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fbharjo commented on the word Bellipotent
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'
October 23, 2010
Another name for the Indomitable in Melville's Billy Budd
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