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Still , the wheels of justice move tardily . They are so badly clogged , that they might almost as well stand still . More than fifteen hundred causes , arising in this one city , are in readiness for trial .
... taking inquests , and the like formal , unnecessary , and therefore undignified , occupations ; while some forty to fifty attorneys and counsellors are standing up conversing within , and a humming shuffle pervades all the bar .
The hum of business has ceased , and the voice of laughter and merriment . The plough stands still 6 6 a in the field , and the beast of burden reposes 1839. ) 15 The Governor's Visit to Jernaico .
The sublimity of its position , alone , standing as it does several hundred feet above the level of the sea , its rugged and inaccessible heights overlooking its blue surface for miles around ...
So long as you can stand upon the pebbly shore , and look far off upon the eye resting here and there on some green and distant isle ; so long as you can see the wave beating at your feet , and hear its murmur ; so long as you can tread ...
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Previous review noting missing pages 380 and 381 is not correct. There are not duplicated scanned pages and I found both missing pages to be intact and included.
pp. 380 and 381, in the middle of "Mocha Dick," are missing. pp. 377 and then 376 appear to have been scanned twice instead