Ulysses by James Joyce
YEARS

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 128 occurrences of the word:   years

[Nestor] [1544] union twenty years before O'Connell did or before the prelates of your
[Nestor] [1649] vital strength. I have seen it coming these years. As sure as we are
[Nestor] [1680] roadside: plundered and passing on. Their eyes knew their years of
[Nestor] [1713] better than she should be, Helen, the runaway wife of Menelaus, ten years
[Proteus] [1999] thousand years, a mahamanvantara. Pico della Mirandola like. Ay, very like
[Calypso] [2934] all lived before on the earth thousands of years ago or some other
[Hades] [4935] golden years ago, at Mat Dillon's in Roundtown. And a good armful she
[Hades] [5061] about the dead for two years at least. DE MORTUIS NIL NISI PRIUS. Go out
[Hades] [5284] fifteen years, say. For instance who? For instance some fellow that died
[Aeolus] [6248] Menelaus, ten years the Greeks. O'Rourke, prince of Breffni.
[Aeolus] [6875] and fiftythree years in Fumbally's lane.
[Lestrygonians] [7336] Got the job in Wisdom Hely's year we married. Six years. Ten years ago:
[Lestrygonians] [7360] getting. Pen ...? Of course it's years ago. Noise of the trams probably.
[Lestrygonians] [7489] Same blue serge dress she had two years ago, the nap bleaching. Seen
[Lestrygonians] [7647] twentyone years want to work it out on paper come to a tidy sum more than
[Lestrygonians] [8051] Suppose that communal kitchen years to come perhaps. All trotting
[Lestrygonians] [8262] in a thousand years. If you didn't know risky putting anything into your
[Lestrygonians] [8273] hare. First catch your hare. Chinese eating eggs fifty years old, blue
[Lestrygonians] [8526] swallow a pin sometimes come out of the ribs years after, tour round the
[Lestrygonians] [8674] I sentenced him to ten years. I suppose he'd turn up his nose at that
[Scylla and Charybdis] [8986] has studied HAMLET all the years of his life which were not vanity in
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9067] --She died, Stephen retorted, sixtyseven years after she was born. She
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9168] FOR YEARS IN THIS FLESHCASE A SHESOUL DWELT.
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9315] in the market. The plays of Shakespeare's later years which Renan admired
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9451] and there these nineteen hundred years sitteth on the right hand of His
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9639] years he lived in London and, during part of that time, he drew a salary
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9646] to vie with her of Sheba. Twenty years he dallied there between conjugial
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9668] seats as Lawn Tennyson, gentleman poet, sings. But all those twenty years
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9703] tell me why there is no mention of her during the thirtyfour years
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9711] O, yes, mention there is. In the years when he was living richly in royal
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9831] thirtyfive years of life, NEL MEZZO DEL CAMMIN DI NOSTRA VITA, with fifty
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9966] Don't tell them he was nine years old when it was quenched.
[Wandering Rocks] [12040] --Ten years, he said, chewing and laughing. He is going to write something
[Wandering Rocks] [12041] in ten years.
[Cyclops] [15144] acquaintances Owen Garry. The exhibition, which is the result of years of
[Cyclops] [16097] living in the same place for the past five years.
[Nausicaa] [16788] Jacky Caffrey were twins, scarce four years old and very noisy and spoiled
[Nausicaa] [17505] her eyes with silent tears for she felt that the years were slipping
[Nausicaa] [17814] Nobody. Something the nurse taught me. O, don't they know! Three years
[Nausicaa] [17849] it lasts only a few years till they settle down to potwalloping and papa's
[Nausicaa] [17930] Bag under their tails. One grain pour off odour for years. Dogs at
[Nausicaa] [18026] Moorish eyes. Twenty years asleep in Sleepy Hollow. All changed.
[Nausicaa] [18066] Married too. Sometimes away for years at the ends of the earth somewhere.
[Nausicaa] [18215] red slippers she rusty sleep wander years of dreams return tail end
[Oxen of the Sun] [18352] and seafloor nine years had long outwandered. Once her in townhithe
[Oxen of the Sun] [18388] any man to see but yet was she left after long years a handmaid. Nine
[Oxen of the Sun] [18867] greasy hoggets and wether wool, having been some years before actuary for
[Oxen of the Sun] [19079] heyday of reckless passion and the husband of maturer years. But indeed,
[Oxen of the Sun] [19173] middle span of our allotted years that he had passed through the thousand
[Oxen of the Sun] [19368] substance in the funds. A score of years are blown away. He is young
[Oxen of the Sun] [19441] Francis was reminding Stephen of years before when they had been at
[Oxen of the Sun] [19666] years a grave dignity has come to the conscientious second accountant of
[Oxen of the Sun] [19670] How beautiful now across the mist of years! But their children are
[Oxen of the Sun] [19780] years of it, regret them not. With thee it was not as with many that will
[Circe] [20550] years and years ago, just after Milly, Marionette we called her, was
[Circe] [21442] understanding, all. That is to say he brought the poison a hundred years
[Circe] [21618] BLOOM: On this day twenty years ago we overcame the hereditary enemy at
[Circe] [21866] A fiendish libertine from his earliest years this stinking goat of Mendes
[Circe] [23368] since you slept horizontal in Sleepy Hollow your night of twenty years.
[Circe] [23732] RAISES A KEEN) Eh? I have sixteen years of black slave labour behind me.
[Circe] [23900] Broke them yesterday. Sixteen years ago. Distance. The eye sees all flat.
