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1  Thus, some minds for ever keep trimming boat.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 73. Stubb and Flask Kill a Right Whale; and Then ...
2  "Mind he don't sling thee with it," cried Starbuck.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
3  He minds you somewhat of a juggler, balancing a long staff on his chin.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
4  But it so happened just then, that it was high time for the Captain to mind his own eye.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
5  However, my thoughts were at length carried in other directions, so that for the present dark Ahab slipped my mind.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
6  Nor, credulous as such minds must have been, was this conceit altogether without some faint show of superstitious probability.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
7  At any rate, I made up my mind that if it so turned out that we should sleep together, he must undress and get into bed before I did.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
8  Not even at the present day has the original prestige of the Sperm Whale, as fearfully distinguished from all other species of the leviathan, died out of the minds of the whalemen as a body.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
9  For my mind was made up to sail in no other than a Nantucket craft, because there was a fine, boisterous something about everything connected with that famous old island, which amazingly pleased me.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. The Carpet-Bag.
10  Aye, aye, I know that he was never very jolly; and I know that on the passage home, he was a little out of his mind for a spell; but it was the sharp shooting pains in his bleeding stump that brought that about, as any one might see.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
11  And however the general experiences in the fishery may amend such reports as these; yet in their full terribleness, even to the bloodthirsty item of Povelson, the superstitious belief in them is, in some vicissitudes of their vocation, revived in the minds of the hunters.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
12  One of the wild suggestions referred to, as at last coming to be linked with the White Whale in the minds of the superstitiously inclined, was the unearthly conceit that Moby Dick was ubiquitous; that he had actually been encountered in opposite latitudes at one and the same instant of time.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
13  I should like to conclude the chapter with the above appeal, but cannot, owing to my anxiety to repel a charge often made against whalemen, and which, in the estimation of some already biased minds, might be considered as indirectly substantiated by what has been said of the Frenchman's two whales.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 92. Ambergris.
14  One complained of a bad cold in his head, upon which Jonah mixed him a pitch-like potion of gin and molasses, which he swore was a sovereign cure for all colds and catarrhs whatsoever, never mind of how long standing, or whether caught off the coast of Labrador, or on the weather side of an ice-island.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
15  Judge, then, to what pitches of inflamed, distracted fury the minds of his more desperate hunters were impelled, when amid the chips of chewed boats, and the sinking limbs of torn comrades, they swam out of the white curds of the whale's direful wrath into the serene, exasperating sunlight, that smiled on, as if at a birth or a bridal.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
16  When, at last, his mind seemed made up touching the character of his bedfellow, and he became, as it were, reconciled to the fact; he jumped out upon the floor, and by certain signs and sounds gave me to understand that, if it pleased me, he would dress first and then leave me to dress afterwards, leaving the whole apartment to myself.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
17  Alarmed at this terrible outburst between the two principal and responsible owners of the ship, and feeling half a mind to give up all idea of sailing in a vessel so questionably owned and temporarily commanded, I stepped aside from the door to give egress to Bildad, who, I made no doubt, was all eagerness to vanish from before the awakened wrath of Peleg.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
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