James Joyce Quote

When the soul of a man is born in this country, there are nets flung at it to hold it back from flight. You talk to me of nationality, language, religion. I shall try to fly by those nets.


A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916) ch. 5

Picture Quote 1

When the soul of a man is born in this country, there are nets flung at it to hold it back from flight. You talk to me of nationality, language,...

Picture Quote 2

When the soul of a man is born in this country, there are nets flung at it to hold it back from flight. You talk to me of nationality, language,...

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When the soul of a man is born in this country, there are nets flung at it to hold it back from flight. You talk to me of nationality, language,...

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When the soul of a man is born in this country, there are nets flung at it to hold it back from flight. You talk to me of nationality, language,...