Here was a man…


09.16.11 by jules

Here was a man some twenty thousand miles from home, by the way of Cape Horn, that is – which was the only way he could get there – thrown among people as strange to him as though he were in the planet Jupiter; and yet he seemed entirely at his ease; preserving the utmost serenity; content with his own companionship; always equal to himself.

– Herman Melville, Moby Dick, concerning Queequeg


2 thoughts on “Here was a man…

  1. A stranger in a strange land. I like it.

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