[Two Gallants] [1680] plum-pudding. He eyed this food earnestly for some time and then,
[Two Gallants] [1684] He was hungry for, except some biscuits which he had asked two
[Two Gallants] [1696] He spoke roughly in order to belie his air of gentility for his entry
[Two Gallants] [1705] ginger beer and sat for some time thinking of Corley's adventure.
[Two Gallants] [1745] the northern side of the Green hurrying for fear Corley should
[Two Gallants] [1777] talked for a few moments and then the young woman went down
[Two Gallants] [1783] hers from view for a few seconds and then she reappeared running
[The Boarding House] [1829] business. One night he went for his wife with the cleaver and she
[The Boarding House] [1850] Mrs. Mooney's young men paid fifteen shillings a week for board
[The Boarding House] [1852] common tastes and occupations and for this reason they were very
[The Boarding House] [1884] away: none of them meant business. Things went on so for a long
[The Boarding House] [1942] There must be reparation made in such case. It is all very well for
[The Boarding House] [1945] Some mothers would be content to patch up such an affair for a
[The Boarding House] [1947] For her only one reparation could make up for the loss of her
[The Boarding House] [1957] Besides, he had been employed for thirteen years in a great
[The Boarding House] [1958] Catholic wine-merchant's office and publicity would mean for
[The Boarding House] [1960] well. She knew he had a good screw for one thing and she
[The Boarding House] [1985] All his long years of service gone for nothing! All his industry and
[The Boarding House] [1991] duties and for nine-tenths of the year lived a regular life. He had
[The Boarding House] [1999] not make up his mind whether to like her or despise her for what
[The Boarding House] [2002] for, it said.
[The Boarding House] [2021] him. Then late one night as he was undressing for she had tapped
[The Boarding House] [2022] at his door, timidly. She wanted to relight her candle at his for hers
[The Boarding House] [2033] a little tumbler of punch ready for him. Perhaps they could be
[The Boarding House] [2044] reparation must be made for such a sin.
[The Boarding House] [2061] lover's eyes rested for a second or two on a thick bulldog face and
[The Boarding House] [2075] Polly sat for a little time on the side of the bed, crying. Then she
[The Boarding House] [2080] at the foot. She regarded the pillows for a long time and the sight
[The Boarding House] [2090] that she was waiting for anything.
[The Boarding House] [2101] Then she remembered what she had been waiting for.
[A Little Cloud] [2157] had roystered. No memory of the past touched him, for his mind
[A Little Cloud] [2188] yourself. Even when he was out at elbows and at his wits' end for
[A Little Cloud] [2197] admire him for it.
[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] [2211] into some London paper for him. Could he write something
[A Little Cloud] [2244] The light and noise of the bar held him at the doorways for a few
[A Little Cloud] [2273] looking for copy and sometimes not finding it: and then, always to
[A Little Cloud] [2275] for a few days. I'm deuced glad, I can tell you, to get back to the
[A Little Cloud] [2282] "You don't know what's good for you, my boy," said Ignatius
[A Little Cloud] [2313] anywhere even for a trip?"
[A Little Cloud] [2319] "The Isle of Man!" he said. "Go to London or Paris: Paris, for
[A Little Cloud] [2334] no city like Paris for gaiety, movement, excitement...."
[A Little Cloud] [2342] Bohemian cafes. Hot stuff! Not for a pious chap like you,
[A Little Cloud] [2359] they've a great feeling for the Irish there. When they heard I was
[A Little Cloud] [2370] bits in Paris. Go to one of the students' balls, for instance. That's
[A Little Cloud] [2379] the Parisienne--for style, for go."
[A Little Cloud] [2407] calm historian's tone, he proceeded to sketch for his friend some
[A Little Cloud] [2410] to Berlin. Some things he could not vouch for (his friends had told
[A Little Cloud] [2426] You can't help having a certain feeling for it. That's human
[A Little Cloud] [2475] little card-party. Only for that..."
