Awfully holy

Turning away from his thoughts about priests, Stephen recalls a time when he seemed to be heading toward that vocation: "You were awfully holy, weren't you?" This period of the character's life was narrated in part 4 of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.

JH 2015

Cover art for Vintage Classics edition of A Portrait of the Artist as Young Man. Source: www.juditferencz.co.uk.