Moby Dick by Herman Melville (1819-1891) Born in New York City, the son of New England mer

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Moby Dick by Herman Melville (1819-1891) Born in New York City, the son of New England merchant. He worked at odd jobs (clerk, garmhand, teacher) before sailing to the South Seas on the whaler i{Acushnet}. He deserted his ship, lived among cannibals, mutinied on an Australian boat, then spent two years on an American boat returning to the U.S. He successfully romanticized these adventures, publishing seven novels in six years, including i{Moby Dick} (1851), one of the masterworks of American fiction. His popularity waned, and by the time he died he was virtually forgotten. i{Billy Budd} was his last great novel. As his writing declined, Melville sailed again, around Cape Horn to San Francisco on a clipper ship commanded by his brother. File: Contents: moby.0 Preliminary Matter. \ This text of Melville's Moby-Dick is based on moby.1 LOOMINGS\ Call me Ishmael. Some years ago--never mind how moby.2 THE CARPET-BAG\ I stuffed a shirt or two into my old moby.3 THE SPOUTER-INN\ Entering that gable-ended Spouter-Inn, moby.4 THE COUNTERPANE\ Upon waking next morning about daylight, moby.5 BREAKFAST\ I quickly followed suit, and descending into moby.6 THE STREET\ If I had been astonished at first catching a moby.7 THE CHAPEL\ In this same New Bedford there stands a moby.8 THE PULPIT\ I had not been seated very long ere a man moby.9 THE SERMON\ Father Mapple rose, and in a mild voice of moby.10 A BOSOM FRIEND\ Returning to the Spouter-Inn from the moby.11 NIGHTGOWN\ We had lain thus in bed, chatting and moby.12 BIOGRAPHICAL\ Queequeg was a native of Kokovoko, an moby.13 WHEELBARROW\ wheelbarrow next morning, Monday, after disposing of moby.14 NANTUCKET\ Nothing more happened on the passage worthy moby.15 CHOWDER\ It was quite late in the evening when the moby.16 THE SHIP\ In bed we concocted our plans for the morrow. moby.17 THE RAMADAN\ As Queequeg's Ramadan, or Fasting and moby.18 HIS MARK\ As we were walking down the end of the wharf moby.19 THE PROPHET\ Shipmates, have ye shipped in that ship? moby.20 ALL ASTIR\ A day or two passed, and there was great moby.21 GOING ABOARD\ It was nearly six o'clock, but only grey moby.22 MERRY CHRISTMAS\ At length, towards noon, upon the moby.23 THE LEE SHORE\ Some chapters back, one Bulkington was moby.24 THE ADVOCATE\ As Queequeg and I are now fairly embarked moby.25 POSTSCRIPT\ In behalf of the dignity of whaling, I moby.26 KNIGHTS AND SQUIRES\ The chief mate of the Pequod was moby.27 KNIGHTS AND SQUIRES\ Stubb was the second mate. He moby.28 AHAB\ For several days after leaving Nantucket, moby.29 ENTER AHAB; TO HIM, STUBB\ Some days elapsed, and ice moby.30 THE PIPE\ When Stubb had departed, Ahab stood for a moby.31 QUEEN MAB\ Next morning Stubb accosted Flask. Such a moby.32 CETOLOGY\ Already we are boldly launched upon the moby.33 THE SPECKSYNDER\ Concerning the officers of the moby.34 THE CABIN-TABLE\ It is noon; and Dough-Boy, the moby.35 THE MAST-HEAD\ It was during the more pleasant weather, moby.36 THE QUARTER-DECK\ ( enter Ahab: Then, all.) It moby.37 SUNSET\ The cabin; by the stern windows; moby.38 DUSK\ By the Mainmast; Starbuck leaning moby.39 FIRST NIGHT-WATCH FORE-TOP\ ( Stubb solus, and moby.40 MIDNIGHT, FORECASTLE HARPOONERS AND SAILORS\ ( Foresail moby.41 MOBY DICK\ I, Ishmael, was one of that crew; my shouts moby.42 THE WHITENESS OF THE WHALE\ What the white whale was to moby.43 HARK\ ! Hist! Did you hear that noise, Cabaco? moby.44 THE CHART\ Had you followed Captain Ahab down into his moby.45 THE AFFIDAVIT\ So far as what there may be of a moby.46 SURMISES\ Though, consumed with the hot fire of his moby.47 THE MAT-MAKER\ It was a cloudy, sultry afternoon; moby.48 THE FIRST LOWERING\ The phantoms, for so they then moby.49 THE HYENA\ There are certain queer times and occasions moby.50 AHAB'S BOAT AND CREW. FEDALLAH\ Who would have thought moby.51 THE SPIRIT-SPOUT\ Days, weeks passed, and under easy moby.52 THE ALBATROSS\ South-eastward from the Cape, off the moby.53 THE GAM\ The ostensible reason why Ahab did not go on moby.54 THE TOWN-HO'S STORY\ ( As told at the Golden Inn.) moby.55 OF THE MONSTROUS PICTURES OF WHALES\ I shall ere long moby.56 OF THE LESS ERRONEOUS PICTURES OF WHALES, AND THE TRUE\ moby.57 OF WHALES IN PAINT; IN TEETH; IN WOOD; IN\ moby.58 BRIT\ Steering north-eastward from the Crozetts, we moby.59 SQUID\ Slowly wading through the meadows of