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1  He thinks he breathes it first; but not so.
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2  I turned round from eyeing the bed, but he had disappeared.
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3  Nothing but two dismal tallow candles, each in a winding sheet.
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4  Ever and anon a bright, but, alas, deceptive idea would dart you through.
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5  I don't know how it is, but people like to be private when they are sleeping.
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6  I could not help it, but I began to feel suspicious of this "dark complexioned" harpooneer.
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7  He was trying his hand at a ship under full sail, but he didn't make much headway, I thought.
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8  At this hour of the night, of the last day of the week, that quarter of the town proved all but deserted.
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9  For to go as a passenger you must needs have a purse, and a purse is but a rag unless you have something in it.
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10  I now took the measure of the bench, and found that it was a foot too short; but that could be mended with a chair.
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11  If they but knew it, almost all men in their degree, some time or other, cherish very nearly the same feelings towards the ocean with me.
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12  With other men, perhaps, such things would not have been inducements; but as for me, I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote.
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13  To be sure they all sleep together in one apartment, but you have your own hammock, and cover yourself with your own blanket, and sleep in your own skin.
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14  Whether that mattress was stuffed with corn-cobs or broken crockery, there is no telling, but I rolled about a good deal, and could not sleep for a long time.
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15  I can compare it to nothing but a large door mat, ornamented at the edges with little tinkling tags something like the stained porcupine quills round an Indian moccasin.
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16  I then glanced round the room; and besides the bedstead and centre table, could see no other furniture belonging to the place, but a rude shelf, the four walls, and a papered fireboard representing a man striking a whale.
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17  But beginning to feel very cold now, half undressed as I was, and remembering what the landlord said about the harpooneer's not coming home at all that night, it being so very late, I made no more ado, but jumped out of my pantaloons and boots, and then blowing out the light tumbled into bed, and commended myself to the care of heaven.
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