Need specific quote (paraphrased) "half-lived life." Can anyone tell me the whole quote or reference it in the book so I can find it?

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"For as this appalling ocean surrounds the verdant land, so in the soul of man there lies one insular Tahiti, full of peace and joy, but encompassed by all the horrors of the half known life."

--Moby-Dick, Chapter 58

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