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peruse
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

2 uses
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Definition
to read or examine
  • Mr Bloom, without evincing surprise, unostentatiously turned over the card to peruse the partially obliterated address and postmark.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (25% in)
  • ...thrown away), advertising Elijah, restorer of the church in Zion: in Lincoln place outside the premises of F. W. Sweny and Co (Limited), dispensing chemists, when, when Frederick M. (Bantam) Lyons had rapidly and successively requested, perused and restituted the copy of the current issue of the Freeman's Journal and National Press which he had been about to throw away (subsequently thrown away), he had proceeded towards the oriental edifice of the Turkish and Warm Baths, 11 Leinster...
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (15% in)

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