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serpent
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

6 uses
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Definition
a snake
  • To the voice that will shrive and oil for the grave all there is of her but her woman's unclean loins, of man's flesh made not in God's likeness, the serpent's prey.
    Episode 1 — Telemachus (58% in)
  • And they teach the serpents there to entwine themselves up on long sticks out of the ground and of the scales of these serpents they brew out a brewage like to mead.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (9% in)
  • And they teach the serpents there to entwine themselves up on long sticks out of the ground and of the scales of these serpents they brew out a brewage like to mead.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (9% in)
  • Sea serpent in the royal canal.
    Episode 15 — Circe (44% in)
  • Yet Eve and the serpent contradicts.
    Episode 15 — Circe (51% in)
  • Serpents too are gluttons for woman's milk.
    Episode 15 — Circe (51% in)

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

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