Ulysses by James Joyce
say

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

This is a hypertextual, self-referential edition of
Ulysses by James Joyce.
The text was prepared using the Project Gutenberg edition.

Click on any word to see its occurrences in the text;
click on line numbers to go to that line;
click on chapter names to go to that chapter;
or search using the form below.
Search terms can contain spaces and punctuation.

The concordance for Ulysses ordered alphanumerically,
and listed in order of word frequency. Click here for more texts.

There are 264 occurrences of the word:   say

[Telemachus] [284] --Yes? Buck Mulligan said. What did I say? I forget.
[Telemachus] [292] --Did I say that? he asked. Well? What harm is that?
[Telemachus] [306] mute from Lalouette's. Absurd! I suppose I did say it. I didn't mean to
[Telemachus] [516] --I'm giving you two lumps each, he said. But, I say, Mulligan, you do
[Telemachus] [742] --You put your hoof in it now. What did you say that for?
[Telemachus] [817] --Rather bleak in wintertime, I should say. Martello you call it?
[Telemachus] [856] --I mean to say, Haines explained to Stephen as they followed, this tower
[Telemachus] [916] believer myself, that is to say. Still his gaiety takes the harm out of
[Nestor] [1494] have. I know, I know. If youth but knew. But what does Shakespeare say?
[Nestor] [1788] --I just wanted to say, he said. Ireland, they say, has the honour of
[Proteus] [2043] Egypt, elbowed by belching cabmen. Just say in the most natural tone:
[Calypso] [2473] They call them stupid. They understand what we say better than we
[Calypso] [2514] And when he had heard his voice say it he added:
[Calypso] [2591] Stop and say a word: about the funeral perhaps. Sad thing about poor
[Calypso] [2614] How much would that tot to off the porter in the month? Say ten barrels
[Calypso] [2615] of stuff. Say he got ten per cent off. O more. Fifteen. He passed Saint
[Calypso] [2802] hungrily against him. Give her too much meat she won't mouse. Say they
[Calypso] [2935] planet. They say we have forgotten it. Some say they remember their past
[Calypso] [3102] there got away James Stephens, they say. O'Brien.
[Lotus-Eaters] [3230] Cracking curriculum. What is weight really when you say the weight?
[Lotus-Eaters] [3507] annoyed then? What does she say?
[Lotus-Eaters] [3595] his shirt four times a day, they say. Skin breeds lice or vermin. A
[Lotus-Eaters] [3698] that instrument talk, the VIBRATO: fifty pounds a year they say he had in
[Lotus-Eaters] [3820] teeth: nettles and rainwater: oatmeal they say steeped in buttermilk.
[Lotus-Eaters] [3880] --I say you can keep it, Mr Bloom answered. I was going to throw it away
[Hades] [4106] Gasworks. Whooping cough they say it cures. Good job Milly never
[Hades] [4280] woman he keeps? Not pleasant for the wife. Yet they say, who was it told
[Hades] [4435] --They say a man who does it is a coward, Mr Dedalus said.
[Hades] [4441] Like Shakespeare's face. Always a good word to say. They have no
[Hades] [4563] But suppose now it did happen. Would he bleed if a nail say cut him in
[Hades] [4698] Queen's hotel in Ennis. You heard him say he was going to Clare.
[Hades] [4725] outlive the other. Wise men say. There are more women than men in the
[Hades] [4836] Tiresome kind of a job. But he has to say something.
[Hades] [4885] the last. In the same boat. Hope he'll say something else.
[Hades] [4890] impressive I must say.
[Hades] [5014] to say he was a queer breedy man great catholic all the same like a big
[Hades] [5063] Read your own obituary notice they say you live longer. Gives you second
[Hades] [5082] man buries. No, ants too. First thing strikes anybody. Bury the dead. Say
[Hades] [5120] they say. Shame of death. They hide. Also poor papa went away.
