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sober
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

15 uses
  • Needless to say the fumes of his recent orgy spoke then with some asperity in a curious bitter way foreign to his sober state.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (61% in)
  • By lorries along sir John Rogerson's quay Mr Bloom walked soberly, past Windmill lane, Leask's the linseed crusher, the postal telegraph office.
    Episode 5 — Lotus Eaters (0% in)
  • Sober serious man with a bit in the savingsbank I'd say.
    Episode 7 — Aeolus (19% in)
  • Up in the Coombe with chummies and streetwalkers and then the rest of the year sober as a judge.
    Episode 8 — Lestrygonians (52% in)
  • Ireland sober is Ireland free.
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (36% in)
  • The Siamese twins, Philip Drunk and Philip Sober, two Oxford dons with lawnmowers, appear in the window embrasure.
    Episode 15 — Circe (53% in)
  • PHILIP SOBER: Take a fool's advice.
    Episode 15 — Circe (53% in)
  • PHILIP DRUNK AND PHILIP SOBER: (Their lawnmowers purring with a rigadoon of grasshalms) Clever ever.
    Episode 15 — Circe (53% in)
  • PHILIP SOBER: (Gaily) c'était le sacré pigeon, Philippe.
    Episode 15 — Circe (54% in)
  • (He laughs) Sober hearsedrivers a speciality.
    Episode 15 — Circe (98% in)
  • En route to his taciturn and, not to put too fine a point on it, not yet perfectly sober companion Mr Bloom who at all events was in complete possession of his faculties, never more so, in fact disgustingly sober, spoke a word of caution re the dangers of nighttown, women of ill fame and swell mobsmen, which, barely permissible once in a while though not as a habitual practice, was of the nature of a regular deathtrap for young fellows of his age particularly if they had acquired...
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (3% in)
  • En route to his taciturn and, not to put too fine a point on it, not yet perfectly sober companion Mr Bloom who at all events was in complete possession of his faculties, never more so, in fact disgustingly sober, spoke a word of caution re the dangers of nighttown, women of ill fame and swell mobsmen, which, barely permissible once in a while though not as a habitual practice, was of the nature of a regular deathtrap for young fellows of his age particularly if they had acquired...
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (3% in)
  • Stephen, that is when the accosting figure came to close quarters, though he was not in an over sober state himself recognised Corley's breath redolent of rotten cornjuice.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (7% in)
  • —It beats me, Mr Bloom confided to Stephen, medically I am speaking, how a wretched creature like that from the Lock hospital reeking with disease can be barefaced enough to solicit or how any man in his sober senses, if he values his health in the least.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (37% in)
  • ...touch was quite in keeping with those italianos though candidly he was none the less free to admit those icecreamers and friers in the fish way not to mention the chip potato variety and so forth over in little Italy there near the Coombe were sober thrifty hardworking fellows except perhaps a bit too given to pothunting the harmless necessary animal of the feline persuasion of others at night so as to have a good old succulent tuckin with garlic de rigueur off him or her next day on...
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (45% in)

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