[Circe] [23996] it twentytwo years ago. I was sixteen.
[Circe] [24000] STEPHEN: See? Moves to one great goal. I am twentytwo. Sixteen years ago
[Circe] [24001] he was twentytwo too. Sixteen years ago I twentytwo tumbled. Twentytwo
[Circe] [24002] years ago he sixteen fell off his hobbyhorse. (HE WINCES) Hurt my hand
[Circe] [24561] boiled rice every night after your brainwork. Years and years I loved
[Eumeus] [25892] influence of diamond cut diamond, it might be a matter of ten years. He
[Eumeus] [25906] BEAUTY. She's my own true wife I haven't seen for seven years now,
[Eumeus] [26131] yesterday, roughly some score of years previously in the days of the land
[Eumeus] [26423] had served his four or five goodlooking years in durance vile to say
[Eumeus] [26648] From inside information extending over a series of years Mr Bloom was
[Eumeus] [26654] the quixotic idea in certain quarters that in a hundred million years the
[Eumeus] [26849] number of years before under their veneer in a way scarcely intended by
[Eumeus] [26970] twenty odd years. Highly unlikely of course there was even a shadow of
[Eumeus] [27073] years looked different somehow since, as it happened, he went to reside
[Eumeus] [27114] indicated. Taken a few years since. In or about ninety six. Very like her
[Eumeus] [27120] singer having even made her bow to the public when her years numbered
[Eumeus] [27253] with attracted the elder man who was several years the other's senior or
[Eumeus] [27272] years previously when he had been a QUASI aspirant to parliamentary
[Ithaca] [28189] Johnston) on the events of the past, or fixtures for the actual, years,
[Ithaca] [28222] 16 years before in 1888 when Bloom was of Stephen's present age Stephen
[Ithaca] [28223] was 6. 16 years after in 1920 when Stephen would be of Bloom's present
[Ithaca] [28227] arbitrary future years were added, for if the proportion existing in 1883
[Ithaca] [28232] years alive having been born in the year 714, would have surpassed by 221
[Ithaca] [28233] years the maximum antediluvian age, that of Methusalah, 969 years, while,
[Ithaca] [28236] years, having been obliged to have been born in the year 81,396 B.C.
[Ithaca] [28251] Stephen's granduncle, Stephen being then 5 years older.
[Ithaca] [28264] had also resided during the years 1892, 1893 and 1894 in the City Arms
[Ithaca] [28266] of the years 1893 and 1894, she had been a constant informant of Bloom
[Ithaca] [28291] What distinct different memories had each of her now eight years
[Ithaca] [28622] taught on the plain of Shinar 242 years after the deluge in the seminary
[Ithaca] [28788] (Milly) at the ages of 6 and 8 years had uttered in sleep an exclamation
[Ithaca] [29058] which the years, threescore and ten, of allotted human life formed a
[Ithaca] [29078] Because some years previously in 1886 when occupied with the problem of
[Ithaca] [29143] Stephen Dedalus, and in and from the constellation of Auriga some years
[Ithaca] [29145] constellations some years before or after the birth or death of other
[Ithaca] [29663] the premises to be held under feefarm grant, lease 999 years, the
[Ithaca] [29841] advanced for purchase within a period of 20 years, amounting to an annual
[Ithaca] [29847] period of years stipulated.
[Ithaca] [29867] corporation loo years previously at 5 percent compound interest of the
[Ithaca] [29951] As a physicist he had learned that of the 70 years of complete human life
[Ithaca] [29952] at least 2/7, viz. 20 years are passed in sleep. As a philosopher he knew
[Ithaca] [30069] intestated Millicent (Milly) Bloom, coming into force at 25 years as with
[Ithaca] [30070] profit policy of 430 pounds, 462/10/0 and 500 pounds at 60 years or
[Ithaca] [30071] death, 65 years or death and death, respectively, or with profit policy
[Ithaca] [30150] In narrator by the access of years and in consequence of the use of
[Ithaca] [30151] narcotic toxin: in listener by the access of years and in consequence of
[Ithaca] [30347] What selfevident enigma pondered with desultory constancy during 30 years
[Ithaca] [30628] aged 11 days, there remained a period of 10 years, 5 months and 18 days
[Penelope] [31107] years killing any finelooking men there were with their fever if he was
[Penelope] [31188] man then with all the things getting dearer every day for the 4 years
[Penelope] [31345] just like a girl he was years older than her wogger he was awfully fond
[Penelope] [31420] suppose he died of galloping drink ages ago the days like years not a
[Penelope] [31442] possessed her to write from Canada after so many years to know the recipe
[Penelope] [31500] believed me that I was to be married to him in 3 years time theres many a
[Penelope] [31532] woman that was up there for years covered with limesalts theyre all mad
[Penelope] [31551] years if I said firtree cove he would if he came up behind me and put his
[Penelope] [31726] years in jail then he comes out and murders an old woman for her money
[Penelope] [31853] thats dead I suppose millions of years ago I smiled the best I could all
[Penelope] [31959] years how many houses were we in at all Raymond terrace and Ontario
[Penelope] [32052] father and mother I was in mourning thats 11 years ago now yes hed be 11
[Penelope] [32104] of men I suppose never dream of washing it from I years end to the other
[Penelope] [32330] leapyear like now yes 16 years ago my God after that long kiss I near
[Penelope] [32348] years old yes and those handsome Moors all in white and turbans like