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Author:  DWill [ Tue Jul 31, 2012 8:02 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Moby Dick Chapter 5 Breakfast of Champions

Saffron wrote:
Chris27 wrote:
I've been keeping up chapter by chapter , enjoying the reading but having nothing to say (except that I keep wanting to say:Wow what wonderful writing! How does he do that? ).
So I'm glad others are struggling too!

The writing is wonderful, some of the best!

Yes, the writing is great. But why do I feel a certain lassitude on contemplating reading Moby Dick? Is what Samuel Johnson said of Paradise Lost also true of MD: "Nobody has wished it longer?"

Author:  WildCityWoman [ Fri Sep 07, 2012 6:18 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Moby Dick Chapter 5 Breakfast of Champions

I like that word ... skylarking. Sounds so much better than just plain 'bullshitting'.

;-)

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