Ulysses by James Joyce

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

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[Telemachus] [89] --A woful lunatic! Mulligan said. Were you in a funk?
[Telemachus] [209] Wilde were only alive to see you!
[Telemachus] [280] --You were making tea, Stephen said, and went across the landing to get
[Telemachus] [324] dim. Pulses were beating in his eyes, veiling their sight, and he felt
[Telemachus] [687] --HEART OF MY HEART, WERE IT MORE,
[Telemachus] [819] --Billy Pitt had them built, Buck Mulligan said, when the French were on
[Nestor] [1210] that they never were? Or was that only possible which came to pass?
[Nestor] [1309] Their eyes grew bigger as the lines were repeated. After a silence
[Nestor] [1326] Quickly they were gone and from the lumberroom came the rattle of sticks
[Nestor] [1336] headline. Beneath were sloping figures and at the foot a crooked signature
[Nestor] [1416] scrappy field where sharp voices were in strife. They were sorted in teams
[Nestor] [1730] this work. You were not born to be a teacher, I think. Perhaps I am
[Proteus] [1907] --We thought you were someone else.
[Proteus] [1981] Cousin Stephen, you will never be a saint. Isle of saints. You were
[Proteus] [1989] What about what? What else were they invented for?
[Proteus] [1994] saw: tell no-one. Books you were going to write with letters for titles.
[Proteus] [2040] want puce gloves. You were a student, weren't you? Of what in the other
[Proteus] [2050] Proudly walking. Whom were you trying to walk like? Forget: a
[Proteus] [2059] You were going to do wonders, what? Missionary to Europe after
[Proteus] [2210] Guido in Or san Michele were in their own house. House of ... We don't
[Proteus] [2294] A side eye at my Hamlet hat. If I were suddenly naked here as I sit? I
[Proteus] [2339] books you were going to write. Keen glance you gave her. Wrist through
[Proteus] [2364] dislove. But you were delighted when Esther Osvalt's shoe went on you:
[Calypso] [2444] Kidneys were in his mind as he moved about the kitchen softly, righting
[Calypso] [2445] her breakfast things on the humpy tray. Gelid light and air were in the
[Calypso] [2449] The coals were reddening.
[Calypso] [2487] narrowing with greed till her eyes were green stones. Then he went to the
[Calypso] [2675] the rubber prickles. They lay, were read quickly and quickly slid, disc
[Calypso] [2838] --What a time you were! she said.
[Calypso] [2985] the beef to the heels were in. We are going to lough Owel on Monday with
[Lotus-Eaters] [3321] you call him Bantam Lyons. Just down there in Conway's we were.
[Lotus-Eaters] [3653] ought to have hats modelled on our heads. They were about him here and
[Lotus-Eaters] [3764] He stood up. Hello. Were those two buttons of my waistcoat open all
[Lotus-Eaters] [3912] And the skulls we were acracking when M'Carthy took the floor.
[Hades] [3961] All waited. Then wheels were heard from in front, turning: then
[Hades] [3967] They waited still, their knees jogging, till they had turned and were
[Hades] [4117] colander. I thought it would. My boots were creaking I remember now.
[Hades] [4321] him to the Isle of Man out of harm's way but when they were both ...
[Hades] [4325] --Yes, Mr Bloom said. They were both on the way to the boat and he tried
[Hades] [4336] --Reuben and the son were piking it down the quay next the river on their
[Hades] [4817] were before you rested. It's all written down: he has to do it.
[Hades] [4980] Mulcahy from the Coombe and were told where he was buried. After traipsing
[Hades] [5117] If we were all suddenly somebody else.
[Hades] [5249] More interesting if they told you what they were. So and So, wheelwright.
[Hades] [5276] As you are now so once were we.
[Aeolus] [5872] AS IT WERE ...
[Aeolus] [6179] as we read in the first chapter of Guinness's, were partial to the running
[Aeolus] [6182] --They were nature's gentlemen, J. J. O'Molloy murmured. But we have
[Aeolus] [6276] --We were always loyal to lost causes, the professor said. Success for us
[Aeolus] [6277] is the death of the intellect and of the imagination. We were never loyal
[Aeolus] [6359] --We were only thinking about it, Stephen said.
[Aeolus] [6367] --If Bloom were here, the professor said. The gentle art of advertisement.
[Aeolus] [6409] the Phoenix park, before you were born, I suppose. I'll show you.
[Aeolus] [6520] were up before the recorder ...
[Aeolus] [6523] through the park to see all the trees that were blown down by that cyclone
[Aeolus] [6691] new movement. It was then a new movement. We were weak, therefore
[Aeolus] [6716] Briefly, as well as I can bring them to mind, his words were these.
[Aeolus] [6744] corrupted which neither if they were supremely good nor unless they were
[Aeolus] [7060] Gorgias, the sophist. It is said of him that none could tell if he were
[Lestrygonians] [7327] married she would have changed. I suppose they really were short of
[Lestrygonians] [7335] Phil Gilligan died. We were in Lombard street west. Wait: was in Thom's.
[Lestrygonians] [7866] There was a lot of talk about those sunspots when we were in Lombard
[Lestrygonians] [7892] Wait. The full moon was the night we were Sunday fortnight exactly
[Lestrygonians] [7929] to the heels were in. Always gives a woman clumsy feet. Molly looks out of
[Lestrygonians] [8317] eyes were, take me, willing eyes. Pebbles fell. She lay still. A goat.
