<Title>Moby-Dick, or, The Whale</Title>
<Edition>Redburn, His First Voyage; White-Jacket, or, The World
in a Man-of-War; Moby-Dick, or, The Whale. G. Thomas Tanselle, ed. Library of America. New York: Literary Classics of the U.S., Inc., 1983</Edition>
IN TOKEN OF MY ADMIRATION FOR HIS GENIUS, This book is Inscribed TO NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE.
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(SUPPLIED BY A LATE CONSUMPTIVE USHER TO A
<p>The pale Usher -- threadbare in coat, heart, body, and
brain; I see him now. He was ever dusting his old lexicons
and grammars, with a queer handkerchief, mockingly
embellished with all the gay flags of all the known nations
of the world. He loved to dust his old grammars; it somehow
mildly reminded him of his mortality.
</loc><loc><locdoc>MelMo . . .