James Joyce quote about father from A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - Old father, old artificer, stand me now and ever in good stead.
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Old father, old artificer, stand me now and ever in good stead.
 James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916). copy citation

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Author James Joyce
Source A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Topic father
Date 1916
Language English
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“She prays now, she says, that I may learn in my own life and away from home and friends what the heart is and what it feels. Amen. So be it. Welcome, O life! I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.
April 27. Old father, old artificer, stand me now and ever in good stead.
Dublin, 1904. Trieste, 1914.
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