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Belfast


Belfast, Montevideo, Tangier, Marseille, Lima, Tehran.
Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  capital and largest city of Northern Ireland
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  • Belfast, Montevideo, Tangier, Marseille, Lima, Tehran.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • He returned to Belfast, which erupted all around him.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • Then a man from Belfast bought the field and built houses in it—not like their little brown houses but bright brick houses with shining roofs.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • She’s going to sing at a swagger affair in the Ulster Hall, Belfast, on the twenty-fifth.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses

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  • The voice, the accent, the mind of the questioner offended him and he allowed the offence to carry him towards wilful unkindness, bidding his mind think that the student’s father would have done better had he sent his son to Belfast to study and have saved something on the train fare by so doing.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Our village was once larger, but many had moved away, to Belfast to the mills, or across the ocean; and often there was no one left from a family to tend the graves.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • Nothing has been right since that speech that Professor Tyndall made at Belfast.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • In Belfast or Dublin, people say the same thing: make the agreement work.
    Tony Blair  --  First Address to Irish Parliament From a British PM
  • She dated a townie and modeled for Joel Belfast, a semi-famous painter in the art department.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • Wicklow south of Dublin, with a young family of my own and a slightly less imposing radio set, listening to the rain in the trees and to the news of bombings closer to home-not only those by the Provisional IRA in Belfast but equally atrocious assaults in Dublin by loyalist paramilitaries from the north.
    Seamus Heaney  --  Crediting Poetry

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  • BELFAST SAILOR.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • In a week we arrived at Moville, County Donegal, where we took a bus to Belfast and from there another bus to Toome in County Antrim.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • In Westland row he halted before the window of the Belfast and Oriental Tea Company and read the legends of leadpapered packets: choice blend, finest quality, family tea.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Thought that Belfast would fetch him.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Isn’t it enough that we dragged him all the way from Brooklyn to Belfast to Dublin to Limerick?
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • Only those two, sir, for Belfast and Liverpool.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • She tells Minnie stories about characters in Limerick and Minnie tells her about characters in Belfast and they laugh because there are funny people in Ireland, North and South.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • We went up to Belfast in a cart hired by my uncle, which was a long journey and very jolting, but it did not rain much.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • Belfast was a large and stony city, the biggest place I had ever been in, and clattering with wagons and carriages.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • There was some gas lighting but not as grand as Belfast.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • Our father used to go away, even as far as Belfast, to work for the builders that had hired him; and then when the job was over he would come home for a few days, and then be out seeking another piece of work.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • Aunt Pauline and her husband, who was my Uncle Roy, a slope-shouldered and outspoken man, kept a shop in the nearby town; along with general goods they sold dress materials and pieces of lace, and some linens from Belfast, and they did well enough.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • She took out her purse with the silver clasps and read again the words A Present from Belfast.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • I am afraid however that we went the long way round, and looked at the flowers in the fenced gardens of the houses, and at the shops, which were not nearly so many or so grand as in Belfast, from what I had briefly seen there.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • She was very fond of that purse because Joe had brought it to her five years before when he and Alphy had gone to Belfast on a Whit-Monday trip.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • Why don’t you go up to Belfast and see what the Orangemen will do for you, ah? I don’t know, sir.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • And Belfast.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • She said my mother was very fortunate in that my father did agree to marry her, she would give him that, as most would have been on the next boat out of Belfast when they heard the news, leaving her high and dry on the shore, and what could Aunt Pauline have done for her then, as she had her own reputation and the shop to consider.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • One was in a draper’s shop in Glasgow and the other was clerk to a tea-merchant in Belfast.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • All she has in that trunk is a lot of papers, certificates of birth and baptism, her Irish passport, Dad’s English passport from Belfast, our American passports and her bright red flapper dress with spangles and black frills she brought all the way from America.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • In literary matters, Ezra Pound advised against accepting the opinion of those "who haven’t themselves produced notable work," and it is advice I have been privileged to follow, since it is the good opinion of notable workers and not just those in my own country-that has fortified my endeavour since I began to write in Belfast more than thirty years ago.
    Seamus Heaney  --  Crediting Poetry
  • The cliffs of Moher, the windy wilds of Connemara, lough Neagh with submerged petrified city, the Giant’s Causeway, Fort Camden and Fort Carlisle, the Golden Vale of Tipperary, the islands of Aran, the pastures of royal Meath, Brigid’s elm in Kildare, the Queen’s Island shipyard in Belfast, the Salmon Leap, the lakes of Killarney.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • They passed the main entrance of the Great Northern railway station, the starting point for Belfast, where of course all traffic was suspended at that late hour and passing the backdoor of the morgue (a not very enticing locality, not to say gruesome to a degree, more especially at night) ultimately gained the Dock Tavern and in due course turned into Store street, famous for its C division police station.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • …it looked after when I threw the penny to that lame sailor for England home and beauty when I was whistling there is a charming girl I love and I hadnt even put on my clean shift or powdered myself or a thing then this day week were to go to Belfast just as well he has to go to Ennis his fathers anniversary the 27th it wouldnt be pleasant if he did suppose our rooms at the hotel were beside each other and any fooling went on in the new bed I couldnt tell him to stop and not bother me…
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • …time at the march past the 10th hussars the prince of Wales own or the lancers O the lancers theyre grand or the Dublins that won Tugela his father made his money over selling the horses for the cavalry well he could buy me a nice present up in Belfast after what I gave him theyve lovely linen up there or one of those nice kimono things I must buy a mothball like I had before to keep in the drawer with them it would be exciting going round with him shopping buying those things in a new…
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
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