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" There is no life in thee, now, except that rocking life imparted by a gently rolling ship; by her, borrowed from the sea; by the sea, from the inscrutable tides of God. But while this sleep, this dream is on ye, move your foot or hand an inch; slip your... "
Scribner's Monthly: An Illustrated Magazine for the People - Page 471
1925
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Sin Boldly: Dr. Dave's Guide To Acing The College Paper

Dave Williams - Education - 2000 - 200 pages
...might drift off into these platonic dreams and forget your constructed identity. As Melville says, while this sleep, this dream is on ye, move your foot or hand an inch, slip your hold at all, and your identity comes back in horror. Over Descartian vortices you hover. And perhaps,...
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Democratic Voices and Vistas: American Literature from Emerson to Lanier

Darrel Abel - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 540 pages
...continually flitting through it. One's own identity is such an elusive thought, such a flitting form: There is no life in thee, now, except that rocking life imparted by a gentle rolling ship; by her, borrowed from the sea; by the sea, from the inscrutable tides of God....
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The Mind of the Novel: Reflexive Fiction and the Ineffable

Bruce F. Kawin - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 398 pages
...enchanted mood, thy spirit ebbs away to whence it came; becomes diffused through time and space . . . There is no life in thee, now, except that rocking life imparted by a gentle rolling ship; by her, borrowed from the sea; by the sea, from the inscrutable tides of God....
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Moby Dick, the Whale: Easyread Comfort Edition

Herman Melville - Fiction - 2006 - 544 pages
...Crammer's sprinkled Pantheistic ashes, forming at last a part of every shore the round globe over. There is no life in thee, now, except that rocking life imparted by a gentle rolling ship; by her, borrowed from the sea; by the sea, from the inscrutable tides of God....
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Passive Constitutions, Or, 7 1/2 Times Bartleby

Branka Arsi? - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 234 pages
...overwhelmed by the vastness of the impersonal life (a life that is not "yours") promised by the drug: "There is no life in thee, now, except that rocking...is on ye, move your foot or hand an inch, slip your hold at all; and your identity comes back in horror. Over Descartian vortices you hover.'M What horrifies...
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Melville’s Bibles

Ilana Pardes - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 206 pages
...one may be lost in thought to the extent of losing all touch with reality, or losing one's identity. "There is no life in thee, now, except that rocking...is on ye, move your foot or hand an inch, slip your hold at all; and your identity comes back in horror" (159). Ishmael "calls" himself, only to hear the...
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Moby Dick

Jan Fields, Herman Melville - Fiction - 2010 - 112 pages
...Crammer's sprinkled Pantheistic ashes, forming at last a part of every shore the round globe over. There is no life in thee, now, except that rocking...is on ye, move your foot or hand an inch; slip your hold at all; and your identity comes back in horror. Over Descartian vortices you hover. And perhaps,...
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