Moby-Dick or, The Whale

by Herman Melville

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 – Loomings

Chapter 2 – The Carpet-Bag

Chapter 3 – The Spouter-Inn

Chapter 4 – The Counterpane

Chapter 5 – Breakfast

Chapter 6 – The Street

Chapter 7 – The Chapel

Chapter 8 – The Pulpit

Chapter 9 – The Sermon

Chapter 10 – A Bosom Friend

Chapter 11 – Nightgown

Chapter 12 – Biographical

Chapter 13 – Wheelbarrow

Chapter 14 – Nantucket

Chapter 15 – Chowder

Chapter 16 – The Ship

Chapter 17 – The Ramadan

Chapter 18 – His Mark

Chapter 19 – The Prophet

Chapter 20 – All Astir

Chapter 21 – Going Aboard

Chapter 22 – Merry Christmas

Chapter 23 – The Lee Shore

Chapter 24 – The Advocate

Chapter 25 – Postscript

Chapter 26 – Knights And Squires

Chapter 27 – Knights And Squires

Chapter 28 – Ahab

Chapter 29 – Enter Ahab; To him, Stubb

Chapter 30 – The Pipe

Chapter 31 – Queen Mab

Chapter 32 – Cetology

Chapter 33 – The Specksynder

Chapter 34 – The Cabin-Table

Chapter 35 – The Mast-Head

Chapter 36 – The Quarter-Deck

Chapter 37 – Sunset

Chapter 38 – Dusk

Chapter 39 – First Night-Watch

Chapter 40 – Midnight, Forecastle

Chapter 41 – Moby Dick

Chapter 42 – The Whiteness of the Whale

Chapter 43 – Hark!

Chapter 44 – The Chart

Chapter 45 – The Affidavit

Chapter 46 – Surmises

Chapter 47 – The Mat-Maker

Chapter 48 – The First Lowering

Chapter 49 – The Hyena

Chapter 50 – Ahab’s Boat and Crew – Fedallah

Chapter 51 – The Spirit-Spout

Chapter 52 – The Albatross (part one)

Chapter 52 – The Albatross (part two)

Chapter 53 – The Gam

Chapter 54 – The Town-Ho’s Story

Chapter 55 – Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales

Chapter 56 – Of the Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales, and the True Pictures of Whaling Scenes

Chapter 57 – Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in Sheet-Iron; in Stone; in Mountains; in Stars

Chapter 58 – Brit

Chapter 59 – Squid

Chapter 60 – The Line

Chapter 61 – Stubb kills A Whale

Chapter 62 – The Dart

Chapter 63 – The Crotch

Chapter 64 – Stubb’s Supper

Chapter 65 – The Whale as a Dish

Chapter 66 – The Shark Massacre

Chapter 67 – Cutting In

Chapter 68 – The Blanket

Chapter 69 – The Funeral

Chapter 70 – The Sphynx

Chapter 71 – The Jeroboam’s Story

Chapter 72 – The Monkey-rope

Chapter 73 – Stubb and Flask kill a Right Whale; and Then Have a Talk over Him

Chapter 74 – The Sperm Whale’s Head—Contrasted View

Chapter 75 – The Right Whale’s Head—Contrasted View

Chapter 76 – The Battering-Ram

Chapter 77 – The Great Heidelburgh Tun

Chapter 78 – Cistern and Buckets

Chapter 79 – The Prairie

Chapter 80 – The Nut

Chapter 81 – The Pequod meets the Virgin

Chapter 82 – The Honor and Glory of Whaling

Chapter 83 – Jonah Historically Regarded

Chapter 84 – Pitchpoling

Chapter 85 – The Fountain

Chapter 86 – The Tail

Chapter 87 – The Grand Armada

Chapter 88 – Schools and Schoolmasters

Chapter 89 – Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish

Chapter 90 – Heads or Tails

Chapter 91 – The Pequod meets the Rose-bud

Chapter 92 – Ambergris

Chapter 93 – The Castaway

Chapter 94 – A Squeeze of the Hand

Chapter 95 – The Cassock

Chapter 96 – The Try-Works

Chapter 97 – The Lamp

Chapter 98 – Stowing Down and Clearing Up

Chapter 99 – The Doubloon

Chapter 100 – Leg and Arm – The Pequod, of Nantucket, meets the Samuel Enderby, of London

Chapter 101 – The Decanter

Chapter 102 – A Bower in the Arsacides

Chapter 103 – Measurement of the Whale’s Skeleton

Chapter 104 – The Fossil Whale

Chapter 105 – Does the Whale’s Magnitude Diminish?—Will He Perish?

Chapter 106 – Ahab’s Leg

Chapter 107 – The Carpenter

Chapter 108 – Ahab and the Carpenter

Chapter 109 – Ahab and Starbuck in the Cabin

Chapter 110 – Queequeg in his Coffin

Chapter 111 – The Pacific

Chapter 112 – The Blacksmith

Chapter 113 – The Forge

Chapter 114 – The Gilder

Chapter 115 – The Pequod meets the Bachelor

Chapter 116 – The Dying Whale

Chapter 117 – The Whale Watch

Chapter 118 – The Quadrant

Chapter 119 – The Candles

Chapter 120 – The Deck towards the End of the First Night Watch

Chapter 121 – Midnight—The Forecastle Bulwarks

Chapter 122 – Midnight Aloft—Thunder and Lightning

Chapter 123 – The Musket

Chapter 124 – The Needle

Chapter 125 – The Log and Line

Chapter 126 – The Life-Buoy

Chapter 127 – The Deck

Chapter 128 – The Pequod meets the Rachel

Chapter 129 – The Cabin

Chapter 130 – The Hat

Chapter 131 – The Pequod meets the Delight

Chapter 132 – The Symphony

Chapter 133 – The Chase—First Day

Chapter 134 – The Chase—Second Day

Chapter 135 – The Chase—Third Day

Epilogue

Published on January 2, 2009 at 2:27 pm  Comments (1)  

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  1. […] found Patrick Shea’s blog and song list. I found the song for possibly my favorite chapter, 89: Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish. My one-word […]


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