Ulysses by James Joyce
couldn't

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 51 occurrences of the word:   couldn't

[Telemachus] [831] --You couldn't manage it under three pints, Kinch, could you?
[Telemachus] [942] you don't, isn't it? Personally I couldn't stomach that idea of a
[Nestor] [1532] --I knew you couldn't, he said joyously. But one day you must feel it. We
[Proteus] [1891] Sally? Couldn't he fly a bit higher than that, eh? And and and and tell
[Calypso] [2548] conducts, reflects, (refracts is it?), the heat. But I couldn't go in
[Lotus-Eaters] [3205] Kernan. Couldn't ask him at a funeral, though. While his eyes still read
[Lotus-Eaters] [3225] back, reading a book with a parasol open. Couldn't sink if you tried: so
[Lotus-Eaters] [3348] filled up. IS IT PADDY DIGNAM? I said. I couldn't believe it when I heard
[Hades] [4184] tramway standard by Mr Bloom's window. Couldn't they invent something
[Hades] [5029] or kneeling you couldn't. Standing? His head might come up some day above
[Hades] [5283] reminds you of the face. Otherwise you couldn't remember the face after
[Lestrygonians] [7340] alderman. Couldn't hear what the band played. For what we have already
[Lestrygonians] [7361] Well, if he couldn't remember the dayfather's name that he sees every day.
[Lestrygonians] [7736] that a fellow couldn't round on more than his own ring. Sinn Fein. Back
[Lestrygonians] [7838] those policemen sweating Irish stew into their shirts you couldn't squeeze
[Lestrygonians] [7994] galoptious. Saint Patrick converted him to Christianity. Couldn't swallow
[Lestrygonians] [8006] Couldn't eat a morsel here. Fellow sharpening knife and fork to eat
[Lestrygonians] [8414] --God Almighty couldn't make him drunk, Nosey Flynn said firmly. Slips
[Scylla and Charybdis] [8874] you know, about Hyde's LOVESONGS OF CONNACHT. I couldn't bring him in to
[Scylla and Charybdis] [10292] the paper and then you go and slate her drivel to Jaysus. Couldn't you do
[Wandering Rocks] [12147] good son to ma. I couldn't hear the other things he said but I saw his
[Wandering Rocks] [12190] knew by the style it was the lord and lady lieutenant but she couldn't see
[Sirens] [12936] come: whet appetite. I couldn't do. Wait, wait. Pat, waiter, waited.
[Sirens] [13178] And heard steelhoofs ringhoof ring. No, she couldn't say. But it would be
[Sirens] [13227] --Ah, I couldn't, man, Mr Dedalus said, shy, listless.
[Sirens] [14141] by Daly's window where a mermaid hair all streaming (but he couldn't see)
[Sirens] [14142] blew whiffs of a mermaid (blind couldn't), mermaid, coolest whiff of all.
[Cyclops] [14315] it but sure like that he never has it. Jesus, I couldn't get over that
[Cyclops] [14821] and he couldn't and excuse him no offence and all to that and then he said
[Cyclops] [15304] of fat all over her. Couldn't loosen her farting strings but old cod's eye
[Cyclops] [15325] is going. I couldn't phone. No. You're sure?
[Nausicaa] [16867] gentleman couldn't see and to mind he didn't wet his new tan shoes.
[Nausicaa] [17031] wondered why you couldn't eat something poetical like violets or roses and
[Nausicaa] [17135] his days and he couldn't even go to the funeral on account of the gout and
[Nausicaa] [17310] she was always rubbing into it she couldn't get it to grow long because it
[Nausicaa] [17600] like that because he couldn't resist the sight of the wondrous revealment
[Nausicaa] [17747] out of Dignam's. Cider that was. Otherwise I couldn't have. Makes you want
[Nausicaa] [17836] you all. Still it was a kind of language between us. It couldn't be? No,
[Nausicaa] [18201] Now if you were trying to do that for a week on end you couldn't. Chance.
[Circe] [22727] ZOE: (SPOUTS WALRUS SMOKE THROUGH HER NOSTRILS) He couldn't get a
[Circe] [22745] Jimmy Pidgeon in the blue caps had a child off him that couldn't swallow
[Circe] [23596] crooked tree and I ... A saint couldn't resist it. The demon possessed
[Eumeus] [25572] --Ah, God, Corley replied, sure I couldn't teach in a school, man. I was
[Eumeus] [26362] --Couldn't, Stephen contrived to get out, his mental organs for the
[Eumeus] [26378] reading of in a cheap eatinghouse somewhere but he couldn't remember when
[Eumeus] [26431] when all was said and done the lies a fellow told about himself couldn't
[Eumeus] [26439] they are called, sitting bowlegged, they couldn't straighten their legs
[Eumeus] [26669] he (B.) couldn't help feeling and most properly it was better to give
[Eumeus] [26738] conflicting evidence that candidly you couldn't remotely ...
[Eumeus] [26818] but in a quandary, as he couldn't tell exactly what construction to put
[Eumeus] [27636] any case couldn't possibly hear because they were too far simply sat in