"Yes, of course," [Mulligan] said, as they went on again. "Either you believe or you don't, isn't it? Personally I couldn't stomach that idea of a personal God. You don't stand for that, I suppose?"
"You behold in me," Stephen said with grim displeasure, "a horrible example of free thought." (1.294-295)
"After all, I should think you are able to free yourself. You are your own master, it seems to me.
I am the servant of two masters," Stephen said, "an English and an Italian." (1.299-300)
"History," Stephen said, "is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake." (2.158)