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  • Silent, each contemplating the other in both mirrors of the reciprocal flesh of theirhisnothis fellowfaces.
  • What, reduced to their simplest reciprocal form, were Bloom’s thoughts about Stephen’s thoughts about Bloom and about Stephen’s thoughts about Bloom’s thoughts about Stephen?

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  • As not more abnormal than all other parallel processes of adaptation to altered conditions of existence, resulting in a reciprocal equilibrium between the bodily organism and its attendant circumstances, foods, beverages, acquired habits, indulged inclinations, significant disease.
  • At Stephen’s suggestion, at Bloom’s instigation both, first Stephen, then Bloom, in penumbra urinated, their sides contiguous, their organs of micturition reciprocally rendered invisible by manual circumposition, their gazes, first Bloom’s, then Stephen’s, elevated to the projected luminous and semiluminous shadow.

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as in: reciprocal privileges Define
something shared or interchanged equally (such as equal responsibility, shared feelings, mutual respect, or exchanged aid)
as in: reciprocal numbers Define
inversely related -- especially one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1; e.g., 1/5 is the reciprocal of 5
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