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OTHER WORDS FROM MelvilleMel·vil·le·an, adjective, noun
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Melville may be the most famous example, but Kafka, Kate Chopin, and many others followed a similar trajectory.
DS: Now that we talked about your mother and acid and the Sixties, I want to close with one of my favorite Melville quotes.The American Prophet of Delusion: Robert Stone in Conversation|David Samuels|November 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Melville then appends an ultra-weird coda: There would seem little need for proceeding further in this history.
Already by the time of Melville's writing, the early 1850s, Wall Street had long lost any residential character.
Sendak's lumbering German Shepherd, Herman—named after Melville—was snoring at our feet.Maurice Sendak Knew Enough to Put the Bite Back in Children’s Stories|Andrew Romano|May 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Let's see, written on the ninth, leaving to-morrow and arrive at Melville Station on the twelfth.The Major|Ralph Connor
It is ein villainous game dot Melville play of whist, and dere is no oder substitute.Whirligigs|O. Henry
Melville hesitated for a minute on reaching the diverging point of the paths.The Story of Red Feather|Edward S. (Edward Sylvester) Ellis
It is fortunate that you have money, Mr. Melville, so that you are not obliged to work.
Yes, sir; I am engaged as companion by Mr. Melville, who is staying at the hotel.