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1  He was naturally a very nervous, shuddering sort of little fellow, this bread-faced steward; the progeny of a bankrupt baker and a hospital nurse.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
2  Here are his reflections some time after quitting the ship, during a black night in an open boat, when almost despairing of reaching any hospitable shore.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
3  If that double-bolted land, Japan, is ever to become hospitable, it is the whale-ship alone to whom the credit will be due; for already she is on the threshold.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24. The Advocate.
4  At first he little noticed these advances; but presently, upon my referring to his last night's hospitalities, he made out to ask me whether we were again to be bedfellows.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
5  A vile wind that has no doubt blown ere this through prison corridors and cells, and wards of hospitals, and ventilated them, and now comes blowing hither as innocent as fleeces.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 135. The Chase.—Third Day.
6  But in that gale, the port, the land, is that ship's direst jeopardy; she must fly all hospitality; one touch of land, though it but graze the keel, would make her shudder through and through.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23. The Lee Shore.
7  They told me in Nantucket, though it certainly seems a curious story, that when he sailed the old Categut whaleman, his crew, upon arriving home, were mostly all carried ashore to the hospital, sore exhausted and worn out.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
8  Alone, in such remotest waters, that though you sailed a thousand miles, and passed a thousand shores, you would not come to any chiseled hearth-stone, or aught hospitable beneath that part of the sun; in such latitudes and longitudes, pursuing too such a calling as he does, the whaleman is wrapped by influences all tending to make his fancy pregnant with many a mighty birth.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.