"(Halcyon Days, high school boys in blue and white football jerseys and shorts, Master Donald Turnbull, Master Abraham Chatterton, Master Owen Goldberg, Master Jack Meredith, Master Percy Apjohn, stand in a clearing of the trees and shout to Master Leopold Bloom.)

THE HALCYON DAYS
Mackerel! Live us again. Hurray! (they cheer)" (U15.3325)
"BLOOM

(Hobbledehoy, warmgloved, mammamufflered,"

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"starred with spent snowballs, struggles to rise.) Again! I feel sixteen! What a lark! Let's ring all the bells in Montague street. (He cheers feebly.) Hurray for the High School!

THE ECHO

Fool!"

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"THE YEWS

(rustling) She is right, our sister. Whisper. (Whispered kisses are heard in all the wood. Faces of hamadryads peep out from the boles and among the leaves and break, blossoming into bloom.) Who profaned our silent shade?"

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"THE NYMPH

(coyly, through parting fingers) There? In the open air?"

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"THE YEWS

(sweeping downward) Sister, yes. And on our virgin sward."

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"THE WATERFALL

Poulaphouca Poulaphouca
Phoucaphouca Phoucaphouca."

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"THE NYMPH

(With wide fingers.) O, infamy!"

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"BLOOM

I was precocious. Youth. The fauna. I sacrificed to the god of the forest. The flowers that bloom in the spring. It was pairing time. Capillary attraction is a natural phenomenon."

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"Lotty Clarke, flaxenhaired, I saw at her night toilette through illclosed curtains with poor papa's operaglasses:"

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"The wanton ate grass wildly. She rolled downhill at Rialto bridge to tempt me with her flow of animal spirits. She climbed their crooked tree and I. A saint couldn't resist it. The demon possessed me. Besides, who saw?" (U15.3356)
"(Staggering Bob, a whitepolled calf, thrusts a ruminating head with humid nostrils through the foliage.)

STAGGERING BOB

(Large teardrops rolling from his prominent eyes, snivels.) Me. Me see."

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"BLOOM

Simply satisfying a need I... (With pathos.) No girl would when I went girling. Too ugly. They wouldn't play..."

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"(High on Ben Howth through rhododendrons a nannygoat passes, plumpuddered, buttytailed, dropping currants.)

THE NANNYGOAT

(Bleats.) Megeggaggegg! Nannannanny!"

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"(Through silversilent summer air the dummy of Bloom, rolled in a mummy, rolls roteatingly from the Lion's Head cliff into the purple waiting waters.)

THE DUMMYMUMMY

Bbbbblllllblblblblobschb!"

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"(Far out in the bay between Bailey and Kish lights the Erin's King sails, sending a broadening plume of coalsmoke from her funnel towards the land.)"

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