Don't I tell you he's provincial of the order now? --I never liked the idea of sending him to the christian brothers myself, said Mrs Dedalus. We are an unfortunate priest-ridden race and always were and always will be till the end of the chapter. He had learnt what little he knew of the laws of Latin verse from a ragged book written by a Portuguese priest. You can't, you can't!"-- he lay beautifully staring.