But when he was helped to the deck, all eyes were fastened upon him; as instead of standing by himself he still half-hung upon the shoulder of Starbuck, who had thus far been the foremost to assist him. His ivory leg had been snapped off, leaving but one short sharp splinter.
Herman Melville's Moby-Dick; or, the Whale on Tumblr! Backward! Isn't public domain great? This is a snagamat production. Credit to danco for innovating this idea on twitter. Background is John Linell's Behemoth and Leviathan from Wikigallery.org.
Knights and squires, ask away!
This version is going backward. Why backward? Because when it's done, I want it to be a document you can read from top to bottom. I'm also going forward, so that people can follow along and get each paragraph in the order it's supposed to come in their feeds.
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