Ulysses by James Joyce
HEAD

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] [20] shaking his head. Stephen Dedalus, displeased and sleepy, leaned his arms
[Telemachus] [259] They halted, looking towards the blunt cape of Bray Head that lay on the
[Telemachus] [338] His head halted again for a moment at the top of the staircase, level
[Telemachus] [344] His head vanished but the drone of his descending voice boomed out of the
[Telemachus] [421] His head disappeared and reappeared.
[Telemachus] [618] Stephen listened in scornful silence. She bows her old head to a voice
[Telemachus] [878] doll's head to and fro, the brims of his Panama hat quivering, and began
[Telemachus] [1125] the curve he waved his hand. It called again. A sleek brown head, a
[Nestor] [1435] head.
[Nestor] [1737] Mr Deasy shook his head.
[Proteus] [1918] head: Wilde's REQUIESCAT. The drone of his misleading whistle brings
[Proteus] [1966] head see him me clambering down to the footpace (DESCENDE!), clutching a
[Proteus] [2119] facebones under his peep of day boy's hat. How the head centre got away,
[Calypso] [2463] head. Prr.
[Calypso] [2756] yellow twilight towards her tousled head.
[Calypso] [3030] YOUR HEAD IT SIMPLY SWIRLS.
[Calypso] [3108] these trousers dirty for the funeral. He went in, bowing his head under
[Calypso] [3146] night hours. Washing her teeth. That was the first night. Her head
[Lotus-Eaters] [3324] Hoppy. Having a wet. Drawing back his head and gazing far from beneath
[Lotus-Eaters] [3344] He moved a little to the side of M'Coy's talking head. Getting up in a
[Lotus-Eaters] [3557] Flat Dublin voices bawled in his head. Those two sluts that night in
[Lotus-Eaters] [3581] strange customs. The other one, jar on her head, was getting the supper:
[Lotus-Eaters] [3603] An incoming train clanked heavily above his head, coach after coach.
[Lotus-Eaters] [3604] Barrels bumped in his head: dull porter slopped and churned inside. The
[Lotus-Eaters] [3642] Her hat and head sank. Then the next one. Her hat sank at once. Then the
[Hades] [3930] Martin Cunningham, first, poked his silkhatted head into the creaking
[Hades] [4012] landlady's two hats pinned on his head. Out on the rampage all night.
[Hades] [4102] Mr Bloom put his head out of the window.
[Hades] [4631] They love reading about it. Man's head found in a garden. Her clothing
[Hades] [4669] granite block. The waggoner marching at their head saluted.
[Hades] [4772] the chapel. Which end is his head?
[Hades] [4873] Mr Bloom closed his eyes and sadly twice bowed his head.
[Hades] [5029] or kneeling you couldn't. Standing? His head might come up some day above
[Hades] [5051] swirling with them. Your head it simply swurls. Those pretty little
[Hades] [5234] Hynes shook his head.
[Hades] [5353] coatsleeve. He clapped the hat on his head again.
[Hades] [5357] John Henry Menton jerked his head down in acknowledgment.
[Aeolus] [5534] Monkeydoodle the whole thing. Want a cool head.
[Aeolus] [5831] J. J. O'Molloy shook his head.
[Aeolus] [6075] leaning against the mantelshelf, had propped his head on his hand,
[Aeolus] [6712] linen collar appeared behind his bent head, soiled by his withering hair.
[Aeolus] [6718] He raised his head firmly. His eyes bethought themselves once more.
[Aeolus] [6772] ACCEPTED THAT VIEW OF LIFE, HAD HE BOWED HIS HEAD AND BOWED HIS WILL AND
[Lestrygonians] [7322] small head. Sister? Sister? I am sure she was crossed in love by her eyes.
[Lestrygonians] [7539] skullpiece a tiny hat gripped his head. From his arm a folded dustcoat, a
[Lestrygonians] [7635] Dreadful simply! Child's head too big: forceps. Doubled up inside her
[Lestrygonians] [7659] His first bow to the public. Head like a prize pumpkin. Snuffy Dr Murren.
[Lestrygonians] [7808] --Of the twoheaded octopus, one of whose heads is the head upon which
[Lestrygonians] [8025] An illgirt server gathered sticky clattering plates. Rock, the head
[Lestrygonians] [8277] off his own head? Cheapest lunch in town. Of course aristocrats, then the
[Lestrygonians] [8308] the Lion's head. Green by Drumleck. Yellowgreen towards Sutton. Fields of
[Lestrygonians] [8572] his head uncertainly.
