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Moby-Dick

Moby-Dick

by Herman Melville

Moby-Dick Chapter 114: The Gilder Summary

  • The Pequod is very busy hunting in the Pacific, just off the coast of Japan.
  • The ship spends long stretches floating on the tranquil, beautiful waves of the becalmed sea; the blue swells of water almost seem like meadows on the land.
  • Even Ahab feels the blessed serenity, but thinks that it can’t last; Starbuck finds fodder for his faith; and Stubb is simply jolly.

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