Moby-Dick

Moby-Dick

Or, The Whale

eBook - 1974
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ellensix Oct 09, 2015

"I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I'll go to it laughing."
—Herman Melville, Moby-Dick

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AlexQ0
Jun 29, 2014

"Call me Ishmael"

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EricaReynolds
Jan 02, 2014

The more so, I say, because truly to enjoy bodily warmth, some small part of you must be cold, for there is no quality in this world that is not what it is merely by contrast. Nothing exists in itself.

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EricaReynolds
Jan 02, 2014

Better sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian.

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EricaReynolds
Jan 02, 2014

"Yes, as every one knows, meditation and water are wedded for ever."

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EricaReynolds
Jan 02, 2014

"Whenever I find myself growing grim about the mouth; whenever it is a damp, drizzly November in my soul; whenever I find myself involuntarily pausing before coffin warehouses, and bringing up the rear of every funeral I meet; and especially whenever my hypos get such an upper hand of me, that it requires a strong moral principle to prevent me from deliberately stepping into the street, and methodically knocking people’s hats off—then, I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I can."

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WILLIAMHE Apr 28, 2012

they call me ismalhel

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iteradose
Feb 27, 2012

In this world ... sin that pays its way can travel freely and without a passport, whereas virtue, if a pauper, is stopped at all frontiers.

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iteradose
Feb 27, 2012

Take high abstracted man alone and he seems a wonder, a grandeur, and a woe. But from the same point, take mankind in mass and for the most part, they seem a mob of unnecessary duplicates.


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