Ulysses by James Joyce

Leopold Bloom Telemachus
Scylla and Charybdis
Wandering Rocks
Oxen of the Sun

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There are 141 occurrences of the word:   took

[Telemachus] [580] Stephen reached back and took the milkjug from the locker.
[Telemachus] [734] Haines laughed and, as he took his soft grey hat from the holdfast of the
[Telemachus] [937] sidepocket and took from his waistcoatpocket a nickel tinderbox, sprang
[Nestor] [1450] slapped open and he took from it two notes, one of joined halves, and laid
[Proteus] [2326] to someone in your flutiest voice. The good bishop of Cloyne took the veil
[Proteus] [2411] He took the hilt of his ashplant, lunging with it softly, dallying still.
[Calypso] [2488] dresser, took the jug Hanlon's milkman had just filled for him, poured
[Calypso] [2531] His hand took his hat from the peg over his initialled heavy overcoat and
[Calypso] [2638] He took a page up from the pile of cut sheets: the model farm at
[Calypso] [2799] kettle then to let the water flow in. Having set it to draw he took off
[Calypso] [2831] teapot on the tray. Its hump bumped as he took it up. Everything on it?
[Calypso] [2870] Following the pointing of her finger he took up a leg of her soiled
[Calypso] [2983] swimming in the photo business now. Mr Coghlan took one of me and Mrs.
[Lotus-Eaters] [3206] blandly he took off his hat quietly inhaling his hairoil and sent his
[Lotus-Eaters] [3236] sausages? Like that something. As he walked he took the folded FREEMAN
[Lotus-Eaters] [3541] read it all he took it from the newspaper and put it back in his
[Lotus-Eaters] [3587] Going under the railway arch he took out the envelope, tore it swiftly
[Lotus-Eaters] [3610] porch he doffed his hat, took the card from his pocket and tucked it again
[Lotus-Eaters] [3640] thing in his hands. He stopped at each, took out a communion, shook a
[Lotus-Eaters] [3912] And the skulls we were acracking when M'Carthy took the floor.
[Hades] [4076] Mr Bloom set his thigh down. Glad I took that bath. Feel my feet
[Hades] [4112] dying scrawl. He took it to heart, pined away. Quiet brute. Old men's dogs
[Hades] [4154] Mr Bloom took the paper from his inside pocket. That book I must
[Hades] [4663] took out the two wreaths. He handed one to the boy.
[Hades] [4814] The priest took a stick with a knob at the end of it out of the boy's
[Hades] [4861] in his walk. Mr Power took his arm.
[Hades] [5005] Ballsbridge on the envelope I took to cover when she disturbed me writing
[Hades] [5150] The gravediggers took up their spades and flung heavy clods of clay
[Hades] [5162] enough of it. The mourners took heart of grace, one by one, covering
[Hades] [5337] of mine: the bias. Why he took such a rooted dislike to me. Hate at first
[Hades] [5351] --There, Martin Cunningham helped, pointing also. John Henry Menton took
[Aeolus] [5672] Mr Bloom took up his cutting. Time to get out.
[Aeolus] [5729] He took out his handkerchief to dab his nose. Citronlemon? Ah, the
[Aeolus] [5731] handkerchief he took out the soap and stowed it away, buttoned, into the
[Aeolus] [5895] He took off his silk hat and, blowing out impatiently his bushy
[Aeolus] [5964] He took a reel of dental floss from his waistcoat pocket and, breaking
[Aeolus] [6082] J. J. O'Molloy took the tissues from Lenehan's hand and read them,
[Aeolus] [6129] He offered a cigarette to the professor and took one himself. Lenehan
[Aeolus] [6147] He took a cigarette from the open case. Lenehan, lighting it for him
[Aeolus] [6419] Where it took place. Tim Kelly, or Kavanagh I mean. Joe Brady and the
[Aeolus] [6457] --T is viceregal lodge. C is where murder took place. K is Knockmaroon
[Aeolus] [6500] up. Then Paddy Hooper worked Tay Pay who took him on to the STAR.
[Aeolus] [6563] J. J. O'Molloy, smiling palely, took up the gage.
[Aeolus] [6618] Pause. J. J. O'Molloy took out his cigarettecase.
