Anyway, who wants two gestures to illustrate a loaf and a jug! This
movement illustrates the loaf and jug of bread and wine in Omar. Hold my
Damn your yellow stick. Where are we going?
Lecherous lynx, to la belle dame sans merci, Georgina Johnson, ad deam qui
laetificat juventutem meam.
(Stephen thrusts the ashplant on him and slowly holds out his hands, his
head going back till both hands are a span from his breast, down
turned in planes intersecting, the fingers about to part, the left being
Which is the jug of bread? It skills not. That or the customhouse.
Illustrate thou. Here take your crutch and walk.
(They pass. Tommy Caffrey scrambles to a gaslamp and, clasping, climbs
in spasms. From the top spur he slides down. Jacky Caffrey clasps to
climb. The navvy lurches against the lamp. The twins scuttle off in the
dark. The navvy, swaying, presses a forefinger against a wing of his
nose and ejects from the farther nostril a long liquid jet of snot.
Shouldering the lamp he staggers away through the crowd with his
Snakes of river fog creep slowly. From drains, clefts, cesspools, middens
arise on all sides stagnant fumes. A glow leaps in the south beyond the
seaward reaches of the river. The navvy staggering forward cleaves the
crowd and lurches towards the tramsiding. On the farther side under
the railway bridge Bloom appears flushed, panting, cramming bread
and chocolate into a side pocket. From Gillens hairdressers window a
composite portrait shows him gallant Nelson’s image. A concave mirror