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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • A shaft of momentary anger flew through Stephen’s mind at these indelicate allusions in the hearing of a stranger.
  • Any allusion made to his father by a fellow or by a master put his calm to rout in a moment.
  • The tiny flame which the priest’s allusion had kindled upon Stephen’s cheek had sunk down again and his eyes were still fixed calmly on the colourless sky.
  • He broke off, pointed bluntly to the munched pulp of the fig, and said loudly: —I allude to that.

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  • He alluded to Susan without mentioning her name.
  • She didn’t mention any names, but everyone knew she was alluding to the President.

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