My Collected Tweets on Moby Dick

Read Moby-Dick in the second half of 2009 and tweeted as I went. Blogged about the experience here and  my collected tweets are below in reverse order:

Playing w WordPress: New blog, theme, widgets. Tried 2 connect 2 FB profile: Moby-Dick Book v Kindle 12:10 PM Dec 23rd, 2009 via TweetDeck

“the odorous cedar chips of the wrecks danced round and round, like grated nutmeg in a swiftly stirred bowl of punch” #MobyDick #Melville 9:32 AM Oct 31st, 2009 via TweetDeck

“And I only am escaped alone to tell thee” I thought last 3 chapters & Epilogue would take longest. We gulped em in bed this am #MobyDick 9:30 AM Oct 31st, 2009 via TweetDeck

Read a review on Moby Dick that said Herman Melville should have spent less time on all that whale stuff. Bwa ha hahahahahaha     9:23 PM Oct 5th, 2009 via BeTwittered

Though man loved his fellow, yet man is a money-making animal, which propensity too often interferes with his benevolence -Melville, Moby D    6:56 AM Sep 29th, 2009 via TweetDeck

“…there is no folly of the beasts of the earth which is not infinitely outdone by the madness of men” -Herman Melville, Moby Dick Ch 87   11:29 PM Sep 17th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Kindle and Whispersync…why oh why doesn’t it work with my physical book (Moby Dick)? I find myself missing my instant dictionary access.   9:31 PM Aug 18th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Help! Need clip of Michael Palin as Miles Cowperthwaite on SNL so son will know y I say each chapter of Moby Disk is: I Am Nailed 2 the Hull   10:28 PM Aug 1st, 2009 via TweetDeck a whaler wonders soon wane. -Moby Dick #quote 10:09 PM Aug 1st, 2009 via BeTwittered

101 books recommended 4 college-bound kids ok some read IN college; reading moby dick now. 10 year old has about 4 done   8:39 PM Jul 19th, 2009 via TweetDeck

You read about “scuttle-butt” in Moby Dick. You look it up in Wikipedia. You have been schooled. It’s why I read.    10:38 PM Jul 16th, 2009 via TweetDeck

…for immortality is but ubiquity in time… #quote Melville. Moby Dick   11:09 PM Jul 3rd, 2009 via TweetDeck

Leviathan is not the biggest fish; I’ve heard tell of the Kraken. As recalled from intro to Moby Dick at coffee shop    11:06 AM Jul 3rd, 2009 via BeTwittered

God keep me from ever completing anything. . . . Oh, Time, Strength, Cash, and Patience! H.Melville “Moby Dick” #quote 3:58 PM Jun 19th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Oh no he DIDN’T! Compare the Earl of Leicester to a Narwhale in a naughty way. Herman Melville, Moby Dick #books Scandalous!    3:27 PM Jun 19th, 2009 via TweetDeck

We are on Chapter 15 of Moby Dick, entitled, I believe, “I Am Nailed to the Hull” or something like that. Seriously, Herman Melville=Fun-E    8:45 AM Jun 5th, 2009 via TweetDeck

Lots of sea poems at And a great sea song is “Mingulay Boat Song” on Rogue’s Gallery CD sung by Richard Thompson.   8:23 PM Jun 1st, 2009 via web

Maybe I was thinking of this one: I must go down to the sea again by John Masefield #poetry 8:20 PM Jun 1st, 2009 via web

Bwa ha! Tried to type Moby Dick and it came out Moby Disk…what would that be? A very LARGE (white) hard drive? DVD? 8:18 PM Jun 1st, 2009 via web

Reading Moby Dick, Trying to remember poem about “go down to the sea in ships” Found it was Psalm 107:23-30, KJV 8:17 PM Jun 1st, 2009 via web


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