Ulysses by James Joyce
BEING

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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[Telemachus] [721] --That one about the cracked lookingglass of a servant being the symbol
[Nestor] [1360] rosewood and wetted ashes. She had saved him from being trampled
[Nestor] [1789] being the only country which never persecuted the jews. Do you know that?
[Calypso] [2728] the earth, captivity to captivity, multiplying, dying, being born
[Lotus-Eaters] [3743] Bequests also: to the P.P. for the time being in his absolute discretion.
[Hades] [5009] Fancy being his wife. Wonder he had the gumption to propose to any girl.
[Hades] [5311] being brought back to life no. Can't bury in the air however. Out of a
[Lestrygonians] [7654] Moisel. Mothers' meeting. Phthisis retires for the time being, then
[Lestrygonians] [7688] being lagged they let him have it hot and heavy in the bridewell. Can't
[Lestrygonians] [8291] them. Lobsters boiled alive. Do ptake some ptarmigan. Wouldn't mind being
[Lestrygonians] [8664] have, not seeing? Life a dream for him. Where is the justice being born
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9361] --The art of being a grandfather, Mr Best gan murmur. L'ART D'ETRE GRAND
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9780] --Gentle Will is being roughly handled, gentle Mr Best said gently.
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9879] his own son merely but, being no more a son, he was and felt himself the
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9937] names. Nay, that last play was written or being written while his brother
[Scylla and Charybdis] [10124] androgynous angel, being a wife unto himself.
[Scylla and Charybdis] [10278] BEING AFRAID TO MARRY ON EARTH
[Wandering Rocks] [12136] His face got all grey instead of being red like it was and there was a
[Wandering Rocks] [12192] furniture van had to stop in front of her on account of its being the lord
[Wandering Rocks] [12233] was being discoursed in College park. Unseen brazen highland laddies
[Wandering Rocks] [12254] Aloysius Dignam, waiting, saw salutes being given to the gent with the
[Sirens] [12574] --O greasy eyes! Imagine being married to a man like that! she cried. With
[Cyclops] [14452] buskins dyed in lichen purple, the feet being shod with brogues of salted
[Cyclops] [14686] etheric double being particularly lifelike owing to the discharge of jivic
[Cyclops] [14851] --The poor bugger's tool that's being hanged, says Alf.
[Cyclops] [15021] possession of his family since the revolution of Rienzi, being removed by
[Cyclops] [15027] the grim figure of the executioner, his visage being concealed in a
[Cyclops] [15071] affected being the aged prebendary himself. Big strong men, officers of
[Cyclops] [15251] o'clock. Night he was near being lagged only Paddy Leonard knew the bobby,
[Cyclops] [15476] ducked but the Dubliner lifted him with a left hook, the body punch being
[Cyclops] [15490] bruiser was being counted out when Bennett's second Ole Pfotts Wettstein
[Cyclops] [15607] account of it being cruel for the wife having to go round after the
[Cyclops] [15679] the daughter of the skies, the virgin moon being then in her first
[Cyclops] [15697] Caolte and of the tribe of Ossian, there being in all twelve good
[Cyclops] [15902] fringe, the scheme being relieved by bretelles and hip insertions of acorn
[Cyclops] [15905] dainty MOTIF of plume rose being worked into the pleats in a pinstripe and
[Cyclops] [16659] being visibly moved when the select orchestra of Irish pipes struck up the
[Cyclops] [16723] southwest by west. Messages of condolence and sympathy are being
[Nausicaa] [17371] gentle hint about its being late. And when Cissy came up Edy asked her the
[Nausicaa] [17521] degrading the sex and being taken up to the police station. No, no: not
[Nausicaa] [17552] But Gerty was adamant. She had no intention of being at their beck and
[Nausicaa] [17576] do the other thing before being married and there ought to be
[Nausicaa] [17595] on account of being white and she let him and she saw that he saw and then
[Nausicaa] [17597] every limb from being bent so far back that he had a full view
[Nausicaa] [17887] for instance pulling this and being pulled. That causes movement. And
[Nausicaa] [18107] is at that age. And then their stomachs clean. But being lost they fear.
