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1  It spiralizes in ye; forks out at the serpent-snapping eye.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
2  Have an eye to the molasses tierce, Mr. Stubb; it was a little leaky, I thought.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. Merry Christmas.
3  Stubb and Flask looked sideways from him; the honest eye of Starbuck fell downright.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
4  But it so happened just then, that it was high time for the Captain to mind his own eye.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
5  But at this critical instant a sudden exclamation was heard that took every eye from the whale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. The Mat-Maker.
6  I heard not all his talk with Starbuck; but to my poor eye Starbuck then looked something as I the other evening felt.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 39. First Night Watch.
7  Aye, aye, I thought as much," soliloquized Stubb, when the boats diverged, "as soon as I clapt eye on 'em, I thought so.'
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
8  As for Peleg himself, he took it more like a philosopher; but for all his philosophy, there was a tear twinkling in his eye, when the lantern came too near.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. Merry Christmas.
9  There was a low rumbling of heavy sea-boots among the benches, and a still slighter shuffling of women's shoes, and all was quiet again, and every eye on the preacher.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
10  Yet, this wild hint seemed inferentially negatived, by what a grey Manxman insinuated, an old sepulchral man, who, having never before sailed out of Nantucket, had never ere this laid eye upon wild Ahab.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Ahab.
11  But though the picture lies thus tranced, and though this pine-tree shakes down its sighs like leaves upon this shepherd's head, yet all were vain, unless the shepherd's eye were fixed upon the magic stream before him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. Loomings.
12  Then seating himself before it, you would have seen him intently study the various lines and shadings which there met his eye; and with slow but steady pencil trace additional courses over spaces that before were blank.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
13  In the three-year instance, it so fell out that I was in the boat both times, first and last, and the last time distinctly recognised a peculiar sort of huge mole under the whale's eye, which I had observed there three years previous.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
14  At last, after much dodging search, he finds the Tarshish ship receiving the last items of her cargo; and as he steps on board to see its Captain in the cabin, all the sailors for the moment desist from hoisting in the goods, to mark the stranger's evil eye.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
15  His deep chest heaved as with a ground-swell; his tossed arms seemed the warring elements at work; and the thunders that rolled away from off his swarthy brow, and the light leaping from his eye, made all his simple hearers look on him with a quick fear that was strange to them.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
16  I was called from these reflections by the sight of a freckled woman with yellow hair and a yellow gown, standing in the porch of the inn, under a dull red lamp swinging there, that looked much like an injured eye, and carrying on a brisk scolding with a man in a purple woollen shirt.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. Chowder.
17  For not only are whalemen as a body unexempt from that ignorance and superstitiousness hereditary to all sailors; but of all sailors, they are by all odds the most directly brought into contact with whatever is appallingly astonishing in the sea; face to face they not only eye its greatest marvels, but, hand to jaw, give battle to them.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
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