Quotation by James Joyce

And the first till last alshemist wrote over every square inch of the only foolscap available, his own body, till by its corrosive sublimation one continuous present tense integument slowly unfolded all marryvoising moodmoulded cyclewheeling history....
James Joyce (1882–1941), Irish author. Finnegans Wake, Part I, section vi, Penguin (1976).

Shem the Penman's story becomes the story of the race, as is the case for the story of the artist in all of Joyce's works.
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