Ulysses eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 779 pages of information about Ulysses.
by A slender FETTERCHAIN.  Beside her A
camel, hooded with A TURRETING turban, waits.  A silk ladder of
innumerable rungs climbs to his bobbing howdahHe ambles near with
disgruntled hindquartersFiercely she slaps his haunch, her GOLDCURB
WRISTBANGLES ANGRILING, scolding him in Moorish.)

Marion:  Nebrakada!  Femininum!

(The camel, lifting A foreleg, plucks from A tree A large mango fruit,
offers it to his mistress, blinking, in his cloven hoof, then droops his
head and, grunting, with uplifted neck, fumbles to kneelBloom Stoops
his back for leapfrog.)

Bloom:  I can give you ...  I mean as your business menagerer ...  Mrs
Marion ... if you ...

Marion:  So you notice some change? (Her hands passing slowly over her trinketed stomacher, A slow friendly mockery in her eyes) O Poldy, Poldy, you are a poor old stick in the mud!  Go and see life.  See the wide world.

Bloom:  I was just going back for that lotion whitewax, orangeflower water.  Shop closes early on Thursday.  But the first thing in the morning.  (He pats divers pockets) This moving kidney.  Ah!

(He points to the south, then to the east. A cake of new clean lemon soap
arises, diffusing light and perfume.)

The soap

    We’re a capital couple are Bloom and I.
    He brightens the earth.  I polish the sky.

(THE FRECKLED FACE OF SWENY, THE DRUGGIST, APPEARS IN THE DISC OF THE SOAPSUN.)

Sweny:  Three and a penny, please.

Bloom:  Yes.  For my wife.  Mrs Marion.  Special recipe.

Marion:  (Softly) Poldy!

Bloom:  Yes, ma’am?

MarionTi TREMA un poco IL CUORE?

(In disdain she saunters away, plump as A pampered pouter pigeon, humming
the duet from Don Giovanni.)

Bloom:  Are you sure about that VOGLIO?  I mean the pronunciati ...

(He follows, followed by the sniffing terrierThe elderly bawd seizes
his sleeve, the bristles of her CHINMOLE glittering.)

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