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1  In the first place, the amount of butter, and Texel and Leyden cheese consumed, seems amazing.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 101. The Decanter.
2  See that amazing lower lip, pressed by accident against the vessel's side, so as firmly to embrace the jaw.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 75. The Right Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
3  Conversation turning upon whales, the Commodore was pleased to be sceptical touching the amazing strength ascribed to them by the professional gentlemen present.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
4  At that time in the morning any Christian would have washed his face; but Queequeg, to my amazement, contented himself with restricting his ablutions to his chest, arms, and hands.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
5  Best, therefore, withhold any amazement at the strangely gallied whales before us, for there is no folly of the beasts of the earth which is not infinitely outdone by the madness of men.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
6  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.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. The Carpet-Bag.
7  And, indeed, the shock was so sudden and violent, that we took it for granted the ship had struck against a rock; but when the amazement was a little over, we cast the lead, and sounded, but found no ground.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
8  I do not wish to seem inelegant, but this unsightly whale looks much like an amputated sow; and, as for the narwhale, one glimpse at it is enough to amaze one, that in this nineteenth century such a hippogriff could be palmed for genuine upon any intelligent public of schoolboys.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
9  Such was the thunder of his voice, that spite of their amazement the men sprang over the rail; the sheaves whirled round in the blocks; with a wallow, the three boats dropped into the sea; while, with a dexterous, off-handed daring, unknown in any other vocation, the sailors, goat-like, leaped down the rolling ship's side into the tossed boats below.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
10  Now the advent of these outlandish strangers at such a critical instant as the lowering of the boats from the deck, this had not unreasonably awakened a sort of superstitious amazement in some of the ship's company; but Archy's fancied discovery having some time previous got abroad among them, though indeed not credited then, this had in some small measure prepared them for the event.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.