Perseus, St. George, Hercules, Jonah, and Vishnoo! there's a member-roll for you! What club but the whaleman's can head off like that?
Woe to him whose good name is more to him than goodness.
But no more of this blubbering now, we are going a-whaling, and there is plenty of that yet to come.
I think I can see a little into the springs and motives which being cunningly presented to me under various disguises, induced me to set about performing the part I did, besides cajoling me into the delusion that it was a choice resulting from my own unbiased freewill and discriminating judgment.
For whatever is truly wondrous and fearful in man, never yet was put into words or books.
It is a way I have of driving off the spleen and regulating the circulation.