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Navy; Moby-Dick, or the whale is the most famous of Melville's works, and tells the story of Ahab, a ship captain that has become obessed with the hunt for. the whale he has named Moby-Dick.

But remembering his bitter experience on board of the Highlander, and .

But remembering his bitter experience on board of the Highlander, and more than all, his nervousness about going aloft, it seemed next to impossible. Among the strangers was an Englishman, who had shipped in his vessel at Callao, for the cruise. In the course of conversation, he made allusion to the fact, that he had now been in the Pacific several years, and that the good craft Huntress of Nantucket had had the honor of originally bringing him round upon that side of the globe.

A man-of-war button divides two brothers

A man-of-war button divides two brothers. Among the genteel youths of the after-guard was a lad of about sixteen,a very handsome young fellow, with starry eyes, curly hair of a goldencolour, and a bright, sunshiny complexion: he must have been the son ofsome goldsmith. He was one of the few sailors-not in themain-top-whom I used to single out for occasional conversation. Now, White-Jacket, what's to be done? I havecalculated that the store ship may be expected here every day; mybrother will then see me-he an officer and I a miserable sailor thatany moment may be flogged at the gangway, before his very eyes. Heavens! White-Jacket, what shall I do?

Or, where the theft involvessomething funny, as in the case of the white jacket, they only .

Or, where the theft involvessomething funny, as in the case of the white jacket, they only stealfor the sake of the joke; but this much is to be observed nevertheless,i. that they never spoil the joke by returning the stolen article. It is a good joke; for instance, and one often perpetrated on boardship, to stand talking to a man in a dark night watch, and all thewhile be cutting the buttons from his coat. But once off, those buttonsnever grow on again. There is no spontaneous vegetation in buttons

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Navy; Moby-Dick, or the whale is the most famous of Melville's works, and tells the story of Ahab, a ship captain that has become obessed with the hunt for the whale he has named Moby-Dick. Redburn, His First Voyage ; White-jacket, Or, The World in a Man-of-war.

Redburn, His First Voyage (1849). White-Jacket; or, The World in a Man-of-War (1850). Pierre; or The Ambiguities (1852). Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile (1855). The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade (1857). Moby Dick; or, The Whale (1851). Billy Budd (written between 1888 and 1891; published posthumously 1924). Stories, sketches, and journals: The Piazza Tales (1856), includes The Piazza, Bartleby the Scrivener, Benito Cereno, The Encantadas, or, Enchanted Isles, and The Lightning-Rod Man.

Herman Melville wrote White-Jacket; or, The World in a Man-of-War during two months of intense work in the summer of 1849

Herman Melville wrote White-Jacket; or, The World in a Man-of-War during two months of intense work in the summer of 1849. He drew upon his memories of naval life, having spent fourteen months as an ordinary seaman aboard a frigate as it sailed the Pacific and made the homeward voyage around Cape Horn. Already that same summer Melville had written Redburn, and he regarded thewritten Herman Melville wrote White-Jacket; or, The World in a Man-of-War during two months of intense work in the summer of 1849.

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