Herman Melville quote about speech from Moby-Dick - If the gods think to speak outright to man, they will honorably speak outright; not shake their heads, and give an old wives' darkling hint.
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If the gods think to speak outright to man, they will honorably speak outright; not shake their heads, and give an old wives' darkling hint.
 Herman Melville, Moby-Dick (1851). copy citation

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Author Herman Melville
Source Moby-Dick
Topic speech clarity innuendo
Date 1851
Language English
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