|Herman Melville (18191891). Moby-Dick. 1922.|
|Midnight AloftThunder and Lightning|
(The main-topsail-yard.Tashtego passing new lashings around it.)
UM, um, um. Stop that thunder! Plenty too much thunder up here. What s the use of thunder? Um, um, um. We dont want thunder; we want rum; give us a glass of rum. Um, um, um!