Then, gazing over the handkerchief, he said: —The bard’s noserag!
—Look at yourself, he said, you dreadful bard!
Come, Kinch, the bards must drink.
Then he said to Haines: —The unclean bard makes a point of washing once a month.
Mulligan will dub me a new name: the bullockbefriending bard.
—The bard’s fellowcountrymen, John Eglinton answered, are rather tired perhaps of our brilliancies of theorising.
I asked him what he thought of the charge of pederasty brought against the bard.
—Our young Irish bards, John Eglinton censured, have yet to create a figure which the world will set beside Saxon Shakespeare’s Hamlet though I admire him, as old Ben did, on this side idolatry.
Stephen, the youthful bard.
I, Bous Stephanoumenos, bullockbefriending bard, am lord and giver of their life.
) has left no stone unturned in his efforts to delucidate and compare the verse recited and has found it bears a striking resemblance (the italics are ours) to the ranns of ancient Celtic bards.
Buck Mulligan stood up from his laughing scribbling, laughing: and then gravely said, honeying malice: —I called upon the bard Kinch at his summer residence in upper Mecklenburgh street and found him deep in the study of the Summa contra Gentiles in the company of two gonorrheal ladies, Fresh Nelly and Rosalie, the coalquay whore.