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Poisoned pup

Posted by Bruce Kahl on June 09, 2001

In Reply to: Poisened pup posted by greg on June 08, 2001

: does anyone know where the saying poisened pup comes from

James Joyce's Ulysses: Chapter 11 (Sirens) Page 19

Thou lost one. All songs on that theme. Yet more Bloom stretched his
string. Cruel it seems. Let people get fond of each other: lure them on. Then
tear asunder. Death. Explos. Knock on the head. Outtohelloutofthat.
Human life. Dignam. Ugh, that rat's tail wriggling! Five Bob I gave. Corpus
paradisum. Corncrake croaker: belly like a poisoned pup. Gone. They
sing. Forgotten. I too; And one day she with. Leave her: get tired.
Suffer then. Snivel. Big spanishy eyes goggling at nothing. Her
wavyavyeavyheavyeavyevyevyhair un comb:'d.