In compliance with the standing order of his commander--to report immediately, and at any one of the twenty-four hours, any decided change in the affairs of the deck,--Starbuck had no sooner trimmed the yards to the breeze--however reluctantly and gloomily,--than he mechanically went below to apprise Captain Ahab of the circumstance.
He came up to the porch gloomily, hanging his head.
He looked gloomily in Rostov's face and said: "I am witing to her."
Denisov sat gloomily biting his mustache and listening to the conversation, evidently with no wish to take part in it.
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