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laconic
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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  • After completion of laconic epistolary compositions she abandoned the implement of calligraphy in the encaustic pigment, exposed to the corrosive action of copperas, green vitriol and nutgall.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (30% in)
  • What limitations of activity and inhibitions of conjugal rights were perceived by listener and narrator concerning themselves during the course of this intermittent and increasingly more laconic narration?
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (98% in)

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