(U) Ulysses, “Eumaeus,” Episode 16~pp 596-649.

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

  • Title: Eumaeus
  • Scene: The Shelter
  • Time: 1 a.m.
  • Organ: Nerves
  • Art: Navigation
  • Colour: (none)
  • Symbol: Sailors
  • Technic: Narrative (old)

Favorite After-Hours Quotes among Many

You frittered away your time,” he very sensibly maintained, “and health and also character besides which the squandermania of the thing, fast women of the demimonde ran away with a lot of (pounds, shillings, and pence) into the bargain and the greatest danger of all was who you got drunk with though….

The Narrator’s report of Bloom’s advice to Stephen


—And that one was Judas, Stephen said, who up to then had said nothing whatsoever of any kind.

Stephen regarding Lynch


and women would and did too a man’s similar garments initialed with Bewley and Draper’s marking ink (hers were, that is) if they really loved him, that is to say, love me, love my dirty shirt.

Bloom’s Musings on Laundry and Love


—But I suspect, Stephen interrupted, that Ireland must be important because it belongs to me.

A prophetic statement from the most-Irish of authors


People could put up with being bitten by a wolf but what properly riled them was a bite from a sheep.

Bloom revels at his victory over The Citizen


—She is a bad merchant. She buys dear and sells cheap.” 

Bloom on prostitution


—Come. It’s not far. Lean on me.

Neither Jew nor Christian, Bloom the Good Samaritan


What’s Important?

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