In light of the popular protests arising across the Arab world and now the US...
...an excerpt from...
by James Joyce
--You suspect, Stephen retorted with a sort of a half laugh, that I may be important because I belong to the faubourg Saint Patrice called Ireland for short.
--I would go a step farther, Mr Bloom insinuated.
--But I suspect, Stephen interrupted, that Ireland must be important because it belongs to me.