Herman Melville's "Moby Dick": 10 most memorable lines

Here are 10 of the lines most closely associated with Herman Melville's masterpiece "Moby Dick".

5. Ahab's justification

Illustration by Rockwell Kent/Courtesy of the Plattsburgh State Art Museum, State University of New York USA, Rockwell Kent Collection, Bequest of Sally Kent Gordon

"Talk not to me of blasphemy, man; I'd strike the sun if it insulted me."

Ahab's fiery response when the ship's mate, Starbuck, asks if it might not be blasphemous to pursue a vendetta against "a dumb creature" 

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