the tail of the whale

Posted by
sophron (berlin, Germany) on 24 April 2011 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

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"He commenced dressing at top by donning his beaver hat, a very tall one, by the by, and then—still minus his trowsers—he hunted up his boots. What under the heavens he did it for, I cannot tell, but his next movement was to crush himself—boots in hand, and hat on—under the bed; when, from sundry violent gaspings and strainings, I inferred he was hard at work booting himself; though by no law of propriety that I ever heard of, is any man required to be private when putting on his boots. But Queequeg, do you see, was a creature in the transition stage—neither caterpillar nor butterfly."
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Herman Melville, Moby Dick

Rags from Plano, United States

Great crop.

24 Apr 2011 5:41am

sunima from brandenburg, Germany

sehr schön auch mit dem schwarzblech in den nüstern. ;)

24 Apr 2011 8:36am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wow, cool portrait !

24 Apr 2011 10:37am

Dokmateo from madird, Spain

Superb angle and cool portrait! =)

25 Apr 2011 11:34pm