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mortal
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Ulysses
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mortal
Used in
Ulysses
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  • He's there, all that was mortal of him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He is gone from mortal haunts: O'Dignam, sun of our morning.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Martin Cunningham whispered: —I was in mortal agony with you talking of suicide before Bloom.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mortal!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You could grow any mortal thing in Irish soil, he stated, and there was that colonel Everard down there in Navan growing tobacco.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Every mortal day a fresh batch: middleaged men, old women, children, women dead in childbirth, men with beards, baldheaded businessmen, consumptive girls with little sparrows' breasts.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …ng for her, when the husband frequently, after some words passed between the two concerning her relations with the other lucky mortal (he having had the pair watched), inflicted fatal injuries on his adored one as a result of an alternative postnuptial liaison by plunging his knife into her, until it just struck him that Fitz, nicknamed Skin-the-Goat, merely drove the car for the actual perpetrators of the outrage and so was not, if he was reliably informed, actually party to the…  (not reviewed by editor)

  • O'Nolan, clad in shining armour, low bending made obeisance to the puissant and high and mighty chief of all Erin and did him to wit of that which had befallen, how that the grave elders of the most obedient city, second of the realm, had met them in the tholsel, and there, after due prayers to the gods who dwell in ether supernal, had taken solemn counsel whereby they might, if so be it might be, bring once more into honour among mortal men the winged speech of the seadivided Gael.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • THE NYMPH: (Softly) Mortal!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • THE NYMPH: Mortal!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Bloom in a torn frockcoat stained with whitewash, dinged silk hat sideways on his head, a strip of stickingplaster across his nose, talks inaudibly.) J. J. O'MOLLOY: (In barrister's grey wig and stuffgown, speaking with a voice of pained protest) This is no place for indecent levity at the expense of an erring mortal disguised in liquor.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a mortal wound
as in: mortal body
as in: felt mortal agony
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