Walking in the Shoes of Herman Melville

Civitas) which is but an artificial man.” – OPENING SENTENCE OF HOBBES’S LEVIATHAN.

“Silly Mansoul swallowed it without chewing, as if it had been a sprat in the mouth of a whale.” – PILGRIM’S PROGRESS.

“The mighty whales which swim in a sea of water, and have a sea of oil swimming in them.” – FULLER’S PROFANE AND HOLY STATE.

“While the whale is floating at the stern of the ship, they cut off his head, and tow it with a boat as near the shore as it will come; but it will be aground in twelve or thirteen feet water.” – THOMAS EDGE’S TEN VOYAGES TO SPITZBERGEN, IN PURCHAS.

“In their way they saw many whales sporting in the ocean, and in wantonness fuzzing up the water through their pipes and

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