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Ulysses
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countenance
Used in
Ulysses
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  • cried he of the pleasant countenance.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A knight of the rueful countenance here in Dublin.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • cried the second of the party, a man of pleasant countenance, So servest thou the king's messengers, master Taptun?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Then he screwed his features up someway sideways and glared out into the night with an unprepossessing cast of countenance.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There too, opposite to him, was Lynch whose countenance bore already the stigmata of early depravity and premature wisdom.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He would never have spoken with the Eternal amid lightnings on Sinai's mountaintop nor ever have come down with the light of inspiration shining in his countenance and bearing in his arms the tables of the law, graven in the language of the outlaw.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And lo, as they quaffed their cup of joy, a godlike messenger came swiftly in, radiant as the eye of heaven, a comely youth and behind him there passed an elder of noble gait and countenance, bearing the sacred scrolls of law and with him his lady wife a dame of peerless lineage, fairest of her race.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Miss puny little Edy's countenance fell to no slight extent and Gerty could see by her looking as black as thunder that she was simply in a towering rage though she hid it, the little kinnatt, because that shaft had struck home for her petty jealousy and they both knew that she was something aloof, apart, in another sphere, that she was not of them and never would be and there was somebody else too that knew it and saw it so they could put that in their pipe and smoke it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …concerning the recent erections of the Grand Lyric Hall on Burgh Quay and the Theatre Royal in Hawkins street: fourthly, distraction resultant from compassion for Nelly Bouverist's non-intellectual, non-political, non-topical expression of countenance and concupiscence caused by Nelly Bouverist's revelations of white articles of non-intellectual, non-political, non-topical underclothing while she (Nelly Bouverist) was in the articles: fifthly, the difficulties of the selection of…  (not reviewed by editor)

  • … and successively requested, perused and restituted the copy of the current issue of the Freeman's Journal and National Press which he had been about to throw away (subsequently thrown away), he had proceeded towards the oriental edifice of the Turkish and Warm Baths, 11 Leinster street, with the light of inspiration shining in his countenance and bearing in his arms the secret of the race, graven in the language of prediction.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: giving countenance
as in: a pleasant countenance
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