Part: II


Episode 5: Lotus Eaters



1
1 Mr Bloom walked soberly by⧽Mr Bloom walked soberly by By By Mr Bloom walked soberly by⧽Mr Bloom walked soberly by By By lorries along sir John
2 Rogerson's quay Mr Bloom walked soberlyMr Bloom walked soberly,
2 past Windmill lane, Leask's
3 the linseed crusher, the postal telegraph office.
3 Could have given that
4 address too. And past the sailors' home. He turned
4 from the morning noises
5 of the ⸢(B)[quay]quay quayside quayside (B)⸣ [quay]quay quayside quayside and walked through Lime street.
5 By Brady's
6cottages a boy for the skins lolled, his bucket of ⧼l⧽l offal linked,
6smoking a
7chewed fagbutt. A smaller girl with scars of eczema on her
7forehead
⸢4with scars of eczema on her
7forehead4⸣
eyed
8him, listlessly holding her battered caskhoop.
⸢2 By Brady's
6cottages a boy for the skins lolled, his bucket of ⧼l⧽l offal linked,
6smoking a
7chewed fagbutt. A smaller girl with scars of eczema on her
7forehead
⸢4with scars of eczema on her
7forehead4⸣
eyed
8him, listlessly holding her battered caskhoop.2⸣
Tell him if he
8smokes he
9won't grow. O let him! His life isn't such a bed of roses.
⸢3Tell him if he
8smokes he
9won't grow. O let him! His life isn't such a bed of roses.3⸣
Waiting
9outside
10pubs to bring da home. Come home to ma, da.
⸢4Waiting
9outside
10pubs to bring da home. Come home to ma, da.4⸣
Slack hour: won't be
10 many
11 there. He crossed Townsend street, ⸢1[passing ]passing passed passed 1⸣ [passing ]passing passed passed the frowning face
12 of
11 Bethel. El, yes: house of: Aleph, Beth. And past Nichols' the undertaker.
13 At
12 eleven it is. Time enough. Daresay Corny Kelleher bagged bagged bagged bagged the job
14 for
13 O'Neill's. Singing with his eyes shut. Corny. Met her once in the
15park. In
14the dark. What a lark. Police tout. Her name and address she then
16told with
15my tooraloom tooraloom⸢3tooraloom3⸣ tay. O, surely he bagged it. Bury him
17cheap in a
16whatyoumaycall. With my tooraloom, tooraloom, tooraloom,
18tooraloom.
⸢(D)Singing with his eyes shut. Corny. Met her once in the
15park. In
14the dark. What a lark. Police tout. Her name and address she then
16told with
15my tooraloom tooraloom⸢3tooraloom3⸣ tay. O, surely he bagged it. Bury him
17cheap in a
16whatyoumaycall. With my tooraloom, tooraloom, tooraloom,
18tooraloom.(D)⸣


17
19In Westland row he halted before the window of the Belfast and
18
20 Oriental Tea Company and read the legends of leadpapered packets: choice
19
21 blend, finest quality, family tea. Rather warm. Tea. Must get some from
20
22 Tom Kernan. Couldn't ask him at a funeral, though. While his eyes still
21
23 read blandly he took off his hat quietly inhaling his hairoil⸢(D)inhaling his hairoil(D)⸣ and
24 passed⧽passed sent sent passed⧽passed sent sent his
22 right hand with slow grace over his brow and hair. Very
25 warm morning.
23 Under their drooped⧽drooped dropped dropped drooped⧽drooped dropped dropped lids his eyes found the
26 tiny bow of the leather
24 headband inside his high grade ⸢4[hat.]hat. ha. ha. 4⸣ [hat.]hat. ha. ha. Just
27 there. His right hand came down
25 into the bowl of his hat and his⧽hat and his hat.
28 His
hat.
28 His
hat and his⧽hat and his hat.
28 His
hat.
28 His
fingers found quickly a card behind the
26 headband and transferred it
29 to his waistcoat pocket.


27
1So warm. His right hand once more more slowly passed⧽passed went went passed⧽passed went went
2 over his brow
28 and hair. Then he put on his hat again, relieved: and read
3 again: choice
29 blend, made of the finest Ceylon brands. The far east.⸢3The far east.3⸣
4 Lovely spot it must
30 be: the garden of the world, big lazy ⸢2[leaves,]leaves, leaves to
5float about on, cactuses,
leaves to
5float about on, cactuses,
2⸣
[leaves,]leaves, leaves to
5float about on, cactuses,
leaves to
5float about on, cactuses,

31 flowery meads,⸢(D) flowery meads,(D)⸣ snaky lianas they call them.
6 Wonder is it like that. Those
32 Cinghalese lobbing about in the ⸢3[sun,]sun, sun in
7dolce far niente
,
sun in
7dolce far niente
,
3⸣
[sun,]sun, sun in
7dolce far niente
,
sun in
7dolce far niente
,
not doing a ⸢(D)[damn tap]damn tap hand's
33turn
hand's
33turn
(D)⸣
[damn tap]damn tap hand's
33turn
hand's
33turn
all day. Sleep six
8months out of twelve. Too hot to quarrel.
⸢2Sleep six
8months out of twelve. Too hot to quarrel.2⸣
Influence of
34 the climate.
9Lethargy.
⸢1
9Lethargy.1⸣
Flowers of idleness. The air feeds most. Azotes.
35Hothouse in
10Botanic gardens. Sensitive plants.⸢3Sensitive plants.3⸣ Waterlilies. Petals too tired
36to.
⸢2Petals too tired
36to.2⸣

11Sleeping sickness in the air. Walk on roseleaves.⸢2Walk on roseleaves.2⸣ Imagine trying to eat
37
12tripe and cowheel.
⸢(D)Flowers of idleness. The air feeds most. Azotes.
35Hothouse in
10Botanic gardens. Sensitive plants.⸢3Sensitive plants.3⸣ Waterlilies. Petals too tired
36to.
⸢2Petals too tired
36to.2⸣

11Sleeping sickness in the air. Walk on roseleaves.⸢2Walk on roseleaves.2⸣ Imagine trying to eat
37
12tripe and cowheel.(D)⸣
Where was the chap I saw in that picture somewhere?
38
13Ah yes, in the dead sea floating on his back, reading a book with a parasol
39
14 open. Couldn't sink if you tried: soso thick with salt. Because the weight of
40
15 the water, no, the weight of the body in the water is equal to the weight of
41
16the what? It's a law something like that.⧽It's a law something like that. It's a law something like that.⧽It's a law something like that. Or is it the volume is equal to
17 the weight? It's a law something
42 like that.
It's a law something
42 like that.
Vance in High school
18cracking his fingerjoints, teaching. The
43college curriculum. Cracking
19curriculum.
⸢1Vance in High school
18cracking his fingerjoints, teaching. The
43college curriculum. Cracking
19curriculum. 1⸣
What is weight really when you
44 say the weight? Thirtytwo
20 feet per second per second. Law of falling
45 bodies: per second per second.
21 They all fall to the ground. Theground. The earth. It's
46 the force of gravity of the earth
22 is the weight.


47
23He turned away and sauntered across the road. How did she walk
48
24with her sausages? Like that something.
⸢3How did she walk
48
24with her sausages? Like that something. 3⸣
As he walked he took the folded
49
25 Freeman from his sidepocket, unfolded it, folded⧽folded rolled rolled folded⧽folded rolled rolled it lengthwise in
26 a baton
50 and tapped it at each sauntering step against his trouserleg.
27 Careless air:
51 just drop in to see. Per second per second. Per second for
28 every second it
52 means. From the curbstone he darted a keen glance through
29 the glassdoor⧽glassdoor door door glassdoor⧽glassdoor door door of the
53postoffice. Too late box. Post here.⸢(D)Too late box. Post here.(D)⸣
30 No‐one. In.


54
31He handed the card in⧽in in⧽in through the brass grill.


55
32Are there any letters for me? he asked.


56
33While the postmistress searched a pigeonhole he gazed at the
57
34 recruiting poster with soldiers of all arms on parade: and held the tip of his
58
35 baton against his nostrils, smelling freshprinted rag paper. No answer
59
36 probably. Went too far last time.


60
1The postmistress handed him back through the grill his card with a
61
2 letter. He thanked her⸢(C)her(C)⸣ and glanced rapidly at the typed envelope.


62
3Henry Flower Esq,
63
4℅ P. O. Westland Row,
64
5City.


65
6Answered anyhow. He slipped card and letter into his sidepocket,
66
7 reviewing again the soldiers on parade. Where's old Tweedy's regiment?
67
8Castoff soldier.
⸢2
8Castoff soldier.2⸣
There:⸢(B)There:(B)⸣ bearskin cap and hackle plume.>bearskin cap and hackle plume.< No, he's a
68
9 grenadier. Pointed cuffs. ⸢(B)[That's it:]That's it: There he is: There he is: (B)⸣ [That's it:]That's it: There he is: There he is: royal Dublin
10 fusiliers.
Where's old Tweedy's regiment?
67
8Castoff soldier.
⸢2
8Castoff soldier.2⸣
There:⸢(B)There:(B)⸣ bearskin cap and hackle plume.>bearskin cap and hackle plume.< No, he's a
68
9 grenadier. Pointed cuffs. ⸢(B)[That's it:]That's it: There he is: There he is: (B)⸣ [That's it:]That's it: There he is: There he is: royal Dublin
10 fusiliers.
Redcoats. Too
69 showy. That must be why the women go after
11 them. Uniform. Easier to
70enlist and drill.
⸢2Uniform. Easier to
70enlist and drill.2⸣
Maud Gonne's letter about
12 taking them off O'Connell street
71 at night: disgrace to our Irish capital.
13 Griffith's paper is on the same tack
72 now: an army rotten with venereal
14 disease: overseas or halfseasover empire.
73 Half baked they look:
15 hypnotised like. Eyes front.
Half baked they look:
15 hypnotised like. Eyes front.
Mark time.⸢2Mark time.2⸣ Table: able.
74Bed: ed. The
16King's own. Never see him dressed up as a fireman or a
75bobby. A mason,
17yes.
⸢(D)Table: able.
74Bed: ed. The
16King's own. Never see him dressed up as a fireman or a
75bobby. A mason,
17yes.(D)⸣


76
18He strolled out of the postoffice and turned to the right. Talk: as if
77
19 that would mend matters. His hand went into his pocket and a forefinger
78
20 felt its way under the flap of the envelope, ⸢(B)[tearing]tearing ripping ripping (B)⸣ [tearing]tearing ripping ripping it open in
21 jerks. Women
79 will pay a lot of heed, I don't think. His fingers drew forth
22the letter the
80 letter and crumpled the envelope in his pocket. Something
23 pinned ⸢(B)[to the letter:]to the letter: on: on: (B)⸣ [to the letter:]to the letter: on: on: photo
81 perhaps. ⸢(B)[Hair: no.]Hair: no. Hair? No. Hair? No. (B)⸣ [Hair: no.]Hair: no. Hair? No. Hair? No.


