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1  You had almost thought I had been his wife.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
2  A touch, and Starbuck may survive to hug his wife and child again.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 123. The Musket.
3  An eagle flew thrice round Tarquin's head, removing his cap to replace it, and thereupon Tanaquil, his wife, declared that Tarquin would be king of Rome.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 130. The Hat.
4  Man and wife, they say, there open the very bottom of their souls to each other; and some old couples often lie and chat over old times till nearly morning.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
5  Like venerable moss-bearded Daniel Boone, he will have no one near him but Nature herself; and her he takes to wife in the wilderness of waters, and the best of wives she is, though she keeps so many moody secrets.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
6  case, wherein a gentleman, after in vain trying to bridle his wife's viciousness, had at last abandoned her upon the seas of life; but in the course of years, repenting of that step, he instituted an action to recover possession of her.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 89. Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish.
7  He had been an artisan of famed excellence, and with plenty to do; owned a house and garden; embraced a youthful, daughter-like, loving wife, and three blithe, ruddy children; every Sunday went to a cheerful-looking church, planted in a grove.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 112. The Blacksmith.
8  The wife of a whaling captain had provided the chapel with a handsome pair of red worsted man-ropes for this ladder, which, being itself nicely headed, and stained with a mahogany colour, the whole contrivance, considering what manner of chapel it was, seemed by no means in bad taste.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. The Pulpit.
9  Instances where the lightning has actually struck the vessel, so as to smite down some of the spars and rigging, the effect upon the needle has at times been still more fatal; all its loadstone virtue being annihilated, so that the before magnetic steel was of no more use than an old wife's knitting needle.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 124. The Needle.