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Hard Earned Pennies

The one eyed monster gets put out by Ulysses in the original, but in Joyce’s story, Leopold Bloom’s encounter with the citizen is a little more nuanced. 1,359 more words

Love laughs at locksmiths.

8:42 pm

I have just this one flaw, and it was just an accident or I’d be perfect.  I’ll be perfect for him and I will do everything I can to make sure of that!   147 more words

James Joyce

Talking about the time all the time.

8:40 pm

I must be getting my cycle again.   I’m all bloated and I can feel everything tight on me, and I was just skinny.  Must be time again because I got it the last time I cut my hair and it was a full moon then too.   261 more words

James Joyce

She was a forward piece whenever she thought she had a good opportunity to show off.

8:36 pm

Cissy thinks she’s so great. I actually called her out when this whole drama with her and Edy was going on because I thought Cissy was being mean. 314 more words

James Joyce

Ora pro nobis

8:34 pm

They have the coolest cuckoo clock on the mantle at Father Conroy’s I saw when I went there about the flowers for the… 299 more words

James Joyce

The story of a haunting sorrow was written on his face.

8:32 pm

I’m so in love.  Because they always say you just know when it happens and I know because it’s like an instinct, you know?   392 more words

James Joyce

And, my word, didn't the little chap enjoy that!

8:30:61 pm

Holy Mary he is such a cutie! Cissy and Edy playing peek-a-boo and he laughs like a little angel! So cute. He’ll talk soon, everybody say’s he’s smart for 11 months and big for his age too. 139 more words

James Joyce