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1  "Peace, thou crazy loon," cried the Manxman, seizing him by the arm.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 125. The Log and Line.
2  Peace and satisfaction, thought Flask, have for ever departed from my stomach.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
3  How vain and foolish, then, thought I, for timid untravelled man to try to comprehend aright this wondrous whale, by merely poring over his dead attenuated skeleton, stretched in this peaceful wood.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 103. Measurement of The Whale's Skeleton.
4  On the contrary, it seemed, that mainly at Steelkilt's instigation, they had resolved to maintain the strictest peacefulness, obey all orders to the last, and, when the ship reached port, desert her in a body.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
5  But the hours of darkness passed in peace; the men who still remained at their duty toiling hard at the pumps, whose clinking and clanking at intervals through the dreary night dismally resounded through the ship.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
6  If American and European men-of-war now peacefully ride in once savage harbors, let them fire salutes to the honour and glory of the whale-ship, which originally showed them the way, and first interpreted between them and the savages.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24. The Advocate.
7  And thus, though surrounded by circle upon circle of consternations and affrights, did these inscrutable creatures at the centre freely and fearlessly indulge in all peaceful concernments; yea, serenely revelled in dalliance and delight.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
8  He therefore held his peace on that head, but otherwise was quite frank and confidential with him, so that the two quickly concocted a little plan for both circumventing and satirizing the Captain, without his at all dreaming of distrusting their sincerity.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
9  So I kindled the shavings; helped prop up the innocent little idol; offered him burnt biscuit with Queequeg; salamed before him twice or thrice; kissed his nose; and that done, we undressed and went to bed, at peace with our own consciences and all the world.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
10  I freely assert, that the cosmopolite philosopher cannot, for his life, point out one single peaceful influence, which within the last sixty years has operated more potentially upon the whole broad world, taken in one aggregate, than the high and mighty business of whaling.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24. The Advocate.
11  For nothing was this man more remarkable, than for a certain impersonal stolidity as it were; impersonal, I say; for it so shaded off into the surrounding infinite of things, that it seemed one with the general stolidity discernible in the whole visible world; which while pauselessly active in uncounted modes, still eternally holds its peace, and ignores you, though you dig foundations for cathedrals.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 107. The Carpenter.