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1  It was nearly six o'clock, but only grey imperfect misty dawn, when we drew nigh the wharf.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. Going Aboard.
2  Though the word ambergris is but the French compound for grey amber, yet the two substances are quite distinct.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 92. Ambergris.
3  The grey dawn came on, and the slumbering crew arose from the boat's bottom, and ere noon the dead whale was brought to the ship.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 117. The Whale Watch.
4  Below in his hammock, Ahab did not hear of this till grey dawn, when he came to the deck; it was then recounted to him by Flask, not unaccompanied with hinted dark meanings.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 126. The Life-Buoy.
5  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.
6  Threading its way out from among his grey hairs, and continuing right down one side of his tawny scorched face and neck, till it disappeared in his clothing, you saw a slender rod-like mark, lividly whitish.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Ahab.
7  I assert, then, that in the wondrous bodily whiteness of the bird chiefly lurks the secret of the spell; a truth the more evinced in this, that by a solecism of terms there are birds called grey albatrosses; and these I have frequently seen, but never with such emotions as when I beheld the Antarctic fowl.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
8  It was one of those less lowering, but still grey and gloomy enough mornings of the transition, when with a fair wind the ship was rushing through the water with a vindictive sort of leaping and melancholy rapidity, that as I mounted to the deck at the call of the forenoon watch, so soon as I levelled my glance towards the taffrail, foreboding shivers ran over me.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Ahab.