[Scylla and Charybdis] [8820] --The schoolmen were schoolboys first, Stephen said superpolitely.
[Scylla and Charybdis] [8986] has studied HAMLET all the years of his life which were not vanity in
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9023] How now, sirrah, that pound he lent you when you were hungry?
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9254] Here he ponders things that were not: what Caesar would have lived to do
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9314] --If that were the birthmark of genius, he said, genius would be a drug
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9380] Shakespeare in the SATURDAY REVIEW were surely brilliant. Oddly enough he
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9415] two backs that urged it King Hamlet's ghost could not know of were he not
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9438] --You were speaking of the gaseous vertebrate, if I mistake not? he asked
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9491] that the sonnets were written by a Willie Hughes, a man all hues.
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9543] --It's what I'm telling you, mister honey, it's queer and sick we were,
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9628] than the Greeks. His pale Galilean eyes were upon her mesial groove.
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9796] motorcar is now and that its carvings were the wonder of seven parishes.
[Scylla and Charybdis] [9869] Am I a father? If I were?
[Scylla and Charybdis] [10043] --You will say those names were already in the chronicles from which he
[Scylla and Charybdis] [10266] --Longworth and M'Curdy Atkinson were there ...
[Scylla and Charybdis] [10279] THEY MASTURBATED FOR ALL THEY WERE WORTH.
[Scylla and Charybdis] [10383] of softness softly were blown.
[Wandering Rocks] [10421] probably for the waters. And her boys, were they getting on well at
[Wandering Rocks] [10445] Irish. Of good family too would one think it? Welsh, were they not?
[Wandering Rocks] [10450] Mountjoy square. Yes: they were from Belvedere. The little house. Aha.
[Wandering Rocks] [10451] And were they good boys at school? O. That was very good now. And what
[Wandering Rocks] [10505] they were also badtempered.
[Wandering Rocks] [10515] dreadful catastrophe in New York. In America those things were
[Wandering Rocks] [10521] were saluted.
[Wandering Rocks] [10589] NOMBRE DES ELUS, seemed to Father Conmee a reasonable plea. Those were
[Wandering Rocks] [10591] faith had not (D.V.) been brought. But they were God's souls, created by
[Wandering Rocks] [10599] name. The joybells were ringing in gay Malahide. Lord Talbot de Malahide,
[Wandering Rocks] [10602] Those were old worldish days, loyal times in joyous townlands, old times
[Wandering Rocks] [10618] however for man's race on earth, and of the ways of God which were not
[Wandering Rocks] [10625] noble, were impalmed by Don John Conmee.
[Wandering Rocks] [10635] clouds over Rathcoffey. His thinsocked ankles were tickled by the stubble
[Wandering Rocks] [11003] in Adelaide road. You were never here before, Jack, were you?
[Wandering Rocks] [11036] abbey where draymen were loading floats with sacks of carob and palmnut
[Wandering Rocks] [11048] --I thought you were at a new gunpowder plot, J. J. O'Molloy said.
[Wandering Rocks] [11056] That was the great earl, the Fitzgerald Mor. Hot members they were all of
[Wandering Rocks] [11145] the poor devil and the two were hauled up.
[Wandering Rocks] [11184] bought a book from an old one in Liffey street for two bob. There were
[Wandering Rocks] [11214] catering and yours truly was chief bottlewasher. Bloom and the wife were
[Wandering Rocks] [11226] night on the Featherbed Mountain. Bloom and Chris Callinan were on one
[Wandering Rocks] [11408] --I know you did, Dilly answered. Were you in the Scotch house now?
[Wandering Rocks] [11499] And America they say is the land of the free. I thought we were bad here.
[Wandering Rocks] [11547] Bad times those were. Well, well. Over and done with. Great topers too.
[Wandering Rocks] [11577] sham squire, with his violet gloves gave him away. Course they were on
[Wandering Rocks] [11579] Ingram. They were gentlemen. Ben Dollard does sing that ballad
[Wandering Rocks] [11630] you who can. Bawd and butcher were the words. I say! Not yet awhile. A
[Wandering Rocks] [11770] --They were made for a man in his health, Ben, anyhow.
[Wandering Rocks] [11830] --Filberts I believe they were, Mr Dedalus said, as he dropped his
[Wandering Rocks] [11915] Hell open to christians they were having, Jimmy Henry said pettishly,
[Wandering Rocks] [12137] fly walking over it up to his eye. The scrunch that was when they were
[Wandering Rocks] [12138] screwing the screws into the coffin: and the bumps when they were bringing
[Wandering Rocks] [12158] lodge. In the following carriage were the honourable Mrs Paget, Miss de
[Wandering Rocks] [12166] Dudley's viceregal carriages passed and were unsaluted by Mr Dudley
[Sirens] [12857] --I heard you were round, said Blazes Boylan.
[Sirens] [13215] Night we were in the box. Trombone under blowing like a grampus,
[Sirens] [13974] leave that Freeman. Letter I have. Suppose she were the? No. Walk,
[Sirens] [14005] were.
[Cyclops] [14236] --Soot's luck, says Joe. Who's the old ballocks you were talking to?
