Read-A-Long of Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

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Re: Read-A-Long of Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

Post by rssllue » 17 Feb 2019, 07:06

I will tell you later today. Now I have a goal to beat!
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Post by Gravy » 17 Feb 2019, 21:50

We'll see. :eusa-whistle:
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Post by rssllue » 18 Feb 2019, 03:38

Yes we will. :wink:
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Post by Gravy » 18 Feb 2019, 04:26

Yup...
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Post by rssllue » 18 Feb 2019, 04:38

Chapter 14. Didn't quite make it. :lol:
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Post by Gravy » 18 Feb 2019, 04:47

:lol2:

You'll probably bypass me tomorrow. :wink:
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Post by rssllue » 18 Feb 2019, 04:53

Maybe.

What are your thoughts through 13?

I thought Chapter 9's sermon was done really well.
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Post by Gravy » 18 Feb 2019, 21:50

I am enjoying the digressions (I have a weakness for that).

That was, indeed, a good chapter.

It's a rather dense story. I feel like I've read an entire book since then. :lol:
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Post by rssllue » 19 Feb 2019, 05:24

He writes like a fat drunk trying to make it home.

A lot of ponderous weaving movements instead of a succinct straight line from point A to point B. :lol2:
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Post by Gravy » 20 Feb 2019, 04:24

Does a fat drunk weave differently than a thin drunk? :roll:
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Post by rssllue » 20 Feb 2019, 04:48

Yes. More densely.

You did say the book was dense. :wink:
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Post by Gravy » 20 Feb 2019, 06:01

Wouldn't a muscular drunk fit better then? :lol2:
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Post by rssllue » 20 Feb 2019, 06:20

Possibly.

Or one made of lead. :shock:
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Post by Gravy » 20 Feb 2019, 06:34

The Hulk! :shock:







Man...do we ever go off-topic! :lol2:
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Post by rssllue » 20 Feb 2019, 06:37

I blame you.

It works better that way. :lol2:
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