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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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breech
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • Why is the county of Kildare like the leg of a fellow’s breeches?
  • So down with your breeches And out with your bum.
  • He laughed as he heard it for it made him think of McCann, and he saw him a squat figure in a shooting jacket and breeches and with a fair goatee, standing in the wind at Hopkins’ corner, and heard him say: —Dedalus, you’re an antisocial being, wrapped up in yourself.

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  • It was a difficult breech birth.
  • The rocket is breech-loaded and a two-person team can fire it six times a minute.

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