[Oxen of the Sun] [18264] concerning whatsoever matters are being held as most profitably by mortals
[Oxen of the Sun] [18268] consent they affirm that other circumstances being equal by no exterior
[Oxen of the Sun] [18300] maturation of experience it is difficult in being said which the
[Oxen of the Sun] [18305] copiously opulent but also for her who not being sufficiently moneyed
[Oxen of the Sun] [18315] domicile. O thing of prudent nation not merely in being seen but also
[Oxen of the Sun] [18316] even in being related worthy of being praised that they her by
[Oxen of the Sun] [18407] Leopold went into the castle for to rest him for a space being sore of
[Oxen of the Sun] [18600] she remembered them being her mind was to have all orderly against lord
[Oxen of the Sun] [18675] agreeable unto nature so is it with our subsolar being. The aged sisters
[Oxen of the Sun] [18712] so that Master Madden, being godly certain whiles, knocked him on his
[Oxen of the Sun] [18794] the earth he does there, he bound home and he to Andrew Horne's being
[Oxen of the Sun] [18958] who had late come to town, it being his intention to buy a colour or a
[Oxen of the Sun] [19000] prolific rodents being highly recommended for his purpose, both broiled
[Oxen of the Sun] [19020] Valuing himself not a little upon his elegance, being indeed a proper man
[Oxen of the Sun] [19139] exercitations which, so far from being a byword, should be a glorious
[Oxen of the Sun] [19159] some impudent mocks which he however had borne with as being the fruits
[Oxen of the Sun] [19174] vicissitudes of existence and, being of a wary ascendancy and self a man
[Oxen of the Sun] [19193] mercy as well as to the bounty of the Supreme Being.
[Oxen of the Sun] [19232] being a deluder of others he has become at last his own dupe as he is, if
[Oxen of the Sun] [19315] between women and the males of brutes, his authority being his own
[Oxen of the Sun] [19509] being in some description of a doldrums or other or mesmerised which was.
[Oxen of the Sun] [19626] interruption?) that an omnivorous being which can masticate, deglute,
[Oxen of the Sun] [19637] an alkali prides himself on being, it should perhaps be stated that
[Oxen of the Sun] [19753] told its tale in that washedout pallor. Then all being gone, a glance of
[Circe] [20100] IN PLANES INTERSECTING, THE FINGERS ABOUT TO PART, THE LEFT BEING
[Circe] [20808] man misunderstood. I am being made a scapegoat of. I am a respectable
[Circe] [20993] hallucination, such familiarities as the alleged guilty occurrence being
[Circe] [21395] ZOE: For Zoe? For keeps? For being so nice, eh?
[Circe] [22970] BLOOM: (WINCING) Powerful being. In my eyes read that slumber which women
[Circe] [24787] him or to any human being who walks upright upon this oblate orange? (HE
[Circe] [24920] unfortunate female's throat being cut from ear to ear. Phial containing
[Eumeus] [25404] in view of the hour it was and there being no pump of Vartry water
[Eumeus] [25415] condition, both of them being e.d.ed, particularly Stephen, always
[Eumeus] [25435] direction of Amiens street railway terminus, Mr Bloom being handicapped
[Eumeus] [25476] court next day before Mr Tobias or, he being the solicitor rather, old
[Eumeus] [25484] were well in evidence, the obvious reason being they were paid to protect
[Eumeus] [25497] to say nothing of your being at the tender mercy of others practically.
[Eumeus] [25548] as the tale went, of extreme beauty, had enjoyed the distinction of being
[Eumeus] [25579] with Stephen being fired out of his digs for bringing in a bloody tart
[Eumeus] [25623] Subsequently being not quite so down in the mouth after the two and six
[Eumeus] [25639] Being a levelheaded individual who could give points to not a few in
[Eumeus] [25702] was, Stephen's mind's eye being too busily engaged in repicturing his
[Eumeus] [25711] the days commanded, it being quarter tense or if not, ember days or
[Eumeus] [25751] animated way, there being some little differences between the parties.
[Eumeus] [25803] inward reflection of there being more languages to start with than were
[Eumeus] [25860] being also clumsy as it was still he did his best to explain.
[Eumeus] [25872] being still a further egg.
[Eumeus] [26041] That was the rub. Also, without being actually positive, it struck him a
[Eumeus] [26054] of being always and ever cooped up since my old stick-in-the-mud took me
[Eumeus] [26074] or accidentally, usually, by the way, on their left leg, it being only
[Eumeus] [26138] The request being complied with he clawed them up with a scrape.
[Eumeus] [26277] love my dirty shirt. Still just then, being on tenterhooks, he desired
[Eumeus] [26325] practical jokes, CORRUPTIO PER SE and CORRUPTIO PER ACCIDENS both being
[Eumeus] [26365] Faultfinding being a proverbially bad hat Mr Bloom thought well to stir
[Eumeus] [26376] good and net a profit, there being no competition to speak of. Sulphate
[Eumeus] [26384] --Have a shot at it now, he ventured to say of the coffee after being
[Eumeus] [26392] food, his one and only reason being not gormandising in the least but
[Eumeus] [26413] in all the spoof he got off his chest being strictly accurate gospel.
