Annotations to James Joyce's Ulysses/Aeolus/129

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imperium     (Latin) empire; imperial government.[1] MacHugh is contrasting a spiritual empire with a political one.

matinée     (French) A theatrical performance taking place in the afternoon. Lenehan, as usual, cannot resist using a French term, though matinée is now a naturalized English word.


  1. Gifford (1988) 139.
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