[A Little Cloud] [2499] as a deoc an doruis--that's good vernacular for a small whisky, I
[A Little Cloud] [2506] cigar had confused his mind, for he was a delicate and abstinent
[A Little Cloud] [2509] noise, of listening to Gallaher's stories and of sharing for a brief
[A Little Cloud] [2550] watched him for a few moments and then said:
[A Little Cloud] [2554] have a good fat account at the bank or she won't do for me."
[A Little Cloud] [2579] Monica came for an hour or so in the morning and an hour or so in
[A Little Cloud] [2581] quarter to nine. Little Chandler had come home late for tea and,
[A Little Cloud] [2586] she decided to go out herself for a quarter of a pound of tea and
[A Little Cloud] [2607] it was a regular swindle to charge ten and elevenpence for it. At
[A Little Cloud] [2626] he had bought for his house on the hire system. Annie had chosen
[A Little Cloud] [2629] escape from his little house? Was it too late for him to try to live
[A Little Cloud] [2631] furniture still to be paid for. If he could only write a book and get
[A Little Cloud] [2632] it published, that might open the way for him.
[A Little Cloud] [2650] Bridge, for example. If he could get back again into that mood....
[A Little Cloud] [2663] useless! He was a prisoner for life. His arms trembled with anger
[A Little Cloud] [2668] The child stopped for an instant, had a spasm of fright and began
[A Little Cloud] [2671] piteously, losing its breath for four or five seconds, and then
[A Little Cloud] [2691] Little Chandler sustained for one moment the gaze of her eyes and
[Counterparts] [2751] another for shirking work. Let me tell you that if the contract is not
[Counterparts] [2758] well be talking to the wall as talking to you. Understand once for
[Counterparts] [2759] all that you get a half an hour for your lunch and not an hour and a
[Counterparts] [2768] his throat for a few moments and then passed, leaving after it a
[Counterparts] [2774] began to upset all the papers, searching for something. Then, as if
[Counterparts] [2816] a gulp and asked for a caraway seed. He put his penny on the
[Counterparts] [2817] counter and, leaving the curate to grope for it in the gloom,
[Counterparts] [2829] "Mr. Alleyne has been calling for you," said the chief clerk
[Counterparts] [2839] in the Delacour case for Mr. Alleyne."
[Counterparts] [2870] letters typed in time for post. The man listened to the clicking of
[Counterparts] [2871] the machine for a few minutes and then set to work to finish his
[Counterparts] [2873] the glare and rattle of the public-house. It was a night for hot
[Counterparts] [2884] cashier privately for an advance? No, the cashier was no good, no
[Counterparts] [2887] The barometer of his emotional nature was set for a spell of riot.
[Counterparts] [2902] Alleyne. "Tell me," he added, glancing first for approval to the
[Counterparts] [2903] lady beside him, "do you take me for a fool? Do you think me an
[Counterparts] [2921] work of you! Wait till you see! You'll apologise to me for your
[Counterparts] [2934] abject apology to Mr. Alleyne for his impertinence but he knew
[Counterparts] [2935] what a hornet's nest the office would be for him. He could
[Counterparts] [2937] out of the office in order to make room for his own nephew. He
[Counterparts] [2945] had been the beginning of it. He might have tried Higgins for the
[Counterparts] [2946] money, but sure Higgins never had anything for himself. A man
[Counterparts] [2949] He felt his great body again aching for the comfort of the
[Counterparts] [2951] could he touch Pat in O'Neill's. He could not touch him for more
[Counterparts] [2953] somewhere or other: he had spent his last penny for the g.p. and
[Counterparts] [2954] soon it would be too late for getting money anywhere. Suddenly,
[Counterparts] [2962] crown! but the consignor held out for six shillings; and in the end
[Counterparts] [2994] vivacity for the sight of five small hot whiskies was very
[Counterparts] [3090] turning on the man. "What do you put in your gab for?"
[Counterparts] [3101] waiting for the little Sandymount tram to take him home. He was
[Counterparts] [3104] twopence in his pocket. He cursed everything. He had done for
[Counterparts] [3137] "That's right.... Did she think of leaving any dinner for me?"
[Counterparts] [3149] "What's for my dinner?"
[Counterparts] [3177] for you.... I'll say a Hail Mary for you, pa, if you don't beat me....
