Mr. Deasy halted, breathing hard and swallowing his breath.
"- I just wanted to say," he said. "Ireland, they say, has the honour of being the only country which never persecuted the jews. Do you know that? No. And do you know why?"
He frowned sternly on the bright air.
"- Why sir?" Stephen asked, beginning to smile.
"- Because she never let them in," Mr. Deasy said solemnly.
A coughball of laughter leaped from his throat dragging after it a rattling chain of phlegm." (2.191-196)
Mr Dedalus looked after the stumping figure and said mildly:
"- The devil break the hasp of your back!"
Mr Power, collapsing in laughter, shaded his face from the window as the carriage passed Gray's statue.
"- We have all been there," Martin Cunningham said broadly.
His eyes met Mr Bloom's eyes. He caressed his beard, adding:
"- Well, nearly all of us." (6.111-116)
"- Whose God?" Says the citizen.
"- Well, his uncle was a jew," says he. "Your God was a jew. Christ was a jew like me." (12.542-3)