82
24M‘Coy. Get rid of him quickly. Take me out of my way.⸢1Take me out of my way.1⸣ Hate
83
25company when you.
⸢(D)Hate
83
25company when you.(D)⸣


84
26Hello, Bloom. Where are you off to?


85
27Hello, M‘Coy. Nowhere in particular.


86
28How's the body?


87
29 ⸢3[Well.]Well.Fine.Fine. 3⸣ [Well.]Well.Fine.Fine. How are you?


88
30Just keeping alive, M‘Coy said.


89
31His eyes on the black tie and clothes he ⸢(B)[said]said asked asked (B)⸣ [said]said asked asked with ⸢(B)[soft]soft
32low

32low
(B)⸣
[soft]soft
32low

32low
respect:


90
33Is there any ... no trouble I hope? I see you're ...


91
34O, no, Mr Bloom said. Poor Dignam, you know. The funeral is today.


92
35To be sure, poor fellow. So it is. What time?


93
1A photo it isn't. A badge maybe.


94
2Eeleven, Mr Bloom answered.


95
3I must try to get out there, M‘Coy said. Eleven, is it? I only heard it last
96
4 night. Who was telling me? Holohan. You know Hoppy?


97
5I know.


98
6Mr Bloom gazed across the road at the outsider drawn up before the
99
7 door of the Grosvenor. The porter hoisted the valise up on the well. She
100
8 stood still, waiting, while the man , husband, brother, like her, , husband, brother, like her, searched
9 his
101 pockets for change. Stylish kind of coat with that roll collar collar collar collar ,
10 warm for a
102 day like this, looks like blanketcloth. Careless stand of her
11 with her hands
103 in those patch pockets. Like that haughty creature at the
12polo match.
104 Women all for caste till you touch the spot. Women all for caste till you touch the spot. Handsome is
13and handsome
105does. Reserved about to yield.
⸢2 Women all for caste till you touch the spot. Women all for caste till you touch the spot. Handsome is
13and handsome
105does. Reserved about to yield.2⸣
The honourable Mrs and
14Brutus is an
106honourable man. Possess her once take the starch out of her.
⸢(D)Like that haughty creature at the
12polo match.
104 Women all for caste till you touch the spot. Women all for caste till you touch the spot. Handsome is
13and handsome
105does. Reserved about to yield.
⸢2 Women all for caste till you touch the spot. Women all for caste till you touch the spot. Handsome is
13and handsome
105does. Reserved about to yield.2⸣
The honourable Mrs and
14Brutus is an
106honourable man. Possess her once take the starch out of her.(D)⸣


107
15I was with Bob Doran, he's on one of his periodical bends, and what do
108
16 you call him Bantam Lyons. Just down there in Conway's we were.


109
17Doran Lyons in Conway's. She raised a gloved hand to her hair. In
110
18 came Hoppy. Having a wet. Drawing back his head and gazing far from
111
19 beneath his vailed eyelids he saw the bright fawn skin shine in the glare
20 and⧽
glare
20 and
glare, glare,
glare
20 and⧽
glare
20 and
glare, glare,
the
112 braided drums. Clearly I can see today. Moisture about
21gives long sight
113perhaps.
⸢2Clearly I can see today. Moisture about
21gives long sight
113perhaps.2⸣
Talking of one thing or another. Lady's hand.
22 Which side will she
114 get up?


115
23And he said: Sad thing about our poor friend Paddy! What Paddy? I said.
116
24 Poor little Paddy Dignam, he said.


117
25Off to the country: Broadstone probably. High brown boots with
118
26 laces dangling. ⧼Well turned⧽Well turned Wellturned foot. What is he foostering over
27 that change for?
119 Sees me looking. Eye out for other fellow always. Good
28fallback.
⸢(D) Sees me looking. Eye out for other fellow always. Good
28fallback.(D)⸣
Two
120strings to her bow.
⸢1Two
120strings to her bow.1⸣


121
29Why?
I said. What's wrong with him?  I said.


122
30Proud: rich: silk stockings.


123
31Yes, Mr Bloom said.


124
32He moved a little to the side of M‘Coy's talking head. Getting up in a
125
33 minute.


126
34What's wrong with him?
  he said. He's dead, he said. And, faith, he
35 filled
127 up. Is it Paddy Dignam? I said. I couldn't believe it when I heard it. I
36 was
128
1 with him no later than Friday last or Thursday was it in the Arch. Yes, he
129
2 said. He's gone. He died on Monday, poor fellow.


130
3Watch! Watch! Silk flash rich stockings white. Watch!


131
4A heavy tramcar honking its gong slewed between.


132
5Lost it. Curse your your your your noisy pugnose pugnose pugnose pugnose . Feels locked out of it.
6Paradise and
133the peri.
⸢2Feels locked out of it.
6Paradise and
133the peri.2⸣
Always happening like that. The very moment. Girl
7in Eustace
134street hallway Monday was it settling her garter. Her friend
8covering the
135display of. Esprit de corps. Well, what are you ⸢2[looking]looking
9gaping

9gaping
2⸣
[looking]looking
9gaping

9gaping
at?
⸢(D)Girl
7in Eustace
134street hallway Monday was it settling her garter. Her friend
8covering the
135display of. Esprit de corps. Well, what are you ⸢2[looking]looking
9gaping

9gaping
2⸣
[looking]looking
9gaping

9gaping
at?(D)⸣


136
10Yes, yes, Mr Bloom said after after after after a dull dull dull dull sigh. Another gone.


137
11One of the best, M‘Coy said.


138
12The tram passed. They drove off towards towards towards towards the Loop Line bridge,
13 her
139 rich gloved hand on the steel grip. Flicker, flicker: the laceflare of her
14 hat in
140 the sun: flicker, flick.


141
15Wife well, I suppose? M‘Coy's changed voice said.


142
16O, yes, Mr Bloom said. Tiptop, thanks.


143
17He unfolded⧽unfolded unrolled unrolled unfolded⧽unfolded unrolled unrolled the newspaper baton idly and read idlyidly:


144
18 What is home without
145
19Plumtree's Potted Meat?
146
20Incomplete.
147
21With it an abode of bliss.


148
22My missus has just got an engagement. At least it's not settled yet.


149
23Valise tack again. By the way no harm. ⸢1By the way no harm. 1⸣ I'm off that, thanks.


150
24Mr Bloom turned his largelidded eyes ⸢(B)[in]in with with (B)⸣ [in]in with with unhasty ⸢(B)[surprise, ⧼friendily⧽friendily friendlily:]surprise, ⧼friendily⧽friendily friendlily:
25 friendliness.

25 friendliness.
(B)⸣
[surprise, ⧼friendily⧽friendily friendlily:]surprise, ⧼friendily⧽friendily friendlily:
25 friendliness.

25 friendliness.


151
26My wife too, he said. She's going to sing at a swagger affair in the
27Ulster
152Hall,

27Ulster
152Hall,

27Ulster
152Hall,

27Ulster
152Hall,
Belfast, on the twentyfifth.


153
28That so? M‘Coy said. Glad to hear that, old man. Who's getting it up?


154
29Mrs Marion Bloom. Not up yet. Queen was in her bedroom eating
155
30bread and.
⸢1Queen was in her bedroom eating
155
30bread and.1⸣
No book. Blackened court cards laid along laid along laid along laid along her thigh by
31 sevens.
156 Dark ⧼man⧽man lady and fair man. Letter. Cat in a⧽in a furry furry in a⧽in a furry furry black
32 ball. Torn strip of envelope.


157
1
Love's.

158
2
Old.

159
3
Sweet.

160
4
Song.

161
5
Comes

5
Comes

5
Comes

5
Comes
⸢3[love's]love's lo‐ove's lo‐ove's 3⸣ [love's]love's lo‐ove's lo‐ove's old ....


162
6It's a kind of a tour, don't you see, Mr Bloom said thoughtfully. Sweeeet
163
7song.
There's a committee formed. Part shares and part profits.


164
8M‘Coy nodded, fingering⧽fingering picking at picking at fingering⧽fingering picking at picking at his moustache stubble.


165
9O, well, he said. That's good news.


166
10He moved to go.


167
11Well, glad to see you looking fit, he said. See⧽See Meet Meet See⧽See Meet Meet you knocking
12 around.


168
13Yes, Mr Bloom said.


169
14 I tell⧽I tellTellTell I tell⧽I tellTellTell you what, M‘Coy said. You might put down my name at the
15 funeral,
170 will you? I'd like to go but I mightn't be able, you see. There's a
16drowning
171case at Sandycove may turn up and then the coroner and myself
17would
172have to go ⸢5[down. ]down. down if the body is found. down if the body is found. 5⸣ [down. ]down. down if the body is found. down if the body is found.
⸢4There's a
16drowning
171case at Sandycove may turn up and then the coroner and myself
17would
172have to go ⸢5[down. ]down. down if the body is found. down if the body is found. 5⸣ [down. ]down. down if the body is found. down if the body is found. 4⸣
You just shove in
18 my name if I'm not
173 there, will you?