[Aeolus] [6622] Messenger took out his matchbox thoughtfully and lit his cigar.
[Aeolus] [6649] He took a cigarette from the case. J. J. O'Molloy offered his case to
[Aeolus] [6650] Myles Crawford. Lenehan lit their cigarettes as before and took his
[Aeolus] [7062] a bondwoman. And he wrote a book in which he took away the palm of beauty
[Lestrygonians] [7471] She took a folded postcard from her handbag.
[Lestrygonians] [7482] She took back the card, sighing.
[Lestrygonians] [7902] With a keep quiet relief his eyes took note this is the street here
[Lestrygonians] [8589] He touched the thin elbow gently: then took the limp seeing hand to guide
[Lestrygonians] [8716] His hasty hand went quick into a pocket, took out, read unfolded Agendath
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9068] saw him into and out of the world. She took his first embraces. She bore
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9588] He took the eager card, glanced, not saw, laid down unglanced, looked,
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9636] --Antisthenes, pupil of Gorgias, Stephen said, took the palm of beauty
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9650] overhearing, without more ado about nothing, took the cow by the horns
[Scylla and Charybdis] [10044] took the stuff of his plays. Why did he take them rather than others?
[Wandering Rocks] [10434] Father Conmee doffed his silk hat and smiled, as he took leave, at the
[Wandering Rocks] [10475] most respectfully took the curbstone as he passed lady Maxwell at the
[Wandering Rocks] [10640] Father Conmee drew off his gloves and took his rededged breviary out.
[Wandering Rocks] [10714] A stout lady stopped, took a copper coin from her purse and dropped
[Wandering Rocks] [10870] took a red carnation from the tall stemglass.
[Wandering Rocks] [10917] His heavy hand took Stephen's firmly. Human eyes. They gazed
[Wandering Rocks] [10962] swells never took his eyes off her. Hope to goodness he won't keep me here
[Wandering Rocks] [11088] Tom Rochford took the top disk from the pile he clasped against his
[Wandering Rocks] [11689] He took the coverless book from her hand. Chardenal's French primer.
[Wandering Rocks] [11888] John Wyse Nolan fell back with Mr Power, while Martin Cunningham took the
[Wandering Rocks] [12201] took his thumbs quickly out of the pockets of his claret waistcoat and
[Sirens] [12333] Deaf bald Pat brought pad knife took up.
[Sirens] [12697] Girlgold she read and did not glance. Take no notice. She took no
[Sirens] [12919] Miss Douce took Boylan's coin, struck boldly the cashregister. It
[Sirens] [13598] flat pad. Pat took plate dish knife fork. Pat went.
[Sirens] [13706] took him by the throat. SCOUNDREL, said he, YOU'LL SING NO MORE LOVESONGS.
[Cyclops] [14427] And with that he took the bloody old towser by the scruff of the neck
[Cyclops] [14625] So he took a bundle of wisps of letters and envelopes out of his pocket.
[Cyclops] [14631] So Joe took up the letters.
[Cyclops] [14672] --Maybe so, says Joe. They took the liberty of burying him this morning
[Cyclops] [14985] altercation (in which all took part) ensued among the F. O. T. E. I.
[Cyclops] [15380] exercise was bad. I declare to my antimacassar if you took up a
[Cyclops] [15385] A most interesting discussion took place in the ancient hall of BRIAN
[Cyclops] [15479] punishing him. The Englishman, whose right eye was nearly closed, took
[Cyclops] [15935] And he took the last swig out of the pint. Moya. All wind and piss like
[Cyclops] [16694] into the county Longford. The bloody nag took fright and the old mongrel
[Cyclops] [16756] Hundred to five! Jesus, he took the value of it out of him, I promise you.
