"Did he see only a second coincidence in the second scene narrated to him, described by the narrator as A Pisgah Sight of Palestine or The Parable of the Plums?" (U17.639)
"Did he see only a second coincidence in the second scene narrated to him, described by the narrator as A Pisgah Sight of Palestine or The Parable of the Plums?" (U17.639)
"It, with the preceding scene and with others unnarrated but existent by implication, to which add essays on various subjects or moral apothegms (e.g. My Favourite Hero or Procrastination is the Thief of Time) composed during schoolyears, seemed to him to contain in itself and in conjunction with the personal equation certain possibilities of financial, social, personal and sexual success, whether specially collected and selected as model pedagogic themes (of cent per cent merit) for the use of preparatory and junior grade students or contributed in printed form, following the precedent of Philip Beaufoy or Doctor Dick or Heblon's Studies in Blue, to a publication of certified circulation and solvency or employed verbally as intellectual stimulation for sympathetic auditors, tacitly appreciative of successful narrative and confidently augurative of successful achievement, during the increasingly longer nights gradually following the summer solstice on the day but three following," (U17.642)
"videlicet, Tuesday, 21 June (S. Aloysius Gonzaga), sunrise 3.33 a.m., sunset 8.29 p.m." (U17.655)

Each Catholic calendar day is the feast of several Saints. In addition to St. Aloysius Gonzaga, June 21 is the feast of:
* St. Lazarus
* St. Urciscenus
* St. Terence
* St. Corbmac
* St. Demetria
* St. Agofredus
* St. Alban of Mainz
* St. Eusebius of Samosata
* St. John Rigby, and many others
"Which domestic problem as much as, if not more than, any other frequently engaged his mind?
What to do with our wives.

What had been his hypothetical singular solutions?
Parlour games (dominos," (U17.657)
"halma, tiddledywinks, spilikins," (U17.661)
"cup and ball, nap, spoil five, bezique, twentyfive, beggar my neighbour, draughts, chess" (U17.661)
"or backgammon): embroidery, darning or knitting for the policeaided clothing society:" (U17.662)
"musical duets, mandoline and guitar, piano and flute, guitar and piano: legal scrivenery or envelope addressing: biweekly visits to variety entertainments: commercial activity as pleasantly commanding and pleasingly obeyed mistress proprietress in a cool dairy shop or warm cigar divan: the clandestine satisfaction of erotic irritation in masculine brothels, state inspected and medically controlled: social visits, at regular infrequent prevented intervals and with regular frequent preventive superintendence, to and from female acquaintances of recognised respectability in the vicinity: courses of evening instruction specially designed to render liberal instruction agreeable." (U17.664)
"Unusual polysyllables of foreign origin she interpreted phonetically or by false analogy or by both: metempsychosis (met him pike hoses), alias (a mendacious person mentioned in sacred scripture)." (U17.685)
She disliked umbrella with rain, he liked woman with umbrella, she disliked new hat with rain, he liked woman with new hat, he bought new hat with rain, she carried umbrella with new hat.

Accepting the analogy implied in his guest's parable which examples of postexilic eminence did he adduce?
Three seekers of the pure truth, Moses of Egypt, Moses Maimonides, author of More Nebukim (Guide of the Perplexed) and Moses Mendelssohn of such eminence that from Moses (of Egypt) to Moses (Mendelssohn) there arose none like Moses (Maimonides).

What statement was made, under correction, by Bloom concerning a fourth seeker of pure truth, by name Aristotle, mentioned, with permission, by Stephen?
That the seeker mentioned had been a pupil of a rabbinical philosopher, name uncertain." (U17.705)
"Were other anapocryphal illustrious sons of the law and children of a selected or rejected race mentioned?
Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn (composer)," (U17.720)
"Baruch Spinoza (philosopher)," (U17.722)
"Mendoza (pugilist)," (U17.723)

Daniel 'Dan' Mendoza (1764 - 1836), sometimes called 'the father of scientific boxing,' was an English-Jewish prizefighter, and boxing Champion of England 1792 - 1795. Mendoza's 'scientific style' consisted of more than simply battering opponents into submission; it included a lot of movement, hence his ability to overcome much heavier adversaries. Mendoza was so popular than the London press reported news of one of his bouts ahead of the storming of the Bastille that started the French Revolution. He transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, indefensible person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, George III. He published 'The Art of Boxing' in 1789.
"Ferdinand Lassalle (reformer, duellist)." (U17.723)

Ferdinand Lassalle (1825 - 1864), was a Jewish German jurist and socialist political activist. He died following a duel with Count von Racowitza over a young lady, Hélène von Dönniges, the daughter of a Bavarian diplomat who had convinced his daughter to reject him. The duel took place near Geneva, August 28th 1864. Lassalle was mortally wounded and died a few days later.
"historical and religious literatures comprising the works of rabbis and culdees, Torah, Talmud (Mischna and Ghemara), Massor, Pentateuch, Book of the Dun Cow, Book of Ballymote, Garland of Howth," (U17.753)
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