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  • His morning walk across the city had begun, and he foreknew that as he passed the sloblands of

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

  • His morning walk across the city had begun, and he foreknew that as he passed the sloblands of Fairview he would think of the cloistral silver-veined prose of Newman; that as he walked along the North Strand Road, glancing idly at the windows of the provision shops, he would recall the dark humour of Guido Cavalcanti and smile; that as he went by Baird's stonecutting works in Talbot Place the spirit of Ibsen would blow through him like a keen wind, a spirit of wayward boyish beauty; and that passing a grimy marine dealer's shop beyond the Liffey he would repeat the song by Ben Jonson which begins:

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

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  • You probably just beat about 200 people to that comment, c_b. ;-)

    November 5, 2008

  • I could've sworn this meant "our house."

    November 4, 2008

  • Citation at sleeches.

    November 4, 2008