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Dubliners

[duhb-luh-nerz] /ˈdʌb lə nərz/
noun
1.
a collection of short stories (1914) by James Joyce.
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  • As to Glendalough, it is so much a holiday place for the Dubliners that it is no wonder everything portable has disappeared.

  • The sketches in "Dubliners" are perfect, each in its own way, and all in one way: they imply a vast deal that is not said.

    The Critical Game John Albert Macy
  • An American crowd would have made for the main exhibition building, but I doubt if the Dubliners noticed that it was raining.

    Just Irish Charles Battell Loomis
  • Thanks to the Unionist leaders, whose ability and devotion are here warmly recognised, the Dubliners know no fear.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • His earlier book, "Dubliners," contained several well-constructed stories, several sketches rather lacking in form.

    Instigations Ezra Pound
  • They are great at figures, and by them they try to show that they, and not the Dubliners, should be first considered.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • The Dubliners are beginning to publicly ridicule their Nationalist members.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • The Dubliners must have their fun, and, like the Parisians, will sport with matters of heaviest import.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

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