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Re: Please cancel my subscription



On Friday 26 January 2007 06:50, Tim wrote:
>Anthony J Placilla:
>>> "...To the last, I grapple with thee; from hell's heart, I stab at
>>> thee; for hate's sake, I spit my last breath at thee."
>>>
>>> the original is from Moby Dick
>>>
>>> "Towards thee I roll, thou all-destroying but unconquering whale; to
>>> the last I grapple with thee; from hell's heart I stab at thee; for
>>> hate's sake I spit my last breath at thee. Sink all coffins and all
>>> hearses to one common pool! and since neither can be mine, let me
>>> then tow to pieces, while still chasing thee, though tied to thee,
>>> thou damned whale! Thus, I give up the spear!"
>
>Gene Heskett:
>> Good heavens, somebody who actually studied literature.  Them is rare
>> birds indeed around here, treat this one kindly folks.
>
>I can remember reading Moby Dick as a child (probably about 9 or 10),
>but can't really remember anything of it.  So I guess that doesn't count
>as "studying it".  ;-)

To do a quote like that from memory=study in my dictionary.

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