Joyce Dictionary: Entry 1

Sin – an offense against religious or moral law*   But for Stephen, it’s extreme.  His sins consume him: “This was the work of devils, to scatter his thoughts and overcloud his conscience, assailing him at the gates of the cowardly and sincorrupted flesh:  and, praying God timidly to forgive him his weakness, he crawled… Continue reading Joyce Dictionary: Entry 1

Kim, Chapters 10-12

So much happened in this section that I can’t even keep track of it all.  But this stuck out to me: “Then you think I had better go?” said Hurree Babu, half rising.  “They are of course, dematerialised phenomena.  Spencer says -“ (Kipling 221) The footnote here says Herbert Spencer (1820-1903), author of The Principles… Continue reading Kim, Chapters 10-12