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1  I was only alive to the condensed confidential comfortableness of sharing a pipe and a blanket with a real friend.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
2  For truly, the Right Whale's mouth would accommodate a couple of whist-tables, and comfortably seat all the players.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 83. Jonah Historically Regarded.
3  He was as particular about the comfortable arrangement of his part of the boat, as an old stage-driver is about the snugness of his box.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
4  If you flatter yourself that you are all over comfortable, and have been so a long time, then you cannot be said to be comfortable any more.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
5  On the after side, or side next the stern of the ship, is a comfortable seat, with a locker underneath for umbrellas, comforters, and coats.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
6  On the after side, or side next the stern of the ship, is a comfortable seat, with a locker underneath for umbrellas, comforters, and coats.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
7  But by her still halting course and winding, woeful way, you plainly saw that this ship that so wept with spray, still remained without comfort.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 128. The Pequod Meets The Rachel.
8  And in this same last or shoe, that old woman of the nursery tale, with the swarming brood, might very comfortably be lodged, she and all her progeny.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 75. The Right Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
9  It is by reason of this cosy blanketing of his body, that the whale is enabled to keep himself comfortable in all weathers, in all seas, times, and tides.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 68. The Blanket.
10  I could not endure the sight; could not possibly fly his howlings; all comfort, sleep itself, inestimable reason would leave me on the long intolerable voyage.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 123. The Musket.
11  The port would fain give succor; the port is pitiful; in the port is safety, comfort, hearthstone, supper, warm blankets, friends, all that's kind to our mortalities.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23. The Lee Shore.
12  Enveloped in their shaggy watch coats, and with their heads muffled in woollen comforters, all bedarned and ragged, and their beards stiff with icicles, they seemed an eruption of bears from Labrador.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
13  In a pirate, man-of-war, or slave ship, when the captain is rowed anywhere in his boat, he always sits in the stern sheets on a comfortable, sometimes cushioned seat there, and often steers himself with a pretty little milliner's tiller decorated with gay cords and ribbons.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 53. The Gam.
14  I was comforting myself, however, with the thought that in pious Bildad might be found some salvation, spite of his seven hundred and seventy-seventh lay; when I felt a sudden sharp poke in my rear, and turning round, was horrified at the apparition of Captain Peleg in the act of withdrawing his leg from my immediate vicinity.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. Merry Christmas.
15  And like a sister of charity did this charitable Aunt Charity bustle about hither and thither, ready to turn her hand and heart to anything that promised to yield safety, comfort, and consolation to all on board a ship in which her beloved brother Bildad was concerned, and in which she herself owned a score or two of well-saved dollars.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 20. All Astir.
16  Whether he ever thought of it at all, might be a question; but, if he ever did chance to cast his mind that way after a comfortable dinner, no doubt, like a good sailor, he took it to be a sort of call of the watch to tumble aloft, and bestir themselves there, about something which he would find out when he obeyed the order, and not sooner.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
17  Though, upon the whole, I greatly admire and even love the brave, the honest, and learned Captain; yet I take it very ill of him that he should so utterly ignore that case-bottle, seeing what a faithful friend and comforter it must have been, while with mittened fingers and hooded head he was studying the mathematics aloft there in that bird's nest within three or four perches of the pole.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
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