[Cyclops] [14435] his rocklike mountainous knees were covered, as was likewise the rest of
[Cyclops] [14439] were of such capaciousness that within their cavernous obscurity the
[Cyclops] [14441] a smile strove ever for the mastery were of the dimensions of a goodsized
[Cyclops] [14451] stitched with gut. His nether extremities were encased in high Balbriggan
[Cyclops] [14455] and on these were graven with rude yet striking art the tribal images of
[Cyclops] [14493] --Were you robbing the poorbox, Joe? says I.
[Cyclops] [14683] In the darkness spirit hands were felt to flutter and when prayer by
[Cyclops] [14698] more favoured beings now in the spirit that their abodes were equipped
[Cyclops] [14700] wataklasat and that the highest adepts were steeped in waves of volupcy
[Cyclops] [14703] for the living he exhorted all who were still at the wrong side of Maya
[Cyclops] [14705] Mars and Jupiter were out for mischief on the eastern angle where the
[Cyclops] [14706] ram has power. It was then queried whether there were any special
[Cyclops] [14715] the pair should be sent to Cullen's to be soled only as the heels were
[Cyclops] [14720] Assurances were given that the matter would be attended to and it was
[Cyclops] [14884] him about all the fellows that were hanged, drawn and transported for the
[Cyclops] [14910] ballalley. Time they were stopping up in the CITY ARMS pisser Burke told
[Cyclops] [14953] whom there were large contingents. Considerable amusement was caused
[Cyclops] [14960] thronged the windows overlooking the scene were delighted with this
[Cyclops] [14990] iron were resorted to and blows were freely exchanged. The baby
[Cyclops] [14996] heartily congratulated by all the F.O.T.E.I., several of whom were
[Cyclops] [15003] gentlemen's gold and silver watches) were promptly restored to their
[Cyclops] [15019] was then promptly given by megaphone and in an instant all heads were
[Cyclops] [15033] office. On a handsome mahogany table near him were neatly arranged the
[Cyclops] [15052] NON PLUS ULTRA of emotion were reached when the blushing bride elect burst
[Cyclops] [15061] his death with a song on his lips as if he were but going to a hurling
[Cyclops] [15067] monster audience simply rocked with delight. But anon they were overcome
[Cyclops] [15073] were making frank use of their handkerchiefs and it is safe to say
[Cyclops] [15247] poignancy, were I to give vent to my feelings, would deprive me even of
[Cyclops] [15370] --Put it there, citizen, says Joe. You were and a bloody sight better.
[Cyclops] [15409] was in superlative form and his stentorian notes were heard to the
[Cyclops] [15413] applauded by the large audience among which were to be noticed many
[Cyclops] [15418] Amongst the clergy present were the very rev. William Delany, S. J.,
[Cyclops] [15432] --Talking about violent exercise, says Alf, were you at that Keogh-Bennett
[Cyclops] [15465] It was a historic and a hefty battle when Myler and Percy were
[Cyclops] [15544] --Were you round at the court? says Joe.
[Cyclops] [15550] Now what were those two at? J. J. getting him off the grand jury list
[Cyclops] [15912] blessing the happy pair were subjected to a playful crossfire
[Cyclops] [15918] Spain and the French and with the Flemings before those mongrels were
[Cyclops] [16011] Ireland beyond the sea. They were driven out of house and home in the
[Cyclops] [16012] black 47. Their mudcabins and their shielings by the roadside were laid
[Cyclops] [16026] poor old woman told us that the French were on the sea and landed at
[Cyclops] [16037] it is? They were never worth a roasted fart to Ireland. Aren't they
[Cyclops] [16039] perfidious Albion? Firebrands of Europe and they always were.
[Cyclops] [16293] five quid) and when they were in the (dark horse) pisser Burke
[Cyclops] [16301] So anyhow when I got back they were at it dingdong, John Wyse
[Cyclops] [16425] --Well, there were two children born anyhow, says Jack Power.
[Cyclops] [16498] crowns, in robes whereon were woven the blessed symbols of their
[Cyclops] [16658] was the recipient of a hearty ovation, many of those who were present
[Cyclops] [16661] MARCH. Tarbarrels and bonfires were lighted along the coastline of the four
[Cyclops] [16669] tribute from the representatives of the fair sex who were present in large
[Cyclops] [16671] barges, the flags of the Ballast office and Custom House were dipped in
[Cyclops] [16672] salute as were also those of the electrical power station at the
[Cyclops] [16706] the vicinity of the palace of justice were demolished and that noble
[Cyclops] [16708] legal debates were in progress, is literally a mass of ruins beneath
[Cyclops] [16711] were accompanied by a violent atmospheric perturbation of cyclonic
[Nausicaa] [16781] The three girl friends were seated on the rocks, enjoying the evening
[Nausicaa] [16783] were they wont to come there to that favourite nook to have a cosy chat
[Nausicaa] [16788] Jacky Caffrey were twins, scarce four years old and very noisy and spoiled
[Nausicaa] [16790] faces and endearing ways about them. They were dabbling in the sand with
[Nausicaa] [16819] and Master Jacky. Boys will be boys and our two twins were no exception
[Nausicaa] [16837] were full of sand but Cissy was a past mistress in the art of smoothing
[Nausicaa] [16839] to be seen on his smart little suit. Still the blue eyes were glistening
[Nausicaa] [16881] bow, Greekly perfect. Her hands were of finely veined alabaster
[Nausicaa] [16900] few could resist. Why have women such eyes of witchery? Gerty's were of
[Nausicaa] [16902] brows. Time was when those brows were not so silkily seductive. It was
[Nausicaa] [16934] learn to love her in time. They were protestants in his family
[Nausicaa] [16941] good cigarettes and besides they were both of a size too he and she and
[Nausicaa] [16962] would take the shine out of some people she knew. Her shoes were the
[Nausicaa] [16969] garter tops. As for undies they were Gerty's chief care and who that knows
[Nausicaa] [17002] short trousers) when they were alone and he stole an arm round her waist
[Nausicaa] [17030] the eating part when there were any people that made her shy and often she
[Nausicaa] [17096] benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament. They were there gathered
[Nausicaa] [17132] Patsy and Freddy Dignam and they were to have had a group taken.
