DEAD in Classic Quotes

Simple words can express big ideas - learn how great writers to make beautiful sentences with common words.
Quotes from Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Free Online Vocabulary Test
K12, SAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
 Search Panel
Word:
You may input your word or phrase.
Author:
Book:
 
Stems:
If search object is a contraction or phrase, it'll be ignored.
Sort by:
Each search starts from the first page. Its result is limited to the first 17 sentences. If you upgrade to a VIP account, you will see up to 500 sentences for one search.
Common Search Words
 Current Search - Dead in Moby Dick
1  Perchance, too, it would have dropped ye dead.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
2  And there's a mighty difference between a living thump and a dead thump.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31. Queen Mab.
3  The boats were pulled more apart; Starbuck giving chase to three whales running dead to leeward.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
4  And from that pallor of the dead, we borrow the expressive hue of the shroud in which we wrap them.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
5  But Faith, like a jackal, feeds among the tombs, and even from these dead doubts she gathers her most vital hope.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. The Chapel.
6  While his one live leg made lively echoes along the deck, every stroke of his dead limb sounded like a coffin-tap.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 51. The Spirit-Spout.
7  At last extinguishing the fire, he took the idol up very unceremoniously, and bagged it again in his grego pocket as carelessly as if he were a sportsman bagging a dead woodcock.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
8  By hints, I asked him whether he did not propose going back, and having a coronation; since he might now consider his father dead and gone, he being very old and feeble at the last accounts.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12. Biographical.
9  But all these were collared, and dragged along the deck like dead cattle; and, side by side, were seized up into the mizzen rigging, like three quarters of meat, and there they hung till morning.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
10  Ignorance is the parent of fear, and being completely nonplussed and confounded about the stranger, I confess I was now as much afraid of him as if it was the devil himself who had thus broken into my room at the dead of night.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
11  As the sky grew less gloomy; indeed, began to grow a little genial, he became still less and less a recluse; as if, when the ship had sailed from home, nothing but the dead wintry bleakness of the sea had then kept him so secluded.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Ahab.
12  I say I, myself, have known three instances similar to this; that is in two of them I saw the whales struck; and, upon the second attack, saw the two irons with the respective marks cut in them, afterwards taken from the dead fish.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
13  Foremost through the sparkling sea shoots on the gay, embattled, bantering bow, but only to drag dark Ahab after it, where he broods within his sternward cabin, builded over the dead water of the wake, and further on, hunted by its wolfish gurglings.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. Dusk.
14  So, with his ivory leg inserted into its accustomed hole, and with one hand firmly grasping a shroud, Ahab for hours and hours would stand gazing dead to windward, while an occasional squall of sleet or snow would all but congeal his very eyelashes together.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 51. The Spirit-Spout.
15  It cannot well be doubted, that the one visible quality in the aspect of the dead which most appals the gazer, is the marble pallor lingering there; as if indeed that pallor were as much like the badge of consternation in the other world, as of mortal trepidation here.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
16  Ever since young Stiggs coming from that unfort'nt v'y'ge of his, when he was gone four years and a half, with only three barrels of ile, was found dead in my first floor back, with his harpoon in his side; ever since then I allow no boarders to take sich dangerous weepons in their rooms at night.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. Chowder.
17  This it is, that for ever keeps God's true princes of the Empire from the world's hustings; and leaves the highest honours that this air can give, to those men who become famous more through their infinite inferiority to the choice hidden handful of the Divine Inert, than through their undoubted superiority over the dead level of the mass.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33. The Specksnyder.
Your search result possibly is over 17 sentences. If you upgrade to a VIP account, you will see up to 500 sentences for one search.