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  • 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'

    October 23, 2010