[Lestrygonians] [8635] shut or a cold in the head. Also smoke in the dark they say get no
[Lestrygonians] [8639] passing the Stewart institution, head in the air. Look at me. I have them
[Scylla and Charybdis] [8884] --The peatsmoke is going to his head, John Eglinton opined.
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9114] the back of his head that he chose the ugliest doxy in all Warwickshire
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9331] Head, redconecapped, buffeted, brineblinded.
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9386] Felicitously he ceased and held a meek head among them, auk's egg, prize
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9525] Buck Mulligan's again heavy face eyed Stephen awhile. Then, his head
[Scylla and Charybdis] [10216] wellkempt head, newbarbered, out of the vaulted cell into a shattering
[Scylla and Charybdis] [10338] He laughed, lolling a to and fro head, walking on, followed by Stephen:
[Wandering Rocks] [10531] turfbarge, a towhorse with pendent head, a bargeman with a hat of dirty
[Wandering Rocks] [10569] mouth of the awkward old man who had the shaky head.
[Wandering Rocks] [10716] sourly at the unheeding windows, sank his head and swung himself forward
[Wandering Rocks] [10726] He swung himself forward in vigorous jerks, halted, lifted his head
[Wandering Rocks] [10831] She bestowed fat pears neatly, head by tail, and among them ripe
[Wandering Rocks] [11068] With gaping mouth and head far back he stood still and, after an
[Wandering Rocks] [11339] curtains. The shopman's uncombed grey head came out and his unshaven
[Wandering Rocks] [11380] you trying to imitate your uncle John, the cornetplayer, head upon
[Wandering Rocks] [11389] He let his head sink suddenly down and forward, hunching his
[Wandering Rocks] [11847] Bronze by gold, Miss Kennedy's head by Miss Douce's head, appeared above
[Wandering Rocks] [12180] bronze, Miss Kennedy's head by Miss Douce's head watched and admired.
[Wandering Rocks] [12250] fierce eyeglass across the carriages at the head of Mr M. E. Solomons in
[Sirens] [12399] Bronze by gold, miss Douce's head by miss Kennedy's head, over the
[Sirens] [12535] --Here he was, miss Douce said, cocking her bronze head three quarters,
[Sirens] [12985] after, after her gliding head as it went down the bar by mirrors, gilded
[Sirens] [13380] his feet. When will we meet? My head it simply. Jingle all delighted. He
[Sirens] [13381] can't sing for tall hats. Your head it simply swurls. Perfumed for him.
[Sirens] [13538] Then tear asunder. Death. Explos. Knock on the head. Outtohelloutofthat.
[Sirens] [13725] near her mouth. Your head it simply. Hair braided over: shell with
[Sirens] [13746] No, she was not so lonely archly miss Douce's head let Mr Lidwell know.
[Sirens] [14078] ears. Not lose a demisemiquaver. Eyes shut. Head nodding in time. Dotty.
[Cyclops] [14296] --Who? says I. Sure, he's out in John of God's off his head, poor man.
[Cyclops] [14687] rays from the crown of the head and face. Communication was effected
[Cyclops] [14855] --God's truth, says Alf. I heard that from the head warder that was in
[Cyclops] [15025] of rainwater, his cassock above his hoary head, and offered up to the
[Cyclops] [15217] mortgagee's right till he near had the head of me addled with his
[Cyclops] [15299] Walking about with his book and pencil here's my head and my heels are
[Cyclops] [15583] Look at his head. Do you know that some mornings he has to get his hat on
[Cyclops] [15952] crack their bloody skulls, one chap going for the other with his head down
[Cyclops] [16359] venison, a saddle of veal, widgeon with crisp hog's bacon, a boar's head
[Cyclops] [16663] Bray Head, the mountains of Mourne, the Galtees, the Ox and Donegal and
[Cyclops] [16687] But as luck would have it the jarvey got the nag's head round the
