Ulysses by James Joyce
Asking

Leopold Bloom Telemachus
Nestor
Proteus
Calypso
Lotus-Eaters
Hades
Aeolus
Lestrygonians
Scylla and Charybdis
Wandering Rocks
Sirens
Cyclops
Nausicaa
Oxen of the Sun
Circe
Eumeus
Ithaca
Penelope

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There are 29 occurrences of the word:   asking

[Calypso] [2864] She doubled a slice of bread into her mouth, asking:
[Hades] [4551] large for him. Red face: grey now. Mouth fallen open. Asking what's up
[Aeolus] [5652] That door too sllt creaking, asking to be shut. Everything speaks in its
[Aeolus] [6906] of the dark, panting, one asking the other have you the brawn, praising
[Lestrygonians] [7896] Touch. Fingers. Asking. Answer. Yes.
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9520] --Do you think it is only a paradox? the quaker librarian was asking. The
[Scylla and Charybdis] [10027] --In asking you to remember those two noble kinsmen nuncle Richie and
[Scylla and Charybdis] [10028] nuncle Edmund, Stephen answered, I feel I am asking too much perhaps. A
[Cyclops] [15224] So Bob Doran comes lurching around asking Bloom to tell Mrs
[Cyclops] [15455] blood, asking Alf:
[Cyclops] [16368] So in comes Martin asking where was Bloom.
[Nausicaa] [17420] talking about the time all the time and asking her but Gerty could pay
[Nausicaa] [17669] mercies. Cheap too. Yours for the asking. Because they want it themselves.
[Oxen of the Sun] [18452] asking nor desiring of him to drink and, Now drink, said he, fully
[Oxen of the Sun] [19009] asking with a finicking air did he purpose also to carry coals to
[Eumeus] [25825] asking:
[Eumeus] [25852] and he was just asking himself what possible connection when the sailor
[Eumeus] [25885] asking him whether it was for a marksmanship competition like the Bisley.
[Penelope] [30902] for that it showed he could hold in and wasnt to be got for the asking he
[Penelope] [30903] was on the pop of asking me too the night in the kitchen I was rolling
[Penelope] [30910] asking me and did you wash possible the women are always egging on to
[Penelope] [30994] it off asking me questions is it permitted to enquire the shape of my
[Penelope] [31028] after his company manners making it so awkward after when we met asking
[Penelope] [31324] year to get a few pence for them have him asking wheres last Januarys
[Penelope] [31900] around those filthy bitches all sides asking me if what I did had an
[Penelope] [31910] how much is that doctor one guinea please and asking me had I frequent
[Penelope] [32100] mind taking him in my mouth if nobody was looking as if it was asking you
[Penelope] [32121] even asking permission and standing out that vulgar way in the half of a
[Penelope] [32349] kings asking you to sit down in their little bit of a shop and Ronda with