[Clay] [3194] always sent for when the women quarrelled Over their tubs and
[Clay] [3203] for Maria. Everyone was so fond of Maria.
[Clay] [3248] was sure to get the ring and, though Fleming had said that for so
[Clay] [3268] dress for mass on Sunday morning when she was a young girl; and
[Clay] [3306] gentleman made room for her. He was a stout gentleman and he
[Clay] [3312] supposed the bag was full of good things for the little ones and
[Clay] [3332] But Maria said she had brought something special for papa and
[Clay] [3334] look for her plumcake. She tried in Downes's bag and then in the
[Clay] [3339] accused of stealing. Everybody had a solution for the mystery and
[Clay] [3345] for nothing she nearly cried outright.
[Clay] [3349] repeating for her a smart answer which he had made to the
[Clay] [3355] the piano for the children and they danced and sang. Then the two
[Clay] [3366] old times and Maria thought she would put in a good word for
[Clay] [3370] was a great shame for him to speak that way of his own flesh and
[Clay] [3392] pause for a few seconds; and then a great deal of scuffling and
[Clay] [3399] After that Mrs. Donnelly played Miss McCloud's Reel for the
[Clay] [3430] like the long ago and no music for him like poor old Balfe,
[Clay] [3432] with tears that he could not find what he was looking for and in the
[A Painful Case] [3461] advertisement for Bile Beans had been pasted on to the first sheet.
[A Painful Case] [3482] He had been for many years cashier of a private bank in Baggot
[A Painful Case] [3490] about the outskirts of the city. His liking for Mozart's music
[A Painful Case] [3497] they died. He performed these two social duties for old dignity's
[A Painful Case] [3519] deliberate swoon of the pupil into the iris, revealing for an instant
[A Painful Case] [3536] met always in the evening and chose the most quiet quarters for
[A Painful Case] [3537] their walks together. Mr. Duffy, however, had a distaste for
[A Painful Case] [3551] Sometimes in return for his theories she gave out some fact of her
[A Painful Case] [3554] for some time he had assisted at the meetings of an Irish Socialist
[A Painful Case] [3563] social revolution, he told her, would be likely to strike Dublin for
[A Painful Case] [3566] She asked him why did he not write out his thoughts. For what, he
[A Painful Case] [3568] incapable of thinking consecutively for sixty seconds? To submit
[A Painful Case] [3591] words disillusioned him. He did not visit her for a week, then he
[A Painful Case] [3596] and down the roads of the Park for nearly three hours. They agreed
[A Painful Case] [3618] paper for dessert.
[A Painful Case] [3659] employment of the railway company for fifteen years. On hearing
[A Painful Case] [3700] for twenty-two years and had lived happily until about two years
[A Painful Case] [3756] and he called for another punch. He sat a long time over it. The
[A Painful Case] [3804] voice touch his ear. He waited for some minutes listening. He
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3825] tobacco for a cigarette into a shapely cylinder but when spoken to
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3874] "Only I'm an old man now I'd change his tune for him. I'd take the
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3881] "To be sure it is," said the old man. "And little thanks you get for
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3893] school? 'I won't keep you,' I says. 'You must get a job for yourself.'
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3921] cheerful colour. The walls of the room were bare except for a copy
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3961] working for only wants to get some job or other."
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3968] not looking for fat jobs for his sons and nephews and cousins. The
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3978] "Our man won't vote for the address," said Mr. O'Connor. "He goes
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4017] "Yes," said Mr. O'Connor, beginning to search his pockets for
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4037] "For the love of God, Jack, bring us a bit of coal. There must be
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4051] got those little pigs' eyes for nothing. Blast his soul! Couldn't he
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4069] expect us to work for him if he won't stump up?"
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4078] off for the present. See you later. 'Bye, 'bye."
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4113] the old man. "Let him work for his own side and not come spying
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4128] "O, but I know it for a fact," said Mr. Henchy. "They're Castle
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4135] "There's a lineal descendant of Major Sirr for you if you like! O,
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4137] country for fourpence--ay--and go down on his bended knees
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4165] velvety voice. "Don't let me disturb you now! I'm just looking for
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4188] He sat down again at the fire. There was silence for a few
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4242] you think? Would I do for the job?"
