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" ... antique buried beneath antiquities, and throned on torsoes! So with a broken throne, the great gods mock that captive king; so like a Caryatid, he patient sits, upholding on his frozen brow the piled entablatures of ages. Wind ye down there, ye prouder,... "
Moby-Dick - Page 205
by Herman Melville - 2008 - 664 pages
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Melville's Later Novels

William B. Dillingham - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 430 pages
...entablatures of ages. Wind ye down there, ye prouder, sadder souls! question that proud, sad king! A family likeness! aye, he did beget ye, ye young...your grim sire only will the old State-secret come. (p. 161) Melville had visited the Hotel de Cluny in Paris in 1849 and was struck not only with the...
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Moby Dick, Or The Whale: Volume 6, Scholarly Edition

Herman Melville - Fiction - 1988 - 1048 pages
...entablatures of ages. Wind ye down there, ye prouder, sadder souls! question that proud, sad king! A family likeness! aye, he did beget ye, ye young...old State-secret come. Now, in his heart, Ahab had sonic glimpse of this, namely: all my means are sane, my motive and my object mad. Yet without power...
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European Revolutions and the American Literary Renaissance

Larry J. Reynolds - History - 1988 - 207 pages
...that captive king. . . . Wind ye down there, ye prouder, sadder souls! question that proud, sad king! A family likeness! aye, he did beget ye, ye young...your grim sire only will the old State-secret come. [161] This secret, assuming the dead king could speak, would be on the order of "All is Vanity, ALL"...
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Modernist Montage: The Obscurity of Vision in Cinema and Literature

P. Adams Sitney - Performing Arts - 1990 - 250 pages
...entablatures of ages. Wind ye down there, ye prouder, sadder souls! question that proud, sad King! A family likeness! aye, he did beget ye, ye young exiled royalties; and from your grin sire only will the old State-secret come.23 The text of "In Adullam's Lair" is nearly as elliptical...
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Jungian Literary Criticism

Richard P. Sugg - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 439 pages
...father in the underworld: "Wind ye down there, ye prouder, sadder souls! question that proud, sad king! A family likeness! aye, he did beget ye, ye young...your grim sire only will the old Statesecret come" (pp. 990-91). So one hidden god behind Moby-Dick is a broken Saturn, "throned on torsoes," deep beneath...
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Technology, Pessimism, and Postmodernism

Yaron Ezrahi, Everett Mendelsohn, Howard Segal - History - 1993 - 216 pages
...morally incapacitated captain of the Pequod, a stunning insight into his own pathological behavior: "Now, in his heart, Ahab had some glimpse of this,...namely: all my means are sane, my motive and my object mad."21 As the history of the twentieth century has confirmed, high technical skills may serve to mask,...
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The Cambridge Companion to William Faulkner, Volume 0, Issues 521-42165

Philip M. Weinstein - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 236 pages
...(Un)Making the Father Wind ye down there, ye prouder, sadder souls! question that proud, sad king! A family likeness! aye, he did beget ye, ye young...your grim sire only will the old State-secret come. - Melville, Moby-Dick Since the 1970s, feminist literary critics have both expanded the American canon...
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Technology, Pessimism, and Postmodernism

Yaron Ezrahi, Everett Mendelsohn, Howard P. Segal - Science - 1994 - 216 pages
...morally incapacitated captain of the Pequod, a stunning insight into his own pathological behavior: "Now, in his heart, Ahab had some glimpse of this,...all my means are sane, my motive and my object mad." 21 As the history of the twentieth century has confirmed, high technical skills may serve to mask,...
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An Emotional History of the United States

Peter N. Stearns, Jan Lewis - History - 1998 - 476 pages
...entablatures of ages. Wind ye down there, ye prouder, sadder souls! question that proud, sad king! A family likeness! aye, he did beget ye, ye young exiled royalties; and from your grim sire will the old State-secret come.20 At the heart of the (male) psyche, Melville suggests, lies the specter...
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Symmetry

Marc J. Straus - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 439 pages
...father in the underworld: "Wind ye down there, ye prouder, sadder souls! question that proud, sad king! A family likeness! aye, he did beget ye, ye young...your grim sire only will the old Statesecret come" (pp. 990-91). So one hidden god behind Moby-Dick is a broken Saturn, "throned on torsoes," deep beneath...
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