Wednesday, March 5, 2014

[Hats in Ulysses]

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a narrow range via NLI's flickr

hats defined by
material: silk, straw, felt (soft)
color: black, white, brown, grey
dimensions: tall, wide, small

U16: "Haines laughed and, as he took his soft grey hat from the holdfast of the hammock, said"

U17: "A limp black missile flew out of his talking hands. — And there's your Latin quarter hat, he said." U42: "My Latin quarter hat. God, we simply must dress the character." U47: "A side-eye at my Hamlet hat." U48: "He lay back at full stretch over the sharp rocks, cramming the scribbled note and pencil into a pocket, his hat tilted down on his eyes." U85: "Mr Bloom at gaze saw a lithe young man, clad in mourning, a wide hat." U184: "Stephen looked down on a wide headless caubeen, hung on his ashplanthandle over his knee." U202: "Stephen looked on his hat, his stick, his boots. Stephanos, my crown." U219: "—Arrivederla, maestro, Stephen said, raising his hat when his hand was freed."

U18: "He moved a doll's head to and fro, the brims of his Panama hat quivering" U19: "He capered before them down towards the fortyfoot hole, fluttering his winglike hands, leaping nimbly, Mercury's hat quivering in the fresh wind that bore back to them his brief birdsweet cries."

U34: "On the steps of the Paris Stock Exchange the goldskinned men quoting prices on their gemmed fingers. Gabble of geese. They swarmed loud, uncouth about the temple, their heads thickplotting under maladroit silk hats. Not theirs: these clothes"

U42: "Other fellow did it: other me. Hat, tie, overcoat, nose."

U43: [Kevin Egan] "Raw facebones under his peep of day boy's hat."

U48: "The good bishop of Cloyne took the veil of the temple out of his shovel hat: veil of space with coloured emblems hatched on its field."

U50: "My cockle hat and staff and hismy sandal shoon."

U55: "His hand took his hat from the peg over his initialled heavy overcoat and his lost property office secondhand waterproof. .. The sweated legend in the crown of his hat told him mutely: Plasto's high grade ha. He peeped quickly inside the leather headband." U66: "Where is my hat, by the way? Must have put it back on the peg. Or hanging up on the floor. Funny, I don't remember that." U68: "While his eyes still read blandly he took off his hat quietly inhaling his hairoil and sent his right hand with slow grace over his brow and hair. Very warm morning. Under their dropped lids his eyes found the tiny bow of the leather headband inside his high grade ha. Just there. His right hand came down into the bowl of his hat. His fingers found quickly a card behind the headband and transferred it to his waistcoat pocket. So warm. His right hand once more more slowly went over his brow and hair. Then he put on his hat again, relieved" U77: "Stepping into the porch he doffed his hat, took the card from his pocket and tucked it again behind the leather headband." U78: "He approached a bench and seated himself in its corner, nursing his hat and newspaper. These pots we have to wear. We ought to have hats modelled on our heads." U87: "A raindrop spat on his hat." U99: "He fitted his black hat gently on his left knee and, holding its brim, bent over piously." U274: "Where's my hat."

U61: "And the little mirror in his silk hat. The night Milly brought it into the parlour. O, look what I found in professor Goodwin's hat!" U148: "Old Goodwin's tall hat done up with some sticky stuff. Flies' picnic too."

U71: "Flicker, flicker: the laceflare of her hat in the sun: flicker, flick."

U77: "Her hat and head sank."

U79: "Mr Bloom glanced about him and then stood up, looking over the risen hats."

U85: "All watched awhile through their windows caps and hats lifted by passers. Respect. The carriage swerved from the tramtrack to the smoother road past Watery lane. Mr Bloom at gaze saw a lithe young man, clad in mourning, a wide hat."

U85: "Waltzing in Stamer street with Ignatius Gallaher on a Sunday morning, the landlady's two hats pinned on his head."

U88: "The jarvies raised their hats."

U89: "From the door of the Red Bank the white disc of a straw hat flashed reply: passed." U174: "Straw hat in sunlight. Tan shoes. Turnedup trousers. It is. It is." U244: "Blazes Boylan presented to the leaders' skyblue frontlets and high action a skyblue tie, a widebrimmed straw hat at a rakish angle and a suit of indigo serge." U253: "He eyed and saw afar on Essex bridge a gay hat riding on a jauntingcar." U268: "A hackney car, number three hundred and twentyfour, driver Barton James of number one Harmony avenue, Donnybrook, on which sat a fare, a young gentleman, stylishly dressed in an indigoblue serge suit made by George Robert Mesias, tailor and cutter, of number five Eden quay, and wearing a straw hat very dressy, bought of John Plasto of number one Great Brunswick street, hatter."

U90: "Wonder why he was struck off the rolls... Has that silk hat ever since."

