A nineteenth-century American author best known for Moby Dick. In his writing, Melville drew on several adventurous years spent at sea.
Take A Journey With These Quotes About Exploration and Travel
Nothing expands your knowledge like travel and these authors have the words to describe it.
Is the Semicolon Just Plain Silly?
The semicolon: is it the most maddening and mysterious punctuation mark? Many writers avoid it altogether. When trying to express thoughts clearly, who needs a “semi” anything? Our task is not to sway your feelings, but to simply provide some definition to your like or dislike. When exactly should one use a semicolon? Fundamentally, what’s the difference between a colon and a semicolon? The word …
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