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twilight
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

16 uses
  • Entering the bedroom he halfclosed his eyes and walked through warm yellow twilight towards her tousled head.
    Episode 4 — Calypso (47% in)
  • —As 'twere, in the peerless panorama of Ireland's portfolio, unmatched, despite their wellpraised prototypes in other vaunted prize regions, for very beauty, of bosky grove and undulating plain and luscious pastureland of vernal green, steeped in the transcendent translucent glow of our mild mysterious Irish twilight....
    Episode 7 — Aeolus (30% in)
  • Twilight sleep idea: queen Victoria was given that.
    Episode 8 — Lestrygonians (32% in)
  • Till then they had only exchanged glances of the most casual but now under the brim of her new hat she ventured a look at him and the face that met her gaze there in the twilight, wan and strangely drawn, seemed to her the saddest she had ever seen.
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (28% in)
  • How moving the scene there in the gathering twilight, the last glimpse of Erin, the touching chime of those evening bells and at the same time a bat flew forth from the ivied belfry through the dusk, hither, thither, with a tiny lost cry.
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (47% in)
  • Art thou real, my ideal? it was called by Louis J Walsh, Magherafelt, and after there was something about twilight, wilt thou ever? and ofttimes the beauty of poetry, so sad in its transient loveliness, had misted her eyes with silent tears for she felt that the years were slipping by for her, one by one, and but for that one shortcoming she knew she need fear no competition and that was an accident coming down Dalkey hill and she always tried to conceal it.
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (48% in)
  • No, a thousand times no. That was their secret, only theirs, alone in the hiding twilight and there was none to know or tell save the little bat that flew so softly through the evening to and fro and little bats don't tell.
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (57% in)
  • ...agnathia of certain chinless Chinamen (cited by Mr Candidate Mulligan) in consequence of defective reunion of the maxillary knobs along the medial line so that (as he said) one ear could hear what the other spoke, the benefits of anesthesia or twilight sleep, the prolongation of labour pains in advanced gravidancy by reason of pressure on the vein, the premature relentment of the amniotic fluid (as exemplified in the actual case) with consequent peril of sepsis to the matrix,...
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (60% in)
  • A region where grey twilight ever descends, never falls on wide sagegreen pasturefields, shedding her dusk, scattering a perennial dew of stars.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (67% in)
  • Twilight phantoms are they, yet moulded in prophetic grace of structure, slim shapely haunches, a supple tendonous neck, the meek apprehensive skull.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (67% in)
  • The twilight hours advance from long landshadows, dispersed, lagging, languideyed, their cheeks delicate with cipria and false faint bloom.
    Episode 15 — Circe (83% in)
  • Morning, noon and twilight hours retreat before them.
    Episode 15 — Circe (84% in)
  • Twilight.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (27% in)
  • Twilight.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (27% in)
  • Twilight.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (27% in)
  • ...4 or 5 times locked in each others arms or the voice either I could have been a prima donna only I married him comes looooves old deep down chin back not too much make it double My Ladys Bower is too long for an encore about the moated grange at twilight and vaunted rooms yes Ill sing Winds that blow from the south that he gave after the choirstairs performance Ill change that lace on my black dress to show off my bubs and Ill yes by God Ill get that big fan mended make them burst with...
    Episode 18 — Penelope (56% in)

There are no more uses of "twilight" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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