Ship and boat diverged; the cold, damp night breeze blew between; a screaming gull flew overhead; the two hulls wildly rolled; we gave three heavy-hearted cheers, and blindly plunged like fate into the lone Atlantic.
Soon the two ships diverged their wakes; and long as the strange vessel was in view, she was seen to yaw hither and thither at every dark spot, however small, on the sea.
"Aye, aye, I thought as much," soliloquized Stubb, when the boats diverged, "as soon as I clapt eye on ’em, I thought so.
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The two paths diverge here
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.