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4267] sending out for a pound of chops for his dinner? How's that for
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4290] "I was told to ask for the bottles."
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4295] ask him to lend us a corkscrew--for Mr. Henchy, say. Tell him we
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4373] and I out in the cold and rain looking for votes?"
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4396] bottle on the hob. He was silent for two reasons. The first reason,
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4399] had been a canvasser for Wilkins, the Conservative, but when the
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4402] been engaged to work for Mr. Tiemey.
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4413] "Well, I got Parkes for one, and I got Atkinson for two, and got
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4466] do it for Edward the Seventh?"
[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] [4537] For he lies dead whom the fell gang
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4545] Is bowed with woe--for he is gone
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4583] Mr. Lyons clapped. The applause continued for a little time. When
[A Mother] [4601] been walking up and down Dublin for nearly a month, with his
[A Mother] [4603] series of concerts. He had a game leg and for this his friends called
[A Mother] [4614] accomplishments, waiting for some suitor to brave it and offer her
[A Mother] [4632] strong rum punch. For his part, he was a model father. By paying a
[A Mother] [4633] small sum every week into a society, he ensured for both his
[A Mother] [4640] "My good man is packing us off to Skerries for a few weeks."
[A Mother] [4667] guineas for her services as accompanist at the four grand concerts.
[A Mother] [4670] wording of bills and the disposing of items for a programme, Mrs.
[A Mother] [4690] two-shilling tickets for the final concert and sent them to those
[A Mother] [4730] arranging for four concerts: four was too many.
[A Mother] [4737] they pleased and reserve all the talent for Saturday night. Mrs.
[A Mother] [4741] expense for such a concert. There was something she didn't like in
[A Mother] [4759] quickly with a glass of lemonade for a young lady and asked him
[A Mother] [4763] contract was for four concerts."
[A Mother] [4768] her daughter had signed for four concerts and that, of course,
[A Mother] [4770] originally stipulated for, whether the society gave the four concerts
[A Mother] [4785] public of the treat which was in store for it on the following
[A Mother] [4801] went all over the building looking for Mr. Holohan or Mr.
[A Mother] [4835] never drank anything stronger than milk for his voice's sake. Mr.
[A Mother] [4837] every year for prizes at the Feis Ceoil. On his fourth trial he had
[A Mother] [4856] evidently about Kathleen for they both glanced at her often as she
[A Mother] [4884] "Mr. Holohan, I want to speak to you for a moment," she said.
[A Mother] [4890] signed a contract for eight guineas and she would have to be paid.
[A Mother] [4909] could not wait for the concert as he had to report the lecture which
[A Mother] [4911] were to leave the report for him at the Freeman office and he
[A Mother] [4918] enough to suspect one reason for her politeness but young enough
[A Mother] [4922] beneath him rose and fell at that moment for him, that the laughter
[A Mother] [4937] was uncorking bottles for a few gentlemen. One of these
[A Mother] [5002] The first part of the concert was very successful except for Madam
[A Mother] [5013] the men went out for the interval, content.
[A Mother] [5041] farthing she would make Dublin ring. Of course she was sorry for
[A Mother] [5052] following Tuesday and that, in case her daughter did not play for
[A Mother] [5068] "I'm asking for my rights." she said.
[A Mother] [5086] daughter, gesticulating with them. She waited until it was time for
[A Mother] [5091] still for an instant like an angry stone image and, when the first
[A Mother] [5106] up and down the room, in order to cool himself for he his skin on
[Grace] [5145] man's face, sent for a policeman.
