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1  For a moment, the old blacksmith eyed the razors as though he would fain not use them.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 113. The Forge.
2  And darker yet to tell, the blacksmith himself did ignorantly conduct this burglar into his family's heart.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 112. The Blacksmith.
3  Belated, and not innocently, one bitter winter's midnight, on the road running between two country towns, the blacksmith half-stupidly felt the deadly numbness stealing over him, and sought refuge in a leaning, dilapidated barn.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 112. The Blacksmith.
4  I do deem it now a most meaning thing, that that old Greek, Prometheus, who made men, they say, should have been a blacksmith, and animated them with fire; for what's made in fire must properly belong to fire; and so hell's probable.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 108. Ahab and the Carpenter.
5  Moreover, the ship's forge was ordered to be hoisted out of its temporary idleness in the hold; and, to accelerate the affair, the blacksmith was commanded to proceed at once to the forging of whatever iron contrivances might be needed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 106. Ahab's Leg.
6  Fashioned at last into an arrowy shape, and welded by Perth to the shank, the steel soon pointed the end of the iron; and as the blacksmith was about giving the barbs their final heat, prior to tempering them, he cried to Ahab to place the water-cask near.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 113. The Forge.
7  They were nearly all whalemen; chief mates, and second mates, and third mates, and sea carpenters, and sea coopers, and sea blacksmiths, and harpooneers, and ship keepers; a brown and brawny company, with bosky beards; an unshorn, shaggy set, all wearing monkey jackets for morning gowns.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. Breakfast.