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The Apparition by Herman Melville

The Apparition  (A Retrospect) Convulsions came; and, where the field Long slept in pastoral green, A goblin-mountain was upheaved (Sure the scared sense was all deceived), Marl-glen and slag-ravine. The unreserve of Ill was there, The clinkers in her last … Continue reading

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‘America’ by Herman Melville

‘America’ by Herman Melville “I Where the wings of a sunny Dome expand I saw a Banner in gladsome air- Starry, like Berenice’s Hair- Afloat in broadened bravery there; With undulating long-drawn flow, As rolled Brazilian billows go Voluminously o’er … Continue reading

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‘Look-Out Mountain’ by Herman Melville

‘Look-Out Mountain’ by Herman Melville “WHO inhabiteth the Mountain That it shines in lurid light, And is rolled about with thunders, And terrors, and a blight, Like Kaf the peak of Eblis- Kaf, the evil height? Who has gone up … Continue reading

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‘The Apparition’by Herman Melville

‘The Apparition’ by Herman Melville “Convulsions came; and, where the field Long slept in pastoral green, A goblin-mountain was upheaved (Sure the scared sense was all deceived), Marl-glen and slag-ravine. The unreserve of Ill was there, The clinkers in her … Continue reading

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