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dissertation
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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a lengthy academic paper — especially a scholarly work required for an advanced academic degree
  • Skin-the-Goat, assuming he was he, evidently with an axe to grind, was airing his grievances in a forcible-feeble philippic anent the natural resources of Ireland or something of that sort which he described in his lengthy dissertation as the richest country bar none on the face of God's earth, far and away superior to England, with coal in large quantities, six million pounds worth of pork exported every year, ten millions between butter and eggs and all the riches drained out of it...
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (51% in)

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