A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man (Oxford World'S Classics) Vocabulary List

aeneid

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Virgil's Aeneid, II.

archangelical

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With one foot on the sea and one foot on the land he blew from the archangelical trumpet the brazen death of time.

archtempter

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Eve yielded to the wiles of the archtempter.

athanasian

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125.37 incomprehensibility: as in the Athanasian creed (c. 4th-5th cent.

bergamasca

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Then gave me recipe for what he calls risotto alla bergamasca.

bodleian

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HSW Corrections to 16 (above) marked by Harriet Weaver into copy of English issue of 16; served as printer's copy for 18 (below); in Bodleian Library, Oxford.

brutelike

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If she knew to what his mind had subjected her or how his brutelike lust had torn and trampled upon her innocence!

caman

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One of the Crokes made a woeful wipe at him one time with his camann and I declare to God he was within an aim's ace of getting it at the side of the temple.

charybdis

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By New Year's Eve, Ulysses drafted through episode 9, 'Scylla and Charybdis'.

cornwallis

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--Didn't the bishops of Ireland betray us in the time of the union when bishop Lanigan presented an address of loyalty to the Marquess Cornwallis?

crankery

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A voice said: --Intellectual crankery is better out of this movement than in it.

daedalus

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Both Stephen Hero's Stephen Daedalus and Portrait's Stephen Dedalus live lives similar in many respects to Joyce's own.

ecclesiastes

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* * * --Remember only thy last things and thou shalt not sin for ever-- words taken, my dear little brothers in Christ, from the book of Ecclesiastes, seventh chapter, fortieth verse.

edwardian

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At its best Stephen Hero charms as does occasionally any run-of-the-mill Edwardian novel.

elizabethan

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His mind, when wearied of its search for the essence of beauty amid the spectral words of Aristotle or Aquinas, turned often for its pleasure to the dainty songs of the Elizabethans.

ferrer

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_____ and Ferrer, Daniel (eds.

ferulae

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And old Barrett has a new way of twisting the note so that you can't open it and fold it again to see how many ferulae you are to get.

flapless

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How characterless they looked: Shuley without his deep unbuttoned collar, Ennis without his scarlet belt with the snaky clasp and Connolly without his Norfolk coat with the flapless side-pockets!

galway

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Here he met and, on 16 June 1904, first stepped out with Nora Barnacle, a young woman from Galway.

georgian

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178.5 Merrion Square: Georgian square in central Dublin.

gipsylike

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The gipsylike student looked about him and addressed the onlookers in an indistinct bleating voice.

hurroo

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He told them what he had said and what the rector had said and, when he had told them, all the fellows flung their caps spinning up into the air and cried: --Hurroo!

jackeen

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78.26 lob: PWJ: 'A quantity, especially of money or of any valuable commodity' (287) 78.30 jackeen: PWJ: 'nickname for a conceited Dublin citizen of the lower class' (278).

jarvies

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200.26 jarvies: drivers of hackney coaches.

jehoshaphat

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At the last blast the souls of universal humanity throng towards the valley of Jehoshaphat, rich and poor, gentle and simple, wise and foolish, good and wicked.

jewelly

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She had her feet on the fender and her jewelly slippers were so hot and they had such a lovely warm smell!

joycean

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Hugh Kenner describes him as a Joycean 'shadow self'.

judaic

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155.24 a levite of the Lord: Levites, under Judaic law, acted as assistants to the priests.

kentish

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The entry of the professor was signalled by a few rounds of Kentish fire from the heavy boots of those students who sat on the highest tier of the gloomy theatre under the grey cobwebbed windows.

laocoon

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The Laocoon interested me very much when I read it.

latchless

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He pushed open the latchless door of the porch and passed through the naked hallway into the kitchen.

melchizedek

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134.29 order of Melchisedec: Melchizedek: King of Salem, 'the priest of the most high God' (Gen. 14: 18); Jesus is described as 'a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec' (Heb.

mesopotamia

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milesian

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It was a Firbolg in the borrowed cloak of a Milesian; and he thought of his friend Davin, the peasant student.

pandied

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Then to be called a schemer before the class and to be pandied when he always got the card for first or second and was the leader of the Yorkists!

pandies

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But perhaps he was in great pain for the noise of the pandies was terrible.

pasiphae

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In the first, he fashions for Queen Pasiphae a wooden bull into which she might get so that she might mate with a bull for which she has developed a passion.

rippingly

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--Go on, Dedalus, he urged, you can take him off rippingly.

sicily

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Daedalus flies safely, landing in Sicily where he finally dies, having continued his creative life.

snoutish

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Stephen glanced up quickly but Moynihan's snoutish face, outlined on the grey light, was impassive.

stephanos

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In the water, school friends taunt and tease, calling in schoolboy Greek various versions of his oddly Greek name--'Stephanos Dedalos!

sugan

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Lead him home with a sugan the way you'd lead a bleating goat.

towser

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--Good man, Towser!

tundishes

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But the fight being fought between funnels and tundishes is not a fight between an English and an Irish word.

unexcerpted

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); T says Hell uses it twice (in unexcerpted passages) (T 179).

unlasting

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Then he was to go away for they were birds ever going and coming, building ever an unlasting home under the eaves of men's houses and ever leaving the homes they had built to wander.

vanmen

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The lamp on the table shed a weak light over the boarded floor, muddied by the feet of the vanmen.

whitsuntide

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At Dublin's Belvedere College Stephen acts the part of the 'farcical pedagogue' in the Whitsuntide play and defends his unorthodox literary tastes against the philistinism of his schoolmates.

yorkist

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Then to be called a schemer before the class and to be pandied when he always got the card for first or second and was the leader of the Yorkists!

zurich

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By the time the family moved to Zurich in July 1915, he had also begun Ulysses.