[Nausicaa] [17049] ball and if he took it there'd be wigs on the green but Tommy said it was
[Nausicaa] [17181] skirt a little but just enough and took good aim and gave the ball a jolly
[Nausicaa] [17330] took his eyes off of her and then Canon O'Hanlon handed the thurible
[Nausicaa] [17345] like a caricature. Gerty just took off her hat for a moment to settle her
[Nausicaa] [17416] the pushcar and Cissy took off the twins' caps and tidied their hair to
[Nausicaa] [17632] her kerchief pocket and took out the wadding and waved in reply of course
[Nausicaa] [17720] beast. Besides I can't be so if Molly. Took off her hat to show
[Nausicaa] [17917] Why did I smell it only now? Took its time in coming like herself, slow
[Oxen of the Sun] [18433] Leopold did up his beaver for to pleasure him and took apertly somewhat in
[Oxen of the Sun] [18451] Also he took the cup that stood tofore him for him needed never none
[Oxen of the Sun] [18836] whom he picked up between his sackpossets much loose gossip. He took his
[Oxen of the Sun] [18854] mechanics but he took the bit between his teeth like a raw colt and was
[Oxen of the Sun] [18936] filled his pockets with chalk to write it upon what took his fancy, the
[Oxen of the Sun] [19034] table, took on to ask of Mr Mulligan himself whether his incipient
[Oxen of the Sun] [19061] these words he approached the goblet to his lips, took a complacent
[Oxen of the Sun] [19527] involuntarily determined to help him himself and so he accordingly took
[Oxen of the Sun] [19641] (Pubb. Canv.) which took place in the commons' hall of the National
[Oxen of the Sun] [19915] Did ums blubble bigsplash crytears cos fren Padney was took off in black
[Circe] [20471] SURRENDERS GENTLY) The witching hour of night. I took the splinter out of
[Circe] [20918] I took your part when you were accused of pilfering. There's a medium in
[Circe] [21030] stone at a girl who took the wrong turning when some dastard, responsible
[Circe] [22795] PUSH OF HIS PARCHMENTROLL) After having said which I took my departure.
[Circe] [23222] BELLO: (WITH WICKED GLEE) Beautiful! Give us a breather! When you took
[Circe] [23905] ZOE: It was a commercial traveller married her and took her away with
[Eumeus] [25934] The jarvey addressed as it happened had not but the keeper took a die of
[Eumeus] [25966] He took out of his mouth the pulpy quid and, lodging it between his
[Eumeus] [26000] There was no message evidently, as he took particular notice. Though not
[Eumeus] [26054] of being always and ever cooped up since my old stick-in-the-mud took me
[Eumeus] [26130] recollected when the occurrence alluded to took place as well as
[Eumeus] [26132] troubles, when it took the civilised world by storm, figuratively
[Eumeus] [26190] a rover, proceeded, went ashore and took up a soft job as gentleman's
[Eumeus] [26194] and his mother got him took in a draper's in Cork where he could be
[Eumeus] [26389] took a sip of the offending beverage.
[Eumeus] [26652] unless they were much bigger fools than he took them for, rather
[Eumeus] [26703] --He took umbrage at something or other, that muchinjured but on the
[Eumeus] [26737] --You just took the words out of my mouth, he said. A hocuspocus of
[Eumeus] [27094] the by of that Cap l street library book out of date, he took out his
[Ithaca] [27970] What concomitant phenomenon took place in the vessel of liquid by the
[Ithaca] [28921] What exchange of money took place between host and guest?
[Ithaca] [29434] What interchanges of looks took place between these three objects and
[Ithaca] [29622] unhooked and loosened the laces, took off each of his two boots for the
[Ithaca] [29625] right foot and, having unhooked a purple elastic sock suspender, took off
[Ithaca] [30404] articles of clothing, took from beneath the bolster at the head of the
[Penelope] [30834] himself from falling asleep after the last time after we took the port
[Penelope] [30849] though his nose is not so big after I took off all my things with the
[Penelope] [30980] took my time Bartell dArcy too that he used to make fun of when he
[Penelope] [31010] halfturned and stopped then he pestered me to say yes till I took off my
[Penelope] [31436] to swindle me with the wrong bill he took out of his hat what a pair of
[Penelope] [31481] flying with all her carabineros because 4 drunken English sailors took
[Penelope] [31531] lost up in me somewhere because they once took something down out of a
[Penelope] [31542] a little when I got over him that way when I unbuttoned him and took his
[Penelope] [31641] pork chop I took with my cup of tea after was quite good with the heat I
[Penelope] [31877] on his knee I made him sit on the easychair purposely when I took off
[Penelope] [31943] hand on his nose like that Indian god he took me to show one wet Sunday