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Quotation by James Joyce
Tell me of John or Shaun? Who were Shem and Shaun the living sons or daughters of? Night now! Tell me, tell me, tell, elm! Telmetale of stern or stone. Beside the rivering waters of, hitherandthithering waters of. Night!
James Joyce (1882–1941), Irish author. Finnegans Wake, Part I, section vii, Penguin (1976).
Washerwomen ask this of the twin sons of the Earwicker family while night falls along the river Liffey in Dublin.
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