"- We're off again.
The carriage turned again its stiff wheels and their trunks swayed gently. Martin Cunningham twirled more quickly the peak of his beard.
- Tom Kernan was immense last night, he said. And Paddy Leonard taking him off to his face.
- O draw him out, Martin, Mr Power said eagerly. Wait till you hear him, Simon, on Ben Dollard's singing of The Croppy Boy.
- Immense, Martin Cunningham said pompously. His singing of that simple ballad, Martin, is the most trenchant rendering I ever heard in the whole course of my experience.
- Trenchant, Mr Power said laughing. He's dead nuts on that. And the retrospective arrangement." (U6.139)