[Nausicaa] [17152] window. You could see there was a story behind it. The colours were done
[Nausicaa] [17156] purpose and felt her own arms that were white and soft just like hers with
[Nausicaa] [17161] The twins were now playing in the most approved brotherly fashion till at
[Nausicaa] [17195] hearts were there and toilers for their daily bread and many who had erred
[Nausicaa] [17200] implored her powerful protection were ever abandoned by her.
[Nausicaa] [17202] The twins were now playing again right merrily for the troubles of
[Nausicaa] [17242] soul. Wonderful eyes they were, superbly expressive, but could you trust
[Nausicaa] [17243] them? People were so queer. She could see at once by his dark eyes and his
[Nausicaa] [17263] were wounds that wanted healing with heartbalm. She was a womanly woman
[Nausicaa] [17280] his hands were just like white wax and if ever she became a Dominican nun
[Nausicaa] [17284] not to be troubled because that was only the voice of nature and we were
[Nausicaa] [17302] were afraid the tide might come in on them and be drowned.
[Nausicaa] [17373] time, time to kiss again. But Edy wanted to know because they were told to
[Nausicaa] [17394] his waterworks were out of order.
[Nausicaa] [17419] off and he read out PANEM DE COELO PRAESTITISTI EIS and Edy and Cissy were
[Nausicaa] [17432] in the blue eyes a quick stinging of tears. Their eyes were
[Nausicaa] [17497] home from the wash and there were some beautiful thoughts written
[Nausicaa] [17505] her eyes with silent tears for she felt that the years were slipping
[Nausicaa] [17526] him because men were so different. The old love was waiting, waiting
[Nausicaa] [17554] see from where she was. The eyes that were fastened upon her set
[Nausicaa] [17557] silent as the grave, and it had made her his. At last they were left
[Nausicaa] [17560] inflexible honour to his fingertips. His hands and face were working
[Nausicaa] [17562] the fireworks were and she caught her knee in her hands so as not
[Nausicaa] [17584] and the garters were blue to match on account of the transparent and they
[Nausicaa] [17589] they were all breathless with excitement as it went higher and higher
[Nausicaa] [17609] they shed and ah! they were all greeny dewy stars falling with golden,
[Nausicaa] [17644] darker now and there were stones and bits of wood on the strand and slippy
[Nausicaa] [17663] they were born I suppose. Or all start scratch then get out of step.
[Nausicaa] [17723] strong in rut. Ten bob I got for Molly's combings when we were on
[Nausicaa] [17776] beside the gardens. Fifteen she told me. But her breasts were developed.
[Nausicaa] [17900] spurs at the horse show. And when the painters were in Lombard street
[Nausicaa] [17984] A star I see. Venus? Can't tell yet. Two. When three it's night. Were
[Nausicaa] [18130] you were so foreign from the others.
[Nausicaa] [18201] Now if you were trying to do that for a week on end you couldn't. Chance.
