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" Call me Ishmael. Some years ago never mind how long precisely - having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world. "
Moby Dick - Page 7
by Herman Melville - 1892 - 543 pages
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Moby Dick--rehearsed: A Drama in Two Acts

Orson Welles - Drama - 1965 - 76 pages
...sits nearby, listening as he reads aloud: Some years ago — never mind how long — I thought that I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world. Whenever I grow grim about the mouth, and hazy in eyes; whenever it's a damp November in my soul; I...
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Reimagining America: A Theological Critique of the American Mythos and ...

Charles Mabee - Religion - 1985 - 151 pages
...dislocation. In this regard the sentence following Moby-Dick's opening line, "Call me Ishmael," runs: Some years ago — never mind how long precisely —...about a little and see the watery part of the world (italics added). It is the movement from shore to sea that propels the narrative — not time. Time...
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Osiris N.: The Victim and the American Novel

Biyot Kesh Tripathy - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 282 pages
..."directly at the centre of the stage. "15 Destitute and anchorless at the beginning of the narrative - "having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore" (p. 93), his shoes worn out of treading the "asphal tic pavement; " "from hard, remorseless service...
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Redefining the Political Novel: American Women Writers, 1797-1901

Sharon M. Harris - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 200 pages
...her being female. Her need to leave the farm is not so different from Ishmael's need in Moby Dick to "sail about a little and see the watery part of the world." Herman Melville, through Ishmael, asserts, "If they but knew it, almost all men in their degree, some...
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A TEX Primer for Scientists

Stanley A. Sawyer, Steven G. Krantz - Mathematics - 1994 - 416 pages
...\linadjp{80}\smallrm} at the top of your source file. Then $$ \vbox{ \advance\hsize-3\parindent \vskip4pt \smfonts Call me Ishmael. Some years ago never mind how long precisely having \df {little} or no \df {money} \rightline{Herman Melville, \sl Moby Dick}} $$ is typeset correctly...
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Pedagogy, Praxis, Ulysses: Using Joyce's Text to Transform the Classroom

Robert D. Newman - Education - 1996 - 269 pages
...specific psychological detail: Call me Ishmael. Some years ago—never mind how long precisely—having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular...watery part of the world. It is a way I have of driving off the spleen, and regulating the circulation. Whenever I find myself growing grim about the mouth;...
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Penrose Tiles to Trapdoor Ciphers: And the Return of Dr Matrix

Martin Gardner - Mathematics - 1997 - 319 pages
...— having little or no Mongol in my purulence, and nothing particular to interest me on shortbread, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery partiality of the worriment. ADAM: Name's Abel, a male base man. EVE: Name not so, O Stone man! ADAM:...
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Dream Reaper: The Story of an Old-Fashioned Inventor in the High-Tech, High ...

Craig Canine - Business & Economics - 1997 - 300 pages
...soon moved with his family to Nantucket, where the young Quaker decided, like Melville's Ishmael, to "sail about a little and see the watery part of the world." Also like Ishmael, Hussey 's sea travels took him to the Pacific, where he rowed whaling skiffs in...
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William Humphrey: Destroyer of Myths

Bert Almon - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 462 pages
...allusions from Hostages to Fortune. The opening of Moby-Dick is more famous than the review, of course: Call me Ishmael. Some years ago— never mind how...watery part of the world. It is a way I have of driving off the spleen, and regulating the circulation. Whenever I find myself growing grim about the mouth;...
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Desperate Journeys, Abandoned Souls: True Stories of Castaways and Other ...

History - 1998 - 608 pages
...accidents — and you realize that when he sings of the romance of the sea, the song must be true. Call me Ishmael. Some years ago — never mind how...purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore. 1 thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world. It is a way I have of driving...
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