U92: "— As decent a little man as ever wore a hat, Mr Dedalus said."

U96: "He lifted his brown straw hat, saluting Paddy Dignam." U213: "Moored under the trees of Charleville Mall Father Conmee saw a turfbarge, a towhorse with pendent head, a bargeman with a hat of dirty straw seated amidships, smoking and staring at a branch of poplar above him."

U101: "—The others are putting on their hats, Mr Kernan said. I suppose we can do so too. We are the last. This cemetery is a treacherous place. They covered their heads."

U103: "A portly man, ambushed among the grasses, raised his hat in homage."

U103: "They bent their silk hats in concert and Hynes inclined his ear. "

U106: "Mr Bloom stood far back, his hat in his hand, counting the bared heads."

U107: "The caretaker moved away a few paces and put on his hat. Had enough of it. The mourners took heart of grace, one by one, covering themselves without show. Mr Bloom put on his hat and saw the portly figure make its way deftly through the maze of graves."

U111: "Got a dinge in the side of his hat. Carriage probably. —Excuse me, sir, Mr Bloom said beside them. They stopped. —Your hat is a little crushed, Mr Bloom said, pointing. John Henry Menton stared at him for an instant without moving. —There, Martin Cunningham helped, pointing also. John Henry Menton took off his hat, bulged out the dinge and smoothed the nap with care on his coatsleeve. He clapped the hat on his head again." U117: "I ought to have said something about an old hat or something."

U113: "Davy Stephens, minute in a large capecoat, a small felt hat crowning his ringlets, passed out with a roll of papers under his cape, a king's courier."

U121: "He took off his silk hat and, blowing out impatiently his bushy moustache, welshcombed his hair with raking fingers."

U122: "—Come, Ned, Mr Dedalus said, putting on his hat."

U125: "—Come on then, Myles Crawford said. Where's my hat?" U126: "The editor came from the inner office, a straw hat awry on his brow." U131: "—New York World, the editor said, excitedly pushing back his straw hat." U140: "Hard after them Myles Crawford appeared on the steps, his hat aureoling his scarlet face, talking with J. J. O'Molloy."

U148: "He read the scarlet letters on their five tall white hats: H. E. L. Y. S."


U152: "Tight as a skullpiece a tiny hat gripped his head."

U155: "Running into cakeshops. Settle my hat straight."

U157: "Charley Boulger used to come out on his high horse, cocked hat, puffed, powdered and shaved."

U160: "Take off that white hat."

U161: "Perched on high stools by the bar, hats shoved back, at the tables calling for more bread..."

U184: "Stephen looked down on a wide headless caubeen, hung on his ashplanthandle over his knee. My casque and sword. Touch lightly with two index fingers. Aristotle's experiment. One or two? Necessity is that in virtue of which it is impossible that one can be otherwise. Argal, one hat is one hat."

U206: "Is that?... Blueribboned hat... Idly writing... What? Looked?..."

U211: "Father Conmee doffed his silk hat and smiled..." U212: "Father Conmee raised his hat to the Blessed Sacrament."

U211: "Mr Denis J. Maginni, professor of dancing, &c. in silk hat, slate frock coat with silk facings, white kerchief tie, tight lavender trousers, canary gloves and pointed patent boots, walking with grave deportment most respectfully took the curbstone as he passed lady Maxwell at the corner of Dignam's court."

U215: "The young man raised his hat abruptly: the young woman abruptly bent and with slow care detached from her light skirt a clinging twig."

U215: "There he tilted his hatbrim to give shade to his eyes and leaned against the doorcase, looking idly out... Corny Kelleher locked his largefooted boots and gazed, his hat downtilted, chewing his blade of hay."

U232: "Staring backers with square hats stood round the roped prizering."

U234: "Ben Dollard's loose blue cutaway and square hat above large slops crossed the quay in full gait from the metal bridge."

U244: "On Ormond quay Mr Simon Dedalus, steering his way from the greenhouse for the subsheriff's office, stood still in midstreet and brought his hat low. His Excellency graciously returned Mr Dedalus' greeting."

U258: "Any God's quantity of cocked hats and boleros and trunkhose."

U263: "He can't sing for tall hats."

U267: "Walking, you know, Ben, in the moonlight with those earthquake hats."

U278: "A frowsy whore with black straw sailor hat askew came glazily in the day along the quay towards Mr Bloom."

U290: "And says Bob Doran, with the hat on the back of his poll, lowest blackguard in Dublin when he's under the influence... Talking through his bloody hat."

U307: "Do you know that he's balmy? Look at his head. Do you know that some mornings he has to get his hat on with a shoehorn."

U564: "Bloom, holding in his hand Stephen's hat festooned with shavings and ashplant, stands irresolute... Bloom holding the hat and ashplant stands erect."

