Ho ho! Ha ha! Hee hee!


(points) The mirror up to nature. (he laughs) Hu hu hu hu hu!

(Stephen and Bloom gaze in the mirror. The face of William Shakespeare, beardless, appears there, rigid in facial paralysis,"

"crowned by the reflection of the reindeer antlered hatrack in the hall."


(In dignified ventriloquy.) 'Tis the loud laugh bespeaks the vacant mind. (To Bloom.) Thou thoughtest as how thou wastest invisible. Gaze. (He crows with a black capon's laugh.) Iagogo! How my Oldfellow chokit his Thursdaymornun. Iagogogo!


(smiles yellowly at the three whores) When will I hear the joke?


Before you're twice married and once a widower."


Lapses are condoned. Even the great Napoleon"

"when measurements were taken near the skin after his death..."

"(Mrs Dignam, widow woman, her snubnose and cheeks flushed with deathtalk, tears and Tunney's tawny sherry, hurries by in her weeds, her bonnet awry, rouging and powdering her cheeks, lips and nose, a pen chivvying her brood of cygnets. Beneath her skirt appear her late husband's everyday trousers and turnedup boots, large eights."

"She holds a Scottish Widows' insurance policy and a large marquee umbrella under which her brood run with her,"

"Patsy hopping on one shod foot, his collar loose, a hank of porksteaks dangling, Freddy whimpering, Susy with a crying cod's mouth, Alice struggling with the baby. She cuffs them on, her streamers flaunting aloft.) "


Ah, ma, you're dragging me along!


Mamma, the beeftea is fizzing over! "


(with paralytic rage) Weda seca whokilla farst.

(The face of Martin Cunningham, bearded, refeatures Shakespeare's beardless face. The marquee umbrella sways drunkenly, the children run aside. "

"Under the umbrella appears Mrs Cunningham in merry widow hat"

"and kimono gown. She glides sidling and bowing, twirling japanesily.)



And they call me the jewel of Asia!


(Gazes on her, impassive.) Immense! Most bloody awful demirep!"


Et exaltabuntur cornua iusti. Queens lay with prize bulls. Remember Pasiphae for whose lust my grandoldgrossfather made the first confessionbox. Forget not Madam Grissel Steevens nor the suine scions of the house of Lambert. And Noah was drunk with wine. And his ark was open."

"(Stephen claps hat on head and leaps over to the fireplace where he stands with shrugged shoulders, finny hands outspread, a painted smile on his face.)


(Pommelling on the sofa.) Rmm Rmm Rmm Rrrrrrmmmm."

(Gabbles with marionette jerks.) Thousand places of entertainment to expense your evenings"

"with lovely ladies saling gloves and other things perhaps hers heart beerchops"


In French, chope = beer mug.
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