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Protestant
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

13 uses
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Definition
a member of or relating to any of the Western churches that separated from the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation
  • The protestants are the same.
    Episode 5 — Lotus Eaters (55% in)
  • Then Mount Jerome for the protestants.
    Episode 6 — Hades (48% in)
  • Entered into rest the protestants put it.
    Episode 6 — Hades (91% in)
  • They say they used to give pauper children soup to change to protestants in the time of the potato blight.
    Episode 8 — Lestrygonians (90% in)
  • So he starts telling us about corporal punishment and about the crew of tars and officers and rearadmirals drawn up in cocked hats and the parson with his protestant bible to witness punishment and a young lad brought out, howling for his ma, and they tie him down on the buttend of a gun.
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (69% in)
  • They were protestants in his family and of course Gerty knew Who came first and after Him the Blessed Virgin and then Saint Joseph.
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (10% in)
  • Even if he was a protestant or methodist she could convert him easily if he truly loved her.
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (32% in)
  • STEPHEN: (Over his shoulder to zoe) You would have preferred the fighting parson who founded the protestant error.
    Episode 15 — Circe (55% in)
  • ...Tinned Salmon, Professor Joly, Mrs Breen, Denis Breen, Theodore Purefoy, Mina Purefoy, the Westland Row postmistress, C. P. M'Coy, friend of Lyons, Hoppy Holohan, maninthestreet, othermaninthestreet, Footballboots, pugnosed driver, rich protestant lady, Davy Byrne, Mrs Ellen M'Guinness, Mrs Joe Gallaher, George Lidwell, Jimmy Henry on corns, Superintendent Laracy, Father Cowley, Crofton out of the Collector-general's, Dan Dawson, dental surgeon Bloom with tweezers, Mrs Bob Doran,...
    Episode 15 — Circe (88% in)
  • He infinitely preferred the sacred music of the catholic church to anything the opposite shop could offer in that line such as those Moody and Sankey hymns or Bid me to live and i will live thy protestant to be.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (92% in)
  • Bloom (three times), by the reverend Mr Gilmer Johnston M. A., alone, in the protestant church of Saint Nicholas Without, Coombe, by James O'Connor, Philip Gilligan and James Fitzpatrick, together, under a pump in the village of Swords, and by the reverend Charles Malone C. C., in the church of the Three Patrons, Rathgar.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (24% in)
  • To Master Percy Apjohn at High School in 1880 he had divulged his disbelief in the tenets of the Irish (protestant) church (to which his father Rudolf Virag (later Rudolph Bloom) had been converted from the Israelitic faith and communion in 1865 by the Society for promoting Christianity among the jews) subsequently abjured by him in favour of Roman catholicism at the epoch of and with a view to his matrimony in 1888.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (69% in)
  • ...fathers anniversary the 27th it wouldnt be pleasant if he did suppose our rooms at the hotel were beside each other and any fooling went on in the new bed I couldnt tell him to stop and not bother me with him in the next room or perhaps some protestant clergyman with a cough knocking on the wall then hed never believe the next day we didnt do something its all very well a husband but you cant fool a lover after me telling him we never did anything of course he didnt believe me no its...
    Episode 18 — Penelope (22% in)

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