174
19I'll do that, Mr Bloom said, ⸢1[moving.]moving. moving to get off. moving to get off. 1⸣ [moving.]moving. moving to get off. moving to get off. That'll be all
20 right.


175
21Right, M‘Coy said brightly. Thanks, old man. I'd go if I possibly could.
176
22Well. Tolloll. Just C. P. M‘Coy will do.


177
23That will be done, Mr Bloom answeredanswered firmly.


178
24Didn't ⸢1[come off]come off catch me napping catch me napping 1⸣ [come off]come off catch me napping catch me napping that wheeze. The quick touch.
25Soft mark.
⸢1The quick touch.
25Soft mark.1⸣

179 I'd like my job. Valise I have a particular fancy for. Leather.
26Capped
180corners, rivetted edges, double action lever lock.
⸢(D) I'd like my job. Valise I have a particular fancy for. Leather.
26Capped
180corners, rivetted edges, double action lever lock.(D)⸣
Bob Cowley
27lent him his
181for the Wicklow regatta concert last year and never heard
28tidings of it from
182that good day to this.
⸢3Bob Cowley
27lent him his
181for the Wicklow regatta concert last year and never heard
28tidings of it from
182that good day to this.3⸣


183
29Mr Bloom, strolling towards Brunswick street, smiled. My missus has
184
30 just got an. Her reedy⧽Her reedy Reedy freckled Reedy freckled Her reedy⧽Her reedy Reedy freckled Reedy freckled soprano. Cheeseparing nose.⸢(D)Cheeseparing nose.(D)⸣
31 Nice enough in its
185 way: for a little ballad. No guts in it. You and me, don't
32 you know: in the
186 same boat. Softsoaping.⸢2Softsoaping.2⸣ Give you the needle that would.
33 Can't he hear the
187 difference? Think he's that way inclined a bit. Against
34my grain somehow.
⸢1Think he's that way inclined a bit. Against
34my grain somehow.1⸣

188Thought that Belfast would fetch him. I hope that
35smallpox up there
189doesn't get worse. Suppose she wouldn't let herself be
36vaccinated again.
⸢4I hope that
35smallpox up there
189doesn't get worse. Suppose she wouldn't let herself be
36vaccinated again.4⸣

190 Your wife and my wife.


191
1Wonder is he pimping after me?


192
2Mr Bloom stood at the corner, his eyes wandering over the
193
3 multicoloured hoardings. Cantrell and Cochrane's Ginger Ale (Aromatic).
194
4 Clery's Summer Sale. No, he's going on straight. Hello. Leah tonight. Mrs
195
5Bandmann Palmer. Like to see her again in that. Hamlet she played
6last
196night. Male impersonator.
⸢(D)Hamlet she played
6last
196night. Male impersonator.(D)⸣
Perhaps he was a woman. Why Ophelia
197
7committed suicide.
⸢2Perhaps he was a woman. Why Ophelia
197
7committed suicide.2⸣
Poor papa! How he used to talk of Kate Bateman in
198
8that. Outside the Adelphi in London ⸢1[waiting ]waiting waited waited 1⸣ [waiting ]waiting waited waited all the afternoon
9 to get in. Year
199 before I was born that was: sixtyfive. And Ristori in Vienna.
10 What is this
200 the right⸢(B)right(B)⸣ name is? By Mosenthal it is. Rachel, is it? No.
11 The scene he ⸢(B)[spoke of]spoke of was
201always talking about
was
201always talking about
(B)⸣
[spoke of]spoke of was
201always talking about
was
201always talking about
where the old blind
12 Abraham recognises the voice and
202 puts his fingers on his face.


203
13Nathan's voice! His ⸢(B)[father's]father's son's son's (B)⸣ [father's]father's son's son's voice! I hear the voice of
14 Nathan who left
204 his father to die [(B)in my hands]in my hands of grief and ⸢(B)[misery,]misery,
15misery in my arms,

15misery in my arms,
(B)⸣
[misery,]misery,
15misery in my arms,

15misery in my arms,
who left the house of his
205father and left⸢(B)left(B)⸣ the God
16of his father.

⸢(B)[So]So
206
17 Every word is so

206
17 Every word is so
(B)⸣
[So]So
206
17 Every word is so

206
17 Every word is so
deep, Leopold. [(B)Every word.]Every word.


207
18Poor papa! Poor man! I'm glad I ⸢(B)[never looked at his face after he
19did it.]
never looked at his face after he
19did it.
didn't go into the room to look at
208his face.
didn't go into the room to look at
208his face.
(B)⸣
[never looked at his face after he
19did it.]
never looked at his face after he
19did it.
didn't go into the room to look at
208his face.
didn't go into the room to look at
208his face.
That day! O, dear! O,
20 dear! Ffoo! Well, perhaps it was best for
209 him.


210
21Mr Bloom went round the corner and passed the drooping ⸢2[horses]horses
22nags

22nags
2⸣
[horses]horses
22nags

22nags
of the
211 hazard. No use thinking of it any more. Nosebag time. Wish I
23 hadn't met
212 that M‘Coy fellow.

|3 |
213
24 He came nearer and heard ⸢(B)[the]the a a (B)⸣ [the]the a a crunching of the
25 gilded oats, ⸢(B)[their]their the the (B)⸣ [their]their the the gently
214 champing teeth. Their full buck eyes
26 regarded him as he went ⸢2[by.]by. by, amid the
215sweet oaten reek of their
27 urine –⧽
their
27 urine –
their
27 urine –⧽
their
27 urine –
horsepiss.
by, amid the
215sweet oaten reek of their
27 urine –⧽
their
27 urine –
their
27 urine –⧽
their
27 urine –
horsepiss.
2⸣
[by.]by. by, amid the
215sweet oaten reek of their
27 urine –⧽
their
27 urine –
their
27 urine –⧽
their
27 urine –
horsepiss.
by, amid the
215sweet oaten reek of their
27 urine –⧽
their
27 urine –
their
27 urine –⧽
their
27 urine –
horsepiss.
Their Eldorado.⸢3Their Eldorado.3⸣ Poor jugginses! Damn all
216 they
28 know or care about anything with their long noses stuck in nosebags.
217 Too
29full for words.
⸢1 Too
29full for words. 1⸣
Still they get their feed all right and their doss. Gelded
218
30 too: a stump of black guttapercha wagging limp between their haunches.
219
31 Might be happy all the same that way. Good poor brutes they look. Still
220
32their neigh can be very irritating.
⸢2Still
220
32their neigh can be very irritating.2⸣


221
33He drew the letter from his pocket and folded it into the newspaper he
222
34 carried. Might just walk into her here. The lane is safer.


223
1He ⸢2[hummed, passing]hummed, passing passed passed 2⸣ [hummed, passing]hummed, passing passed passed the cabman's ⸢(D)[shelter:]shelter: shelter.
2Curious the life of drifting cabbies.
shelter.
2Curious the life of drifting cabbies.
(D)⸣
[shelter:]shelter: shelter.
2Curious the life of drifting cabbies.
shelter.
2Curious the life of drifting cabbies.

224 All weathers, all places, time or
3setdown, no will of their own. Voglio e non.
225Like to give them an odd
4cigarette. Sociable. Shout a few flying syllables as
226they pass.
⸢4Sociable. Shout a few flying syllables as
226they pass.4⸣
He
5hummed:
⸢2All weathers, all places, time or
3setdown, no will of their own. Voglio e non.
225Like to give them an odd
4cigarette. Sociable. Shout a few flying syllables as
226they pass.
⸢4Sociable. Shout a few flying syllables as
226they pass.4⸣
He
5hummed:2⸣


227
6
Là ci darem la mano

228
7
La la lala la la.


229
8He turned into Cumberland street and, going on some paces, halted
230
9 in the lee of the station wall. No‐one. Meade's timberyard. Piled balks.⸢(D)Piled balks.(D)⸣
231
10 Ruins and tenements. With careful tread he passed over a hopscotch ⸢1[court.]court.
11 court
232with its forgotten pickeystone.

11 court
232with its forgotten pickeystone.
1⸣
[court.]court.
11 court
232with its forgotten pickeystone.

11 court
232with its forgotten pickeystone.
Not a sinner. Near the
12timberyard a
233squatted child at marbles, alone, shooting the taw with a
13cunnythumb. A
234wise tabby, a blinking sphinx, watched from her warm
14sill. Pity to disturb
235them. Mohammed cut a piece out of his mantle not to
15wake her.
⸢5A
234wise tabby, a blinking sphinx, watched from her warm
14sill. Pity to disturb
235them. Mohammed cut a piece out of his mantle not to
15wake her.5⸣
Open it.
236 ⸢4[When]When And once And once 4⸣ [When]When And once And once I played marbles when I went to
16that old dame's school. She liked
237mignonette. Mrs Ellis's. And Mr?
⸢(D)With careful tread he passed over a hopscotch ⸢1[court.]court.
11 court
232with its forgotten pickeystone.

11 court
232with its forgotten pickeystone.
1⸣
[court.]court.
11 court
232with its forgotten pickeystone.

11 court
232with its forgotten pickeystone.
Not a sinner. Near the
12timberyard a
233squatted child at marbles, alone, shooting the taw with a
13cunnythumb. A
234wise tabby, a blinking sphinx, watched from her warm
14sill. Pity to disturb
235them. Mohammed cut a piece out of his mantle not to
15wake her.
⸢5A
234wise tabby, a blinking sphinx, watched from her warm
14sill. Pity to disturb
235them. Mohammed cut a piece out of his mantle not to
15wake her.5⸣
Open it.
236 ⸢4[When]When And once And once 4⸣ [When]When And once And once I played marbles when I went to
16that old dame's school. She liked
237mignonette. Mrs Ellis's. And Mr?(D)⸣
He
17 opened the letter within the
238 newspaper.


