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1  Among sea-commanders, the old greybeards will oftenest leave their berths to visit the night-cloaked deck.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 29. Enter Ahab; to Him, Stubb.
2  All dressed and dusty as he is, Jonah throws himself into his berth, and finds the little state-room ceiling almost resting on his forehead.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
3  He makes his berth an Aladdin's lamp, and lays him down in it; so that in the pitchiest night the ship's black hull still houses an illumination.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 97. The Lamp.
4  Ever since the blow, he had lain in his berth; but that morning, hearing the tumult on the deck, he had crept out, and thus far had watched the whole scene.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
5  The lamp alarms and frightens Jonah; as lying in his berth his tormented eyes roll round the place, and this thus far successful fugitive finds no refuge for his restless glance.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
6  Nevertheless, not three days previous, Bildad had told them that no profane songs would be allowed on board the Pequod, particularly in getting under weigh; and Charity, his sister, had placed a small choice copy of Watts in each seaman's berth.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. Merry Christmas.
7  The voyage was a skilful and lucky one; and returning to her berth with her hold full of the precious sperm, the Amelia's example was soon followed by other ships, English and American, and thus the vast Sperm Whale grounds of the Pacific were thrown open.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 101. The Decanter.