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Quotation by James Joyce
—He's a cultured allroundman, Bloom is, he said seriously. He's not one of your common or garden ... you know ... There's a touch of the artist about old Bloom.
James Joyce (1882–1941), Irish author. Ulysses, ch. 10, "Wandering Rocks," The Corrected Text, ed. Hans Walter Gabler, Random House (1986).
The character, Lenehan, comments on Joyce's Odyssean prototype, Leopold Bloom.
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