“Moby-Dick Zitat der Woche” No.17

stamp-02Nevertheless, some there were, who even in the face of these things were ready to give chase to Moby Dick; and a still greater number who, chancing only to hear of him distantly and vaguely, without the specific details of any certain calamity, and without superstitious accompaniments were sufficiently hardy not to flee from the battle if offered.

Herman Melville: Moby-Dick or The Whale