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lapse
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

5 uses
  • After a lapse of four minutes the glimmer of his candle was discernible through the semitransparent semicircular glass fanlight over the halldoor.
    Episode 17 -- Ithaca (5% in)
  • There might have been lapses of an erring father but he wanted to turn over a new leaf and now, when at long last in sight of the whipping post, to lead a homely life in the evening of his days, permeated by the affectionate surroundings of the heaving bosom of the family.
    Episode 15 -- Circe (18% in)
  • BLOOM: Lapses are condoned.
    Episode 15 -- Circe (79% in)
  • The older, her bezique cards and counters, her Skye terrier, her suppositious wealth, her lapses of responsiveness and incipient catarrhal deafness: the younger, her lamp of colza oil before the statue of the Immaculate Conception, her green and maroon brushes for Charles Stewart Parnell and for Michael Davitt, her tissue papers.
    Episode 17 -- Ithaca (22% in)
  • By leaving in a conspicuous place a certain book open at a certain page: by assuming in her, when alluding explanatorily, latent knowledge: by open ridicule in her presence of some absent other's ignorant lapse.
    Episode 17 -- Ithaca (30% in)

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