Biting my lips won't stop me. Ha! ha!

Heusenstamm near Frankfurt am Main; 2016-10-30

cherry jam and honey on pistachio cream on bread on a plate, with a bite taken out of the bread facing an Armed Forces table knife; photo

Occasionally he ate without having previously removed his hat. Occasionally he drank voraciously the juice of gooseberry fool from an inclined plate. Occasionally he removed from his lips the traces of food by means of a lacerated envelope or other accessible fragment of paper. Where was Moses when the candle went out?

Ulysses, by James Joyce [abridged]

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