U569: "Preparatory to anything else Mr Bloom brushed off the greater bulk of the shavings and handed Stephen the hat and ashplant"

U575: "he also remarked on his very dilapidated hat and slouchy wearing apparel generally, testifying to a chronic impecuniosity"

U582: "the Lazarillo - Don Cesar de Bazan incident depicted in Maritana on which occasion the former's ball passed through the latter's hat"

U587: "The face of a streetwalker, glazed and haggard under a black straw hat, peered askew round the door of the shelter"

U590: "Faultfinding being a proverbially bad hat, Mr Bloom thought well to stir, or try to, the clotted sugar from the bottom"

U604: "He saw him once on the auspicious occasion when they broke up the type in the Insuppressible or was it United Ireland, a privilege he keenly appreciated, and, in point of fact, handed him his silk hat when it was knocked off and he said Thank you, excited as he undoubtedly was under his frigid exterior notwithstanding the little misadventure mentioned between the cup and the lip, — what's bred in the bone."

U609: "His hat (Parnell's), was inadvertently knocked off and, as a matter of strict history, Bloom was the man who picked it up in the crush after witnesssing the occurrence meaning to return it to him (and return it to him he did with the utmost celerity) who, panting and hatless and whose thoughts were miles away from his hat at the time all the same being a gentleman born [...] turned round to the donor and thanked him with perfect aplomb, saying: Thank you, sir though in a very different tone of voice from the ornament of the legal profession whose headgear Bloom also set to rights earlier in the course of the day,"

U614: "the acme of first class music as such, literally knocking everything else into a cocked hat"

U621: "Resting his feet on the dwarf wall, he climbed over the area railings, compressed his hat on his head, grasped two points at the lower union of rails and stiles, lowered his body gradually by its length of five feet nine inches and a half to within two feet ten inches of the area pavement, and allowed his body to move freely in space..."

U622: "In the open space of the doorway the man reappeared without his hat, with his candle"

U637: "The Queen's Hotel, Ennis, County Clare where Rudolph Bloom (Rudolf Virag) died on the evening of the 27 June 1886 [...] after having, though not in consequence of having, purchased at 3. 15 p. m. on the afternoon of 27 June 1886 a new boater straw hat, extra smart (after having, though not in consequence of having, purchased at the hour and in the place aforesaid, the toxin aforesaid), at the general drapery store of James Cullen, 4 Main street, Ennis."

U639: "She disliked umbrella with rain, he liked woman with umbrella, she disliked new hat with rain, he liked woman with new hat, he bought new hat with rain, she carried umbrella with new hat."

U651: "Diaconal Hat on Ashplant borne by STEPHEN... Stephen put the hat on his head."

U677: "Occasionally he ate without having previously removed his hat."

U682: "A commode, one leg fractured, totally covered by square cretonne cutting, apple design, on which rested a lady's black straw hat."

U692: "God knows hes a change in a way not to be always and ever wearing the same old hat"

U693: "those richlooking green and yellow expensive drinks those stagedoor johnnies drink with the opera hats"

U696: "he always takes off his hat when he comes up in the street like then"

U698: "I saw him before he saw me however standing at the corner of the Harolds cross road with a new raincoat on him with the muffler in the Zingari colours to show off his complexion and the brown hat looking slyboots as usual "

U: "cutting up this old hat and patching up the other the men wont look at you and women try to walk on you because they know youve no man"

U704: "if I went by his advices every blessed hat I put on does that suit me yes take that thats alright the one like a wedding cake standing up miles off my head he said suited me or the dishcover one coming down on my backside"

U707: "the banderilleros with the sashes and the 2 things in their hats"

U: "when I put on my gloves and hat at the window to show I was going out"

U: "that noisy bugger trying to swindle me with the wrong bill he took out of his hat"

U711: "there I was leaning over him with my white ricestraw hat to take the newness out of it"

U: "he didnt know what to make of me with his peak cap on that he always wore crooked as often as I settled it straight H M S Calypso swinging my hat that old Bishop that spoke off the altar his long preach about womans higher functions about girls now riding the bicycle and wearing peak caps and the new woman bloomers"

U: "I couldnt even change my new white shoes all ruined with the saltwater and the hat I had with that feather all blowy and tossed on me "

U719: "Simon Dedalus son his father such a criticiser with his glasses up with his tall hat on him at the cricket match and a great big hole in his sock"

U727? "any man thatd kiss a womans bottom Id throw my hat at him after that hed kiss anything unnatural"

U727: "what they do themselves the fine gentlemen in their silk hats"

U731: "the day we were lying among the rhododendrons on Howth head in the grey tweed suit and his straw hat the day I got him to propose to me"

[active construction, images to be added]

vocabulary: put on, take off, hang up, doff, raise, tilt down, shoved back, awry, settled, hidingplace for magic tricks

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