[Cyclops] [16720] bay near the old head of Kinsale. Other eyewitnesses depose that they
[Nausicaa] [16911] of the new moon and it nestled about her pretty head in a profusion of
[Nausicaa] [16938] shape of his head too at the back without his cap on that she would know
[Nausicaa] [17073] Gerty MacDowell bent down her head and crimsoned at the idea of Cissy
[Nausicaa] [17078] --Let him! she said with a pert toss of her head and a piquant tilt of her
[Nausicaa] [17206] gone and then Cissy popped up her head and cried ah! and, my word,
[Nausicaa] [17338] (the cheek of her!) because he had eyes in his head to see the difference
[Nausicaa] [17346] hair and a prettier, a daintier head of nutbrown tresses was never seen on
[Nausicaa] [17349] a head of hair the like of that. She could almost see the swift answering
[Nausicaa] [17436] --O, responded Gerty, quick as lightning, laughing, and the proud head
[Nausicaa] [17616] stands silent, with bowed head before those young guileless eyes. What a
[Nausicaa] [17785] the dark one with the mop head and the nigger mouth. I knew she could
[Nausicaa] [17834] tongue. Your head it simply swirls. He's right. Might have made a worse
[Nausicaa] [17899] underjaw stuck out, head back, about the farmer in the ridingboots and
[Oxen of the Sun] [18466] Stephen that had mien of a frere that was at head of the board and
[Oxen of the Sun] [18492] and the babe to die. In colour whereof they waxed hot upon that head what
[Oxen of the Sun] [18929] show. After that, says Mr Vincent, the lord Harry put his head into a
[Oxen of the Sun] [18943] their luff, heaved to, spread three sheets in the wind, put her head
[Oxen of the Sun] [19051] questioning poise of the head (a whole century of polite breeding had not
[Oxen of the Sun] [19350] his head appeared in the door opposite and said: Meet me at Westland Row
[Oxen of the Sun] [19383] head of the firm, seated with Jacob's pipe after like labours in the
[Oxen of the Sun] [19550] Mulligan. Lastly at the head of the board was the young poet who found a
[Oxen of the Sun] [19669] roses! With the old shake of her pretty head she recalls those days. God!
[Oxen of the Sun] [19768] thine!) in the countinghouse? Head up! For every newbegotten thou shalt
[Circe] [20099] HEAD GOING BACK TILL BOTH HANDS ARE A SPAN FROM HIS BREAST, DOWN TURNED,
[Circe] [20188] AN INSTANT) Bit light in the head. Monthly or effect of the other.
[Circe] [20254] RUDOLPH: Once! Mud head to foot. Cut your hand open. Lockjaw. They make
[Circe] [20307] HEAD AND, GRUNTING, WITH UPLIFTED NECK, FUMBLES TO KNEEL. BLOOM STOOPS
[Circe] [20505] (RICHIE GOULDING, THREE LADIES' HATS PINNED ON HIS HEAD, APPEARS WEIGHTED
[Circe] [20521] (WITH HANGING HEAD HE MARCHES DOGGEDLY FORWARD. THE NAVVY, LURCHING BY,
[Circe] [20983] DINGED SILK HAT SIDEWAYS ON HIS HEAD, A STRIP OF STICKINGPLASTER ACROSS
[Circe] [21054] (HE ASSUMES THE AVINE HEAD, FOXY MOUSTACHE AND PROBOSCIDAL ELOQUENCE OF
[Circe] [21107] buck's head couped or. He lauded almost extravagantly my nether
[Circe] [21240] DESCENDS UPON HIS HEAD.)
[Circe] [21578] HEAD) GAUDIUM MAGNUM ANNUNTIO VOBIS. HABEMUS CARNEFICEM. Leopold,
[Circe] [21602] HEAD, DESCENDS FROM A SEDAN CHAIR, BORNE BY TWO GIANTS. AN OUTBURST OF
[Circe] [22172] AN APE'S GAIT, HIS BALD HEAD AND GOATEE BEARD UPHELD, HUGGING A FULL
[Circe] [22175] A RUNNING FOX: THEN, HIS LIFTED HEAD SNIFFING, FOLLOWS ZOE INTO THE
[Circe] [22218] (KITTY RICKETTS BENDS HER HEAD. HER BOA UNCOILS, SLIDES, GLIDES OVER HER
[Circe] [22265] ZOE: (BRISKLY) God help your head, he knows more than you have forgotten.
[Circe] [22325] FILIBEGS, WHIRLS THROUGH THE MURK, HEAD OVER HEELS, IN THE FORM OF THE
[Circe] [22414] SLOWLY. A COLD SEAWIND BLOWS FROM HIS DRUID MOUTH. ABOUT HIS HEAD WRITHE
[Circe] [22440] ZOE: (HER HEAD PERCHED ASIDE IN MOCK PRIDE) Is that the way to hand the
[Circe] [22461] FITZMAURICE TISDALL FARRELL. ON HIS HEAD IS PERCHED AN EGYPTIAN PSHENT.
