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Moby-Dick or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...Moby Dick or The Whale HERMAN MELVILLE 1851 IN TOKEN OF MY ADMIRATION FOR HIS GENIUS, This book is Inscribed TO NATHANIEL HAWTHO... .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176 42 The Whiteness of the Whale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184 43 Hark! . . . . .... ... 54 The Town Ho’s Story(As told at the Golden Inn.) . . . . . . . . 237 55 Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254 56 Of... ... three pirate powers did Poland. Let America add Mexico to Texas, and pile Cuba upon Canada; let the English overswarm all India, and hang out their b... ...om the deck, reversing all other processions, by bringing up the rear with music. But ere stepping into the cabin doorway below, he pauses, ships a ne... ...e corn when you may,say I. All legs go to harvest soon. Ah! here comes the music; now for it! Azore sailor. (Ascending, and pitching the tambourine up... ...rest), whence Requiem denominating the mass itself, and any other funereal music. Now, in allusion to the white, silent stillness of death in this 18... ...dure. Skies the most effulgent but basket the deadliest thunders: gorgeous Cuba knows tornadoes that never swept tame northern lands. So, too, it is, ...

... and brain; I see him now. He was ever dusting his old lexicons and grammars, with a queer handkerchief, mockingly embellished with all the gay flags of all the known nations of the world. He loved to dust his old grammars; it somehow mildly reminded him of his mortality....

...Table of Contents: Etymology, 1 -- Extracts, 3 -- 1 Loomings, 15 -- 2 The Carpet-Bag, 20 -- 3 The Spouter-Inn, 24 -- 4 The Counterpane, 36 -- 5 Breakfast, 40 -- 6 The Street, 42 -- 7 The Chapel, 45 -- 8 The Pulpit, 48 -- 9 The Serm...

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Two Years before the Mast, And Twenty-Four Years After: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea

By: Richard Henry Dana

...oks ' 2001, Global Language Resources, Inc. Two Years Before the Mast Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 CHAPTER I — DEPARTURE . . . . ... .... . . 13 CHAPTER V — CAPE HORN—A VISIT . . . . . . . . 18 CHAPTER VI — LOSS OF A MAN—SUPERSTITION . . . . . . . . 21 CHAPTER VII — JUAN FERNANDEZ—T... ...ES—DISCONTENT—SAN PEDRO CHAPTER XV — A FLOGGING—A NIGHT ON SHORE—THE STATE OF THINGS ON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 BOARD—SAN DIEGO . . . . ... ...long time heaving at the windlass, and I listened for nearly an hour to the musical notes of a Sandwich Islander, called Mahannah, who ‘‘sang out’’... ...fandango at which I was afterwards present, and where they mustered all the music they could find, there were three violins and two guitars, and no o... ... a time and money saving people, but have not yet, as a nation, learned that music may be ‘‘turned to account.’’ We pulled the long distances to and f... ...fter the tradewinds left us, while we were in the latitude of the island of Cuba, we had a specimen of a true tropical thunder storm. A light breez...

...Excerpt: CHAPTER I; DEPARTURE -- The fourteenth of August was the day fixed upon for the sailing of the brig Pilgrim on her voyage from Boston round Cape Horn to the western coast of North America. As she was to get under weigh early in the afternoon, I made my appearance ...

...Table of Contents: CHAPTER I ? DEPARTURE, 1 -- CHAPTER II ? FIRST IMPRESSIONS???SAIL HO!??, 3 -- CHAPTER III ? SHIP?S DUTIES?TROPICS, 6 -- CHAPTER IV ? A ROGUE?TROUBLE ON BOARD???LAND -- HO!???POMPERO?CAPE HORN, 9 -- CHAPTER V ? CA...

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