Deborah Hauser

Self inflicted Gaunt spare laid bare

Reading Moby-Dick Chapter 29

 Chapter 29 Enter Ahab; to him, Stubb 

I am glad to have entered a new month of reading Moby-Dick. I have switched from counting days to counting chapters and it will be more difficult to calculate when I fall behind a day two.

 …is he mad?…he don’t sleep…

Stubb makes an error of judgment and suggests that Ahab muffle his ivory leg because the noise of Ahab pacing on deck disturbs the crew’s rest.

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