Saturday, May 24, 2014

Page 36 (2.430-449) "terrors... coins."

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terrors. Still I will help him in his fight. Mulligan will dub me a new name: the bullockbefriending bard.

Delaney: [89]
— Mr Dedalus!
Running after me. No more letters, I hope.
— Just one moment.
— Yes, sir, Stephen said, turning back at the gate.
Mr Deasy halted, breathing hard and swallowing his breath.
— I just wanted to say, he said. Ireland, they say, has the honour of being the only country which never persecuted the jews. Do you know that? No. And do you know why?
He frowned sternly on the bright air.
— Why, sir? Stephen asked, beginning to smile.
— Because she never let them in, Mr Deasy said solemnly.
A coughball of laughter leaped from his throat dragging after it a rattling chain of phlegm. He turned back quickly, coughing, laughing, his lifted arms waving to the air.
— She never let them in, he cried again through his laughter as he stamped on gaitered feet over the gravel of the path. That's why.
On his wise shoulders through the checkerwork of leaves the sun flung spangles, dancing coins.

Jews in Dublin
1891: 1779
1901: 3618
1911: 4945

cf Mrs Deasy p128: "The night she threw the soup in the waiter's face in the Star and Garter."
cf Deasy in ch15 Circe: "A yoke of buckets leopards all over him and his rearing nag a torrent of mutton broth with dancing coins of carrots, barley, onions, turnips, potatoes."



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[IM 33:36-34:58]

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