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1  A dreadful storm comes on, the ship is like to break.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
2  But ere I break, yell hear me crack; and till ye hear THAT, know that Ahab's hawser tows his purpose yet.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 134. The Chase—Second Day.
3  "I'll break it for him," said I, now flying into a passion again at this unaccountable farrago of the landlord's.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
4  A short-handled sharp spade being sent up to him, he diligently searches for the proper place to begin breaking into the Tun.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 78. Cistern and Buckets.
5  But I got a dreaming and sprawling about one night, and somehow, Sam got pitched on the floor, and came near breaking his arm.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
6  We'll drink to-night with hearts as light, To love, as gay and fleeting As bubbles that swim, on the beaker's brim, And break on the lips while meeting.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 39. First Night Watch.
7  They soon relinquish this turbulence though, and when about three-fourths grown, break up, and separately go about in quest of settlements, that is, harems.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
8  It was mentioned that upon first breaking ground in the whale's back, the blubber-hook was inserted into the original hole there cut by the spades of the mates.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 72. The Monkey-Rope.
9  But somehow I dropped off at last, and knew nothing more till break of day; when, looking over the bedside, there squatted Queequeg, as if he had been screwed down to the floor.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
10  Much the same is it with the backwoodsman of the West, who with comparative indifference views an unbounded prairie sheeted with driven snow, no shadow of tree or twig to break the fixed trance of whiteness.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
11  All night a wide-awake watch was kept by all the officers, forward and aft, especially about the forecastle scuttle and fore hatchway; at which last place it was feared the insurgents might emerge, after breaking through the bulkhead below.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
12  The consequence is, that upon breaking into the hold, and unloading one of these whale cemeteries, in the Greenland dock, a savor is given forth somewhat similar to that arising from excavating an old city grave-yard, for the foundations of a Lying-in-Hospital.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 92. Ambergris.
13  "Have to burst it open," said I, and was running down the entry a little, for a good start, when the landlady caught at me, again vowing I should not break down her premises; but I tore from her, and with a sudden bodily rush dashed myself full against the mark.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
14  When reaching far over the bow, Stubb slowly churned his long sharp lance into the fish, and kept it there, carefully churning and churning, as if cautiously seeking to feel after some gold watch that the whale might have swallowed, and which he was fearful of breaking ere he could hook it out.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 61. Stubb Kills a Whale.
15  All these queer proceedings increased my uncomfortableness, and seeing him now exhibiting strong symptoms of concluding his business operations, and jumping into bed with me, I thought it was high time, now or never, before the light was put out, to break the spell in which I had so long been bound.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
16  But it was not in reasonable nature that a man so organized, and with such terrible experiences and remembrances as he had; it was not in nature that these things should fail in latently engendering an element in him, which, under suitable circumstances, would break out from its confinement, and burn all his courage up.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
17  Upon hearing the frantic project of their leader, each in his own separate soul had suddenly lighted, it would seem, upon the same piece of treachery, namely: to be foremost in breaking out, in order to be the first of the three, though the last of the ten, to surrender; and thereby secure whatever small chance of pardon such conduct might merit.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
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