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1  The next, a loud splash announced that my brave Queequeg had dived to the rescue.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 78. Cistern and Buckets.
2  This is the sort of weather when brave hearts snap ashore, and keeled hulls split at sea.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 40. Midnight, Forecastle.
3  Yes; all these brave houses and flowery gardens came from the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
4  But I am not a brave man; never said I was a brave man; I am a coward; and I sing to keep up my spirits.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
5  That bravely and uninjured takes the jam which would have snapped all their oaken handspikes and iron crow-bars.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 76. The Battering-Ram.
6  His jets are erect, full, and black like soot; so that from so abounding a smoke in the chimney, you would think there must be a brave supper cooking in the great bowels below.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 56. Of the Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales, and ...
7  Nor is it to be doubted that as such a procedure can do no harm, it may possibly be of no contemptible advantage; considering that oil and water are hostile; that oil is a sliding thing, and that the object in view is to make the boat slide bravely.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
8  And brave as he might be, it was that sort of bravery chiefly, visible in some intrepid men, which, while generally abiding firm in the conflict with seas, or winds, or whales, or any of the ordinary irrational horrors of the world, yet cannot withstand those more terrific, because more spiritual terrors, which sometimes menace you from the concentrating brow of an enraged and mighty man.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
9  Though, upon the whole, I greatly admire and even love the brave, the honest, and learned Captain; yet I take it very ill of him that he should so utterly ignore that case-bottle, seeing what a faithful friend and comforter it must have been, while with mittened fingers and hooded head he was studying the mathematics aloft there in that bird's nest within three or four perches of the pole.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.