Midnight Aloft—Thunder And Lightning
(The Main-top-sail 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 don't want thunder; we want rum; give us a glass of rum. Um, um, um!"
by Herman Melville is in the public domain.
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