In 1794, Lord Horatio Nelson lost his right eye at the siege of Calvi.
SPEEDPILLS VELOCITOUS AEROLITHS, BELIEF
- It gives them a crick in their necks, Stephen said, and they are too tired to look up or down or to speak. They put the bag of plums between them" (U7.1021)
He gave a sudden loud young laugh as a close. Lenehan and Mr O'Madden Burke, hearing, turned, beckoned and led on across towards Mooney's.
- Finished? Myles Crawford said. So long as they do no worse." (U7.1024)
SQUARE ON PROBOSCIS. SPARTANS GNASH
MOLARS. ITHACANS VOW PEN IS CHAMP
- You remind me of Antisthenes, the professor said, a disciple of Gorgias, the sophist. It is said of him that none could tell if he were bitterer against others or against himself. He was the son of a noble and a bondwoman. And he wrote a book in which he took away the palm of beauty from Argive Helen and handed it to poor Penelope.
Poor Penelope. Penelope Rich." (U7.1032)
Although the official name in 1904 was Sackville street, many Dubliners, likely Catholic and nationalist (including the narrator), already called it O'Connell street, the name it will officially take in 1924. This PC shows the view across the street from the GPO, which included the Imperial Hotel and Clery's Department Stores.
At various points along the eight lines tramcars with motionless trolleys stood in their tracks, bound for or from Rathmines, Rathfarnham," (U7.1042)
- But what do you call it? Myles Crawford asked. Where did they get the plums?
VIRGILIAN, SAYS PEDAGOGUE. SOPHOMORE
PLUMPS FOR OLD MAN MOSES.
- Call it, wait, the professor said, opening his long lips wide to reflect. Call it, let me see. Call it: Deus nobis haec otia fecit.
- No, Stephen said, I call it A Pisgah Sight of Palestine or The Parable of the Plums.
—I see, the professor said." (U7.1050)
This SV (1901) shows the pavement island of sir John Gray's statue, and the direction of the gaze of MacHugh.
His statue on Sackville street stood between the monument to O'Connell and Nelson's pillar. The work of Irish artist Foley, it was unveiled in 1879.
- Onehandled adulterer, he said smiling grimly. That tickles me, I must say." (U7.1069)