With other men, perhaps, such things would not have been inducements; but as for me, I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote. I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts.
The world's a ship on its passage out, and not a voyage complete; and the pulpit is its prow.
Thy silence, then that voices thee.
Ignorance is the parent of fear, and being completely nonplussed and confounded about the stranger, I confess I was now as much afraid of him as if it was the devil himself who had thus broken into my room at the dead of night.
The United States wore empire on its brow.
Queequeg was George Washington cannibalistically developed.