[Grace] [5148] for an instant, sighed and closed them again. One of gentlemen
[Grace] [5168] called for water. The constable knelt down also to help. The young
[Grace] [5170] called for some brandy. The constable repeated the order in an
[Grace] [5192] The man said they were to get a cab for him. While the point was
[Grace] [5235] When they came out into Grafton Street, Mr. Power whistled for
[Grace] [5310] "Such a sight! O, he'll do for himself one day and that's the holy
[Grace] [5333] "We were waiting for him to come home with the money. He
[Grace] [5374] presented to her no insuperable difficulties and for twenty-five
[Grace] [5375] years she had kept house shrewdly for her husband. Her two eldest
[Grace] [5382] She made beef-tea for him and scolded him roundly. She accepted
[Grace] [5396] them resemble warm cinders. He apologised to his guests for the
[Grace] [5406] not been in the pale of the Church for twenty years. He was fond,
[Grace] [5409] Mr. Cunningham was the very man for such a case. He was an
[Grace] [5411] happy. People had great sympathy with him, for it was known that
[Grace] [5413] drunkard. He had set up house for her six times; and each time she
[Grace] [5416] Everyone had respect for poor Martin Cunningham. He was a
[Grace] [5429] illusions left. Religion for her was a habit, and she suspected that a
[Grace] [5457] distance between two points and for short periods he had been
[Grace] [5459] Railway, a canvasser for advertisements for The Irish Times and
[Grace] [5460] for The Freeman's Journal, a town traveller for a coal firm on
[Grace] [5534] "Only for him----"
[Grace] [5536] "O, only for him," said Mr. Power, "it might have been a case of
[Grace] [5563] "Is this what we pay rates for?" he asked. "To feed and clothe these
[Grace] [5620] "And have you nothing for me, duckie?"
[Grace] [5626] "Nothing for poor little hubby!"
[Grace] [5659] that we're arranging about for Thursday."
[Grace] [5700] conversation for a long while, but listened, with an air of calm
[Grace] [5728] "The Jesuits cater for the upper classes," said Mr. M'Coy.
[Grace] [5732] "Yes," said Mr. Kernan. "That's why I have a feeling for them. It's
[Grace] [5752] of character and as a reader of faces. He asked for particulars.
[Grace] [5755] Purdon is giving it. It's for business men, you know."
[Grace] [5821] He hesitated for a moment.
[Grace] [5833] "Here's a visitor for you!"
[Grace] [5853] He inquired politely for Mr. Kernan, placed his gift on the table
[Grace] [5856] a small account for groceries unsettled between him and Mr.
[Grace] [5975] others were all for it. The whole conclave except these two was
[Grace] [6104] "There's a nice Catholic for you!" said his wife.
[Grace] [6140] Hogan's nephew, who was up for the job in the Town Clerk's
[Grace] [6167] "For the children of this world are wiser in their generation than
[Grace] [6177] specially adapted for the guidance of those whose lot it was to lead
[Grace] [6179] manner of worldlings. It was a text for business men and
[Grace] [6183] forced to live in the world, and, to a certain extent, for the world:
[Grace] [6189] He told his hearers that he was there that evening for no terrifying,
[The Dead] [6221] for her she had not to attend to the ladies also. But Miss Kate and
[The Dead] [6232] pupils too. Never once had it fallen flat. For years and years it had
[The Dead] [6240] was now the main prop of the household, for she had the organ in
[The Dead] [6249] housemaid's work for them. Though their life was modest, they
[The Dead] [6259] Freddy Malins might turn up screwed. They would not wish for
[The Dead] [6268] for him, "Miss Kate and Miss Julia thought you were never
[The Dead] [6303] "Yes, Lily," he answered, "and I think we're in for a night of it."
[The Dead] [6306] stamping and shuffling of feet on the floor above, listened for a
[The Dead] [6362] had made for his speech. He was undecided about the lines from
[The Dead] [6363] Robert Browning, for he feared they would be above the heads of
[The Dead] [6405] "But as for Gretta there," said Gabriel, "she'd walk home in the
[The Dead] [6411] bother, what with green shades for Tom's eyes at night and making
[The Dead] [6418] dress to her face and hair. The two aunts laughed heartily, too, for
[The Dead] [6458] "0, for one night," said Mrs. Conroy. "Besides, Bessie will look
[The Dead] [6494] Thanks for your beautiful waltz, Miss Daly. It made lovely time."
[The Dead] [6505] "I'm the man for the ladies," said Mr. Browne, pursing his lips until
[The Dead] [6516] a sideboard for viands and sweets. At a smaller sideboard in one
[The Dead] [6521] took anything strong, he opened three bottles of lemonade for
[The Dead] [6523] taking hold of the decanter, filled out for himself a goodly measure
[The Dead] [6542] for I feel I want it.'"
