Buck Mulligan slung his towel stolewise round his neck and, bending in loose laughter, said to Stephen's ear:
- O, shade of Kinch the elder! Japhet in search of a father!" (U1.558)
In the Bible, Japhet is the son of Noah. 'Japhet in Search of a Father' is also the title of a father-quest novel by Captain Frederick Marryat (1792 - 1848), published in 1836.
This PC shows RMS (= Royal Mail Service) Leinster, one of the mailboats in service on the Irish Sea in 1904. The others were RMS Munster, Ulster, and Connaught. They carried the mail from Kingstown to Holyhead (Wales), from whence it was distributed by train to its various destinations. The mailboats also took passengers. RMS Leinster was built and started service in 1897; she was sunk by a German U-boat on her way to Holyhead in 1918.
- I'm the queerest young fellow that ever you heard.
My mother's a jew," (U1.579)
He'll get no free drinks when I'm making the wine
But have to drink water and wish it were plain
That I make when the wine becomes water again." (U1.589)
And tell Tom, Dick and Harry I rose from the dead.
What's bred in the bone cannot fail me to fly
And Olivet's breezy - Goodbye, now, goodbye!" (U1.596)
- O, Haines said, you have heard it before?
- Three times a day, after meals, Stephen said drily." (U1.608)
- There is only one sense of the word, it seems to me, Stephen said." (U1.611)
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." (U1.633)
- 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." (U1.638)
Pope Pius X (1835 - 1914), born Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto, was Pope 1903 - 1914. His pontificate was noted for its conservative theology and reforms in liturgy and church law. He was canonized in 1954.
A PC of Edward VII and Alexandra as imperial Irish monarchs, surrounded by the symbols of Ireland, the Viceregal Lodge, Kingstown, and the City Arms and motto of Dublin.