June 7, 2014
Techy

I hastened to the cliff edge above Ja and helped him to a secure footing. He would not listen to any thanks for his attempt to save me, which had come so near miscarrying. “I had given you up for lost when you tumbled into the Mahar temple,” he said, “for not even I could […]

May 30, 2014
A Portrait in Darkness

Though the long period of a Southern whaling voyage , the peculiar perils of it, and the community of interest prevailing among a company, all of whom, high or low, depend for their profits, not upon fixed wages, but upon their common luck, together with their common vigilance, intrepidity, and hard work; though all these […]

May 27, 2014
Fashionable Woman

The whole calamity, with the falling form of Macey, was plainly descried from the ship. Raising a piercing shriek—”The vial! the vial!” Gabriel called off the terror-stricken crew from the further hunting of the whale. This terrible event clothed the archangel with added influence; because his credulous disciples believed that he had specifically fore-announced it, […]

May 10, 2014
Just The Girl

But soon resuming his horizontal attitude, Moby Dick swam swiftly round and round the wrecked crew; sideways churning the water in his vengeful wake, as if lashing himself up to still another and more deadly assault. The sight of the splintered boat seemed to madden him, as the blood of grapes and mulberries cast before […]