Four feet tall, lived in a cave… Quaker… vegetarian.
“Just take a look at Captain Ahab before you decide, because I’m talkin’ about a guy whose leg was bitten off.”
And it’s like, “Mm, I’m gonna get some chowder now.” And the title of the chapter is “Chowder.”
He… uh… turns her into what is inevitably called “nut-brown” from the sun, and all her problems also vanish.
Do you think he’s rude because he uses his harpoon to reach across the table and stab a beefsteak?
“What are you talking about, I love NPR so much, I wish I could eat it and bathe in it and take it to Tanglewood to see Stephen Stills and Judy Collins.”