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used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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clear, easily noticed, and/or identifiable as different or separate
  • BLOOM: (Indistinctly) University of life.
    Episode 15 — Circe (17% in)
  • So distinct.
    Episode 11 — Sirens (72% in)
  • Perhaps it should be added that the effect is greatly increased if Owen's verse be spoken somewhat slowly and indistinctly in a tone suggestive of suppressed rancour.
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (39% in)
  • No need to dwell on the legendary beauty of the cornerpieces, the acme of art, wherein one can distinctly discern each of the four evangelists in turn presenting to each of the four masters his evangelical symbol, a bogoak sceptre, a North American puma (a far nobler king of beasts than the British article, be it said in passing), a Kerry calf and a golden eagle from Carrantuohill.
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (75% in)
  • EDWARD THE SEVENTH: (Slowly, solemnly but indistinctly) Peace, perfect peace.
    Episode 15 — Circe (91% in)
  • Accordingly after a few such preliminaries as brushing, in spite of his having forgotten to take up his rather soapsuddy handkerchief after it had done yeoman service in the shaving line, they both walked together along Beaver street or, more properly, lane as far as the farrier's and the distinctly fetid atmosphere of the livery stables at the corner of Montgomery street where they made tracks to the left from thence debouching into Amiens street round by the corner of Dan Bergin's.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (1% in)
  • Or do you mean the intelligence, the brainpower as such, as distinct from any outside object, the table, let us say, that cup.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (38% in)
  • On the other hand he had a distinct and painful recollection they paid his wife, Madam Marion Tweedy who had been prominently associated with it at one time, a very modest remuneration indeed for her pianoplaying.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (41% in)
  • That was the talk of the town that year (Albert William Quill wrote a fine piece of original verse of 910 distinctive merit on the topic for the Irish Times), breakers running over her and crowds and crowds on the shore in commotion petrified with horror.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (47% in)
  • Ladies who like distinctive underclothing should, and every welltailored man must, trying to make the gap wider between them by innuendo and give more of a genuine filip to acts of impropriety between the two, she unbuttoned his and then he untied her, mind the pin, whereas savages in the cannibal islands, say, at ninety degrees in the shade not caring a continental.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (63% in)
  • Besides he said the picture was handsome which, say what you like, it was though at the moment she was distinctly stouter.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (78% in)
  • The crux was it was a bit risky to bring him home as eventualities might possibly ensue (somebody having a temper of her own sometimes) and spoil the hash altogether as on the night he misguidedly brought home a dog (breed unknown) with a lame paw (not that the cases were either identical or the reverse though he had hurt his hand too) to Ontario Terrace as he very distinctly remembered, having been there, so to speak.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (85% in)
  • ...quarters of financial magnates in a large way of business and titled people where with his university degree of B. A. (a huge ad in its way) and gentlemanly bearing to all the more influence the good impression he would infallibly score a distinct success, being blessed with brains which also could be utilised for the purpose and other requisites, if his clothes were properly attended to so as to the better worm his way into their good graces as he, a youthful tyro in—society's...
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (96% in)
  • What distinct different memories had each of her now eight years deceased?
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (22% in)
  • There remained the generic conditions imposed by natural, as distinct from human law, as integral parts of the human whole: the necessity of destruction to procure alimentary sustenance: the painful character of the ultimate functions of separate existence, the agonies of birth and death: the monotonous menstruation of simian and (particularly) human females extending from the age of puberty to the menopause: inevitable accidents at sea, in mines and factories: certain very painful...
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (42% in)
  • An indistinct daguerreotype of Rudolf Virag and his father Leopold Virag executed in the year 1852 in the portrait atelier of their (respectively) 1st and 2nd cousin, Stefan Virag of Szesfehervar, Hungary.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (81% in)
  • What advantages were possessed by an occupied, as distinct from an unoccupied bed?
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (87% in)

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