"The moon. Her nocturnal predominance: her luminary reflection: her potency over effluent refluent waters: her power to enamour, to mortify, to invest with beauty, to render insane, to incite: the tranquil inscrutability of her visage: her dominant resplendent propinquity: her omens of tempest of calm: the stimulation of her light, her motion her presence: the admonition of her craters, her arid seas, her splendour, when visible: her attraction, when invisible.” Yes!
James Joyce Set
Love this image of James Joyce, South of France, 1922. He was losing his sight and you can feel the emotional pain in this dramatic image.
How to Ask for Help: Young James Joyce’s Magnificent Letter to Lady Gregory
“All things are inconstant except the faith in the soul, which changes all things and fills their inconstancy with light.”
"His soul swooned slowly as he heard the snow falling faintly through the universe." The one in the Snow is from Romping through Dubliners, a fun pocket guide to James Joyce’s series of unfortunate events by At it Again!. It features a quote from the last of the original short stories, The Dead.