Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

by Herman Melville

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Chapter 122 - Midnight Aloft.- Thunder and Lightning

A picture for the book Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

The Main-top-sail yard - Tashtego passing new lashings around it.

"Um, um, um. Stop that thunder! Plenty too much thunder up here. What's the use of thunder? Um, um, um. We don't want thunder; we want rum; give us a glass of rum. Um, um, um!"

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