239
18A flower. I think it's a.⸢2I think it's a.2⸣ A yellow flower with flattened petals. Not
240
19 annoyed then? What does she say?


241
20
Dear Henry


242
21I got your last letter to me and thank you very much for it. I am sorry
243
22 you did not like my last letter. Why did you enclose the stamps? I am
244
23 awfully angry with you. I do wish I could punish you for that. I called you
245
24 naughty boy because I do not like that other world. Please tell me what is
246
25 the real meaning of that word? Are you not happy in your home you poor
247
26 little naughty boy? I do wish I could do something for you. Please tell me
248
27 what you think of poor me. I often think of the beautiful name you have.
249
28 Dear Henry, when will we meet? I think of you so often you have no idea. I
250
29 have never felt myself so much drawn to a man as you. I feel so bad about.
251
30 Please write me a long letter and tell me more. Remember if you do not I
252
31 will punish you. So now you know what I will do to you, you naughty boy,
253
32 if you do not ⸢4[write. ]write. wrote. wrote. 4⸣ [write. ]write. wrote. wrote. O how I long to meet you. Henry dear,
33 do not deny my
254 request before my patience are exhausted. Then I will tell
1 you all. Goodbye
255 now, naughty darling, I have such a bad headache.
2 today. and write ⸢3[soon]soon by
256 return
by
256 return
3⸣
[soon]soon by
256 return
by
256 return
to your longing


257
3
Martha


258
4P. S. Do tell me what kind of perfume does your wife use. I want to know.


259
5
x x x x


260
6He tore the flower gravely from its pinhold smelt its almost no
7smell
⸢2smelt its almost no
7smell2⸣

261 and placed it in his heart pocket. Language of flowers. They like it
8because
262no‐one can hear. Or a poison bouquet to strike him down.
⸢2Language of flowers. They like it
8because
262no‐one can hear. Or a poison bouquet to strike him down.2⸣
Then
9 walking
263 slowly forward he read the letter again, murmuring here and there
10 a word.
264 Angry tulips⧼.⧽. with you darling manflower punish your lianas⧽lianas
11cactus

11cactus
lianas⧽lianas
11cactus

11cactus
if you don't
265please poor forgetmenot how I long violets to dear
12roses when we soon
266 anemone⸢4 anemone4⸣ meet all naughty nightstalk wife ⸢4[Martha]Martha
13Martha's

13Martha's
4⸣
[Martha]Martha
13Martha's

13Martha's
perfume.
⸢2 Angry tulips⧼.⧽. with you darling manflower punish your lianas⧽lianas
11cactus

11cactus
lianas⧽lianas
11cactus

11cactus
if you don't
265please poor forgetmenot how I long violets to dear
12roses when we soon
266 anemone⸢4 anemone4⸣ meet all naughty nightstalk wife ⸢4[Martha]Martha
13Martha's

13Martha's
4⸣
[Martha]Martha
13Martha's

13Martha's
perfume.2⸣
Having read
267 it all he took it from the newspaper and
14 put it back in his sidepocket.


268
15Weak joy opened his lips. Changed since the first letter. Wonder did
269
16she wrote it herself.
⸢4Wonder did
269
16she wrote it herself.4⸣
Doing the indignant: a girl of good family like me,
270
17 respectable character. Could meet one Sunday after ⸢(D)[mass.]mass. the rosary. the rosary. (D)⸣ [mass.]mass. the rosary. the rosary.
18 Thank you:
271 not having any. Usual love scrimmage. Then running round
19corners. Bad
272as a row with Molly. Cigar has a cooling effect. Narcotic.
⸢2Usual love scrimmage. Then running round
19corners. Bad
272as a row with Molly. Cigar has a cooling effect. Narcotic.2⸣
Go
20 further next
273 time. Naughty boy: punish: afraid of words, of course.
21 Brutal, why not?
274 Try it anyhow. A bit at a time.


275
22Fingering still the letter in his pocket he drew the pin out of it.
276
23 Common pin, eh? He threw it on the road. Out of her clothes somewhere:
277
24 pinned together. Queer the number of pins they always have. No roses
278
25without thorns.
⸢(D)No roses
278
25without thorns.(D)⸣


279
26Flat Dublin voices bawled in his head those⧽head those head. Those head. Those head those⧽head those head. Those head. Those two sluts
27 that night in
280 the Coombe, linked together in the ⸢1[rain:]rain: rain. rain. 1⸣ [rain:]rain: rain. rain.


281
28
O,⸢3O,3⸣ Mairy lost the pin of her drawers.

282
29
She didn't know what to do

283
30
To keep it up,

284
31
To keep it up.


285
32 It? Them. Such a bad headache. Has her ⸢2[monthlies]monthlies roses roses 2⸣ [monthlies]monthlies roses roses probably. Or
33sitting all day
286typing. Eyefocus bad for stomach nerves.
⸢(D)Or
33sitting all day
286typing. Eyefocus bad for stomach nerves. (D)⸣
What perfume
34 does your wife
287use. Now could you make out a thing like that?


288
1
To keep it up.


289
2 Martha, Mary. I saw that picture somewhere I forget ⸢1[now.]now. now old
3master or
290faked for money.
now old
3master or
290faked for money.
1⸣
[now.]now. now old
3master or
290faked for money.
now old
3master or
290faked for money.
He is sitting in their house, talking.
4 Mysterious. Also the
291 two sluts in the Coombe would listen.


292
5
To keep it up.


293
6 Nice kind of evening feeling. No more wandering about. Just loll there:
294
7 quiet dusk: let everything rip. Forget. ⸢2Forget. 2⸣ Tell about places you have been,
295
8 strange customs. The other ⸢1[one]one one, jar on her head, one, jar on her head, 1⸣ [one]one one, jar on her head, one, jar on her head, was getting the
9 supper:
296 fruit, olives, lovely cool water out of a well, ⸢1[things like that.]things like that.
10stonecold like the hole in the
297wall at Ashtown. Must carry a paper goblet
11next time I go to the
298trottingmatches.

10stonecold like the hole in the
297wall at Ashtown. Must carry a paper goblet
11next time I go to the
298trottingmatches.
1⸣
[things like that.]things like that.
10stonecold like the hole in the
297wall at Ashtown. Must carry a paper goblet
11next time I go to the
298trottingmatches.

10stonecold like the hole in the
297wall at Ashtown. Must carry a paper goblet
11next time I go to the
298trottingmatches.
She listens with big dark soft eyes.
12 Tell her: more and
299 more: all. Then a sigh: silence. Long long long rest.


300
13Going under the railway arch he took out the envelope, tore it swiftly
301
14 in shreds and scattered them towards the road. The shreds fluttered away,
302
15 sank in the dank air: a white flutter, then all sank.


303
16Henry Flower. You could tear up a cheque for a hundred pounds in
304
17 the same way. Simple bit of paper. Lord Iveagh once cashed a sevenfigure⸢(D)sevenfigure(D)⸣
305
18 cheque for a million in the bank of Ireland. Shows you the money to be
306
19 made out of porter. Still the other brother lord Ardilaun has to change his
307
20shirt four times a day, they say. Skin breeds lice or vermin.
⸢(5)Still the other brother lord Ardilaun has to change his
307
20shirt four times a day, they say. Skin breeds lice or vermin.(5)⸣
A million
308
21 pounds, wait a moment. Twopence a pint, fourpence a quart, eightpence a
309
22 gallon of porter, no, one and fourpence a gallon of porter. One and four
310
23 into twenty: fifteen about. Yes, exactly. Fifteen millions of barrels of porter.


311
24What am I saying barrels? Gallons. About a million barrels all the
312
25 same.


313
26An incoming train clanked heavily above his head, coach after coach.
314
27 Barrels bumped in his head: dull porter slopped and churned inside. The
315
28 bungholes sprang open and a huge dull flood leaked out, flowing together,
316
29 winding through mudflats all over the level land, a lazy pooling swirl of
317
30 liquor bearing along wideleaved flowers of its froth.


318
31He had reached the open backdoor of All Hallows. Stepping into the
319
32 porch he doffed his hat, took the card from his pocket and tucked it again
320
33 behind the leather headband. Damn it. I might have tried to work M‘Coy
321
34 for a pass to Mullingar.


322
1Same notice on the door. Sermon by the very reverend John Conmee
323
2 S. J. on saint Peter Claver S. J. ⸢(C)S. J. (C)⸣ and the African Mission. Prayers
3for the
324conversion of Gladstone they had too when he was almost
4unconscious.
325 The protestants are the same. Convert Dr William J.
5Walsh D. D. to the
326 true religion.
The protestants are the same. Convert Dr William J.
5Walsh D. D. to the
326 true religion.
⸢4Prayers
3for the
324conversion of Gladstone they had too when he was almost
4unconscious.
325 The protestants are the same. Convert Dr William J.
5Walsh D. D. to the
326 true religion.
The protestants are the same. Convert Dr William J.
5Walsh D. D. to the
326 true religion.
4⸣
Save China's millions. Wonder how
6they explain it to the
327heathen Chinee. Prefer an ounce of opium.
7Celestials. All⧽All Rank Rank All⧽All Rank Rank heresy for
328them.

7Celestials. All⧽All Rank Rank All⧽All Rank Rank heresy for
328them.
Buddha their god lying on his
8side in the museum. Taking it easy with
329hand under his cheek. Josssticks
9burning.
⸢5Josssticks
9burning.5⸣
Not like Ecce Homo. Crown of
330thorns and cross.
⸢4
7Celestials. All⧽All Rank Rank All⧽All Rank Rank heresy for
328them.

