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1  Instead of sparkling water, he now spouts red blood.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
2  Be cool at the equator; keep thy blood fluid at the Pole.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 68. The Blanket.
3  Transported to the Indies, his live blood would not spoil like bottled ale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
4  From this last vent no blood yet came, because no vital part of him had thus far been struck.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
5  True enough, but then whalemen themselves are poor devils; they have no good blood in their veins.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24. The Advocate.
6  But in brief, they are these: lungs and warm blood; whereas, all other fish are lungless and cold blooded.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
7  His tormented body rolled not in brine but in blood, which bubbled and seethed for furlongs behind in their wake.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 61. Stubb Kills a Whale.
8  Thinking murder at hand, and smelling in the dark for the blood, he and all his armed mates and harpooneers rushed for the forecastle.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
9  But more surprising is it to know, as has been proved by experiment, that the blood of a Polar whale is warmer than that of a Borneo negro in summer.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 68. The Blanket.
10  Still rolling in his blood, at last he partially disclosed a strangely discoloured bunch or protuberance, the size of a bushel, low down on the flank.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
11  Immediately the hammer touched the cheek; the next instant the lower jaw of the mate was stove in his head; he fell on the hatch spouting blood like a whale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
12  In most land animals there are certain valves or flood-gates in many of their veins, whereby when wounded, the blood is in some degree at least instantly shut off in certain directions.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
13  whales, with dromedary humps, and very savage; breakfasting on three or four sailor tarts, that is whaleboats full of mariners: their deformities floundering in seas of blood and blue paint.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
14  Yet so vast is the quantity of blood in him, and so distant and numerous its interior fountains, that he will keep thus bleeding and bleeding for a considerable period; even as in a drought a river will flow, whose source is in the well-springs of far-off and undiscernible hills.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
15  For, by this time, so spent was he by loss of blood, that he helplessly rolled away from the wreck he had made; lay panting on his side, impotently flapped with his stumped fin, then over and over slowly revolved like a waning world; turned up the white secrets of his belly; lay like a log, and died.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
16  At the instant of the dart an ulcerous jet shot from this cruel wound, and goaded by it into more than sufferable anguish, the whale now spouting thick blood, with swift fury blindly darted at the craft, bespattering them and their glorying crews all over with showers of gore, capsizing Flask's boat and marring the bows.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
17  And now it is struck; for, starting from his trance into that unspeakable thing called his "flurry," the monster horribly wallowed in his blood, overwrapped himself in impenetrable, mad, boiling spray, so that the imperilled craft, instantly dropping astern, had much ado blindly to struggle out from that phrensied twilight into the clear air of the day.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 61. Stubb Kills a Whale.
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