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Moby-Dick or the Whale

By Melville, Herman

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Book Id: WPLBN0000699985
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Reproduction Date: 2005
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Title: Moby-Dick or the Whale  
Author: Melville, Herman
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Literature & drama
Collections: DjVu Editions Classic Literature
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Publisher: DjVu Editions Classic Literature

Excerpt
Excerpt: Etymology (SUPPLIED BY A LATE CONSUMPTIVE USHER TO A GRAMMAR SCHOOL.); The pale Usher --threadbare in coat, heart, body, 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
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 Sermon, 51 -- 10 A Bosom Friend, 59 -- 11 Nightgown, 63 -- 12 Biographical, 65 -- 13 Wheelbarrow, 68 -- 14 Nantucket, 72 -- 15 Chowder, 74 -- 16 The Ship, 77 -- 17 The Ramadan, 89 -- 18 His Mark, 94 -- 19 The Prophet, 98 -- 20 All Astir, 101 -- 21 Going Aboard, 104 -- 22 Merry Christmas, 107 -- 23 The Lee Shore, 111 -- 24 The Advocate, 113 -- 25 Postscript, 117 -- 26 Knights and Squires, 118

 

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