[Nausicaa] [18230] O'Hanlon and Father Conroy and the reverend John Hughes S. J. were
[Oxen of the Sun] [18323] forthbringing were now done and by wise foresight set: but to this no less
[Oxen of the Sun] [18400] he should go in to that castle for to make merry with them that were
[Oxen of the Sun] [18412] durst not move more for enchantment. And on this board were frightful
[Oxen of the Sun] [18415] there abound marvellously. And there were vessels that are wrought by
[Oxen of the Sun] [18432] thereto the while all they that were there drank every each. And childe
[Oxen of the Sun] [18446] of the tother and for that they both were knights virtuous in the one
[Oxen of the Sun] [18478] For they were right witty scholars. And he heard their aresouns each gen
[Oxen of the Sun] [18480] put such case it were hard the wife to die (for so it had fallen out a
[Oxen of the Sun] [18485] the woman should bring forth in pain and wherefore they that were of this
[Oxen of the Sun] [18487] conscience to let her die. And not few and of these was young Lynch were
[Oxen of the Sun] [18498] goodman husband would not let her death whereby they were all wondrous
[Oxen of the Sun] [18508] were or wife or maid or leman if it so fortuned him to be delivered of
[Oxen of the Sun] [18569] was herebefore. His words were then these as followeth: Know all men, he
[Oxen of the Sun] [18638] communion. Well met they were, said Master Dixon, joyed, but, harkee,
[Oxen of the Sun] [18639] young sir, better were they named Beau Mount and Lecher for, by my troth,
[Oxen of the Sun] [18752] ticed them was the very goodliest grot and in it were four pillows on
[Oxen of the Sun] [18753] which were four tickets with these words printed on them, Pickaback and
[Oxen of the Sun] [18758] this same shield which was named Killchild. So were they all in their
[Oxen of the Sun] [18761] Wherein, O wretched company, were ye all deceived for that was the voice
[Oxen of the Sun] [18889] were no better off than himself. So be off now, says he, and do all my
[Oxen of the Sun] [18924] but the first rule of the course was that the others were to row with
[Oxen of the Sun] [18938] short, he and the bull of Ireland were soon as fast friends as an arse
[Oxen of the Sun] [18939] and a shirt. They were, says Mr Stephen, and the end was that the men of
[Oxen of the Sun] [18940] the island seeing no help was toward, as the ungrate women were all of
[Oxen of the Sun] [18956] as the students were finishing their apologue accompanied with a friend
[Oxen of the Sun] [18974] prohibitory, whether the inhibition in its turn were due to conjugal
[Oxen of the Sun] [18983] their sex when a hundred pretty fellows were at hand to caress, this, he
[Oxen of the Sun] [18996] lady of fashion, if so be their constructions and their tempers were warm
[Oxen of the Sun] [19027] were those loaves and fishes and, seeing the stranger, he made him a
[Oxen of the Sun] [19083] think of it. Then, though it had poured seven showers, we were neither of
[Oxen of the Sun] [19095] dear at a sou. One umbrella, were it no bigger than a fairy mushroom, is
[Oxen of the Sun] [19111] all were conjecturing what might be the cause, Miss Callan entered and,
[Oxen of the Sun] [19138] were I could produce a cloud of witnesses to the excellence of her noble
[Oxen of the Sun] [19148] and some were for ejecting the low soaker without more ado, a design
[Oxen of the Sun] [19161] young sparks, it is true, were as full of extravagancies as overgrown
[Oxen of the Sun] [19162] children: the words of their tumultuary discussions were difficultly
[Oxen of the Sun] [19163] understood and not often nice: their testiness and outrageous MOTS were
[Oxen of the Sun] [19164] such that his intellects resiled from: nor were they scrupulously
[Oxen of the Sun] [19201] at least it ought to be unless she were another Ephesian matron. I must
[Oxen of the Sun] [19247] couched in terms as straightforward as they were bucolic. It ill becomes
[Oxen of the Sun] [19299] problems of obstetrics and forensic medicine were examined with as much
[Oxen of the Sun] [19307] and portwine stain were alleged by one as a PRIMA FACIE and natural
[Oxen of the Sun] [19337] phial marked POISON. Surprise, horror, loathing were depicted on all
[Oxen of the Sun] [19443] Pisistratus. Where were they now? Neither knew. You have spoken of the
[Oxen of the Sun] [19461] the field. All hearts were beating. Even Phyllis could not contain
[Oxen of the Sun] [19463] straight on the run home when all were in close order the dark horse
[Oxen of the Sun] [19465] was silent: her eyes were sad anemones. Juno, she cried, I am undone. But
[Oxen of the Sun] [19475] said. How young she was and radiant (Lalage were scarce fair beside her)
[Oxen of the Sun] [19477] it. The chestnuts that shaded us were in bloom: the air drooped with
[Oxen of the Sun] [19504] of the lunar chain would not assume the etheric doubles and these were
[Oxen of the Sun] [19512] on were at this juncture commencing to exhibit symptoms of animation was
[Oxen of the Sun] [19524] which the other two were as mutually innocent of as the babe unborn.
[Oxen of the Sun] [19536] debaters were the keenest in the land, the theme they were engaged on the
[Oxen of the Sun] [19553] him were accommodated the flippant prognosticator, fresh from the
[Oxen of the Sun] [19587] and unfructified duennas--these, he said, were accountable for any and
[Oxen of the Sun] [19593] attentions would enable ladies who were in a particular condition to pass
[Oxen of the Sun] [19692] they were not or at least were otherwise. Yet a chance word will call
[Oxen of the Sun] [19706] natural a homeliness as if those days were really present there (as some
[Oxen of the Sun] [19774] innocents were the truer name. Vegetables, forsooth, and sterile
[Circe] [20271] POTATO AND A CELLULOID DOLL FALL OUT) Sacred Heart of Mary, where were
[Circe] [20447] housewarming while they were playing the Irving Bishop game, finding the
[Circe] [20450] MRS BREEN: You were the lion of the night with your seriocomic recitation
[Circe] [20451] and you looked the part. You were always a favourite with the ladies.
[Circe] [20558] fiveseater shanderadan of a waggonette you were in your heyday then and
[Circe] [20582] were mimicking a cock as we passed a farmhouse and Marcus Tertius Moses,
[Circe] [20918] I took your part when you were accused of pilfering. There's a medium in
[Circe] [21024] The young person was treated by defendant as if she were his very own
[Circe] [21086] the ballstop in my bath cistern were frozen. Subsequently he enclosed a
[Circe] [21418] BLOOM: (FASCINATED) I thought you were of good stock by your accent.
[Circe] [21778] sir Leo, when you were in number seven. I'm sending around a dozen of
[Circe] [22576] resume. We were very pleased, we others. (HE COUGHS AND, BENDING HIS
[Circe] [22597] porker, were unsurpassed in cases of nervous debility or viragitis.