[Hades] [5145] Does he ever think of the hole waiting for himself? They say you do
[Hades] [5197] --No, Mr Bloom began, turning and stopping. I say, Hynes!
[Hades] [5231] --Some say he is not in that grave at all. That the coffin was filled
[Hades] [5284] fifteen years, say. For instance who? For instance some fellow that died
[Hades] [5305] VOYAGES IN CHINA that the Chinese say a white man smells like a corpse.
[Hades] [5310] Drowning they say is the pleasantest. See your whole life in a flash. But
[Aeolus] [5538] Soon be calling him my lord mayor. Long John is backing him, they say.
[Aeolus] [5693] Sober serious man with a bit in the savingsbank I'd say. Wife a good cook
[Aeolus] [5780] see. Rather upsets a man's day, a funeral does. He has influence they say.
[Aeolus] [5782] greatgranduncle. Close on ninety they say. Subleader for his death written
[Aeolus] [6404] Wait a minute. We'll paralyse Europe as Ignatius Gallaher used to say when
[Aeolus] [6423] cabman's shelter, they say, down there at Butt bridge. Holohan told me.
[Aeolus] [6433] --Gumley? he said. You don't say so? A friend of my father's, is it?
[Aeolus] [6442] --Take page four, advertisement for Bransome's coffee, let us say. Have
[Aeolus] [6667] Speaking about me. What did he say? What did he say? What did he
[Aeolus] [6668] say about me? Don't ask.
[Aeolus] [6671] Wait a moment. Let me say one thing. The finest display of oratory I ever
[Aeolus] [6690] say the vials of his wrath but pouring the proud man's contumely upon the
[Aeolus] [6813] say ay, Lenehan announced. The contrary no. I declare it carried. To which
[Aeolus] [7126] say.
[Lestrygonians] [7247] and mouth disease too. If you cram a turkey say on chestnutmeal it tastes
[Lestrygonians] [7291] thinking. Still, I don't know. She used to say Ben Dollard had a base
[Lestrygonians] [7331] daughter. It was a nun they say invented barbed wire.
[Lestrygonians] [7602] brandy neat while you'd say knife. That one at the Grosvenor this morning.
[Lestrygonians] [7768] Landlord never dies they say. Other steps into his shoes when he gets
[Lestrygonians] [7792] corporation meeting today. They say he never put on the city marshal's
[Lestrygonians] [7827] cow will pursue you through all eternity. They say it's healthier.
[Lestrygonians] [7904] M Coy said. They drink in order to say or do something or CHERCHEZ LA
[Lestrygonians] [7944] like it. Women won't pick up pins. Say it cuts lo.
[Lestrygonians] [8333] to see. Never speaking. I mean to say to fellows like Flynn. Suppose she
[Lestrygonians] [8334] did Pygmalion and Galatea what would she say first? Mortal! Put you in
[Lestrygonians] [8392] up. I was told that by a--well, I won't say who.
[Lestrygonians] [8420] --There are some like that, Davy Byrne said. He's a safe man, I'd say.
[Lestrygonians] [8479] --Say nothing! Bantam Lyons winked. I'm going to plunge five bob on my
[Lestrygonians] [8501] smooth. Something green it would have to be: spinach, say. Then with
[Lestrygonians] [8561] OF ROME? BIRDS' NEST. Women run him. They say they used to give pauper
[Lestrygonians] [8592] Say something to him. Better not do the condescending. They mistrust what
[Lestrygonians] [8627] deformed person or a hunchback clever if he says something we might say.
[Lestrygonians] [8634] the summer: smells. Tastes? They say you can't taste wines with your eyes
[Lestrygonians] [8635] shut or a cold in the head. Also smoke in the dark they say get no
[Lestrygonians] [8642] see the lines, the curves. His hands on her hair, for instance. Say it
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9171] --They say we are to have a literary surprise, the quaker librarian said,
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9354] name is, say of it?
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9384] with--what shall I say?--our notions of what ought not to have been.
