Quotation by James Joyce

At the same time he inwardly chuckled over his gentle repartee to the blood and ouns champion about his god being a jew. People could put up with being bitten by a wolf but what properly riled them was a bite from a sheep. The most vulnerable point too of tender Achilles. Your god was a jew. Because mostly they appeared to imagine he came from Carrick-on-Shannon or somewhereabouts in the county Sligo.
James Joyce (1882–1941), Irish author. Ulysses, ch. 16, "Eumaeus," The Corrected Text, ed. Hans Walter Gabler, Random House (1986).

Bloom on his encounter with the Irish patriot earlier in the day.
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