7Celestials. All⧽All Rank Rank All⧽All Rank Rank heresy for
328them.
Buddha their god lying on his
8side in the museum. Taking it easy with
329hand under his cheek. Josssticks
9burning.
⸢5Josssticks
9burning.5⸣
Not like Ecce Homo. Crown of
330thorns and cross.4⸣
Clever idea
10Saint Patrick the shamrock. Chopsticks⧼.⧽.?
⸢2Save China's millions. Wonder how
6they explain it to the
327heathen Chinee. Prefer an ounce of opium.
7Celestials. All⧽All Rank Rank All⧽All Rank Rank heresy for
328them.

7Celestials. All⧽All Rank Rank All⧽All Rank Rank heresy for
328them.
Buddha their god lying on his
8side in the museum. Taking it easy with
329hand under his cheek. Josssticks
9burning.
⸢5Josssticks
9burning.5⸣
Not like Ecce Homo. Crown of
330thorns and cross.
⸢4
7Celestials. All⧽All Rank Rank All⧽All Rank Rank heresy for
328them.

7Celestials. All⧽All Rank Rank All⧽All Rank Rank heresy for
328them.
Buddha their god lying on his
8side in the museum. Taking it easy with
329hand under his cheek. Josssticks
9burning.
⸢5Josssticks
9burning.5⸣
Not like Ecce Homo. Crown of
330thorns and cross.4⸣
Clever idea
10Saint Patrick the shamrock. Chopsticks⧼.⧽.?2⸣

331 Conmee: Martin Cunningham
11 knows him: distinguishedlooking. Sorry I
332didn't work him about getting
12Molly into the choir instead of that Father
333Farley who looked a fool but
13wasn't. They're taught that.
⸢5Sorry I
332didn't work him about getting
12Molly into the choir instead of that Father
333Farley who looked a fool but
13wasn't. They're taught that.5⸣
He's not going
334 out in bluey specs⸢(D)in bluey specs(D)⸣ with
14the sweat rolling off him
⸢2with
14the sweat rolling off him2⸣
to baptise blacks, is he? The
335glasses would take
15their fancy, flashing.
⸢4The
335glasses would take
15their fancy, flashing.4⸣
Like to see them sitting round in a
336 ⸢1[circle,]circle, ⸢2[ring,]ring,
16ring with blub lips,

16ring with blub lips,
2⸣
[ring,]ring,
16ring with blub lips,

16ring with blub lips,
entranced,
⸢2[ring,]ring,
16ring with blub lips,

16ring with blub lips,
2⸣
[ring,]ring,
16ring with blub lips,

16ring with blub lips,
entranced,
1⸣
[circle,]circle, ⸢2[ring,]ring,
16ring with blub lips,

16ring with blub lips,
2⸣
[ring,]ring,
16ring with blub lips,

16ring with blub lips,
entranced,
⸢2[ring,]ring,
16ring with blub lips,

16ring with blub lips,
2⸣
[ring,]ring,
16ring with blub lips,

16ring with blub lips,
entranced,
listening. Still life.⸢2Still life.2⸣ Lap it up like milk, I
337
17 suppose.


338
18The cold smell of sacred stone called him. He trod the worn steps,⸢2trod the worn steps,2⸣
339
19 pushed the swingdoor and entered softly by the ⸢(B)[sideway.]sideway. rere. rere. (B)⸣ [sideway.]sideway. rere. rere.


340
20Something going on: some sodality. ⧼Nice⧽Nice Pity so empty. Nice
21discreet place
341to be next a⧽a some some a⧽a some some girl. Who is my neighbour?Who is my neighbour? Jammed
22by the hour ⧼wi⧽wi to slow
342music. That woman at midnight mass. Seventh
23heaven.
⸢2 ⧼Nice⧽Nice Pity so empty. Nice
21discreet place
341to be next a⧽a some some a⧽a some some girl. Who is my neighbour?Who is my neighbour? Jammed
22by the hour ⧼wi⧽wi to slow
342music. That woman at midnight mass. Seventh
23heaven.2⸣
Women knelt in the
343 benches with crimson halters round their
24 necks, heads bowed. A batch knelt
344 at the altarrails. The priest went along
25 by them, murmuring, holding the
345 thing in his hands. He stopped at each,
26 took out the⧽the a a the⧽the a a communion, shook a
346 drop or two (are they in water?) off
27 it and put it neatly into her mouth. Her
347 hat and head sank. Then the next
28 one. Her hat sank at once. Then the next
348 one: a small old woman. The
29 priest bent down to put it into her mouth,
349 murmuring all the time. Latin.
30 The next one. Shut your eyes and open your
350mouth.
⸢(D)Shut your eyes and open your
350mouth.(D)⸣
What? Corpus:
31 body. Corpse. Good idea the Latin. Stupefies them
351first.
⸢1Good idea the Latin. Stupefies them
351first.1⸣
Hospice for
32the dying.
⸢(D)Hospice for
32the dying.(D)⸣
They don't seem to chew it: only swallow it
352 down. ⸢(B)[Strange]Strange
33Rum

33Rum
(B)⸣
[Strange]Strange
33Rum

33Rum
idea: eating bits of a corpse. Why the cannibals cotton to it.⸢1Why the cannibals cotton to it.1⸣


353
34He stood aside watching their blind masks pass down the aisle, one by
354
35 one, and seek their places. He approached a bench and seated himself in its
355
36 corner, nursing his hat and newspaper. These pots we have to wear. We
356
37ought to have hats modelled on our heads.
⸢4These pots we have to wear. We
356
37ought to have hats modelled on our heads.4⸣
They were about him here and
357
1 there, ⸢(B)[their]their with with (B)⸣ [their]their with with heads still bowed in their crimson halters, waiting for
2 it to melt
358 in their stomachs. Something like those mazzoth: it's that sort of
3 bread:
359 unleavened ⸢(B)[bread, same thing.]bread, same thing. ⸢4[bread.]bread. shewbread. shewbread. 4⸣ [bread.]bread. shewbread. shewbread. ⸢4[bread.]bread. shewbread. shewbread. 4⸣ [bread.]bread. shewbread. shewbread. (B)⸣ [bread, same thing.]bread, same thing. ⸢4[bread.]bread. shewbread. shewbread. 4⸣ [bread.]bread. shewbread. shewbread. ⸢4[bread.]bread. shewbread. shewbread. 4⸣ [bread.]bread. shewbread. shewbread. Look at
4 them. Now I bet it makes them feel happy.
360 Lollipop. ⸢2 Lollipop. 2⸣ It does. Yes, bread
5 of angels it's called. There's a big idea behind
361 ⸢(B)[that,]that, it, it, (B)⸣ [that,]that, it, it, kind of ⸢2[heavenly feel inside.]heavenly feel inside.
6 kingdom of God is within you feel.

6 kingdom of God is within you feel.
2⸣
[heavenly feel inside.]heavenly feel inside.
6 kingdom of God is within you feel.

6 kingdom of God is within you feel.
First
7communicants.
⸢1First
7communicants. 1⸣

362 Hokypoky penny a lump.⸢(D)Hokypoky penny a lump.(D)⸣ Then feel all like one ⸢1[family,]family,
8 family party, same in the
363theatre,

8 family party, same in the
363theatre,
1⸣
[family,]family,
8 family party, same in the
363theatre,

8 family party, same in the
363theatre,
all in the same swim. They do.
9 I'm sure of that. Not so lonely. In
364our confraternity.
⸢1In
364our confraternity.1⸣
Then come out a
10bit spreeish. Let off steam.
⸢2Then come out a
10bit spreeish. Let off steam.2⸣
Thing is if
365 you really believe in it. Lourdes ⸢5[water cure]water cure
11 cure, waters of oblivion,

11 cure, waters of oblivion,
5⸣
[water cure]water cure
11 cure, waters of oblivion,

11 cure, waters of oblivion,
and the Knock
366apparition, statues
12bleeding.
⸢4Lourdes ⸢5[water cure]water cure
11 cure, waters of oblivion,

11 cure, waters of oblivion,
5⸣
[water cure]water cure
11 cure, waters of oblivion,

11 cure, waters of oblivion,
and the Knock
366apparition, statues
12bleeding.4⸣
Old fellow asleep near that confessionbox.
367 Hence those
13snores.
⸢1 Hence those
13snores.1⸣
Blind faith. Safe in the arms of kingdom come. Lulls all
368pain.
14Wake this time next year.
⸢(D)Old fellow asleep near that confessionbox.
367 Hence those
13snores.
⸢1 Hence those
13snores.1⸣
Blind faith. Safe in the arms of kingdom come. Lulls all
368pain.
14Wake this time next year.(D)⸣


369
15He saw the priest stow the communion cup away, well in, and kneel
370
16 an instant before it, showing a large grey bootsole from under the lace
371
17 affair he had on. Suppose he lost the pin of his. He wouldn't know what to
372
18do to.
⸢2Suppose he lost the pin of his. He wouldn't know what to
372
18do to.2⸣
Bald spot behind. ⸢4Bald spot behind. 4⸣ Letters on his back: I. N. R. I? No:⸢2I. N. R. I? No:2⸣ I. H. S.
19 Molly
373 told me one time I asked her. I have sinned: or no: I have suffered,
20 it is. And
374the other one? Iron nails ran in.
⸢4And
374the other one? Iron nails ran in.4⸣


375
21Meet one Sunday after ⸢(D)[mass.]mass. the rosary. the rosary. (D)⸣ [mass.]mass. the rosary. the rosary. Do not deny my
22 request. Turn up
376with a veil and black bag. Dusk and the light behind
23her.
⸢(D)Turn up
376with a veil and black bag. Dusk and the light behind
23her.(D)⸣
She might be here
377 with a ribbon round her neck and do the other
24 thing all the same on the sly.
378 Their character.Their character. That fellow that turned
25 queen's evidence on the invincibles
379 he used to receive the, Carey was his
26 name, the communion every morning.
380 This very church. Peter Carey, yes.
27 No, Peter Claver I am thinking of.
381 Denis Carey. And just imagine that.
28Wife and six children at home.
⸢(D)
28Wife and six children at home.(D)⸣
And
382 plotting that murder all the time.
29 Those crawthumpers, now that's a good
383 name for them, there's always
30 something shiftylooking about them. They're
384 not straight men of business
31 either. O, no, she's not here: nonsense.⧽nonsense. the flower: no,
385 no.
the flower: no,
385 no.
nonsense.⧽nonsense. the flower: no,
385 no.
the flower: no,
385 no.
By the way,
32 did I tear up that envelope? Yes: under the bridge.