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9399] cornfield first (ryefield, I should say) and he will never be a victor in
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9681] --Say that he is the spurned lover in the sonnets. Once spurned twice
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9810] Russell is right. What do we care for his wife or father? I should say
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9926] say a good word for Richard, don't you know, for my sake.
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9997] Mr Best eagerquietly lifted his book to say:
[Scylla and Charybdis] [10000] find also in the old Irish myths. Just what you say. The three brothers
[Scylla and Charybdis] [10024] --Come, he said. Let us hear what you have to say of Richard and
[Scylla and Charybdis] [10043] --You will say those names were already in the chronicles from which he
[Scylla and Charybdis] [10056] QUE VOULEZ-VOUS? Moore would say. He puts Bohemia on the seacoast and
[Scylla and Charybdis] [10158] mystery in HAMLET but will say no more. Herr Bleibtreu, the man Piper met
[Wandering Rocks] [10486] say? ... such a queenly mien.
[Wandering Rocks] [10490] speak. The incumbent they called him. He felt it incumbent on him to say a
[Wandering Rocks] [10593] waste, if one might say.
[Wandering Rocks] [10884] --May I say a word to your telephone, missy? he asked roguishly.
[Wandering Rocks] [11028] week, say. Can you see?
[Wandering Rocks] [11091] --See? he said. Say it's turn six. In here, see. Turn Now On.
[Wandering Rocks] [11494] thing. What do they say was the cause? Spontaneous combustion. Most
[Wandering Rocks] [11499] And America they say is the land of the free. I thought we were bad here.
[Wandering Rocks] [11630] you who can. Bawd and butcher were the words. I say! Not yet awhile. A
[Wandering Rocks] [11633] Yes, quite true. Very large and wonderful and keeps famous time. You say
[Wandering Rocks] [11658] white wine vinegar. How to win a woman's love. For me this. Say the
[Wandering Rocks] [11686] My eyes they say she has. Do others see me so? Quick, far and daring.
[Wandering Rocks] [11735] waiting for Ben Dollard. He's going to say a word to long John to get him
[Wandering Rocks] [11877] --I'll say there is much kindness in the jew, he quoted, elegantly.
[Wandering Rocks] [12148] tongue and his teeth trying to say it better. Poor pa. That was Mr Dignam,
[Sirens] [12640] --Well now, he mused, whatever you say yourself. I think I'll trouble you
[Sirens] [12655] they say. Yes. Yes.
[Sirens] [12792] --Twopence, sir, the shopgirl dared to say.
[Sirens] [12896] That is to say she. Neatly she poured slowsyrupy sloe.
[Sirens] [13178] And heard steelhoofs ringhoof ring. No, she couldn't say. But it would be
[Sirens] [13623] gulls. Elijah is com. Seven Davy Byrne's. Is eight about. Say half a
[Sirens] [13824] Ben Dollard's voice. Base barreltone. Doing his level best to say it.
[Sirens] [13925] Blank face. Virgin should say: or fingered only. Write something on
[Sirens] [13930] your pocket, brass in your face. Say something. Make her hear. With look
[Sirens] [14050] that is to say. That was to say he had heard the name of. Dollard, was it?
[Cyclops] [14754] --He's a bloody ruffian, I say, to take away poor little Willy Dignam.
[Cyclops] [15073] were making frank use of their handkerchiefs and it is safe to say
[Cyclops] [15156] of the famous Raftery and of Donal MacConsidine to say nothing of a more
[Cyclops] [15307] say and the best known remedy that doesn't cause pain to the animal and
[Cyclops] [15379] to have his say too about if a fellow had a rower's heart violent
[Cyclops] [15668] children? Ten, did you say?
[Cyclops] [15715] would just say a word to Mr Crawford. And so Joe swore high and holy by
[Cyclops] [16180] If he comes just say I'll be back in a second. Just a moment.
[Cyclops] [16358] --What say you, good masters, to a squab pigeon pasty, some collops of
[Cyclops] [16543] --And so say all of us, says Jack.
