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contract
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Ulysses
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contract
Used in
Ulysses
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  • What causes that? I suppose the skin can't contract quickly enough when the flesh falls off.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A contract with an inconsiderate contractee for the delivery of 32 consignments of some given commodity in consideration of cash payment on delivery per delivery at the initial rate of 1/4d to be increased constantly in the geometrical progression of 2 (1/4d, 1/2d, 1d, 2d, 4d, 8d, 1s 4d, 2s 8d to 32 terms).  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Doc.) blames the sanitary conditions in which our greylunged citizens contract adenoids, pulmonary complaints etc.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • VIRAG: (A diabolic rictus of black luminosity contracting his visage, cranes his scraggy neck forward.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • (Bloom walks on a net, covers his left eye with his left ear, passes through several walls, climbs Nelson's Pillar, hangs from the top ledge by his eyelids, eats twelve dozen oysters (shells included), heals several sufferers from king's evil, contracts his face so as to resemble many historical personages, Lord Beaconsfield, Lord Byron, Wat Tyler, Moses of Egypt, Moses Maimonides, Moses Mendelssohn, Henry Irving, Rip van Winkle, Kossuth, Jean Jacques Rousseau, Baron Leopold…  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: contract the disease
as in: legal contract
as in: the metal contracted
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