A programme for the cabaret 'Hell' in the early 1900s, playing every evening from 8:30pm to 2am. It included Diabolical Attractions, The Tormenting of the Damned, The Circle of the Damned, The Cauldron etc. The price for the show, a beer, and a souvenir was 1.25 francs; soft drink or liqueur an extra 0.50.
"with mortuary candles and they tears silver which occur every night."

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A mortuary formula was also used in the Cabaret du Neant (34 Boulevard de Clichy), founded by Dorville in 1892. This PC shows the 'intoxication room' (drinking room) with mortuary candles, skeleton chandeliers, and tables shaped like coffins.
"Perfectly shocking terrific of religion's things mockery seen in universal world."

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Mephistopheles among the perfomers at the Hell cabaret.
"All chic womans which arrive full of modesty then disrobe and squeal loud to see vampire man debauch nun very fresh young with dessous troublants. (He clacks his tongue loudly.) Ho, là là! Ce pif qu'il a!

LYNCH

Vive le vampire!

THE WHORES

Bravo! Parleyvoo!"

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La Belle Otero (v.s.) in one of her acts as a nun. "Ho, là là! Ce pif qu'il a!" evokes singer and cabaret owner Aristide Bruant; when "bourgeois" entered his working-class cabaret, he would insult them with similar quips.
"STEPHEN

(With head back, laughs loudly, clapping himself grimacing.) Great success of laughing. Angels much prostitutes like and holy apostles big damn ruffians."

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"Demimondaines nicely handsome sparkling of diamonds very amiable costumed. Or do you are fond better what belongs they moderns pleasure turpitude of old mans? (he points about him with grotesque gestures which Lynch and the whores reply to) Caoutchouc statue woman reversible or lifesize tompeeptom of virgins nudities"

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"very lesbic the kiss five ten times. Enter, gentleman, to see in mirror every positions trapezes all that machine there besides also if desire act awfully bestial butcher's boy pollutes in warm veal liver"

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"or omelette on the belly pièce de Shakespeare.

BELLA

(Clapping her belly sinks back on the sofa, with a shout of laughter.) An omelette on the... Ho! ho! ho! ho! ...omelette on the...

STEPHEN

(mincingly) I love you, sir darling."

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"Speak you englishman tongue for double entente cordiale. O yes, mon loup. How much cost? Waterloo. Watercloset. (he ceases suddenly and holds up a forefinger)

BELLA

(laughing) Omelette....

THE WHORES

(laughing) Encore! Encore"

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"STEPHEN

Mark me. I dreamt of a watermelon.

ZOE

Go abroad and love a foreign lady.

LYNCH

Across the world for a wife.

FLORRY

Dreams goes by contraries."

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"STEPHEN
(Extends his arms.) It was here. Street of harlots. In Serpentine avenue Beelzebub showed me her, a fubsy widow. Where's the red carpet spread?

BLOOM
(Approaching Stephen.) Look...

STEPHEN
No, I flew. My foes beneath me. And ever shall be. World without end. (He cries.) Pater! Free!

BLOOM
I say, look... " (U15.3929)
"STEPHEN

Break my spirit, will he? O merde alors! (he cries, his vulture talons sharpened) Holà! Hillyho!

(Simon Dedalus' voice hilloes in answer, somewhat sleepy but ready.)

SIMON

That's all right. (he swoops uncertainly through the air, wheeling, uttering cries of heartening, on strong ponderous buzzard wings) Ho, boy! Are you going to win? Hoop! Pschatt! Stable with those halfcastes. Wouldn't let them within the bawl of an ass. Head up! Keep our flag flying! An eagle gules volant in a field argent displayed. Ulster king at arms! Haihoop! (he makes the beagle's call, giving tongue) Bulbul! Burblblburblbl! Hai, boy!"

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"(The fronds and spaces of the wallpaper file rapidly crosscountry. A stout fox, drawn from covert, brush pointed, having buried his grandmother, runs swift for the open, brighteyed, seeking badger earth, under the leaves."

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"The pack of staghounds follows, nose to the ground, sniffing their quarry, beaglebaying, burblbrbling to be blooded. Ward Union huntsmen and huntswomen live with them, hot for a kill."

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"From Six Mile Point, Flathouse, Nine Mile Stone follow the footpeople with knotty sticks, hayforks, salmongaffs,"

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"lassos, flockmasters with stockwhips, bearbaiters with tomtoms,"

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