[Nausicaa] [16799] --Now, baby, Cissy Caffrey said. Say out big, big. I want a drink of
[Nausicaa] [16827] too. Needless to say the cries of discomfited Master Tommy drew the
[Nausicaa] [16923] right well, no-one better, what made squinty Edy say that because of him
[Nausicaa] [17069] --I'd like to give him something, she said, so I would, where I won't say.
[Nausicaa] [17075] life to say, flushing a deep rosy red, and Edy Boardman said she was sure
[Nausicaa] [17164] towards the seaweedy rocks. Needless to say poor Tommy was not slow to
[Nausicaa] [17207] didn't the little chap enjoy that! And then she told him to say papa.
[Nausicaa] [17209] --Say papa, baby. Say pa pa pa pa pa pa pa.
[Nausicaa] [17211] And baby did his level best to say it for he was very intelligent for
[Nausicaa] [17219] up properly and say pa pa pa but when she undid the strap she cried out,
[Nausicaa] [17667] That gouger M'Coy stopping me to say nothing. And his wife
[Nausicaa] [17682] shirt was shining beneath his what? of jet. Say a woman loses a charm with
[Nausicaa] [17709] read in a garden. Besides they say if the flower withers she wears she's a
[Nausicaa] [17740] perhaps. Go home to nicey bread and milky and say night prayers with the
[Nausicaa] [17751] then you're in a cart. Wonderful of course if you say: good evening, and
[Nausicaa] [17754] Meath street that night. All the dirty things I made her say. All wrong of
[Nausicaa] [17767] who. Or ask you what someone was going to say when he changed his
[Nausicaa] [17768] mind and stopped. Yet if I went the whole hog, say: I want to, something
[Nausicaa] [17788] me the right time? I'll tell you the right time up a dark lane. Say prunes
[Nausicaa] [17969] perhaps absorb all the. Whistle brings rain they say. Must be some
[Nausicaa] [18048] staircase. Colour of brown turf. Say you never see them with three
[Nausicaa] [18059] one bit me, come back to see. Birds too. Never find out. Or what they say.
[Nausicaa] [18067] No ends really because it's round. Wife in every port they say. She has a
[Nausicaa] [18157] a pair, astonishing bargain. Plain and loved, loved for ever, they say.
[Oxen of the Sun] [18405] not hear say nay nor do her mandement ne have him in aught contrarious to
[Oxen of the Sun] [18582] pippin. But here is the matter now. Or she knew him, that second I say,
[Oxen of the Sun] [18650] people shall say, Amen. Remember, Erin, thy generations and thy days of
[Oxen of the Sun] [18664] tenebrosity of the interior, he proceeded to say, hath not been illumined
[Oxen of the Sun] [18790] papish but is now, folk say, a good Williamite) chanced against Alec.
[Oxen of the Sun] [18809] say, but God give her soon issue. 'Tis her ninth chick to live, I hear,
[Oxen of the Sun] [18817] increase the harvest yet those in ken say after wind and water fire shall
[Oxen of the Sun] [18825] With this came up Lenehan to the feet of the table to say how the letter
[Oxen of the Sun] [19137] power for happiness upon the earth. I am positive when I say that if need
[Oxen of the Sun] [19389] say? The wise father knows his own child. He thinks of a drizzling night
[Oxen of the Sun] [19773] Copulation without population! No, say I! Herod's slaughter of the
[Oxen of the Sun] [19864] 'Tis, sure. What say? In the speakeasy. Tight. I shee you, shir. Bantam,
[Oxen of the Sun] [19893] Eh? Rome boose for the Bloom toff. I hear you say onions? Bloo? Cadges
[Circe] [20065] hat. Did you, says I. That's not for you to say, says I. You never seen
[Circe] [20645] PRIVATE COMPTON: Say! What price the sergeantmajor?