386
33The priest was rinsing out the chalice: then he tossed off the dregs
387
34 smartly. [4Elixir of life. ]Elixir of life. ⸢2 [4Elixir of life. ]Elixir of life. 2⸣ Wine. Makes it more aristocratic than for
35example if he drank
388what they are used to Guinness's porter or some
36temperance beverage
389Wheatley's Dublin hop bitters or Cantrell and
1Cochrane's ginger ale
390(aromatic).
⸢4Wine. Makes it more aristocratic than for
35example if he drank
388what they are used to Guinness's porter or some
36temperance beverage
389Wheatley's Dublin hop bitters or Cantrell and
1Cochrane's ginger ale
390(aromatic).4⸣
Doesn't give them any of ⸢4[the]the it:
2shew
it:
2shew
4⸣
[the]the it:
2shew
it:
2shew
wine: only the other. Cold
391comfort.
⸢(D)Cold
391comfort.(D)⸣
⸢1[Quite]Quite Pious fraud but
3quite
Pious fraud but
3quite
1⸣
[Quite]Quite Pious fraud but
3quite
Pious fraud but
3quite
right: otherwise they'd have one other⧽other old old other⧽other old old booser
392 worse than
4 another coming along, cadging for a drink. ⸢(D)[Spoil]Spoil Queer Queer (D)⸣ [Spoil]Spoil Queer Queer the whole
393
5 atmosphere of the. Quite right. Perfectly right that is.


394
6Mr Bloom looked back towards the choir. Not going to be any music.
395
7 Pity. Who has the organ here I wonder? Old Glynn he knew how to make
396
8 that instrument talk, the vibrato: fifty pounds a ⧼we⧽we year they say he ⸢(B)[had.]had.
9 had in
397Gardiner street.

9 had in
397Gardiner street.
(B)⸣
[had.]had.
9 had in
397Gardiner street.

9 had in
397Gardiner street.
Molly was in fine voice that day, the
10 Stabat Mater of
398 Rossini. Father Bernard Vaughan's sermon first. Christ or
11Pilate? Christ,
399but don't keep us all night over it. Music they wanted.
⸢4Father Bernard Vaughan's sermon first. Christ or
11Pilate? Christ,
399but don't keep us all night over it. Music they wanted.4⸣

12Footdrill stopped.
400Could hear a pin drop.
⸢5
12Footdrill stopped.
400Could hear a pin drop.5⸣
I told her to pitch her voice
13 against that corner. I
401 could feel the thrill in the air, the full, the people
14 looking up:


402
15
Quis est homo.


403
16Some of that old sacred music [(C)is ]is splendid. Mercadante: seven last
404
17 words. Mozart's twelfth mass: [(C)the ]the Gloria in that. Those old popes [(C)
18were ]

18were
keen on
405 music, on art and statues and pictures of all kinds.
19 Palestrina for example
406 too. They had a gay old time while it lasted.
20Healthy too, chanting, regular
407hours, then brew liqueurs.
⸢1
20Healthy too, chanting, regular
407hours, then brew liqueurs. 1⸣

21Benedictine. Green Chartreuse.
⸢4
21Benedictine. Green Chartreuse.4⸣
Still, having
408 eunuchs in their choir that
22 was coming it a bit thick. What kind of voice is
409 it? Must be curious to ⸢4[hear.]hear.
23 hear after their own strong basses.

23 hear after their own strong basses.
4⸣
[hear.]hear.
23 hear after their own strong basses.

23 hear after their own strong basses.
Connoisseurs.
410 Suppose they
24 wouldn't feel anything after. Kind of a placid. No worry, fall⧽worry, fall worry.
25 Fall
worry.
25 Fall
worry, fall⧽worry, fall worry.
25 Fall
worry.
25 Fall

411 into flesh, don't they? ⸢4[Gluttons.]Gluttons. Gluttons, tall, long legs. Gluttons, tall, long legs. 4⸣ [Gluttons.]Gluttons. Gluttons, tall, long legs. Gluttons, tall, long legs. ⸢1 ⸢4[Gluttons.]Gluttons. Gluttons, tall, long legs. Gluttons, tall, long legs. 4⸣ [Gluttons.]Gluttons. Gluttons, tall, long legs. Gluttons, tall, long legs. 1⸣ Who
26 knows? Eunuch. One
412 way out of it.


413
27He saw the priest bend down and kiss the altar and then face about
414
28 and bless all the people. All crossed themselves and stood up. Mr Bloom
415
29 glanced about him and then stood up, looking over the ⸢(B)[rising]rising risen risen (B)⸣ [rising]rising risen risen
30 hats. Stand up
416 at the gospel of course. Then all settled down on their knees
31 again and he
417 sat back quietly in his bench. The priest came ⧼b⧽b down from
32 the altar, holding
418 the thing out from him, and he and the massboy answered
33 each other in
419 Latin. Then the priest knelt down and began to read off a
34 card:


420
35O God, our refuge and our strength .....


421
1Mr Bloom put his face forward to catch the words. English. Throw
422
2them the bone.
⸢1English. Throw
422
2them the bone.1⸣
I remember slightly. How long since your last mass?⸢(D)I remember slightly. How long since your last mass?(D)⸣
423
3Glorious and immaculate virgin. Joseph, her spouse. Peter and Paul. More
424
4 interesting if you understood what it was all about. Wonderful organisation
425
5 certainly, goes like clockwork. Confession. Everyone wants to. Then I
6will
426tell you all. Penance.⸢4Penance.4⸣ Punish me, please.
⸢1Everyone wants to. Then I
6will
426tell you all. Penance.⸢4Penance.4⸣ Punish me, please.1⸣
Great weapon in their
7hands. More
427than doctor or solicitor.
⸢1More
427than doctor or solicitor.1⸣
Woman dying to. And I
8schschschschschsch. And
428did you chachachachacha? And why did you?
9Look down at her ring to
429find anan excuse.
⸢5And why did you?
9Look down at her ring to
429find anan excuse.5⸣
Whispering gallery walls have
10ears. Husband learn to his
430surprise. God's little joke.⸢1God's little joke.1⸣ Then out she
11comes. Repentance skindeep. ⸢1Repentance skindeep. 1⸣
431Lovely shame. Pray at an altar. Hail
12Mary and Holy Mary.
⸢4Hail
12Mary and Holy Mary.4⸣
Flowers,
432incense, candles melting.
⸢(D)Confession. Everyone wants to. Then I
6will
426tell you all. Penance.⸢4Penance.4⸣ Punish me, please.
⸢1Everyone wants to. Then I
6will
426tell you all. Penance.⸢4Penance.4⸣ Punish me, please.1⸣
Great weapon in their
7hands. More
427than doctor or solicitor.
⸢1More
427than doctor or solicitor.1⸣
Woman dying to. And I
8schschschschschsch. And
428did you chachachachacha? And why did you?
9Look down at her ring to
429find anan excuse.
⸢5And why did you?
9Look down at her ring to
429find anan excuse.5⸣
Whispering gallery walls have
10ears. Husband learn to his
430surprise. God's little joke.⸢1God's little joke.1⸣ Then out she
11comes. Repentance skindeep. ⸢1Repentance skindeep. 1⸣
431Lovely shame. Pray at an altar. Hail
12Mary and Holy Mary.
⸢4Hail
12Mary and Holy Mary.4⸣
Flowers,
432incense, candles melting.(D)⸣
Hide her
13blushes.
⸢1Hide her
13blushes.1⸣
Salvation army blatant
433imitation. Reformed prostitute will
14address the meeting. How I found the
434Lord.
⸢4Salvation army blatant
433imitation. Reformed prostitute will
14address the meeting. How I found the
434Lord.4⸣
Squareheaded chaps those
15 must be in Rome: they work the whole
435 show. And don't they rake in the ⸢(B)[money?]money?
16 money too?

16 money too?
(B)⸣
[money?]money?
16 money too?

16 money too?
Bequests ⸢(B)[too:]too: also: also: (B)⸣ [too:]too: also: also: to ⸢1[say so many
17masses.]
say so many
17masses.
the P. P. for
436the time being in his absolute discretion. Masses for
18the repose of my soul to
437be said publicly with open doors. Monasteries⧼.⧽.
19and convents.
the P. P. for
436the time being in his absolute discretion. Masses for
18the repose of my soul to
437be said publicly with open doors. Monasteries⧼.⧽.
19and convents.
1⸣
[say so many
17masses.]
say so many
17masses.
the P. P. for
436the time being in his absolute discretion. Masses for
18the repose of my soul to
437be said publicly with open doors. Monasteries⧼.⧽.
19and convents.
the P. P. for
436the time being in his absolute discretion. Masses for
18the repose of my soul to
437be said publicly with open doors. Monasteries⧼.⧽.
19and convents.
The priest in
438that Fermanagh will case in the witnessbox.
20 No browbeating him. He had
439 his answer pat for everything. Liberty and
21 exaltation of our holy mother the
440 church. The doctors of the church: they
22 mapped out the whole theology of
441 it.


442
23The priest prayed:


443
24Blessed Michael, archangel, defend us in the hour of conflict. Be our
444
25 safeguard against the wickedness and snares of the devil (may God restrain
445
26him, we humbly pray!): and do thou, O prince of the heavenly host, by the
446
27 power of God thrust Satan down to hell and with him those other wicked
447
28 spirits who wander through the world for the ruin of souls.


