Ulysses eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 779 pages of information about Ulysses.

(The morning and noon hours Waltz in their places, turning, advancing to
each other, shaping their curves, bowing visavis.  CAVALIERS behind them
arch and suspend their arms, with hands descending to, touching, rising
from their shoulders.)

Hours:  You may touch my.

CAVALIERS:  May I touch your?

Hours:  O, but lightly!

CAVALIERS:  O, so lightly!

The pianola

    My little shy little lass has a waist.

(Zoe and Stephen turn boldly with looser swingThe twilight hours
advance from long LANDSHADOWS, dispersed, lagging, LANGUIDEYED, their
cheeks delicate with CIPRIA and false faint bloomThey are in grey gauze
with dark bat sleeves that flutter in the land breeze.)

MaginniAvant HuitTraverse!  SALUT!  Cours de mains!  CROISE!

(The night hours, one by one, steal to the last placeMorning, noon and
twilight hours retreat before themThey are masked, with DAGGERED hair
and bracelets of dull bellsWeary they CURCHYCURCHY under veils.)

The bracelets:  Heigho!  Heigho!

Zoe:  (Twirling, her hand to her brow) O!

MaginniLes TIROIRS!  CHAINE de damesLa CORBEILLE!  DOS A dos!

(ARABESQUING wearily they weave A pattern on the floor, Weaving,
UNWEAVING, curtseying, twirling, simply swirling.)

Zoe:  I’m giddy!

(She Frees herself, droops on A chairStephen seizes Florry and turns
with her.)

Maginni:  BOULANGERE!  Les RONDS!  Les PONTS!  CHEVAUX de Bois!  ESCARGOTS!

(Twining, receding, with interchanging hands the night hours link each
each with arching arms in A mosaic of movementsStephen and Florry turn
cumbrously.)

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