Like Crammer's sprinkled Pantheistic ashes,

from Herman Melville – Moby-Dick (Chap. 35: The Mast-Head) on Rap Genius

Meaning

Referring to Thomas Cranmer, this was changed to Wycliffe in the English edition. Since they are similar, this was presumably to correct a mistake.

Wycliff was an English religious reformer and a critic of the Catholic Church. After he died of stroke, the pope declared him a heretic, and had his body exhumed and burned, and the ashes thrown into a river.

Wycliffe asserted that since God is all-powerful and all-knowing that He must be a part of everything in the universe, which is why Ishmael calls him as a pantheist.

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