[Circe] [20943] LONG UNINTELLIGIBLE SPEECH. THEY WOULD HEAR WHAT COUNSEL HAD TO SAY IN
[Circe] [20945] BRANDED AS A BLACK SHEEP, IF HE MIGHT SAY SO, HE MEANT TO REFORM, TO
[Circe] [21021] superseded the law of the jungle. I say it and I say it emphatically,
[Circe] [21057] soultransfiguring deserves to live I say accord the prisoner at the bar
[Circe] [21442] understanding, all. That is to say he brought the poison a hundred years
[Circe] [21451] Rotunda, Mountjoy and North Dock, better run a tramline, I say, from the
[Circe] [21744] J. J. O'MOLLOY: A Daniel did I say? Nay! A Peter O'Brien!
[Circe] [22115] born. (SHE HOLDS HIS HAND WHICH IS FEELING FOR HER NIPPLE) I say, Tommy
[Circe] [22269] FLORRY: They say the last day is coming this summer.
[Circe] [22338] Say, I am operating all this trunk line. Boys, do it now. God's time is
[Circe] [22347] Are you all in this vibration? I say you are. You once nobble that,
[Circe] [22475] should opine. Backbone in front, so to say. Correct me but I always
[Circe] [22525] VIRAG: (ARCHES HIS EYEBROWS) Contact with a goldring, they say.
[Circe] [22542] BLOOM: Rosemary also did I understand you to say or willpower over
[Circe] [22546] VIRAG: (EXCITEDLY) I say so. I say so. E'en so. Technic. (HE TAPS HIS
[Circe] [22556] sublime to the ridiculous is but a step. Pyjamas, let us say? Or
[Circe] [23249] BELLO: (WHISTLES LOUDLY) Say! What was the most revolting piece of
[Circe] [23278] I thee own. Say, thank you, mistress.
[Circe] [23779] You'll say you don't know
[Circe] [23884] BLOOM: That is one pound six and eleven. One pound seven, say.
[Circe] [24234] BLOOM: I say, look ...
[Circe] [24544] STEPHEN: (CHOKING WITH FRIGHT, REMORSE AND HORROR) They say I killed you,
[Circe] [24769] PRIVATE CARR: (HIS CAP AWRY, ADVANCES TO STEPHEN) Say, how would it be,
[Circe] [24833] PRIVATE CARR: (TO STEPHEN) Say it again.
[Circe] [24839] CARR'S SLEEVE) Not that I wish it for you. But I say: Let my country die
[Eumeus] [25449] enticing locality, not to say gruesome to a degree, more especially at
[Eumeus] [25477] Wall, he meant to say, or Mahony which simply spelt ruin for a chap when
[Eumeus] [25497] to say nothing of your being at the tender mercy of others practically.
[Eumeus] [25665] --Everybody gets their own ration of luck, they say. Now you mention it
[Eumeus] [25779] of solid food, say, a roll of some description.
[Eumeus] [25862] --Bottles out there, say. Fifty yards measured. Eggs on the bottles.
[Eumeus] [26011] long sea not to say that he had ever travelled extensively to any great
[Eumeus] [26161] globe, suffice it to say that, as a casual glance at the map revealed, it
[Eumeus] [26187] experienced some remarkably choppy, not to say stormy, weather.
