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1  What is best let alone, that accursed thing is not always what least allures.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 100. Leg and Arm.
2  No, he breathes through his spiracle alone; and this is on the top of his head.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 85. The Fountain.
3  A short space elapsed, and up into this noiselessness came Ahab alone from his cabin.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 70. The Sphynx.
4  Nor do heroes, saints, demigods, and prophets alone comprise the whole roll of our order.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 82. The Honour and Glory of Whaling.
5  The wisest thing the investigator can do then, it seems to me, is to let this deadly spout alone.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 85. The Fountain.
6  And this is the Bibliographical system here adopted; and it is the only one that can possibly succeed, for it alone is practicable.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
7  Immemorial to all his order, this investiture alone will adequately protect him, while employed in the peculiar functions of his office.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 95. The Cassock.
8  Returning to the Spouter-Inn from the Chapel, I found Queequeg there quite alone; he having left the Chapel before the benediction some time.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
9  If that double-bolted land, Japan, is ever to become hospitable, it is the whale-ship alone to whom the credit will be due; for already she is on the threshold.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24. The Advocate.
10  The Nantucketer, he alone resides and riots on the sea; he alone, in Bible language, goes down to it in ships; to and fro ploughing it as his own special plantation.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 14. Nantucket.
11  He said no more, but slowly waving a benediction, covered his face with his hands, and so remained kneeling, till all the people had departed, and he was left alone in the place.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
12  But, in general, they toil with their jack-knives alone; and, with that almost omnipotent tool of the sailor, they will turn you out anything you please, in the way of a mariner's fancy.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in ...
13  Reckoning the largest sized Sperm Whale's tail to begin at that point of the trunk where it tapers to about the girth of a man, it comprises upon its upper surface alone, an area of at least fifty square feet.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 86. The Tail.
14  This difference in the species is no doubt imputable in no small degree to the greater quantity of bone in the Right Whale; his Venetian blinds alone sometimes weighing more than a ton; from this incumbrance the Sperm Whale is wholly free.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
15  In this one matter, Ahab seemed no exception to most American whale captains, who, as a set, rather incline to the opinion that by rights the ship's cabin belongs to them; and that it is by courtesy alone that anybody else is, at any time, permitted there.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
16  I should like to see him try it; I'd give him such a pair of black eyes that he wouldn't dare to show his face in the admiral's cabin again for a long while, let alone down in the orlop there, where he lives, and hereabouts on the upper decks where he sneaks so much.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 73. Stubb and Flask Kill a Right Whale; and Then ...
17  The picture represents a Cape-Horner in a great hurricane; the half-foundered ship weltering there with its three dismantled masts alone visible; and an exasperated whale, purposing to spring clean over the craft, is in the enormous act of impaling himself upon the three mast-heads.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
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