Dear , beauteous Death : the jewel of the just , Shining no where but in the dark ,
What mysteries do lie beyond thy dust , Could we outlook that mark ! ' HENRY
VAUGHAN . THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS . I. THERE is a Reaper , whose
He is in summer , and in winter , in spring - time and in autumn . He is in storm
and sunshine , in light and darkness . For he rideth upon the wings of the wind ;
he maketh darkness his pavilion ; to him the darkness and the day are both alike
My first plunge for the ship , whose dim outline I could scarcely perceive , in the
almost pitchy darkness of the night , most fortunately brought me within reach of
the life - buoy grating . Climbing upon this , I used the faithless rope , still in my ...
Now the blaze of a blue - light illumines the darkness , revealing the tall spars
and white canvass of the ship , still near me ! Maintop there ! came the hail again
; ' do you see him to leeward ? ' • No , Sir ! ' was the chill reply . The ship now ...
So , one dark night , he slipped out , and reached Boston in safety . ' And then to
hear our second dickey ( an old man ) talk about the nor'west coast , and the first
ditto ( not old ) about the custom - house regulations in Russia ! * Lots of ...
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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