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  • —I could not leave thee… —Afterwits, miss Douce promised coyly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He is a rather quaint fellow on the whole, coy though not feebleminded in the medical sense.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Under the upswelling tide he saw the writhing weeds lift languidly and sway reluctant arms, hising up their petticoats, in whispering water swaying and upturning coy silver fronds.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I saw to that, M'Coy.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Just C. P. M'Coy will do.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • —Tell you what, M'Coy said.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • —Right, M'Coy said brightly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • —One of the best, M'Coy said.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • On his annual bend, M Coy said.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • —Goodnight, M'Coy said abruptly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • —Just keeping alive, M'Coy said.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • —I met M'Coy this morning, Mr Bloom said.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • —I must try to get out there, M'Coy said.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • That gouger M'Coy stopping me to say nothing.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He glanced sideways in the sunlight at M'Coy.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • M'Coy nodded, picking at his moustache stubble.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Cold joints galore and mince pies… —I know, M'Coy said.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I might have tried to work M'Coy for a pass to Mullingar.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • M'Coy's changed voice said.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Wish I hadn't met that M'Coy fellow.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • —He's dead nuts on sales, M'Coy said.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And you might put down M'Coy's name too.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • —Wonder what he's buying, M'Coy said, glancing behind.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He moved a little to the side of M'Coy's talking head.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • THE NYMPH: (Coyly, through parting fingers) There?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He followed M'Coy out across the tiny square of Crampton court.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • M'Coy's white face smiled about it at instants and grew grave.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Bartell d'Arcy sang and Benjamin Dollard… —I know, M'Coy broke in.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • On Grattan bridge Lenehan and M'Coy, taking leave of each other, watched the carriages go by.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Going down the path of Sycamore street beside the Empire musichall Lenehan showed M'Coy how the whole thing was.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • While he waited in Temple bar M'Coy dodged a banana peel with gentle pushes of his toe from the path to the gutter.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • M'Coy peered into Marcus Tertius Moses' sombre office, then at O'Neill's clock.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • M'Coy said.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • M'Coy valise.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • —Hello, M'Coy.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Or through M'Coy.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • —I know, M'Coy said.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Not, of course, with a hole and corner scratch company or local ladies on the job, witness Mrs C P M'Coy type lend me your valise and I'll post you the ticket.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • (A panel of fog rolls back rapidly, revealing rapidly in the jurybox the faces of Martin Cunningham, foreman, silkhatted, Jack Power, Simon Dedalus, Tom Kernan, Ned Lambert, John Henry Menton Myles Crawford, Lenehan, Paddy Leonard, Nosey Flynn, M'Coy and the featureless face of a Nameless One.) THE NAMELESS ONE: Bareback riding.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …ll d'Arcy, Joe Hynes, red Murray, editor Brayden, T. M. Healy, Mr Justice Fitzgibbon, John Howard Parnell, the reverend Tinned Salmon, Professor Joly, Mrs Breen, Denis Breen, Theodore Purefoy, Mina Purefoy, the Westland Row postmistress, C. P. M'Coy, friend of Lyons, Hoppy Holohan, maninthestreet, othermaninthestreet, Footballboots, pugnosed driver, rich protestant lady, Davy Byrne, Mrs Ellen M'Guinness, Mrs Joe Gallaher, George Lidwell, Jimmy Henry on corns, Superintendent Laracy,…  (not reviewed by editor)

  • J. Lambert, Cornelius T. Kelleher, Joseph M'C Hynes, L. Boom, CP M'Coy,—M'lntosh and several others.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She draws from behind, ogling, and shows coyly her bloodied clout.) GERTY: With all my worldly goods I thee and thou.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Nettled not a little by L. Boom (as it incorrectly stated) and the line of bitched type but tickled to death simultaneously by C. P. M'Coy and Stephen Dedalus B. A. who were conspicuous, needless to say, by their total absence (to say nothing of M'Intosh) L. Boom pointed it out to his companion B. A. engaged in stifling another yawn, half nervousness, not forgetting the usual crop of nonsensical howlers of misprints.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a coy, flirtatious smile
as in: coy about her intentions
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