[Circe] [22487] can wear today. Parallax! (WITH A NERVOUS TWITCH OF HIS HEAD) Did you
[Circe] [22531] head? Wheatenmeal with honey and nutmeg.
[Circe] [22598] Though they stink yet they sting. (HE WAGS HIS HEAD WITH CACKLING
[Circe] [22617] VIRAG: (HEAD ASKEW, ARCHES HIS BACK AND HUNCHED WINGSHOULDERS, PEERS AT
[Circe] [22644] BAMBOO JACOB'S PIPE, ITS CLAY BOWL FASHIONED AS A FEMALE HEAD. HE WEARS
[Circe] [22755] AND A PRETTIER, A DAINTIER HEAD OF WINSOME CURLS WAS NEVER SEEN ON A
[Circe] [22790] HENRY: (CARESSING ON HIS BREAST A SEVERED FEMALE HEAD, MURMURS) Thine
[Circe] [22802] WALL A PUSYELLOW FLYBILL, BUTTING IT WITH HIS HEAD.)
[Circe] [22808] (VIRAG UNSCREWS HIS HEAD IN A TRICE AND HOLDS IT UNDER HIS ARM.)
[Circe] [22810] VIRAG'S HEAD: Quack!
[Circe] [22831] PEEPING UNDER IT. HE WEARS A BATTERED SILK HAT SIDEWAYS ON HIS HEAD. HIS
[Circe] [22866] (HIS HEAD ASLANT HE BLESSES CURTLY WITH FORE AND MIDDLE FINGERS, IMPARTS
[Circe] [22902] MOUTH, HIS HEAD COCKED. SHE WHIRLS THE PRIZE IN LEFT CIRCLE. HIS HEAD
[Circe] [23031] HEAD. HER HEAVY FACE, HER EYES STRIKE HIM IN MIDBROW. HIS EYES GROW DULL,
[Circe] [23089] (BLOOM PUTS OUT HER TIMID HEAD) There's a good girly now. (BELLO GRABS
[Circe] [23175] rustling over head and shoulders. And quickly too!
[Circe] [23433] BLOOM: (CLASPS HIS HEAD) My willpower! Memory! I have sinned! I have suff
[Circe] [23475] BLOOM: (LIFTS A TURTLE HEAD TOWARDS HER LAP) We have met before. On
[Circe] [23515] THE NYMPH: (BENDS HER HEAD) Worse, worse!
[Circe] [23599] (STAGGERING BOB, A WHITEPOLLED CALF, THRUSTS A RUMINATING HEAD WITH HUMID
[Circe] [23615] INTENTLY DOWNWARDS ON THE WATER) Thirtytwo head over heels per second.
[Circe] [23618] ROLLED IN A MUMMY, ROLLS ROTEATINGLY FROM THE LION'S HEAD CLIFF INTO THE
[Circe] [23686] RECLINES HER HEAD, SIGHING) Only the ethereal. Where dreamy creamy gull
[Circe] [23816] ADDS HIS HEAD TO THE GROUP.)
[Circe] [23934] SHAKES HIS HEAD) No kid.
[Circe] [23940] your face. The eye, like that. (SHE FROWNS WITH LOWERED HEAD)
[Circe] [23945] THE BALD LITTLE ROUND JACK-IN-THE-BOX HEAD OF FATHER DOLAN SPRINGS UP.)
[Circe] [23950] (MILD, BENIGN, RECTORIAL, REPROVING, THE HEAD OF DON JOHN CONMEE RISES
[Circe] [24052] HANGS HIS HAT SMARTLY ON A PEG OF BLOOM'S ANTLERED HEAD) Show me in. I
[Circe] [24170] (STEPHEN CLAPS HAT ON HEAD AND LEAPS OVER TO THE FIREPLACE WHERE HE
[Circe] [24194] STEPHEN: (GRIMACING WITH HEAD BACK, LAUGHS LOUDLY, CLAPPING HIMSELF)
[Circe] [24244] halfcastes. Wouldn't let them within the bawl of an ass. Head up! Keep
[Circe] [24572] STEPHEN: (PANTING) His noncorrosive sublimate! The corpsechewer! Raw head
[Circe] [24616] (STEPHEN, ABANDONING HIS ASHPLANT, HIS HEAD AND ARMS THROWN BACK STARK,
[Circe] [24644] BLOOM: (HIS HEAD UNDER THE LAMP, PULLS THE CHAIN. PULING, THE GASJET
[Circe] [24940] PLUNGES HIS HEAD INTO THE GAPING BELLY OF THE HANGED AND DRAWS OUT HIS
[Circe] [24941] HEAD AGAIN CLOTTED WITH COILED AND SMOKING ENTRAILS) My painful duty has
[Circe] [25070] WINNER, IN ATHLETE'S SINGLET AND BREECHES, ARRIVES AT THE HEAD OF THE
[Circe] [25091] AND MORTARBOARD, HIS HEAD AND COLLAR BACK TO THE FRONT, HOLDS OVER THE
[Circe] [25092] CELEBRANT'S HEAD AN OPEN UMBRELLA.)
