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- All that most maddens and torments; all that stirs up the lees of things; all truth with malice in it; all that cracks the sinews and cakes the brain; all the subtle demonisms of life and thought; all evil, to crazy Ahab, were visibly personified, and made practically assailable in Moby Dick.Chapters 40-42 — Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (46% in)
- Nor even in our superstitions do we fail to throw the same snowy mantle round our phantoms; all ghosts rising in a milk-white fog—Yea, while these terrors seize us, let us add, that even the king of terrors, when personified by the evangelist, rides on his pallid horse.Chapters 40-42 — Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (82% in)
- In the midst of the personified impersonal, a personality stands here.Chapters 118-120 — The Quadrant; The Candles; The Deck (74% in)
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