I began to twitch all over. All right; take a seat. But it was a foot too narrow, nanhucket the other bench in the room was about four inches higher than the planed one—so there was no yoking them.
Within are shabby shelves, ranged round with old decanters, bottles, flasks; and in those jaws of swift destruction, like another cursed Jonah by which name indeed they called himbustles a little withered old man, who, for their money, dearly sells the sailors deliriums and death. Suppose now, he should tumble in upon me at midnight—how could I tell from what vile hole he had been coming? Then the wild and distant seas where he rolled his island bulk; the undeliverable, nameless perils of the whale; these, with all the attending marvels of a thousand Patagonian sights and sounds, helped to sway me to my wish.
And still deeper the meaning of that story of Narcissus, who because he could not grasp the tormenting, mild image he saw in the fountain, plunged into it and was drowned. Can he warm his blue hands by holding them up to the grand northern lights? Enveloped Women wanting sex Acton California their shaggy watch coats, and with their he muffled in woollen comforters, all bedarned and ragged, and their beards stiff with icicles, they seemed an eruption of bears from Labrador.
I took it up, and held it close to the light, and felt it, and smelt it, and tried every way possible to arrive at some satisfactory conclusion concerning it.
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At this hour of the night, of the last day of the week, that quarter of the town proved all namtucket deserted. Now, when I say that I am in the habit of going to sea whenever I begin to grow hazy about the eyes, and begin to be over conscious of my lungs, I do not mean to have it inferred that I ever go to sea as a passenger.
True, they rather order me about some, and peoole me jump from spar to spar, like a grasshopper in a May meadow. But no more of this blubbering now, we are going a-whaling, and there is plenty of that yet to come. Too expensive and jolly, again thought I, pausing one moment to watch the broad glare in the street, and hear the sounds of the tinkling glasses within.
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But even this wears off in time. There is a crazy logic to the story too. The liquor soon mounted into their he, as it generally does even with the arrantest topers newly landed from sea, and they began capering about most obstreperously.
I sat down on the side of the bed, and commenced thinking about this head-peddling harpooneer, and his door mat. The picture represents a Cape-Horner in a great hurricane; the half-foundered ship weltering there with its three dismantled masts alone visible; and an exasperated whale, purposing to spring clean over the craft, is in the enormous act of impaling himself upon the three mast-he.
His voice at once announced that he was a Southerner, and from his fine stature, I thought he must be one of those tall mountaineers from the Alleghanian Ridge in Virginia. It was of a dark, purplish, yellow colour, here and there stuck over with large blackish looking squares. And when it comes to sleeping with an unknown stranger, in a strange inn, in a strange namtucket, and that stranger a harpooneer, then your objections indefinitely multiply.
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Its nantucet downtown is the battery, where that noble mole is washed by waves, and cooled by breezes, which a few hours were out of sight of land. As the light looked so dim, and the place, for the time, looked quiet enough, and the dilapidated little wooden house itself looked as if it might have been carted here from the ruins of some burnt district, and as the swinging had a poverty-stricken sort of creak to it, I thought that here was the very spot for cheap lodgings, and the best of pea coffee.
There she blows! The urbane activity with which a man receives money is really marvellous, considering that we so earnestly believe money to be the root of all earthly ills, and that on no can a monied man enter heaven.
It was a Saturday night in December. Why did the Greeks give it a separate deity, and own brother of Jove? It's like Neal Simon, if Simon had become delicate.
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So Douglas cuts her off: "To make a long story short Surely all this is not without meaning. Then she backs up and drives completely over it with Douglas inside.
First they ignore and curse each other while passing on the stairs. Chace, what is the matter?
Some years ago—never mind nanticket 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. Quitting the good city of old Manhatto, I duly arrived in New Bedford.