448
29The priest and the massboy stood up and walked off. All over. The
449
30 women remained behind: thanksgiving.


450
31Better be shoving along. Brother Buzz. Come around with the plate
451
32perhaps.
⸢(D)Brother Buzz. Come around with the plate
451
32perhaps.(D)⸣
Pay your Easter duty.⸢1Pay your Easter duty.1⸣


452
33He stood up. Hello. Were those two buttons of my waistcoat open all
453
34 the time? Women enjoy it. Never tell you. But we. Excuse, miss, there's a
454
35(whh!) just a (whh!) fluff. Or their skirt behind, placket unhooked.
455
36Glimpses of the moon.
⸢5Or their skirt behind, placket unhooked.
455
36Glimpses of the moon.5⸣
Annoyed if you don't. Why didn't you tell me
456
37before.
⸢1Annoyed if you don't. Why didn't you tell me
456
37before. 1⸣
Still like you better untidy.
⸢(D)Women enjoy it. Never tell you. But we. Excuse, miss, there's a
454
35(whh!) just a (whh!) fluff. Or their skirt behind, placket unhooked.
455
36Glimpses of the moon.
⸢5Or their skirt behind, placket unhooked.
455
36Glimpses of the moon.5⸣
Annoyed if you don't. Why didn't you tell me
456
37before.
⸢1Annoyed if you don't. Why didn't you tell me
456
37before. 1⸣
Still like you better untidy.(D)⸣
Good job it wasn't farther south. ⸢1Good job it wasn't farther south. 1⸣
1 He
457 ⸢(B)[passed discreetly]passed discreetly passed, discreetly buttoning, passed, discreetly buttoning, (B)⸣ [passed discreetly]passed discreetly passed, discreetly buttoning, passed, discreetly buttoning, down the aisle and
2 out through the main door
458 into the light. He stood a moment unseeing by
3the cold ⸢5[stone stoup]stone stoup black marble bowl black marble bowl 5⸣ [stone stoup]stone stoup black marble bowl black marble bowl
459while before him and behind
4two worshippers dipped furtive hands in the
460low tide of holy water.
⸢4He stood a moment unseeing by
3the cold ⸢5[stone stoup]stone stoup black marble bowl black marble bowl 5⸣ [stone stoup]stone stoup black marble bowl black marble bowl
459while before him and behind
4two worshippers dipped furtive hands in the
460low tide of holy water.4⸣

5 Trams: a car of Prescott's dyeworks: a widow in her
461 weeds. Notice
6because I'm in mourning myself.
⸢1Notice
6because I'm in mourning myself.1⸣
He covered himself. How
462 goes the time?
7 Quarter past. Time enough yet. Better get that ⸢(B)[facewash]facewash lotion lotion (B)⸣ [facewash]facewash lotion lotion made
463
8 up. Where is this, ah⧽this, ah this? Ah this? Ah this, ah⧽this, ah this? Ah this? Ah yes, the last time. Sweny's in Lincoln
9place. Chemists
464 rarely ⧼moved.⧽moved. move.
Chemists
464 rarely ⧼moved.⧽moved. move.
Their green and gold
10beaconjars too heavy to move⧽move stir. stir. move⧽move stir. stir.
⸢5Their green and gold
10beaconjars too heavy to move⧽move stir. stir. move⧽move stir. stir. 5⸣
Hamilton
465Long's, founded in the
11year of the flood.
⸢4Hamilton
465Long's, founded in the
11year of the flood.4⸣
Huguenot churchyard near there.
466Visit some day.
⸢1 Chemists
464 rarely ⧼moved.⧽moved. move.
Chemists
464 rarely ⧼moved.⧽moved. move.
Their green and gold
10beaconjars too heavy to move⧽move stir. stir. move⧽move stir. stir.
⸢5Their green and gold
10beaconjars too heavy to move⧽move stir. stir. move⧽move stir. stir. 5⸣
Hamilton
465Long's, founded in the
11year of the flood.
⸢4Hamilton
465Long's, founded in the
11year of the flood.4⸣
Huguenot churchyard near there.
466Visit some day.1⸣


467
12He walked southward along Westland row. But the ⸢(B)[prescription]prescription
13recipe

13recipe
(B)⸣
[prescription]prescription
13recipe

13recipe
is in the
468 other trousers. O, and I forgot that latchkey too. Bore this
14 funeral affair. O
469 well, poor fellow, it's not his fault. When was it I got it
15 made up last? Wait.
470 I changed a sovereign I remember. First of the month it
16 must have been or
471 the second. O, he can look it up in the prescriptions
17 book.


472
18The chemist turned back page after page. Sandy shrivelled smell he
473
19 seems to have. Shrunken skull.⸢4Shrunken skull.4⸣ And old. Quest for the philosopher's
20stone.
474The alchemists.
⸢7Quest for the philosopher's
20stone.
474The alchemists.7⸣
Drugs age you after mental excitement. Lethargy
21then.
475Why? Reaction. A lifetime in a night.
⸢(D)And old. Quest for the philosopher's
20stone.
474The alchemists.
⸢7Quest for the philosopher's
20stone.
474The alchemists.7⸣
Drugs age you after mental excitement. Lethargy
21then.
475Why? Reaction. A lifetime in a night.(D)⸣
Gradually changes your
22character.
⸢7Gradually changes your
22character.7⸣

476 Living all the day among ⸢1[herbs and ointments.]herbs and ointments. herbs,
23ointments, disinfectants.
herbs,
23ointments, disinfectants.
1⸣
[herbs and ointments.]herbs and ointments. herbs,
23ointments, disinfectants.
herbs,
23ointments, disinfectants.
All his alabaster
477lilypots. Mortar and pestle.⸢5Mortar and pestle.5⸣
24Aq. Dist. Fol. Laur. Te Virid. Smell almost cure
478you like the dentist's
25doorbell.
⸢6Smell almost cure
478you like the dentist's
25doorbell.6⸣
Doctor Whack. He ought to ⸢5[physick]physick physic physic 5⸣ [physick]physick physic physic himself a
479bit.
⸢4All his alabaster
477lilypots. Mortar and pestle.⸢5Mortar and pestle.5⸣
24Aq. Dist. Fol. Laur. Te Virid. Smell almost cure
478you like the dentist's
25doorbell.
⸢6Smell almost cure
478you like the dentist's
25doorbell.6⸣
Doctor Whack. He ought to ⸢5[physick]physick physic physic 5⸣ [physick]physick physic physic himself a
479bit.4⸣
⸢7[Electuary.]Electuary.
26 Electuary or emulsion.

26 Electuary or emulsion.
7⸣
[Electuary.]Electuary.
26 Electuary or emulsion.

26 Electuary or emulsion.
⸢6 ⸢7[Electuary.]Electuary.
26 Electuary or emulsion.

26 Electuary or emulsion.
7⸣
[Electuary.]Electuary.
26 Electuary or emulsion.

26 Electuary or emulsion.
6⸣
The first fellow that picked an herb
27 to cure
480 himself had a bit of pluck. Simples.⸢5Simples.5⸣ Want to be careful. Enough
28 stuff here to
481 ⸢(D)[send you off.]send you off. ⸢1[put you to sleep.]put you to sleep. chloroform you. Test:
29turns blue litmus paper red.
chloroform you. Test:
29turns blue litmus paper red.
1⸣
[put you to sleep.]put you to sleep. chloroform you. Test:
29turns blue litmus paper red.
chloroform you. Test:
29turns blue litmus paper red.
⸢4[Opium.]Opium. Chloroform. Overdose
482of
30laudanum.
Chloroform. Overdose
482of
30laudanum.
4⸣
[Opium.]Opium. Chloroform. Overdose
482of
30laudanum.
Chloroform. Overdose
482of
30laudanum.
Sleeping draughts. Lovephiltres. Paragoric poppysyrup bad
483for
31cough. Clogs the pores or the phlegm.
⸢1[put you to sleep.]put you to sleep. chloroform you. Test:
29turns blue litmus paper red.
chloroform you. Test:
29turns blue litmus paper red.
1⸣
[put you to sleep.]put you to sleep. chloroform you. Test:
29turns blue litmus paper red.
chloroform you. Test:
29turns blue litmus paper red.
⸢4[Opium.]Opium. Chloroform. Overdose
482of
30laudanum.
Chloroform. Overdose
482of
30laudanum.
4⸣
[Opium.]Opium. Chloroform. Overdose
482of
30laudanum.
Chloroform. Overdose
482of
30laudanum.
Sleeping draughts. Lovephiltres. Paragoric poppysyrup bad
483for
31cough. Clogs the pores or the phlegm.
(D)⸣
[send you off.]send you off. ⸢1[put you to sleep.]put you to sleep. chloroform you. Test:
29turns blue litmus paper red.
chloroform you. Test:
29turns blue litmus paper red.
1⸣
[put you to sleep.]put you to sleep. chloroform you. Test:
29turns blue litmus paper red.
chloroform you. Test:
29turns blue litmus paper red.
⸢4[Opium.]Opium. Chloroform. Overdose
482of
30laudanum.
Chloroform. Overdose
482of
30laudanum.
4⸣
[Opium.]Opium. Chloroform. Overdose
482of
30laudanum.
Chloroform. Overdose
482of
30laudanum.
Sleeping draughts. Lovephiltres. Paragoric poppysyrup bad
483for
31cough. Clogs the pores or the phlegm.
⸢1[put you to sleep.]put you to sleep. chloroform you. Test:
29turns blue litmus paper red.
chloroform you. Test:
29turns blue litmus paper red.
1⸣
[put you to sleep.]put you to sleep. chloroform you. Test:
29turns blue litmus paper red.
chloroform you. Test:
29turns blue litmus paper red.
⸢4[Opium.]Opium. Chloroform. Overdose
482of
30laudanum.
Chloroform. Overdose
482of
30laudanum.
4⸣
[Opium.]Opium. Chloroform. Overdose
482of
30laudanum.
Chloroform. Overdose
482of
30laudanum.
Sleeping draughts. Lovephiltres. Paragoric poppysyrup bad
483for
31cough. Clogs the pores or the phlegm.
Poisons the only cures. Remedy
484
32where you least expect it. Clever of nature.
⸢4Poisons the only cures. Remedy
484
32where you least expect it. Clever of nature.4⸣


485
33About a fortnight ago, sir?


