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  1. Melville's Moby-Dick Published in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Free Dictionary

    ... purpose on this voyage: to seek out Moby Dick, a ferocious, enigmatic white sperm whale. In a previous encounter, the whale destroyed Ahab's boat and bit off his leg, which now drives Ahab to take revenge. In Moby-Dick , Melville employs stylized ...