Moby-Dick Chapter 97: The Lamp Summary
- Ishmael notes that all the sailors use lots of whale oil for their lamps, so their sleeping quarters are bright at night.
- On other types of ships, the men aren’t allowed much oil or light because it’s expensive, but since the whaling ship harvests oil, there’s plenty on board.
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