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fbharjo commented on the word Bellipotent
Another name for the Indomitable in Melville's Billy Budd
October 23, 2010
Bellipotent (from Latin bellum = war and potens = powerful)- the theme of the entire Melville novella, Billy Budd, set in the late 18th Century. The name in earlier drafts was 'Indomitable'
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