By Herman Melville
○ You can ask the captains of my other ships.
○ The men on the ship laughed at this huge, ugly man.
○ He looked down at the water from the ship.
○ An old man stopped us on the street before we got back to the Pequod.
○ Were the man on the Pequod devils?
○ Why weren't we afraid?
○ They helped us onto the ship.
○ When the oil was ready we put it into barrels.
○ Every day my wife, Mary, takes our son to the beach. They look at the ocean. They hope that they'll see our sails one day.
○ What did they leave behind them when they went on whaling ships.
Stubb put Pip in our boat on the next whaling trip because there was no other man.
○ I'm not going to lose a day's sailing because of some barrels.
○ We put his coffin away, down with the barrels of oil, and went back to our work.
○ We couldn't cut the fat off four whales in one day, so we had to watch them that night.
○ Then I'll die when I go home. They'll put a rope around me and kill me there.
○ Were they the calls of dead sailors?
○ We're all whalers and many of us have sons.
○ I married my dear wife and the next day I left on a whaling ship for three years.
○ There were harpoons in his body from his many fights with whalers.
○ He closed his mouth on Captain Ahab's boat and took it out of the water.
○ I'll throw a harpoon at you.
○ Stubb took off his coat and shoes so he could swim.
○ He pulled the small boat behind him at the end of the harpoon rope.
○ The water pulled the whaling boat with all the men under the water.
Starbuck was a young man. When you saw _____ black clothes and sad face, you could forget that.
Moby Dick ▷▷▷
He is out there in the ocean. But he is here too in my dreams, always in my dreams. He is whiter than the first beautiful snow in winter - whiter than the stars in the sky on a warm summer's night.
But he brings only death. He is _____ , the white whale.