[Circe] [22852] Hihihihihis legs they were yellow
[Circe] [22863] Jesus those funny little chaps are not unanimous. If they were they'd
[Circe] [22895] PRICKS HIS EARS) If it were he? After? Or because not? Or the double
[Circe] [23194] small prank, in Holles street. When we were hard up I washed them to save
[Circe] [23206] BELLO: (GUFFAWS) Christ Almighty it's too tickling, this! You were a
[Circe] [23429] buggers' names were, suffocated in the one cesspool. (HE EXPLODES IN A
[Circe] [23554] pricelist of their hosiery. And then the heat. There were sunspots that
[Circe] [23704] BLOOM: (COLDLY) You have broken the spell. The last straw. If there were
[Circe] [23848] Were striking eleven.
[Circe] [23961] ZOE: What day were you born?
[Circe] [24030] LENEHAN: Ho! What do I here behold? Were you brushing the cobwebs off a
[Circe] [24126] were taken next the skin after his death ...
[Circe] [24369] Two young fellows were talking about their girls, girls, girls,
[Circe] [24554] with Paddy Lee? Who had pity for you when you were sad among the
[Circe] [24629] were with him. The lamp's broken.
[Circe] [24666] BLOOM: (URGENTLY) And if it were your own son in Oxford? (WARNINGLY) I
[Circe] [25186] PRIVATE COMPTON: We were with this lady. And he insulted us. And
[Circe] [25235] LAUGHS, SHAKING HIS HEAD) We were often as bad ourselves, ay or worse.
[Circe] [25244] SECOND WATCH: (GENIALLY) Ah, sure we were too.
[Circe] [25276] THE CAR BROUGHT UP AGAINST THE SCAFFOLDING) Two commercials that were
[Circe] [25278] on the race. Drowning his grief. And were on for a go with the jolly
[Eumeus] [25439] mischance. So as neither of them were particularly pressed for time, as
[Eumeus] [25457] close to where they were, the very palatable odour indeed of our daily
[Eumeus] [25479] those policemen, whom he cordially disliked, were admittedly unscrupulous
[Eumeus] [25484] were well in evidence, the obvious reason being they were paid to protect
[Eumeus] [25560] fostersister to the heir of the house or else they were connected through
[Eumeus] [25601] biscuits were all the result of his investigation. He tried his hardest
[Eumeus] [25608] dark were pennies, erroneously however, as it turned out.
[Eumeus] [25698] companion, were patently trying as if the whole bally station belonged to
[Eumeus] [25716] Mulligan, as a guide, philosopher and friend if I were in your shoes. He
[Eumeus] [25749] which a group of presumably Italians in heated altercation were getting
[Eumeus] [25783] whatever they were after a cursory examination turned their eyes
[Eumeus] [25800] --To fill the ear of a cow elephant. They were haggling over money.
[Eumeus] [25803] inward reflection of there being more languages to start with than were
[Eumeus] [25818] Shakespeares were as common as Murphies. What's in a name?
[Eumeus] [25912] stories there were on that particular Alice Ben Bolt topic, Enoch Arden
[Eumeus] [26059] were equally excellent opportunities for vacationists in the home island,
[Eumeus] [26171] And the odds were twenty to nil there was really no secret about it at
[Eumeus] [26177] idea and the lottery and insurance which were run on identically the same
[Eumeus] [26214] Seeing they were all looking at his chest he accommodatingly dragged his
[Eumeus] [26219] --Tattoo, the exhibitor explained. That was done when we were Iying
[Eumeus] [26276] (hers were, that is) if they really loved him, that is to say, love me,
[Eumeus] [26346] were both in schooling and everything else with the marked difference in
[Eumeus] [26353] My belief is, to tell you the candid truth, that those bits were genuine
[Eumeus] [26369] nay did a world of good, shelters such as the present one they were in
[Eumeus] [26409] Yet still though his eyes were thick with sleep and sea air life was full
[Eumeus] [26442] you like to call them behind the right knee, were utterly powerless from
[Eumeus] [26457] Coombe were sober thrifty hardworking fellows except perhaps a bit too
[Eumeus] [26474] --The temperaments at the door, Stephen interposed with, were very
[Eumeus] [26559] All meantime were loudly lamenting the falling off in Irish shipping,
[Eumeus] [26562] the only launch that year. Right enough the harbours were there only no
[Eumeus] [26565] There were wrecks and wreckers, the keeper said, who was evidently AU
[Eumeus] [26612] be a fall and the greatest fall in history. The Germans and the Japs were
[Eumeus] [26613] going to have their little lookin, he affirmed. The Boers were the
[Eumeus] [26652] unless they were much bigger fools than he took them for, rather
[Eumeus] [26670] people like that the goby unless you were a blithering idiot altogether
[Eumeus] [26742] supposed to be about a punctilio of honour and a flag, were very largely
[Eumeus] [26785] The eyes were surprised at this observation because as he, the person who
[Eumeus] [26851] though not for the reason they thought they were probably whatever it was
[Eumeus] [26852] except women chiefly who were always fiddling more or less at one another
[Eumeus] [26859] However, reverting to the original, there were on the other hand others
[Eumeus] [26874] scavengers etc., were very much under the microscope lately. To improve
[Eumeus] [26877] suppose he were to pen something out of the common groove (as he fully
