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] [150] circumstances or whether such and such sins were mortal or venial
[The Sisters] [151] or only imperfections. His questions showed me how complex and
[The Sisters] [161] answer or only a very foolish and halting one upon which he used
[The Sisters] [162] to smile and nod his head twice or thrice. Sometimes he used to
[An Encounter] [373] carry it by storm; or we fought a pitched battle on the grass. But,
[An Encounter] [374] however well we fought, we never won siege or battle and all our
[An Encounter] [392] Indians who were afraid to seem studious or lacking in robustness,
[An Encounter] [403] "This page or this page? This page Now, Dillon, up! 'Hardly had
[An Encounter] [417] Now, Dillon, I advise you strongly, get at your work or..."
[An Encounter] [439] or someone out of the college; but Mahony asked, very sensibly,
[An Encounter] [462] When I had been sitting there for five or ten minutes I saw
[An Encounter] [507] looking at the high masts, saw, or imagined, the geography which
[An Encounter] [573] we had read the poetry of Thomas Moore or the works of Sir
[An Encounter] [604] and I wondered why he shivered once or twice as if he feared
[An Encounter] [605] something or felt a sudden chill. As he proceeded I noticed that his
[An Encounter] [612] had learned by heart or that, magnetised by some words of his own
[An Encounter] [623] saying that he had to leave us for a minute or so, a few minutes,
[An Encounter] [640] whether I would go away or not when the man came back and sat
[An Encounter] [657] whipping. A slap on the hand or a box on the ear was no good:
[An Encounter] [665] girls or having a girl for a sweetheart he would whip him and whip
[Araby] [725] coachman smoothed and combed the horse or shook music from
[Araby] [729] housed. Or if Mangan's sister came out on the doorstep to call her
[Araby] [731] down the street. We waited to see whether she would remain or go
[Araby] [756] or a ballad about the troubles in our native land. These noises
[Araby] [763] not know whether I would ever speak to her or not or, if I spoke to
[Araby] [772] sodden beds. Some distant lamp or lighted window gleamed below
[Araby] [780] me was I going to Araby. I forgot whether I answered yes or no. It
[Araby] [925] subject. Once or twice the young lady glanced at me over her
[Eveline] [1126] of love or farewell or recognition.
[Two Gallants] [1381] moment towards his companion's face. Once or twice he
[Two Gallants] [1495] tram somewhere and pay the tram or take them to a band or a play
[Two Gallants] [1496] at the theatre or buy them chocolate and sweets or something that
[Two Gallants] [1623] executed half turns on her heels. Once or twice when he spoke to
[Two Gallants] [1753] it successfully. He wondered if he had asked her yet or if he would
[The Boarding House] [1851] and lodgings (beer or stout at dinner excluded). They shared in
[The Boarding House] [1859] always sure to be on to a good thing-that is to say, a likely horse or
[The Boarding House] [1904] sent out constant peals and worshippers, singly or in groups,
[The Boarding House] [1920] fashion or to seem to have connived and Polly had been made
[The Boarding House] [1935] her hospitality. He was thirty-four or thirty-five years of age, so
[The Boarding House] [1952] would win. He was a serious young man, not rakish or loud-voiced
[The Boarding House] [1953] like the others. If it had been Mr. Sheridan or Mr. Meade or
[The Boarding House] [1971] jaws and every two or three minutes a mist gathered on his glasses
[The Boarding House] [1978] but marry her or run away? He could not brazen it out. The affair
[The Boarding House] [1999] not make up his mind whether to like her or despise her for what
[The Boarding House] [2032] If the night was anyway cold or wet or windy there was sure to be
[The Boarding House] [2061] lover's eyes rested for a second or two on a thick bulldog face and
[The Boarding House] [2089] saw the white pillows on which her gaze was fixed or remembered
[A Little Cloud] [2152] street. They stood or ran in the roadway or crawled up the steps
[A Little Cloud] [2153] before the gaping doors or squatted like mice upon the thresholds.
[A Little Cloud] [2235] mother's name before the surname: Thomas Malone Chandler, or
[A Little Cloud] [2286] odd half-one or so when I meet any of the old crowd: that's all."
[A Little Cloud] [2319] "The Isle of Man!" he said. "Go to London or Paris: Paris, for
[A Little Cloud] [2362] Little Chandler took four or five sips from his glass.
[A Little Cloud] [2382] insistence--"I mean, compared with London or Dublin?"
[A Little Cloud] [2435] Ignatius Gallaher. "I didn't know your address or I'd have done so
[A Little Cloud] [2453] "Son or daughter?"
[A Little Cloud] [2514] something better than his friend had ever done, or could ever do,
[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] [2671] piteously, losing its breath for four or five seconds, and then
[Counterparts] [2750] what Mr. Shelley says, sir. You have always some excuse or
[Counterparts] [2811] wine or dark meat, he called out:
[Counterparts] [2853] appearance. Mr. Alleyne was said to be sweet on her or on her
[Counterparts] [2922] impertinence or you'll quit the office instanter! You'll quit this, I'm
[Counterparts] [2923] telling you, or you'll apologise to me!"