[Eumeus] [26443] sitting that way so long cramped up, being adored as gods. There's an
[Eumeus] [26581] time being in his fist while he did the drinking and making water jobs
[Eumeus] [26665] bogus, reminded him forcibly as being on all fours with the confidence
[Eumeus] [26672] life and their felonsetting, there always being the offchance of a
[Eumeus] [26840] subpoenaed being handed in but not divulged for reasons which will occur
[Eumeus] [26853] it being largely a matter of dress and all the rest of it. Ladies who
[Eumeus] [26865] exactly tell being as it was already several shillings to the bad having
[Eumeus] [26977] consult a specialist he being confined to his room till he eventually
[Eumeus] [26980] their hands. Of course nobody being acquainted with his movements even
[Eumeus] [27047] case of the husband not being up to the scratch, with nothing in common
[Eumeus] [27110] premier photographic artist, being responsible for the esthetic
[Eumeus] [27125] ensemble, not to dwell on certain opulent curves of the. He dwelt, being
[Eumeus] [27137] himself, her stage presence being, frankly, a treat in itself which the
[Eumeus] [27164] favourite instead of being honest and aboveboard about the whole
[Eumeus] [27176] wronged in due course. He, B, enjoyed the distinction of being close to
[Eumeus] [27200] all the same being a gentleman born with a stake in the country he, as a
[Eumeus] [27215] wherefore, and in reality not knowing their own minds, it being a case
[Eumeus] [27226] were several others. He personally, being of a sceptical bias, believed
[Eumeus] [27233] improper intent, the upshot being that her affections centred on another,
[Eumeus] [27332] his god being a jew. People could put up with being bitten by a wolf but
[Eumeus] [27344] The best plan clearly being to clear out, the remainder being plain
[Eumeus] [27401] foremost, being as good as his word that he would foot the bill for the
[Eumeus] [27428] his right side being, in classical idiom, his tender Achilles. The night
[Eumeus] [27458] GLORIA in that being, to his mind, the acme of first class music as such,
[Eumeus] [27468] edifice being thronged to the doors to hear her with virtuosos, or
[Eumeus] [27557] as Barraclough and being able to read music into the bargain, command its
[Eumeus] [27563] good impression he would infallibly score a distinct success, being
[Eumeus] [27572] being made a lot of by ladies out for sensation, cases of which, as he
[Eumeus] [27595] fellows. And it need not detract from the other by one iota as, being his
[Ithaca] [27653] George's church diametrically, the chord in any circle being less than
[Ithaca] [27873] than those of consumption (envisaging the possibility of recourse being
[Ithaca] [27955] cold being the nape, stomach and thenar or sole of foot?
[Ithaca] [27982] the liquid contained in the vessel, being radiated through the uneven
[Ithaca] [28231] would have attained the maximum postdiluvian age of 70 Bloom, being 1190
[Ithaca] [28248] mother, Stephen being then of the age of 5 and reluctant to give his hand
[Ithaca] [28251] Stephen's granduncle, Stephen being then 5 years older.
[Ithaca] [28267] who resided also in the same hotel, being at that time a clerk in the
[Ithaca] [28614] Theoretical, being confined to certain grammatical rules of accidence and
[Ithaca] [28697] Reassuringly, their place, where none could hear them talk, being
[Ithaca] [29088] succinctly the potentiality of being raised to the utmost kinetic
[Ithaca] [29156] heavenman. That it was a Utopia, there being no known method from the
[Ithaca] [29375] the former, its frame from top to seat and from seat to base being
[Ithaca] [29376] varnished dark brown, its seat being a bright circle of white plaited
[Ithaca] [29662] terrestrial poles in being favourable climates for phthisical subjects),
[Ithaca] [29795] of reform or retrenchment being a preliminary solution to be contained by
[Ithaca] [29835] pounds per annum, being 1/6 of an assured income, derived from giltedged
[Ithaca] [29855] p.m. at Ascot (Greenwich time), the message being received and available
[Ithaca] [29886] normal human being of average vitality and appetite producing annually,
[Ithaca] [30214] The parties concerned, uniting, had increased and multiplied, which being
[Ithaca] [30245] being had passed with impunity), the land of the Eskimos (eaters of
[Ithaca] [30386] blue silk moirette, all these objects being disposed irregularly on the
[Ithaca] [30412] his own): with solicitude, the snakespiral springs of the mattress being
[Ithaca] [30603] being Stephen Dedalus, professor and author, eldest surviving son of
[Ithaca] [30661] At rest relatively to themselves and to each other. In motion being each
[Penelope] [30880] about Our Lord being a carpenter at last he made me cry of course a woman
[Penelope] [30949] of being hanged O she didnt care if that was her nature what could she do
[Penelope] [31087] of father being in the army and my singing the absentminded beggar and
[Penelope] [31248] making it too marked the first time after him being insulted and me being
[Penelope] [31370] attractive to a girl in spite of his being a little bald intelligent
[Penelope] [31470] else its all very fine for them but as for being a woman as soon as youre
[Penelope] [31710] suppose theyre all dead and rotten long ago besides I dont like being
[Penelope] [31729] windows to make sure but its worse again being locked up like in a prison
[Penelope] [31885] between this bit here how soft like a peach easy God I wouldnt mind being
[Penelope] [31926] of my being jewess looking after my mother he used to amuse me the things
[Penelope] [32212] in the other room I suppose he was as shy as a boy he being so young