[Eumeus] [26906] WERE PRESENT, WERE CARRIED OUT (certainly Hynes wrote it with a nudge
[Eumeus] [26917] Stephen Dedalus B. A. who were conspicuous, needless to say, by their
[Eumeus] [26974] various different political arrangements were nearing completion or
[Eumeus] [26979] quite possibly they were distressed to find the job was taken out of
[Eumeus] [26981] before there was absolutely no clue as to his whereabouts which were
[Eumeus] [26989] after their redeeming features were very few and far between. It
[Eumeus] [27000] regards return. You were a lucky dog if they didn't set the terrier at
[Eumeus] [27028] interest at the time when the facts, to make matters worse, were made
[Eumeus] [27034] who were resolved upon encompassing his downfall though the thing was
[Eumeus] [27036] extent that it subsequently blossomed into. Since their names were
[Eumeus] [27165] business. How they were fated to meet and an attachment sprang up between
[Eumeus] [27166] the two so that their names were coupled in the public eye was told in
[Eumeus] [27173] misdemeanants, wrapped up as they largely were in one another, could
[Eumeus] [27191] she, however, was the first to perceive. As those were particularly hot
[Eumeus] [27199] and hatless and whose thoughts were miles away from his hat at the time
[Eumeus] [27226] were several others. He personally, being of a sceptical bias, believed
[Eumeus] [27228] in the plural were always hanging around on the waiting list about a
[Eumeus] [27255] were it only an eggflip made on unadulterated maternal nutriment or,
[Eumeus] [27270] was as if both their minds were travelling, so to speak, in the one train
[Eumeus] [27289] gizzard though, so far as politics themselves were concerned, he was only
[Eumeus] [27300] paw (not that the cases were either identical or the reverse though he
[Eumeus] [27351] All kinds of Utopian plans were flashing through his (B's) busy brain,
[Eumeus] [27394] him as he muttered against whoever it was sold it, all of them who were
[Eumeus] [27403] as a parting shot a scarcely perceptible sign when the others were not
[Eumeus] [27491] On the roadway which they were approaching whilst still speaking beyond
[Eumeus] [27558] own price where baritones were ten a penny and procure for its fortunate
[Eumeus] [27565] other requisites, if his clothes were properly attended to so as to the
[Eumeus] [27573] happened to know, were on record--in fact, without giving the show away,
[Eumeus] [27592] if one were forthcoming to kick him upstairs, so to speak, a big IF,
[Eumeus] [27636] any case couldn't possibly hear because they were too far simply sat in
[Ithaca] [27669] Both were sensitive to artistic impressions, musical in preference to
[Ithaca] [27678] Were their views on some points divergent?
[Ithaca] [27697] Was there one point on which their views were equal and negative?
[Ithaca] [27749] What were then the alternatives before the, premeditatedly (respectively)
[Ithaca] [28121] Were there marks of hospitality which he contemplated but suppressed,
[Ithaca] [28227] arbitrary future years were added, for if the proportion existing in 1883
[Ithaca] [28300] Were there no means still remaining to him to achieve the rejuvenation
[Ithaca] [28307] sedentary occupations, were to be made with mental concentration in front
[Ithaca] [28324] What, reduced to their simplest reciprocal form, were Bloom's thoughts
[Ithaca] [28331] What, the enclosures of reticence removed, were their respective
[Ithaca] [28380] Were these inventions principally intended for an improved scheme of
[Ithaca] [28434] a beast of burden, in which two smartly dressed girls were to be seated
[Ithaca] [28524] with signs and hieroglyphics which she stated were Greek and Irish and
[Ithaca] [28583] Were other anapocryphal illustrious sons of the law and children of a
[Ithaca] [28590] languages were cited with modulations of voice and translation of texts
[Ithaca] [28676] What were Stephen's and Bloom's quasisimultaneous volitional
[Ithaca] [28801] What endemic characteristics were present?
[Ithaca] [28834] In other respects were their differences similar?
[Ithaca] [28855] their differences were similar.
[Ithaca] [28867] indicator were at the same angle of inclination, VIDELICET, 5 5/11
[Ithaca] [28927] What counterproposals were alternately advanced, accepted, modified,
[Ithaca] [28934] of both speakers (if both speakers were resident in the same place), the
[Ithaca] [28940] between their residences (if both speakers were resident in different
[Ithaca] [29061] Were there obverse meditations of involution increasingly less vast?
[Ithaca] [29073] diminishing without actual division till, if the progress were carried
[Ithaca] [29115] Which various features of the constellations were in turn considered?
[Ithaca] [29211] Both then were silent?
[Ithaca] [29216] Were they indefinitely inactive?
[Ithaca] [29227] were dissimilar: Bloom's longer, less irruent, in the incomplete form of
[Ithaca] [29245] church, conserved in Calcata, were deserving of simple hyperduly or of
[Ithaca] [29276] What echoes of that sound were by both and each heard?
[Ithaca] [29292] Where were the several members of the company which with Bloom that day
[Ithaca] [29480] WHEN WE WERE BOYS by William O'Brien M. P. (green cloth, slightly faded,
[Ithaca] [29726] What facilities of transit were desirable?
