Words. Who has time for them, right? I know I don’t, and you probably don’t either. So, inspired by Jason Huff’s AutoSummarize project of the 100 most-downloaded copyright-free books, I decided to gather a broader sampling of humanity’s greatest achievements in the form of books, speeches, songs and other works, and run them through Microsoft Word’s ever-handy AutoSummarize feature. Prepare to expand your mind in 10-sentence fragments.
by Herman Melville
white whale, shirr! The White Whale, the White Whale!”
Ship, old ship! The Dying Whale.
The Whale Watch.
Man, man! “The whale! “The whale, the whale!
The Book of Genesis
19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.
16 Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy sons, and thy sons’ wives with thee.
1 Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto a land that I will shew thee:
9 Then Abimelech called Abraham, and said unto him, What hast thou done unto us? 3 Sojourn in this land, and I will be with thee, and will bless thee; for unto thee, and unto thy seed, I will give all these countries, and I will perform the oath which I sware unto Abraham thy father;
come, and I will send thee unto them. 9 Haste ye, and go up to my father, and say unto him, Thus saith thy son Joseph, God hath made me lord of all Egypt: come down unto me, tarry not:
10 And thou shalt dwell in the land of Goshen, and thou shalt be near unto me, thou, and thy children, and thy children’s children, and thy flocks, and thy herds, and all that thou hast:
19 The sons of Rachel Jacob’s wife; Joseph, and Benjamin.
2 Gather yourselves together, and hear, ye sons of Jacob; and hearken unto Israel your father.