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									                               References in Moby Dick

1.
Ishmael
Cato
Manhattoes
Poseidon
Seneca
Pythagorean Maxim (eating beans)
Fates
Patagonia

2.
Carpet Bag
Tophet
Carthage
Pea coffee
Euroclydon
Lazarus and Dives
Temperance Society
Northern Lights
Orion

3.
Salem Witches
Hyperborea
Leviathan
Jonah
Cape Horn
Scrimshander Scrimshaw
Alleghenian Ridge (Virginia)
Monkey jacket
Coffer dam
Mt. Hecla
Thirty Year’s War

4.
Cretan Labyrinth

5.
Green Mountains

6.
Canaan
Bombazine cloak


7.
 Cave of Elephanta
8.
Gomorrah
Quebec
Admiral Nelson (Battle of Trafalgar)
HMS Victory
Ehrenbreitstein

9.
Shroud (nautical sense)
Larboard (old nautical term)

10.
Socrates
Judas (thirty pieces – dollars – of silver)

12.
Prince of Wales
Czar Peter the Great

13.
Finger bowl
Tartars
Weather sheet (nautical rope, line)
Joint stock venture
Mutual society or organization

14.
Noah’s Flood
Laplander
Nantucket (whaling)

15.
Quohog
Ship biscuit (hard tack)

16.
Lent
Ramadan
Pequots
Galiot, Lugger, Junk
Three Kings
Cologne (Köln) Cathedral
Canterbury Cathedral and Thomas a Becket
Thorkill-Hake (Icelandic legend)
Sachem (Pottawattomie)
Cape Cod
Martha’s Vineyard
Ahab
Tun (volumetric measure)
Marlin(g) spike
Broad-brimed hat (Quakers)
Ship’s articles (sailors’ contract)
“treasures of Heaven, where moths and rust do not corrupt”
Gay Head (Martha’s Vineyard)

17.
Footmanism (a Melville-ism meaning obsequiousness)
The Line (the Equator)
Top sail
Jury mast

18.
Davy Jones’s Locker

19.
Elijah the Prophet

20.
Ship rigger

22.
Under weigh
Capstan
Handspikes
Cooper

24.
Cetus (S. Hemisphere constellation)

26.
Cervantes
Andrew Jackson (rise from poverty)

27.
Asasuerus
Prince of the Powers of Air


28.
Perseus
Gorgon Medusa
Benvenuto Cellini, sculptor


29.
Tic-Dolly-row (tic douloureux)
31.
Queen Mab

32.
Cetology
Cain and Abel
Tararus

33.
Czar Nicolas I

34.
Belshazzar, King of Babylon

35.
Tower of Babel
St. Stylites
Napoleon
Pillars of Hercules
Colossus of Rhodes
Nathaniel Bowditch, “American Practical Navigator”
Plato/Platonism
Pantheism
Descartes (vortices)

36.
Grog
Guinea
Norway Maelstrom

37.
Iron Crown of Lombardy
Burke and Bendigo (British boxers)

41.
Olassen and Povelson (Danish travel writers)
Cuvier (French naturalist)
Scoresby (naturalist – major Melville source)
Syracuse (Sicily)
Caryatid

								
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