[Ithaca] [29891] Were there schemes of wider scope?
[Ithaca] [29964] What were habitually his final meditations?
[Ithaca] [30035] Were there testimonials?
[Ithaca] [30089] What other objects relative to Rudolph Bloom (born Virag) were in the 2nd
[Ithaca] [30154] What idiosyncracies of the narrator were concomitant products of amnesia?
[Ithaca] [30161] What two phenomena of senescence were more frequent?
[Ithaca] [30216] disunited were obliged to reunite for increase and multiplication, which
[Ithaca] [30307] What advantages were possessed by an occupied, as distinct from an
[Ithaca] [30370] What recurrent impressions of the same were possible by hypothesis?
[Ithaca] [30378] What miscellaneous effects of female personal wearing apparel were
[Ithaca] [30391] What impersonal objects were perceived?
[Ithaca] [30446] What were his reflections concerning the last member of this series and
[Ithaca] [30462] With what antagonistic sentiments were his subsequent reflections
[Ithaca] [30616] What limitations of activity and inhibitions of conjugal rights were
[Penelope] [30709] women were her sort down on bathingsuits and lownecks of course nobody
[Penelope] [30787] me Id confuse him a little alone with him if we were Id let him see my
[Penelope] [30819] course hed never turn or let on still his eyes were red when his father
[Penelope] [30838] thought the heavens were coming down about us to punish us when I blessed
[Penelope] [30875] what he likes now if thatll do him any good I know they were spooning a
[Penelope] [30922] darken the door much after we were married I wonder what shes got like
[Penelope] [30944] the world what do they ask us to marry them for if were so bad as all
[Penelope] [30947] asked him hed say its from the Greek leave us as wise as we were before
[Penelope] [30966] when we were in the other room first he meant the shoes that are too
[Penelope] [30990] an idea about my mother till we were engaged otherwise hed never have got
[Penelope] [30999] I were out with him at the open air fete that one in the cream muslin
[Penelope] [31006] anything at all with a skirt on it and were not to ask any questions but
[Penelope] [31007] they want to know where were you where are you going I could feel him
[Penelope] [31011] glove slowly watching him he said my openwork sleeves were too cold for
[Penelope] [31058] then this day week were to go to Belfast just as well he has to go to
[Penelope] [31060] suppose our rooms at the hotel were beside each other and any fooling
[Penelope] [31107] years killing any finelooking men there were with their fever if he was
[Penelope] [31121] the town in their papers or tell the police on me but theyd think were
[Penelope] [31145] on my plate those forks and fishslicers were hallmarked silver too I wish
[Penelope] [31184] those new shoes yes how much were they Ive no clothes at all the brown
[Penelope] [31242] she could be with her smirk saying Im afraid were giving you too much
[Penelope] [31250] way at the door when he said Im extremely sorry and Im sure you were
[Penelope] [31266] they were a nice lot its well the Surreys relieved them theyre always
[Penelope] [31295] prescription I had to get him to suck them they were so hard he said it
[Penelope] [31353] brutes of men shouting bravo toro sure the women were as bad in their
[Penelope] [31362] a thread with the one hand we were like cousins what age was I then the
[Penelope] [31364] were fighting in the morning with the pillow what fun he was watching me
[Penelope] [31368] through me like all needles my eyes were dancing I remember after when I
[Penelope] [31386] when I stood up they were so fattish and firm when I got up on the sofa
[Penelope] [31390] right on it either she may have noticed her wogger people were always
[Penelope] [31396] my lips were taittering when I said goodbye she had a Gorgeous wrap of
[Penelope] [31400] somewhere were never easy where we are father or aunt or marriage waiting
[Penelope] [31435] they were selling the meat and the coalmans bell that noisy bugger trying
[Penelope] [31515] without too openly they were just beginning to be plump I said I was
[Penelope] [31558] after when I blew out the old bag the biscuits were in from Benady Bros
[Penelope] [31577] in and out all round the other side of Jersey they were shaking and
[Penelope] [31597] were well beaten all the same as if it brought its bad luck with it like
[Penelope] [31612] pardon coach I thought you were a wheelbarrow theyd die down dead off
[Penelope] [31656] out the light too so then there were 2 of us goodbye to my sleep for this
[Penelope] [31707] back of the rock they were fine all silver in the fishermens baskets old
[Penelope] [31848] like that the one and only time we were in a box that Michael Gunn gave
[Penelope] [31959] years how many houses were we in at all Raymond terrace and Ontario
[Penelope] [31961] every time were on the run again his huguenots or the frogs march
[Penelope] [31965] after them always know who was in there last every time were just getting
[Penelope] [32006] Dignam yes they were all in great style at the grand funeral in the paper
[Penelope] [32126] old Lion would O well I suppose its because they were so plump and
[Penelope] [32129] womans body were so round and white for them always I wished I was one
[Penelope] [32139] round behind Irish street no but were to be always chained up theyre not
[Penelope] [32146] or wife either its the woman he wants and he gets her what else were we
[Penelope] [32201] were never the same since O Im not going to think myself into the glooms
[Penelope] [32237] funny wouldnt it Im his wife or pretend we were in Spain with him half
[Penelope] [32288] pfooh you wouldnt know which to laugh or cry were such a mixture of plum
[Penelope] [32327] you he said the day we were lying among the rhododendrons on Howth head