He mounted to the parapet again and gazed out over Dublin bay, his fair oakpale hair stirring slightly.
- God! he said quietly. Isn't the sea what Algy calls it: a great sweet mother? The snotgreen sea. The scrotumtightening sea. Epi oinopa ponton [To the sea that looks like wine]. Ah, Daedalus, the Greeks! I must teach you. You must read them in the original. Thalatta! Thalatta! [The Sea! The Sea!] She is our great sweet mother. Come and look.(...)
God, Kinch, if you and I could only work together we might do something for the island. Hellenise it.
James Joyce, Ulysses
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