by James Joyce
A handful of simple words can hold an ocean of possibility with effortless precision and beauty. This is nowhere truer than in the closing lines of James Joyce's novel Ulysses, written in 1922.
Part of our range of Words To Hang On To, talismanic objects designed to allow you to hold the gift of words in your hands as well as your heart. Touch them, turn them, hang them from doors, bedposts or branches, hide them inside wallets or notebooks, send them to friends or give them to strangers. Above all, draw comfort, inspiration and protection from them. These words have magical properties.