(U) Ulysses, “Cyclops,” Episode 12~pp 287-339.

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Episode References from Stuart Gilbert’s James Joyce’s Ulysses

  • Title: Cyclops
  • Scene: The Tavern
  • Time: 5 p.m.
  • Organ: Muscle
  • Art: Politics
  • Colour: (none)
  • Symbol: Fenian
  • Technic: Gigantism

   A Few Favorite, Squinting Quotes among Many

—Who made those allegations? says Alf.

— I, says Joe. I’m the alligator.


—Arrah, give over your bloody codding, Joe, says I. I’ve a thirst on me I wouldn’t sell for half a crown.

The wisdom of Joe Hynes


Ah! Ow! Don’t be talking! I was blue mouldy for the want of that pint. Declare to God I could hear it hit the pit of my stomach with a click.


—Mind, Joe, says I. Show us the entrance out.

The "I" has it.


—Maybe so, says Joe. They took the liberty of burying him this morning anyhow.

On the sighting, post-requiem, of Paddy Dignam

—Was it you did it, Alf? says Joe. The truth, the whole truth and
nothing but the truth, so help you Jimmy Johnson.
—Me? says Alf. Don’t cast your nasturtiums on my character.

Bergen denies being U.P. to no good.

What’s Important?

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