Must get glasses

In addition to the bad teeth that maybe he should spend some of his drinking money on, and the beaten-up country shoes and old pants that he has accepted from Mulligan, and the handkerchief that he forgot to pick up from the floor in the tower, on June 16 Stephen has no glasses for his bad eyes. Striking a match in Circe and attempting to light his cigarette, he thinks of how history has repeated itself from the painful time at Clongowes when his glasses were smashed on the cinderpath.

John Hunt 2024