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-for , though rescued from immediate peril , what other succor could I look for , in
that fearful swell , on which no boat could live a moment ? What could I expect ,
save a lingering , horrid death ? Within a cable's length , lay my floating home ...
Oh ! those who live at home at ease , don't know how desolate and forsaken I feel
! ' We have quoted sparingly from those portions of the journal which record the
writer's sufferings ; the trials of a protracted voyage , in a scantily - furnished ...
... wind began to blow again from the north - west , and we made sail for the Horn
; and at seven bells , the surgeon reported to the captain , that in consequence of
some internal bruise , Wilson was much worse , and could not live the day out .
I cannot live long ; but I hope God will spare me to reach home , that I may die in
my dear mother's arms . ' He talked incessantly of his dear mother , and of each of
his family , calling them by name , and the words · dear Edward , ' • dear Julia ...
The merchant goes home to his dinner with peace of mind , and eats it
comfortably ; is disturbed by no one ; takes his glass of wine , and thinks how
pleasant it is to live upon the interest of his debts ; or if he happens to get tipsy ,
which is but ...
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Previous review noting missing pages 380 and 381 is not correct. There are not duplicated scanned pages and I found both missing pages to be intact and included.
pp. 380 and 381, in the middle of "Mocha Dick," are missing. pp. 377 and then 376 appear to have been scanned twice instead