164 Years Ago Today - The Lure of the Sea

Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

by Herman Melville

Chapter 1 - Loomings

A picture for the book Moby-Dick; or, The Whale
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

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