486
34Yes, Mr Bloom said.


487
35He waited by the counter, inhaling slowly the keen reek of drugs, the
488
36 dusty dry smell of ⸢4[sponges.]sponges. sponges and loofahs. sponges and loofahs. 4⸣ [sponges.]sponges. sponges and loofahs. sponges and loofahs. Lot of time taken up
37telling your
489 ⸢5[ailments.]ailments. aches and pains. aches and pains. 5⸣ [ailments.]ailments. aches and pains. aches and pains.
⸢1Lot of time taken up
37telling your
489 ⸢5[ailments.]ailments. aches and pains. aches and pains. 5⸣ [ailments.]ailments. aches and pains. aches and pains. 1⸣


490
1Sweet almond oil and tincture of benzoin, Mr Bloom said, and then
491
2 orangeflower water ....


492
3It certainly did make her skin so delicate white like wax.


493
4And white wax also, he said.


494
5Brings out the darkness of her eyes. Looking at me, the sheet up to
495
6 her eyes, Spanish,⸢1Spanish,1⸣ smelling herself,⸢(D)smelling herself,(D)⸣ when I was fixing the links in my
7 cuffs.
496 Those homely recipes are often the best: strawberries for the teeth:
8nettles
497and rainwater:
⸢4strawberries for the teeth:
8nettles
497and rainwater:4⸣
oatmeal they say steeped in buttermilk. Skinfood.⸢1Skinfood.1⸣
9One of
498the old queen's sons, duke of Albany was it? had only one skin.
10Leopold,
499yes.
⸢5
10Leopold,
499yes.5⸣
Three we have. Warts, bunions and pimples to make it
11worse.
⸢4
9One of
498the old queen's sons, duke of Albany was it? had only one skin.
10Leopold,
499yes.
⸢5
10Leopold,
499yes.5⸣
Three we have. Warts, bunions and pimples to make it
11worse.4⸣
But you
500 want a perfume too. What perfume does your? Peau
12 d'Espagne.
⸢1What perfume does your? Peau
12 d'Espagne.
1⸣
That
501orangeflower water is so fresh. Nice smell these soaps
13 have. Pure curd soap. ⸢(D)Pure curd soap. (D)⸣
502 Time to get a bath round the corner.
14Hammam. Turkish. Massage. Dirt
503gets rolled up in your navel.
⸢7Dirt
503gets rolled up in your navel.7⸣
Nicer
15if a nice girl did it.
⸢4Massage. Dirt
503gets rolled up in your navel.
⸢7Dirt
503gets rolled up in your navel.7⸣
Nicer
15if a nice girl did it.4⸣
Also I think I. Yes I.
504Do it in the bath. Curious longing
16I. Water to water. Combine business with
505pleasure. Pity no time for
17massage.
⸢(D)
14Hammam. Turkish. Massage. Dirt
503gets rolled up in your navel.
⸢7Dirt
503gets rolled up in your navel.7⸣
Nicer
15if a nice girl did it.
⸢4Massage. Dirt
503gets rolled up in your navel.
⸢7Dirt
503gets rolled up in your navel.7⸣
Nicer
15if a nice girl did it.4⸣
Also I think I. Yes I.
504Do it in the bath. Curious longing
16I. Water to water. Combine business with
505pleasure. Pity no time for
17massage.(D)⸣
Feel fresh then all the day. Funeral be
506 rather glum.


507
18Yes, sir, the chemist said. That was two and nine. Have you brought a
508
19 bottle?


509
20No, Mr Bloom said. Make it up, please. I'll call later in the day and I'll
510
21 take one of these soaps. How much are they?


511
22Fourpence, sir.


512
23Mr Bloom raised a cake to his nostrils. Sweet lemony wax.
513


24I'll take this one, he said. That makes three and a penny.


514
25Yes, sir, the chemist said. You can pay all together, sir, when you come
515
26 back.


516
27Good, Mr Bloom said.


517
28He strolled out of the shop, the newspaper baton under his armpit,
518
29 the coolwrappered soap in his left hand.


519
30At his armpit Bantam Lyons' voice and hand said:


520
31Hello, Bloom. What's the best news?⸢(D)What's the best news?(D)⸣ Is that today's? Show us a
32 minute.


521
33Shaved off his moustache againagain, by Jove! Long cold upper lip. To
522
34 look younger. He does look balmy. Younger than I am.⸢1Younger than I am.1⸣


523
35Bantam Lyons's yellow blacknailed fingers unrolled the baton.
36 Wants
524 a wash too. Take off the rough dirt. Good morning, have you
37used Pears'
525soap? Dandruff on his shoulders.
⸢(D)Take off the rough dirt. Good morning, have you
37used Pears'
525soap? Dandruff on his shoulders.(D)⸣
Scalp wants oiling.⸢1Scalp wants oiling.1⸣


526
1I want to see about that French horse that's running today, Bantam⸢(B)Bantam(B)⸣
527
2Lyons said. Where the bugger is it?


528
3He rustled the pleated pages, jerking his chin on his high collar.
529
4Barber's itch. Tight collar he'll lose his hair.
⸢4
4Barber's itch. Tight collar he'll lose his hair.4⸣
Better leave him the paper
5 and
530 get shut of him.


531
6You can keep it, Mr Bloom said, I was just going to throw it away.⧽said, I was just going to throw it away.
7said.

7said.
said, I was just going to throw it away.⧽said, I was just going to throw it away.
7said.

7said.


532
8Ascot. Gold cup. ⸢(B)[Wait:]Wait: Wait, Bantam Wait, Bantam (B)⸣ [Wait:]Wait: Wait, Bantam Wait, Bantam Lyons muttered. Half a
9mo.
⸢(D)Half a
9mo.(D)⸣
Maximum
533 the second.


534
10I was just going to throw it away, Mr Bloom said.


535
11Bantam Lyons raised his eyes suddenly and leered weakly.
536


12What's that? ⸢(B)[he said sharply. ]he said sharply. his sharp voice said. his sharp voice said. (B)⸣ [he said sharply. ]he said sharply. his sharp voice said. his sharp voice said.


537
13I say you can keep it, Mr Bloom answered. I was going to throw it away
538
14 that moment.


539
15Bantam Lyons doubted an instant, leering: then thrust the outspread
540
16 sheets back on Mr Bloom's arms.


541
17I'll risk it, he said. Here, thanks.


542
18He sped off towards Conway's corner. God speed scut.⸢(D)God speed scut.(D)⸣


543
19Mr Bloom folded the sheets again to a neat square and lodged the
544
20 soap in it, smiling. Silly lips of that chap. Betting. Regular hotbed of it
545
21lately. Messenger boys stealing to put on sixpence. Raffle for large tender
546
22turkey. Your Christmas dinner for threepence.
⸢6Betting. Regular hotbed of it
545
21lately. Messenger boys stealing to put on sixpence. Raffle for large tender
546
22turkey. Your Christmas dinner for threepence.6⸣
Jack Fleming embezzling
23to
547 gamble

23to
547 gamble
then smuggled off to America. Keeps a hotel now. They never
24come
548back. Fleshpots of Egypt.
⸢7Jack Fleming embezzling
23to
547 gamble

23to
547 gamble
then smuggled off to America. Keeps a hotel now. They never
24come
548back. Fleshpots of Egypt.7⸣

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549
25 He walked cheerfully towards the mosque of the baths. Remind you
550
26 of a mosque, redbaked bricks, the minarets. College sports today I see. He
551
27 eyed the horseshoe poster over the gate of college park: cyclist doubled up
552
28 like a cod in a pot. Damn bad ad. Now if they had made it round like a
553
29 wheel. Then the spokes: sports, sports, sports: and the hub big: college.
554
30 Something to catch the eye.


555
31There's Hornblower standing at the porter's lodge. Keep him on
556
32 hands: might take a turn in there on the nod. How do you do, Mr
557
33 Hornblower? How do you do, sir?


558
34Heavenly weather really. If life was always like that. Cricket
35weather.
559Sit around under sunshades. Over after over. Out. They can't play
36it here.
560Duck for six wickets. Still Captain Culler broke a window in the
37Kildare
561street club with a slog to square leg. Donnybrook fair more in their
1 line.
562And the skulls we were acracking when M‘Carthy took the floor.
563
2Heatwave.
⸢1Cricket
35weather.
559Sit around under sunshades. Over after over. Out. They can't play
36it here.
560Duck for six wickets. Still Captain Culler broke a window in the
37Kildare
561street club with a slog to square leg. Donnybrook fair more in their
1 line.
562And the skulls we were acracking when M‘Carthy took the floor.
563
2Heatwave.1⸣
Won't last. Always passing, the stream of life, which in the
564
3 stream of life we trace is dearer thaaan them all.


565
4Enjoy a bath now: clean trough of water, cool enamel, the gentle
566
5 tepid stream. This is my body.⸢(D)This is my body.(D)⸣

|1 |
567
6 He foresaw his pale body reclined in it at full, naked, in a womb of
568
7warmth,
⸢4in a womb of
568
7warmth,4⸣
oiled by scented melting soap, softly laved. He saw his trunk and
569
8 limbs riprippled over and sustained, buoyed lightly upward, lemonyellow:
570
9his navel, bud of flesh:
⸢4
9his navel, bud of flesh:4⸣
and⸢(D)and(D)⸣ saw the dark tangled curls of his bush
10 floating,
571 floating hair of the stream around the limp father of thousands,⸢(D)the limp father of thousands,(D)⸣
11 a languid
572 floating flower.


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