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enigma
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Ulysses
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  • of all great men he is the most enigmatic.
  • What selfimposed enigma did Bloom about to rise in order to go so as to conclude lest he should not conclude involuntarily apprehend?
  • What selfinvolved enigma did Bloom risen, going, gathering multicoloured multiform multitudinous garments, voluntarily apprehending, not comprehend?
  • (He strikes a match and proceeds to light the cigarette with enigmatic melancholy) LYNCH: (Watching him) You would have a better chance of lighting it if you held the match nearer.
  • What selfevident enigma pondered with desultory constancy during 30 years did Bloom now, having effected natural obscurity by the extinction of artificial light, silently suddenly comprehend?

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  • As Churchill said about Russia, it is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.
  • It is an enigma. I don’t understand it.

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