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1  By midnight the works were in full operation.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
2  I boarded her once at midnight somewhere off the Patagonian coast, and drank good flip down in the forecastle.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 101. The Decanter.
3  About midnight that steak was cut and cooked; and lighted by two lanterns of sperm oil, Stubb stoutly stood up to his spermaceti supper at the capstan-head, as if that capstan were a sideboard.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 64. Stubb's Supper.
4  So, it being calm weather, they broke out deeper and deeper, disturbing the slumbers of the huge ground-tier butts; and from that black midnight sending those gigantic moles into the daylight above.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 110. Queequeg in His Coffin.
5  As the unsetting polar star, which through the livelong, arctic, six months' night sustains its piercing, steady, central gaze; so Ahab's purpose now fixedly gleamed down upon the constant midnight of the gloomy crew.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 130. The Hat.
6  So the pitch and sulphur-freighted brigs of the bold Hydriote, Canaris, issuing from their midnight harbors, with broad sheets of flame for sails, bore down upon the Turkish frigates, and folded them in conflagrations.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
7  Belated, and not innocently, one bitter winter's midnight, on the road running between two country towns, the blacksmith half-stupidly felt the deadly numbness stealing over him, and sought refuge in a leaning, dilapidated barn.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 112. The Blacksmith.
8  The continual sight of the fiend shapes before me, capering half in smoke and half in fire, these at last begat kindred visions in my soul, so soon as I began to yield to that unaccountable drowsiness which ever would come over me at a midnight helm.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
9  The waif-pole was thrust upright into the dead whale's spout-hole; and the lantern hanging from its top, cast a troubled flickering glare upon the black, glossy back, and far out upon the midnight waves, which gently chafed the whale's broad flank, like soft surf upon a beach.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 117. The Whale Watch.
10  But when Steelkilt made known his determination still to lead them to the last, they in some way, by some subtle chemistry of villany, mixed their before secret treacheries together; and when their leader fell into a doze, verbally opened their souls to each other in three sentences; and bound the sleeper with cords, and gagged him with cords; and shrieked out for the Captain at midnight.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.