Who is the greatest writer, Dedalus? Stephen noted the mockery in the question and said: --Of prose do you mean? --Yes. Tea was nearly over and only the last of the second watered tea remained in the bottoms of the small glass jars and jampots which did service for teacups. The revival at the end of the century of the same patriotic interest in the preservation and development of domestic industries and the defense of our working people against injurious foreign competition is an incident worthy of attention. He saw her urge her vanities, her fine dress and sash and long black stockings, and knew that he had yielded to them a thousand times.