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used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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skillfulness in something
  • The counterbalance of her proficiency of judgment regarding one person, proved true by experiment.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (30% in)
  • Beside the young man he looked also at the photo of the lady now his 1440 legal wife who, he intimated, was the accomplished daughter of Major Brian Tweedy and displayed at an early age remarkable proficiency as a singer having even made her bow to the public when her years numbered barely sweet sixteen.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (76% in)

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