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Comprehensive information about Herman Melville including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. . American novelist short story writer essayist and poet This educational Herman Melville resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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Quote Left Why, ever since Adam, who has got to the meaning of this great allegory -- the world? Then we pygmies must be content to have out paper allegories but ill comprehended. Quote Right
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Quote Left Real strength never impairs beauty or harmony, but it often bestows it; and in everything imposingly beautiful, strength has much to do with the magic. Quote Right
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Quote Left Give me a condor's quill! Give me Vesuvius crater for an inkstand! Quote Right
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Quote Left Were this world an endless pain, and by sailing eastward we could forever reach new distances, and discover sights more sweet and strange than any Cyclades or Islands of King Solomon, then there were promise in the voyage. Quote Right
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Quote Left We die of too much life. Quote Right
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