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" ... every dimlydiscovered, uprising fin of some undiscernible form, seems to him the embodiment of those elusive thoughts that only people the soul by continually flitting through it. In this enchanted mood... "
Moby-Dick - Page 176
by Herman Melville - 2008 - 664 pages
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Herman Melville, Mariner and Mystic

Raymond Melbourne Weaver - Novelists, American - 1921 - 385 pages
...seems to him the embodiment of those elusive thoughts that only people the soul by continually flitting through it. In this enchanted mood, thy spirit ebbs...last a part of every shore the round globe over." When, from the mast-head, eyes less abstracted than Melville's sighted a whale, the daring and excitement...
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Melville's Later Novels

William B. Dillingham - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 430 pages
...enchanted mood," one's consciousness seems to become "diffused through time and space, like WicklifFs sprinkled Pantheistic ashes, forming at last a part of every shore the round globe over" (p. 140). Melville's account of such a transcendent moment is different from those given by well-known...
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Wilderness Lost: The Religious Origins of the American Mind

David Ross Williams - History - 1987 - 293 pages
...his feet for the visible image of that deep, blue, bottomless soul, pervading mankind and nature. ... In this enchanted mood, thy spirit ebbs away to whence...it came; becomes diffused through time and space. . . . But while this sleep, this dream is on ye, move your foot or hand an inch; slip your hold at...
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Moby Dick, Or The Whale: Volume 6, Scholarly Edition

Herman Melville - Fiction - 1988 - 1048 pages
...seems to him the embodiment of those elusive thoughts that only people the soul by continually Hitting through it. In this enchanted mood, thy spirit ebbs...came; becomes diffused through time and space; like WicklifTs sprinkled Pantheistic ashes, forming at last a part of every shore the round globe over....
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The Consolations of Space: The Place of Romance in Hawthorne, Melville, and ...

Pamela Schirmeister - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 219 pages
...his feet for the visible image of that deep, blue, bottomless soul, pervading mankind and nature. ... In this enchanted mood, thy spirit ebbs away to whence...came; becomes diffused through time and space; like Wickliffs sprinkled Pantheistic ashes, forming at last a part of every shore the round globe over....
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Form and Fable in American Fiction

Daniel Hoffman - Literary Criticism - 1961 - 368 pages
...embodiment of those elusive thoughts that only people the soul by continually flitting through it. ... There is no life in thee, now, except that rocking life imparted by a gentle rolling ship; by her, borrowed from the sea; by the sea, from the inscrutable tides of God....
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Origins of Architectural Pleasure

Grant Hildebrand - Architecture - 1999 - 174 pages
...If we seek a mood at all in such a setting, it is likely to be that of Melville's mastheader, whose "spirit ebbs away to whence it came; becomes diffused through time and space," or that "serene and blessed mood" recalled by Wordsworth in which The Onrin-do, Katsura, Kyoto, 1620-45....
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The Machine in the Garden: Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America

Leo Marx - Literary Criticism - 1964 - 414 pages
...thoughts by the rhythm of the sea, and so he merges with the all. "In this enchanted mood," he says, "thy spirit ebbs away to whence it came; becomes diffused through time and space. . . ." Or, as Emerson had said of a similar experience, "I am nothing; I see all; the currents of the...
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Melville "Among the Nations": Proceedings of an International Conference ...

Sanford E. Marovitz, Athanasios C. Christodoulou - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 593 pages
...at his feet for the visible image of that deep, blue, bottomless soul, pervading mankind and nature In this enchanted mood, thy spirit ebbs away to whence...Cranmer's sprinkled Pantheistic ashes, forming at least a part of every shore the round globe over. . . . And perhaps, at mid-day, in the fairest weather,...
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The Greatest Sailing Stories Ever Told

Christopher Caswell - Fiction - 2004 - 286 pages
...seems to him the embodiment of those elusive thoughts that only people the soul by continually flitting through it. In this enchanted mood, thy spirit ebbs...came; becomes diffused through time and space; like Wickliff's sprinkled pantheistic ashes, forming at last a part of every shore the round globe over....
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