"Almidano Artifoni, holding up a baton of rolled music as a signal, trotted on stout trousers after the Dalkey tram. In vain he trotted, signalling in vain among the rout of barekneed gillies smuggling implements of music through Trinity gates." (U10.363)
"Miss Dunne hid the Capel street library copy of The Woman in White far back in her drawer and rolled a sheet of gaudy notepaper into her typewriter.
Too much mystery business in it. Is he in love with that one, Marion? Change it and get another by Mary Cecil Haye." (U10.368)
"The disk shot down the groove, wobbled a while, ceased and ogled them: six." (U10.373)
[Image courtesy of Eamonn Finn]
"Miss Dunne clicked on the keyboard: " (U10.375)
"- 16 June 1904." (U10.376)
This is the first time in Ulysses that the date is mentioned. A period French PC celebrates the New Year 1904.
"Then she stared at the large poster of Marie Kendall, charming soubrette, and, listlessly lolling, scribbled on the jotter sixteens and capital esses." (U10.380)
Marie Kendal was appearing that evening at the Empire Palace Theatre.
"Mustard hair and dauby cheeks. She's not nicelooking, is she? The way she's holding up her bit of a skirt. Wonder will that fellow be at the band tonight." (U10.382)
Actress Fifi Gordon, also holding up her bit of a skirt.
"If I could get that dressmaker to make a concertina skirt" (U10.384)
"like Susy Nagle's. They kick out grand. Shannon and all the boatclub swells never took his eyes off her." (U10.384)
I do not know who Susy Nagle is, but I put this PC for 2 reasons: it shows Nora Nagle with a nice skirt that would kick out grand; also, it shows stage actress Gertie Millar who later married Lord Dudley (William Humble, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in 1904), after his wife Rachel died.
"The telephone rang rudely by her ear.
- Hello. Yes, sir. No, sir. Yes, sir. I'll ring them up after five. Only those two, sir, for Belfast and Liverpool. All right, sir. Then I can go after six if you're not back. A quarter after. Yes, sir. Twentyseven and six. I'll tell him. Yes: one, seven, six.
She scribbled three figures on an envelope." (U10.388)
"- Mr Boylan! Hello! That gentleman from Sport was in looking for you. Mr Lenehan, yes. He said he'll be in the Ormond at four. No, sir. Yes, sir. I'll ring them up after five." (U10.394)
"- Ringabella and Crosshaven, a voice replied, groping for foothold." (U10.400)
"The vesta in the clergyman's uplifted hand consumed itself in a long soft flame and was let fall. At their feet its red speck died: and mouldy air closed round them.
- How interesting! a refined accent said in the gloom." (U10.403)
"- Yes, sir, Ned Lambert said heartily. We are standing in the historic council chamber of saint Mary's abbey where silken Thomas proclaimed himself a rebel in 1534. This is the most historic spot in all Dublin. O'Madden Burke is going to write something about it one of these days. The old bank of Ireland was over the way till the time of the union and the original jews' temple was here too before they built their synagogue over in Adelaide road. You were never here before, Jack, were you?
- No, Ned." (U10.407)