[Circe] [25235] LAUGHS, SHAKING HIS HEAD) We were often as bad ourselves, ay or worse.
[Circe] [25241] slate. (HE LILTS, WAGGING HIS HEAD) With my tooraloom tooraloom tooraloom
[Circe] [25330] SIDESEAT SWAYS HIS HEAD TO AND FRO IN SIGN OF MIRTH AT BLOOM'S PLIGHT.
[Circe] [25332] FARTHER SEAT. BLOOM SHAKES HIS HEAD IN MUTE MIRTHFUL REPLY. WITH THUMB
[Eumeus] [25429] his arms arched over his head, twice.
[Eumeus] [25531] placing a pistol at their head in some secluded spot outside the city
[Eumeus] [25582] M'Conachie told him you got a decent enough do in the Brazen Head over in
[Eumeus] [25595] get it out of Corley's head that he was living in affluence and hadn't a
[Eumeus] [25851] As for Mr Bloom he could neither make head or tail of the whole business
[Eumeus] [26148] and shook his head with a sort of lazy scorn.
[Eumeus] [26330] felt bound to enter a demurrer on the head of simple, promptly rejoining:
[Eumeus] [26847] the head of the state, he reflected about the errors of notorieties and
[Eumeus] [27067] thereby heaping coals of fire on his head much in the same way as the
[Eumeus] [27349] Brazen Head or him or anywhere else was all more or less.
[Eumeus] [27505] They thereupon stopped. Bloom looked at the head of a horse not worth
[Ithaca] [27757] railings, compressed his hat on his head, grasped two points at the lower
[Ithaca] [27952] preliminary wetting of the head and contraction of the muscles with rapid
[Ithaca] [28737] AND CUT OFF HIS LITTLE HEAD.
[Ithaca] [29028] Bloom set the candlestick on the floor. Stephen put the hat on his head.
[Ithaca] [29510] printed for R. Knaplock at the Bifhop's Head, MDCCXI, with dedicatory
[Ithaca] [29895] obtained by hydroelectric plant at peak of tide at Dublin bar or at head
[Ithaca] [29975] showed a large globular head with 5 hairs erect, 2 eyes in profile, the
[Ithaca] [30111] An old man, widower, unkempt of hair, in bed, with head covered, sighing:
[Ithaca] [30404] articles of clothing, took from beneath the bolster at the head of the
[Ithaca] [30405] bed a folded long white nightshirt, inserted his head and arms into the
[Ithaca] [30406] proper apertures of the nightshirt, removed a pillow from the head to the
[Ithaca] [30668] Listener: reclined semilaterally, left, left hand under head, right leg
[Penelope] [31073] hes so pigheaded sometimes when he gets a thing into his head a good job
[Penelope] [31192] was a lovely woman magnificent head of hair on her down to her waist
[Penelope] [31239] off my head he said suited me or the dishcover one coming down on my
[Penelope] [31263] that other wretch with the red head behind the tree where the statue of
[Penelope] [31496] a boy it never entered my head what kissing meant till he put his tongue
[Penelope] [31615] havent passion God help their poor head I knew more about men and life
[Penelope] [31797] usually a bit foolish in the head his father must have been a bit queer
[Penelope] [31832] now is he right in his head I ask pity it wasnt washing day my old pair
[Penelope] [31997] blackbeetles I wonder was it her Josie off her head with my castoffs hes
[Penelope] [32011] Cunningham and the two Dedaluses and Fanny MCoys husband white head of
[Penelope] [32097] look at him all day long curly head and his shoulders his finger up for
[Penelope] [32239] the cracked things come into my head sometimes itd be great fun supposing
[Penelope] [32285] smellrump or lick my shit or the first mad thing comes into my head then
[Penelope] [32327] you he said the day we were lying among the rhododendrons on Howth head