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OWC_Oxford: Best known for ‘Moby-Dick’, Herman Melville wrote a wide range of short stories and novels. Find our editions of some of his greatest work on our website:

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SocioTrip: “It is not down in any map; true places never are.” – Herman Melville

MeganHu63232620: ok “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. ” — Herman Melville

beyondnorthwind: "Let others outyell the Typhoons. What care I? As if they were my conscience. The only real owner of anything is its commander" - Herman Melville, 'Moby Dick'

interpolated: “But by her still halting course and winding, woeful way, you plainly saw that this ship that so wept with spray, still remained without comfort. She was Rachel, weeping for her children, because they were not." —Herman Melville

Kingrob2: It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. ~Herman Melville

W_TripSolution: “It is not down in any map; true places never are.” – Herman Melville

MeganHu63232620: “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. ” — Herman Melville

martinvagabond_: ... an upper hand of me, that it requires a strong moral principle to prevent me from deliberately stepping into the street, and methodically knocking people’s hats off—then, I account it high time tozz get to sea as soon as I can." - Herman Melville, Moby Dick

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darealBeefKirky: Herman Melville's Moby Dick. Small whales, on the open ocean; they feed, mate, give birth.

pauljimerson: Kincaid was reading by three and soon found a haven in books and became a voracious reader. One of her early favorites was Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick. She said, “I read every sentence twice because I couldn’t believe how beautiful it was.”

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FilthyFcknRich: "It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." — Herman Melville

BsdPredictions: Herman Melville will die in the next chapter...

crimaiota: "Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity, nothing exceeds the criticisms made of the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed." (Herman Melville)(S2E22)

OliviaS65613416: Moby Dick “Aye, aye! and I'll chase him round Good Hope, and round the Horn, and round the Norway Maelstrom, and round perdition's flames before I give him up.” ― Herman Melville

Justin48345301: Old age is always wakeful as if, the longer linked with life, the less man has to do with aught that looks like death. - Herman Melville

horsediving: They will literally do everything in their power to prevent bros from writing letters to each other like this. Herman Melville to Nathaniel Hawthorne

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e_auladeingles: “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 ~ Herman Melville

MonicaManolachi: “Give me a condor’s quill! Give me Vesuvius’ crater for an inkstand! Friends, hold my arms!” – Herman Melville, Moby Dick

AsimsRealWife: "It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." — Herman Melville ALWAYS WITH ASIM RIAZ

remywilkins: “It’s not down in any map; true places never are” -from Moby Dick by Herman Melville

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welfordwrites: Better sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian. Herman Melville

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MordecaiPMartin: Herman "Does it ever bum you out that the earth is round?" Melville

MordecaiPMartin: Herman "Watch me shoehorn another bible reference in here" Melville

MordecaiPMartin: Real quick, why are we still talking like Autofiction is new when Herman Melville in Moby Dick is already mixing up Ishmael and himself?

MordecaiPMartin: Marty McFly voice: waitaminute Doc, you're telling me, that Herman Melville . . . was some kinda whale Furry?

adjunktyra: Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well- warmed, and well-fed. //Herman Melville

BandIdeaBot: Give mid-career The Dicks yet somehow less imitable recreating a Herman Melville live reading a chance!

KrisAtLarge: somehow Herman Melville wrote this, and ALSO wrote that he believed whales were really fish

BivalvedC: It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. -Herman Melville

MeganHu63232620: ok “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. ” — Herman Melville

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3towealth: "It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." - Herman Melville

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MeganHu63232620: “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. ” — Herman Melville

lukegreg699: “For there is no folly of the beast of the earth which is not infinitely outdone by the madness of men.” ― Herman Melville

Philip_D_Conrad: Life's a voyage that's homeward bound. (Herman Melville

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iamstfslvdr: "It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." — Herman Melville ASHTEFseizing MOA GLOBE

darealBeefKirky: Herman Melville's Moby Dick. Small whales, baleen whales Save the form of Vietnam and pygmy sperm whale, and Ghana, who sometimes

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solfell: i still watch sometimes bc i feel a smug superiority when i yell out a correct answer before the contestant that buzzes in, and they get it wrong also one time the final jeopardy was like "this whale of a tale was written by herman melville" and none of them got it, it haunts me

chikuwa100q_bot: 49. It is better to fail in originality/ than to succeed in imitation. [Herman Melville]

LauraHe08567919: "It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." — Herman Melville

MeganHu63232620: “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. ” — Herman Melville

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verlendavlogs: "It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." — Herman Melville

t13tr1: What soulless thing is this that laughs before a wreck?  Herman Melville, "Moby-Dick 133".

SocioTrip: “It is not down in any map; true places never are.” – Herman Melville

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W_TripSolution: “It is not down in any map; true places never are.” – Herman Melville

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jeffreyscott88: What though Reason forged your scheme? 'Twas Reason dreamed the Utopia’s dream: 'Tis dream to think that Reason can Govern the reasoning creature, man. ~Herman Melville, A Reasonable Constitution

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thewebinarsite: It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. Herman Melville

MeganHu63232620: “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. ” — Herman Melville

SocioTrip: “It is not down in any map; true places never are.” – Herman Melville

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zarandillo: Herman Melville Moby-Dick. Cap. «La hiena», 1851.

W_TripSolution: “It is not down in any map; true places never are.” – Herman Melville

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BsdPredictions: Herman Melville foolishly walks into a trap set for them by the Port Mafia and dies.

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BingersD: It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. -Herman Melville

nonexdogblammed: Today, followers, I would like to offer you a mental exercise Had Herman Melville decided to write his magnum opus after April 1, 2022, would it have been called Morby Dick??

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Kalindlara: Every day I think I've seen everything Herman Melville has to show me, and every day he finds something new.

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Jonah_Huffboi: “If they but knew it, almost all men in their degree, some time or other, cherish very nearly the same feelings towards the ocean with me.” -Herman Melville

carldeuker: 75% done with Moby-Dick or, the Whale, by Herman Melville: Details of whaling combined w...

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TheKrazyKat: This is my substitute for pistol and ball... I quietly take to the ship. There is nothing surprising in this. If they but knew it, almost all men in their degree, some time or other, cherish very nearly the same feelings towards the ocean with me.'' Herman Melville 'Moby-Dick'

KellyWuli: It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.Herman Melville ~iherb

W_TripSolution: “It is not down in any map; true places never are.” – Herman Melville

revmatt1774: I have visited the house and room where Herman Melville wrote Moby Dick. From the window, you can see a hill that looks like the back of a whale. Melville was a member of All Souls Unitarian Church in New York. (Matt)

SocioTrip: “It is not down in any map; true places never are.” – Herman Melville

Smug_Homeslice: In the span of like 7 minutes I’ve seen Mark Twain using a sniper rifle, Herman Melville summoning a giant robot whale, and a child trying to mind rape Lovecraft

ridelacruz: On page 186 of 625 of Moby-Dick; or, the Whale, by Herman Melville

thisplatformi13: 3. ET: THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL. 1982 – The Alien (Satyajit Ray script, 1969) 2. GREAT WHITE. 1981 Mark Princi – Catch The Wind (Stephen Kessler screenplay 1989) 1. JAWS. 1975 Steven Spielberg - Moby Dick (Herman Melville novel, 1851)

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