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Herman Melville

“All men live enveloped in whale-lines. All are born with halters round their necks; but it is only when caught in the swift, sudden turn of death, that mortals realize the silent, subtle, ever-present perils of life.”


Herman Melville, Moby-Dick or, the Whale
tags: fear, mortality
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