brit, the moby.60 THE LINE\ With reference to the whaling scene shortly to moby.61 STUBB KILLS A WHALE\ If to Starbuck the apparition of moby.62 THE DART\ A word concerning an incident in the last moby.63 THE CROTCH\ Out of the trunk, the branches grow; out moby.64 STUBB'S SUPPER\ Stubb's whale had been killed some moby.65 THE WHALE AS A DISH\ That mortal man should feed upon moby.66 THE SHARK MASSACRE\ When in the Southern Fishery, a moby.67 CUTTING IN\ It was a Saturday night, and such a moby.68 THE BLANKET\ I have given no small attention to that moby.69 THE FUNERAL\ Haul in the chains! Let the carcase go moby.70 THE SPHYNX\ It should not have been omitted that moby.71 THE JEROBOAM'S STORY\ Hand in hand, ship and breeze moby.73 STUBB AND FLASK KILL A RIGHT WHALE; AND THEN HAVE\ moby.74 THE SPERM WHALE'S HEAD--CONTRASTED VIEW\ Here, now, are moby.75 THE RIGHT WHALE'S HEAD--CONTRASTED VIEW\ Crossing the moby.76 THE BATTERING-RAM\ Ere quitting, for the nonce, the moby.77 THE GREAT HEIDELBURGH TUN\ Now comes the Baling of moby.78 CISTERN AND BUCKETS\ Nimble as a cat, Tashtego moby.79 THE PRAIRE\ To scan the lines of his face, or feel moby.80 THE NUT\ If the Sperm Whale be physiognomically a moby.81 THE PEQUOD MEETS THE VIRGIN\ The predestinated day moby.82 THE HONOR AND GLORY OF WHALING\ There are some moby.83 JONAH HISTORICALLY REGARDED\ Reference was made to moby.84 PITCHPOLING\ To make them run easily and swiftly, moby.85 THE FOUNTAIN\ That for six thousand years --and no one moby.86 THE TAIL\ Other poets have warbled the praises of moby.87 THE GRAND ARMADA\ The long and narrow peninsula of moby.88 SCHOOLS AND SCHOOLMASTERS\ The previous chapter moby.89 FAST-FISH AND LOOSE-FISH\ The allusion to the waifs moby.90 HEADS OR TAILS\ De balena vero sufficit, si rex habeat moby.91 THE PEQUOD MEETS THE ROSE-BUD\ In vain it was to rake moby.92 AMBERGRIS\ Now this ambergris is a very curious moby.93 THE CASTAWAY\ It was but some few days after moby.94 A SQUEEZE OF THE HAND\ That whale of Stubb's so dearly moby.95 THE CASSOCK\ Had you stepped on board the Pequod at a moby.96 THE TRY-WORKS\ Besides her hoisted boats, an American moby.97 THE LAMP\ Had you descended from the Pequod's moby.98 STOWING DOWN AND CLEARING UP\ Already has it been moby.99 THE DOUBLOON\ Ere now it has been related how Ahab was moby.100 LEG AND ARM THE PEQUOD, OF NANTUCKET, MEETS THE SAMUEL\ moby.101 THE DECANTER\ Ere the English ship fades from sight, be moby.102 A BOWER IN THE ARSACIDES\ Hitherto, in descriptively moby.103 MEASUREMENT OF THE WHALE'S SKELETON\ In the first moby.104 THE FOSSIL WHALE\ From his mighty bulk the whale moby.105 DOES THE WHALE'S MAGNITUDE DIMINISH? WILL HE PERISH?\ Inasmuch, then moby.106 AHAB'S LEG\ The precipitating manner in which Captain moby.107 THE CARPENTER\ Seat thyself sultanically among the moby.108 AHAB AND THE CARPENTER THE DECK--FIRST NIGHT WATCH\ moby.109 AHAB AND STARBUCK IN THE CABIN\ According to usage they moby.110 QUEEQUEG IN HIS COFFIN\ Upon searching, it was found moby.111 THE PACIFIC\ When gliding by the Bashee isles we emerged moby.112 THE BLACKSMITH\ The blacksmith availing himself of the mild, moby.113 THE FORGE\ With matted beard, and swathed in a moby.114 THE GILDER\ Penetrating further and further into the moby.115 THE PEQUOD MEETS THE BACHELOR\ And jolly enough were moby.116 THE DYING WHALE\ Not seldom in this life, when, on the moby.117 THE WHALE WATCH\ The four whales slain that evening moby.118 THE QUADRANT\ The season for the Line at length drew moby.119 THE CANDLES\ Warmest climes but nurse the cruellest moby.120 THE DECK TOWARDS THE END OF THE FIRST NIGHT WATCH\ moby.121 MIDNIGHT--THE FORECASTLE BULWARKS\ Stubb and Flask moby.122 MIDNIGHT ALOFT--THUNDER AND LIGHTNING\ The moby.123 THE MUSKET\ During the most violent shocks of the moby.124 THE NEEDLE\ Next morning the not-yet-subsided sea moby.125 THE LOG AND LINE\ While now the fated Pequod had been moby.126 THE LIFE-BUOY\ Steering now south-eastward by Ahab's moby.127 THE DECK\ The coffin laid upon two line-tubs, between moby.128 THE PEQUOD MEETS THE RACHEL\ Next day, a large moby.129 THE CABIN\ (Ahab moving to go on deck; Pip catches moby.130 THE HAT\ And now that at the proper time and place, moby.131 THE PEQUOD MEETS THE DELIGHT\ The intense Pequod moby.132 THE SYMPHONY\ It was a clear steel-blue day. The moby.133 THE CHASE--FIRST DAY\ That night, in the mid-watch, moby.134 THE CHASE--SECOND DAY\ At day-break, the three


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