[Counterparts] [2953] somewhere or other: he had spent his last penny for the g.p. and
[Counterparts] [3047] glanced at him once or twice and, when the party was leaving the
[Clay] [3234] gave the visitor one or two slips from her conservatory. There was
[Clay] [3250] ring or man either; and when she laughed her grey-green eyes
[Clay] [3391] surprised that nobody spoke or took off her bandage. There was a
[A Painful Case] [3441] windows he could look into the disused distillery or upwards along
[A Painful Case] [3463] fragrance of new cedarwood pencils or of a bottle of gum or of an
[A Painful Case] [3466] Mr. Duffy abhorred anything which betokened physical or mental
[A Painful Case] [3489] evenings were spent either before his landlady's piano or roaming
[A Painful Case] [3491] brought him sometimes to an opera or a concert: these were the
[A Painful Case] [3506] deserted house once or twice and then said:
[A Painful Case] [3514] beside her was her daughter he judged her to be a year or so
[A Painful Case] [3527] diverted to become intimate. She alluded once or twice to her
[A Painful Case] [3660] the guard's whistle he set the train in motion and a second or two
[A Painful Case] [3750] There were five or six workingmen in the shop discussing the
[A Painful Case] [3755] them, without seeing or hearing them. After a while they went out
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3817] munching once or twice mechanically when it closed. When the
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3961] working for only wants to get some job or other."
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [3981] "Won't he?" said Mr. Hynes. "Wait till you see whether he will or
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4061] to buy a waistcoat or a trousers--moya! But Tricky Dicky's little
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4144] A person resembling a poor clergyman or a poor actor appeared in
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4147] collar or a layman's, because the collar of his shabby frock-coat,
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4211] "Is he attached to any chapel or church or institution or---"
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4349] "Yes. I got him one or two sure things in Dawson Street, Crofton
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4421] belong to any party, good, bad, or indifferent.' That's the way to
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4532] He cleared his throat once or twice and then began to recite:
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4543] In palace, cabin or in cot
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4556] That smote their Lord or with a kiss
[Ivy Day in the Committee Room] [4569] Or high ambition spurs him now
[A Mother] [4642] If it was not Skerries it was Howth or Greystones.
[A Mother] [4651] were all friends of the Kearneys--musical friends or Nationalist
[A Mother] [4771] or not. Mr. Fitzpatrick, who did not catch the point at issue very
[A Mother] [4801] went all over the building looking for Mr. Holohan or Mr.
[A Mother] [4833] once or twice out of thoughtlessness. He was unassuming and
[A Mother] [5058] hand or a foot she won't put on that platform."
[A Mother] [5088] approach her. But Miss Healy had kindly consented to play one or
[Grace] [5151] man was or where had his friends gone. The door of the bar
[Grace] [5287] window stood four or five china bowls which were usually half
[Grace] [5472] something keeps coming into my throat, phlegm or----"
[Grace] [5516] smarted in person or by proxy under his exactions, spoke of him
[Grace] [5718] time or other but the Jesuit Order was never once reformed. It
[Grace] [5938] course, not our present man, or his predecessor, but some of the
[Grace] [5956] younger then.... Or was it that----?"
[Grace] [5980] "And they were a German cardinal by the name of Dolling... or
[Grace] [5981] Dowling... or----"
[Grace] [5992] thought it was some Italian or American."
[Grace] [6146] by his wife, rested upon his knees. Once or twice he pulled down
[The Dead] [6264] every two minutes to the banisters to ask Lily had Gabriel or
[The Dead] [6365] Shakespeare or from the Melodies would be better. The indelicate
[The Dead] [6377] women. Aunt Julia was an inch or so the taller. Her hair, drawn
[The Dead] [6381] appearance of a woman who did not know where she was or where
[The Dead] [6655] herself, her hands racing along the key-board or lifted from it at
[The Dead] [6734] Hickey's on Bachelor's Walk, to Web's or Massey's on Aston's
[The Dead] [6735] Quay, or to O'Clohissey's in the bystreet. He did not know how to
[The Dead] [6776] "Well, we usually go to France or Belgium or perhaps Germany,"
[The Dead] [6836] with Miss Ivors. Of course the girl or woman, or whatever she was,
[The Dead] [6943] both his hands, shaking it when words failed him or the catch in
[The Dead] [6982] "No," continued Aunt Kate, "she wouldn't be said or led by anyone,
[The Dead] [7107] "Miss Furlong, what shall I send you?" he asked. "A wing or a slice
[The Dead] [7143] stuffing let him or her speak."
[The Dead] [7230] replenished them with raspberry or orange jelly or with
[The Dead] [7244] son was going down to Mount Melleray in a week or so. The table
[The Dead] [7287] Julia invited all the guests to have either port or sherry. At first Mr.
[The Dead] [7294] coughed once or twice and then a few gentlemen patted the table
[The Dead] [7327] board. It is not the first time that we have been the recipients--or
[The Dead] [7332] laughed or smiled at Aunt Kate and Aunt Julia and Mary Jane who
[The Dead] [7361] and sometimes I fear that this new generation, educated or
[The Dead] [7409] byword with all who know her, or her sister, who seems to be
[The Dead] [7411] surprise and a revelation to us all tonight, or, last but not least,
[The Dead] [7516] a rattling fine walk in the country or a fast drive with a good
[The Dead] [7535] "Well, glue or starch," said Gabriel, "the old gentleman had a horse
[The Dead] [7559] love with the horse King Billy sits on or whether he thought he
[The Dead] [7798] stars moments of their life together, that no one knew of or would
[The Dead] [7802] ecstasy. For the years, he felt, had not quenched his soul or hers.
[The Dead] [7824] only a few words, pointing out some building or street. The horse
[The Dead] [7915] "You don't feel ill or weak?"
[The Dead] [7938] annoyed, too, about something? If she would only turn to him or
[The Dead] [8100] to. He was in decline, they said, or something like that. I never