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1  But these knocking whales are seldom remarkable as faithful essays.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in ...
2  Ere knocking at his state-room, he involuntarily paused before it a moment.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 123. The Musket.
3  At sunrise the Captain went forward, and knocking on the deck, summoned the prisoners to work; but with a yell they refused.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
4  Towards evening, when I felt assured that all his performances and rituals must be over, I went up to his room and knocked at the door; but no answer.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
5  Next instant, the heavy eye-splice in the rope's final end flew out of the stark-empty tub, knocked down an oarsman, and smiting the sea, disappeared in its depths.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 135. The Chase.—Third Day.
6  Even the cabin table itself had been knocked into kindling-wood; and the cabin mess dined off the broad head of an oil-butt, lashed down to the floor for a centrepiece.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 115. The Pequod Meets The Bachelor.
7  However, by dint of beating about a little in the dark, and now and then knocking up a peaceable inhabitant to inquire the way, we at last came to something which there was no mistaking.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. Chowder.
8  With a blow from the top-maul Ahab knocked off the steel head of the lance, and then handing to the mate the long iron rod remaining, bade him hold it upright, without its touching the deck.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 124. The Needle.
9  Sometimes, nothing is injured but the man who is thus annihilated; oftener the boat's bow is knocked off, or the thigh-board, in which the headsman stands, is torn from its place and accompanies the body.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 71. The Jeroboam's Story.