Friday, March 14, 2014

Page 20 (1.620-656) "open... mockers"

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Delaney: [45]
open with his thumb and offered it.
— Thank you, Stephen said, taking a cigarette.
Haines helped himself and snapped the case to. He put it back in his sidepocket and took from his waistcoatpocket a nickel tinderbox, sprang it open too, and, having lit his cigarette, held the flaming spunk towards Stephen in the shell of his hands.

tinderboxes predated safety matches, c1850 [wiki]
(Haines favors antique tech)

Delaney: [46]

— Yes, of course, he said, as they went on again. Either you believe or you don't, isn't it? Personally I couldn't stomach that idea of a personal God. You don't stand for that, I suppose?
— You behold in me, Stephen said with grim displeasure, a horrible example of free thought.

He walked on, waiting to be spoken to, trailing his ashplant by his side. Its ferule followed lightly on the path, squealing at his heels. My familiar, after me, calling, Steeeeeeeeeeeephen! A wavering line along the path. They will walk on it tonight, coming here in the dark. He wants that key. It is mine. I paid the rent. Now I eat his salt bread. Give him the key too. All. He will ask for it. That was in his eyes.

"ferule" = tip, probably metal
"path" = packed soil, or gravel?
familiars are magicians' guardian spirits [eb11]

"They will walk on it tonight" = they won't come from the south?

Someday we'll have sorted out who paid what when and who requested the milk deliveries. For now we know Gogarty paid and moved in first with Trench. But since SD has a paying fictional job, he might have paid and moved in with BM (without Haines). JAJ might have tweaked the facts so SD can feel usurped by BM, like Telemachus with the suitors.
"It is mine. I paid the rent." sounds less like SD rehearsing than SD imagining BM's attitude

Delaney: [47]

— After all, Haines began...
Stephen turned and saw that the cold gaze which had measured him was not all unkind.
— After all, I should think you are able to free yourself. You are your own master, it seems to me.
— I am the servant of two masters, Stephen said, an English and an Italian.
— Italian? Haines said.
A crazy queen, old and jealous. Kneel down before me.
— And a third, Stephen said, there is who wants me for odd jobs.
— Italian? Haines said again. What do you mean?
— The imperial British state, Stephen answered, his colour rising, and the holy Roman catholic and apostolic church.

Haines repeats "After all" because SD's look has unsettled him momentarily

Haines willfully overlooks the Church

(aPOStolic or apoSTOLic?)

Haines detached from his underlip some fibres of tobacco before he spoke.
— I can quite understand that, he said calmly. An Irishman must think like that, I daresay. We feel in England that we have treated you rather unfairly. It seems history is to blame.

a nervous gesture, calming

Delaney: [48]

The proud potent titles clanged over Stephen's memory the triumph of their brazen bells: et unam sanctam catholicam et apostolicam ecclesiam: the slow growth and change of rite and dogma like his own rare thoughts, a chemistry of stars. Symbol of the apostles in the mass for pope Marcellus, the voices blended, singing alone loud in affirmation:

and behind their chant the vigilant angel of the church militant disarmed and menaced her heresiarchs.

Joyce loved Palestrina-- so is he reluctantly acknowledging that the Church sometimes made room for such artists?

Delaney: [49]

A horde of heresies fleeing with mitres awry: Photius and the brood of mockers

Photios [wiki]


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