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1  I concluded that this harpooneer, in the course of his distant voyages, must have met with a similar adventure.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
2  Often, adventures which Vancouver dedicates three chapters to, these men accounted unworthy of being set down in the ship's common log.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24. The Advocate.
3  Upon this, I told him that whaling was my own design, and informed him of my intention to sail out of Nantucket, as being the most promising port for an adventurous whaleman to embark from.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12. Biographical.
4  Now, the Captain D'Wolf here alluded to as commanding the ship in question, is a New Englander, who, after a long life of unusual adventures as a sea-captain, this day resides in the village of Dorchester near Boston.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
5  No one having previously heard his history, could for the first time behold Father Mapple without the utmost interest, because there were certain engrafted clerical peculiarities about him, imputable to that adventurous maritime life he had led.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. The Pulpit.
6  I know that this queer adventure of the Gay-Header's will be sure to seem incredible to some landsmen, though they themselves may have either seen or heard of some one's falling into a cistern ashore; an accident which not seldom happens, and with much less reason too than the Indian's, considering the exceeding slipperiness of the curb of the Sperm Whale's well.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 78. Cistern and Buckets.
7  Rising from a little cabin-boy in short clothes of the drabbest drab, to a harpooneer in a broad shad-bellied waistcoat; from that becoming boat-header, chief-mate, and captain, and finally a ship owner; Bildad, as I hinted before, had concluded his adventurous career by wholly retiring from active life at the goodly age of sixty, and dedicating his remaining days to the quiet receiving of his well-earned income.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.