[The Dead] [6570] "O, Miss Daly, you're really awfully good, after playing for the last
[The Dead] [6575] "But I've a nice partner for you, Mr. Bartell D'Arcy, the tenor. I'll
[The Dead] [6638] was once more wrinkling with mirth, poured out for himself a
[The Dead] [6649] no melody for him and he doubted whether it had any melody for
[The Dead] [6665] kind of work had been taught for one year. His mother had worked
[The Dead] [6666] for him as a birthday present a waistcoat of purple tabinet, with
[The Dead] [6675] name of her sons for she was very sensible of the dignity of family
[The Dead] [6685] He knew that Mary Jane must be near the end of her piece for she
[The Dead] [6687] every bar and while he waited for the end the resentment died
[The Dead] [6717] "O, innocent Amy! I have found out that you write for The Daily
[The Dead] [6724] write for a paper like that. I didn't think you were a West Briton."
[The Dead] [6728] for which he was paid fifteen shillings. But that did not make him
[The Dead] [6729] a West Briton surely. The books he received for review were
[The Dead] [6755] "O, Mr. Conroy, will you come for an excursion to the Aran Isles
[The Dead] [6759] splendid for Gretta too if she'd come. She's from Connacht, isn't
[The Dead] [6771] "Well, you know, every year I go for a cycling tour with some
[The Dead] [6783] languages and partly for a change."
[The Dead] [6805] Gabriel did not answer for his retort had heated him.
[The Dead] [6815] great energy. He avoided her eyes for he had seen a sour
[The Dead] [6818] from under her brows for a moment quizzically until he smiled.
[The Dead] [6837] was an enthusiast but there was a time for all things. Perhaps he
[The Dead] [6865] go for a trip to the west of Ireland and I said I wouldn't."
[The Dead] [6873] She looked at him for a moment, then turned to Mrs. Malins and
[The Dead] [6876] "There's a nice husband for you, Mrs. Malins."
[The Dead] [6884] it for their dinner.
[The Dead] [6889] visit his mother Gabriel left the chair free for him and retired into
[The Dead] [6913] now on the wane among us may have had its faults but for my part
[The Dead] [6917] good: that was one for Miss Ivors. What did he care that his aunts
[The Dead] [6927] of an old song of Aunt Julia's--Arrayed for the Bridal. Her voice,
[The Dead] [6944] his voice proved too much for him.
[The Dead] [6984] on Christmas morning! And all for what?"
[The Dead] [6986] "Well, isn't it for the honour of God, Aunt Kate?" asked Mary Jane,
[The Dead] [6992] at all honourable for the pope to turn out the women out of the
[The Dead] [6994] whipper-snappers of boys over their heads. I suppose it is for the
[The Dead] [6999] in defence of her sister for it was a sore subject with her but Mary
[The Dead] [7025] and Mary Jane trying to persuade Miss Ivors to stay for supper. But
[The Dead] [7030] "But only for ten minutes, Molly," said Mrs. Conroy. "That won't
[The Dead] [7054] "I won't hear of it," she cried. "For goodness' sake go in to your
[The Dead] [7064] face, while Mrs. Conroy leaned over the banisters to listen for the
[The Dead] [7103] goose. He felt quite at ease now for he was an expert carver and
[The Dead] [7112] "Miss Higgins, what for you?"
[The Dead] [7119] Jane's idea and she had also suggested apple sauce for the goose
[The Dead] [7121] sauce had always been good enough for her and she hoped she
[The Dead] [7124] and carried across from the piano bottles of stout and ale for the
[The Dead] [7125] gentlemen and bottles of minerals for the ladies. There was a great
[The Dead] [7130] so that he compromised by taking a long draught of stout for he
[The Dead] [7146] came forward with three potatoes which she had reserved for him.
