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

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I will tell you later today. Now I have a goal to beat!
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We'll see. :eusa-whistle:
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Yes we will. :wink:
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Yup...
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Chapter 14. Didn't quite make it. :lol:
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:lol2:

You'll probably bypass me tomorrow. :wink:
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Maybe.

What are your thoughts through 13?

I thought Chapter 9's sermon was done really well.
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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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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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Does a fat drunk weave differently than a thin drunk? :roll:
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Yes. More densely.

You did say the book was dense. :wink:
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Wouldn't a muscular drunk fit better then? :lol2:
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Post by rssllue »

Possibly.

Or one made of lead. :shock:
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The Hulk! :shock:







Man...do we ever go off-topic! :lol2:
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Post by rssllue »

I blame you.

It works better that way. :lol2:
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