7 "The harpoon is not yet forged that ever will do that," answered the other, sadly glancing upon a rounded hammock on the deck, whose gathered sides some noiseless sailors were busy in sewing together.
Moby DickBy Herman Melville ContextHighlight In CHAPTER 131. The Pequod Meets The Delight.
8 He has but one picture of whaling scenes, and this is a sad deficiency, because it is by such pictures only, when at all well done, that you can derive anything like a truthful idea of the living whale as seen by his living hunters.
Moby DickBy Herman Melville ContextHighlight In CHAPTER 56. Of the Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales, and ...