[The Dead] [7149] draught, "kindly forget my existence, ladies and gentlemen, for a
[The Dead] [7177] to the legitimate opera. One of her pupils had given her a pass for
[The Dead] [7200] suppose Caruso, for example, is quite as good, if not better than
[The Dead] [7208] "For me," said Aunt Kate, who had been picking a bone, "there
[The Dead] [7221] hearing of old Parkinson but he's too far back for me."
[The Dead] [7232] she received praises for it from all quarters She herself said that it
[The Dead] [7236] enough for you because, you know, I'm all brown."
[The Dead] [7240] had been left for him. Freddy Malins also took a stalk of celery and
[The Dead] [7242] thing for the blood and he was just then under doctor's care. Mrs.
[The Dead] [7247] for a penny-piece from their guests.
[The Dead] [7262] did it for.
[The Dead] [7270] best he could, that the monks were trying to make up for the sins
[The Dead] [7272] was not very clear for Mr. Browne grinned and said:
[The Dead] [7295] gently as a signal for silence. The silence came and Gabriel pushed
[The Dead] [7315] very pleasing task but a task for which I am afraid my poor powers
[The Dead] [7321] will for the deed and to lend me your attention for a few moments
[The Dead] [7344] good ladies aforesaid--and I wish from my heart it may do so for
[The Dead] [7358] enthusiastic for these new ideas and its enthusiasm, even when it is
[The Dead] [7387] together for a brief moment from the bustle and rush of our
[The Dead] [7407] For when I view them in turn, whether it be our chief hostess
[The Dead] [7432] For they are jolly gay fellows,
[The Dead] [7433] For they are jolly gay fellows,
[The Dead] [7434] For they are jolly gay fellows,
[The Dead] [7447] For they are jolly gay fellows,
[The Dead] [7448] For they are jolly gay fellows,
[The Dead] [7449] For they are jolly gay fellows,
[The Dead] [7591] bent down for the address. The confusion grew greater and the
[The Dead] [7597] contradictions and abundance of laughter. As for Freddy Malins he
[The Dead] [7614] "Make like a bird for Trinity College."
[The Dead] [7650] hand for them to be silent. The song seemed to be in the old Irish
[The Dead] [7698] "They say," said Mary Jane, "we haven't had snow like it for thirty
[The Dead] [7740] "Well, good-night, Aunt Kate, and thanks for the pleasant
[The Dead] [7783] was shimmering along the floor: he could not eat for happiness.
[The Dead] [7802] ecstasy. For the years, he felt, had not quenched his soul or hers.
[The Dead] [7851] She leaned for a moment on his arm in getting out of the cab and
[The Dead] [7870] arms about her hips and held her still, for his arms were trembling
[The Dead] [7891] The porter took up his candle again, but slowly, for he was
[The Dead] [7901] a large swinging mirror, unhooking her waist. Gabriel paused for a
[The Dead] [7954] come from the window. She stood before him for an instant,
[The Dead] [7964] over with happiness. Just when he was wishing for it she had come
[The Dead] [7988] arms across the bed-rail, hid her face. Gabriel stood stockstill for a
[The Dead] [8041] "What for?"
[The Dead] [8064] as a pennyboy for his aunts, a nervous, well-meaning
[The Dead] [8084] "I think he died for me," she answered.
[The Dead] [8091] again, for he felt that she would tell him of herself. Her hand was
[The Dead] [8103] She paused for a moment and sighed.
[The Dead] [8108] singing only for his health. He had a very good voice, poor
[The Dead] [8113] "And then when it came to the time for me to leave Galway and
[The Dead] [8119] She paused for a moment to get her voice under control, and then
[The Dead] [8143] held her hand for a moment longer, irresolutely, and then, shy of
[The Dead] [8154] Gabriel, leaning on his elbow, looked for a few moments
[The Dead] [8157] man had died for her sake. It hardly pained him now to think how
[The Dead] [8162] that time of her first girlish beauty, a strange, friendly pity for her
[The Dead] [8165] face for which Michael Furey had braved death.
[The Dead] [8177] face for a moment when she was singing Arrayed for the Bridal.
[The Dead] [8182] would cast about in his mind for some words that might console
[The Dead] [8191] him had locked in her heart for so many years that image of her
[The Dead] [8208] come for him to set out on his journey westward. Yes, the