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       Want to be sure of his spelling. Proof fever. Martin Cunningham forgot
to give us his spellingbee conundrum this morning. It is amusing to view the
unpar one ar alleled embarra two ars is it? double ess ment of a harassed
pedlar while gauging au the symmetry of a peeled pear under a cemetery
wall. Silly, isn’t it? Cemetery put in of course on account of the symmetry.
       I could have said when he clapped on his topper. Thank you. I ought to
have said something about an old hat or something. No, I could have said.
Looks as good as new now. See his phiz then.
       Sllt. The nethermost deck of the first machine jogged forwards its flyboard
with sllt the first batch of quirefolded papers. Sllt. Almost human the way it
sllt to call attention. Doing its level best to speak. That door too sllt creaking,
asking to be shut. Everything speaks in its own way. Sllt.


       The foreman handed back the galleypage suddenly, saying :
        Wait. Where’s the archbishop’s letter? It’s to be repeated in the Tele-
graph. Where’s what’s his name?
       He looked about him round his loud unanswering machines.
        Monks, sir? a voice asked from the castingbox.
        Ay. Where’s Monks?
       Mr Bloom took up his cutting. Time to get out.
        Then I’ll get the design, Mr Nannetti, he said, and you’ll give it a
good place I know.
        Yes, sir.
       Three months’ renewal. Want to get some wind off my chest first. Try it
anyhow. Rub in August : good idea : horseshow month. Ballsbridge. Tourists
over for the show.