Herman Melville Quotes (164 quotes)
“The march of conquest through wild provinces, may be the march of Mind; but not the march of Love.”
Mardi: And A Voyage Thither (Annotated Complete Edition) (2012 edition), Jazzybee Verlag - ISBN: 9783849603625
Delphi Complete Works of Herman Melville (Illustrated) (2013 edition), Delphi Classics - ISBN: 9781908909572
Moby Dick, Plain Label Books - ISBN: 9781603038577
Billy Budd, Sailor, and Other Stories (2006 edition), Bantam Classics - ISBN: 9780553902891
“There is one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath.”
MOBY DICK; Or THE WHALE: (2014 edition), Wealthy Publishing
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsHerman Melville
Born: August 1, 1819
Died: September 28, 1891 (aged 72)
Occupation: Novelist, teacher, sailor, lecturer, poet
Bio: Herman Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. He is best known for his novel Moby-Dick. His first three books gained much contemporary attention, and after a fast-blooming literary success in the late 1840s, his popularity declined precipitously in the mid-1850s and never recovered during his lifetime. When he died in 1891, he was almost completely forgotten.
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