[Eumeus] [26276] (hers were, that is) if they really loved him, that is to say, love me,
[Eumeus] [26303] to INSTANTER to say that women of that stamp (quite apart from any
[Eumeus] [26313] distinct from any outside object, the table, let us say, that cup. I
[Eumeus] [26319] and concentrate and remember before he could say:
[Eumeus] [26338] such as electricity but it's a horse of quite another colour to say you
[Eumeus] [26384] --Have a shot at it now, he ventured to say of the coffee after being
[Eumeus] [26423] had served his four or five goodlooking years in durance vile to say
[Eumeus] [26492] beauty, no matter what you say. Rumpled stockings, it may be, possibly
[Eumeus] [26498] his own say to say. He had doubled the cape a few odd times and weathered
[Eumeus] [26644] irascible words when it waxed hotter, both, needless to say, appealing to
[Eumeus] [26656] on, that turned out to be how the cat jumped all he could personally say
[Eumeus] [26708] answer turns away wrath. He hadn't a word to say for himself as everyone
[Eumeus] [26722] every country, they say, our own distressful included, has the government
[Eumeus] [26752] ruining. Not a vestige of truth in it, I can safely say. History, would
[Eumeus] [26780] or seemed to. Then he looked up and saw the eyes that said or didn't say
[Eumeus] [26820] clearer than the other part. Needless to say the fumes of his recent orgy
[Eumeus] [26858] islands, say, at ninety degrees in the shade not caring a continental.
[Eumeus] [26879] us say, IN A CABMAN'S SHELTER.
[Eumeus] [26917] Stephen Dedalus B. A. who were conspicuous, needless to say, by their
[Eumeus] [26918] total absence (to say nothing of M'Intosh) L. Boom pointed it out to his
[Eumeus] [27051] smiles. The eternal question of the life connubial, needless to say,
[Eumeus] [27159] picture was handsome which, say what you like, it was though at the
[Eumeus] [27396] that is to say, either simply looking on glumly or passing a trivial
[Eumeus] [27465] Tweedy, made a hit, a veritable sensation, he might safely say, greatly
[Eumeus] [27470] come up to her and suffice it to say in a place of worship for music of a
[Penelope] [30812] rather high up was it where you sit down yes O Lord couldnt he say bottom
[Penelope] [30817] it neither would he Id say by the bullneck in his horsecollar I wonder
[Penelope] [30904] the potato cake theres something I want to say to you only for I put him
[Penelope] [30947] asked him hed say its from the Greek leave us as wise as we were before
[Penelope] [30975] like the rest of the world that I what did he say I could give 9 points
[Penelope] [31010] halfturned and stopped then he pestered me to say yes till I took off my
[Penelope] [31025] all the time for his dinner he told me to say I left my purse in the
[Penelope] [31032] if I knew what it meant of course I had to say no for form sake dont
[Penelope] [31046] with boiling old stew dont look at me professor I had to say Im a fright
[Penelope] [31048] respectful nobody to say youre out you have to peep out through the blind
[Penelope] [31083] then coming back suppose I never came back what would they say eloped
[Penelope] [31097] thats all I can say still it must have been him he knew there was a
[Penelope] [31152] of drawers he likes none at all I think didnt he say yes and half the
[Penelope] [31161] what did they say they give a delightful figure line 11/6 obviating that
[Penelope] [31393] uniforms on shore leave made me seasick he didnt say anything he was very
[Penelope] [31429] understand what you say even youd want to print it up on a big poster for
[Penelope] [31443] I had for pisto madrileno Floey Dillon since she wrote to say she was
[Penelope] [31452] having to answer he always tells me the wrong things and no stops to say
[Penelope] [31467] say a few simple words he could twist how he liked not acting with
[Penelope] [31556] broad daylight too in the sight of the whole world you might say they
[Penelope] [31571] Josie used to say after I married him well its better than Breen or
[Penelope] [31688] anyone asked could he ride the steeplechase for the gold cup hed say yes
[Penelope] [31754] side of the house he cant say I pretend things can he Im too honest as a
[Penelope] [31768] what they say her tongue is a bit too long for my taste your blouse is
[Penelope] [32045] hed say or do something to knock the good out of it hes a widower now I
[Penelope] [32125] with a lion God Im sure hed have something better to say for himself an
[Penelope] [32254] theyre out looking for it in the morning Mamy Dillon used to say they are
[Penelope] [32336] asked me to say yes and I wouldnt answer first only looked out over the
[Penelope] [32339] sailors playing all birds fly and I say stoop and washing up dishes they
[Penelope] [32362] yes to say yes my mountain flower and first I put my arms around him yes