Wednesday, November 23, 2011

The Glorious Poetry of Moby Dick

"... praying God for annihilation until the fit be passed; and at last amid the whirl of woe he feels, a deep stupor steals over him, as over the man who bleeds to death, for conscience is the wound, and there's naught to staunch it;....."

Herman Melville's Moby Dick, Chapter 9: The Sermon

screencaps from Moby Dick, 1998 version (a TV miniseries)

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