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1  The burning ship drove on, as if remorselessly commissioned to some vengeful deed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
2  For what oil he'll get from that drugged whale there, wouldn't be fit to burn in a jail; no, not in a condemned cell.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
3  Like a plethoric burning martyr, or a self-consuming misanthrope, once ignited, the whale supplies his own fuel and burns by his own body.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
4  Like a plethoric burning martyr, or a self-consuming misanthrope, once ignited, the whale supplies his own fuel and burns by his own body.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
5  Nay, could grimly live and burn, while the common vitality to which it was conjoined, fled horror-stricken from the unbidden and unfathered birth.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
6  He burns, too, the purest of oil, in its unmanufactured, and, therefore, unvitiated state; a fluid unknown to solar, lunar, or astral contrivances ashore.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 97. The Lamp.
7  Delight is to him, who gives no quarter in the truth, and kills, burns, and destroys all sin though he pluck it out from under the robes of Senators and Judges.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
8  You must go to New Bedford to see a brilliant wedding; for, they say, they have reservoirs of oil in every house, and every night recklessly burn their lengths in spermaceti candles.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
9  But dashing the rattling lightning links to the deck, and snatching the burning harpoon, Ahab waved it like a torch among them; swearing to transfix with it the first sailor that but cast loose a rope's end.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
10  Besides, from the ashes of the burned scraps of the whale, a potent lye is readily made; and whenever any adhesiveness from the back of the whale remains clinging to the side, that lye quickly exterminates it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 98. Stowing Down and Clearing Up.
11  While this pallidness was burning aloft, few words were heard from the enchanted crew; who in one thick cluster stood on the forecastle, all their eyes gleaming in that pale phosphorescence, like a far away constellation of stars.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
12  The parted mouth of Tashtego revealed his shark-white teeth, which strangely gleamed as if they too had been tipped by corpusants; while lit up by the preternatural light, Queequeg's tattooing burned like Satanic blue flames on his body.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
13  All the yard-arms were tipped with a pallid fire; and touched at each tri-pointed lightning-rod-end with three tapering white flames, each of the three tall masts was silently burning in that sulphurous air, like three gigantic wax tapers before an altar.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
14  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.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
15  But when, some year or two afterwards, Moby Dick was fairly sighted from the mast-heads, Macey, the chief mate, burned with ardour to encounter him; and the captain himself being not unwilling to let him have the opportunity, despite all the archangel's denunciations and forewarnings, Macey succeeded in persuading five men to man his boat.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 71. The Jeroboam's Story.
16  As I sat there in that now lonely room; the fire burning low, in that mild stage when, after its first intensity has warmed the air, it then only glows to be looked at; the evening shades and phantoms gathering round the casements, and peering in upon us silent, solitary twain; the storm booming without in solemn swells; I began to be sensible of strange feelings.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.