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1  A touch, and Starbuck may survive to hug his wife and child again.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 123. The Musket.
2  Ye did beget this luckless child, and have abandoned him, ye creative libertines.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 125. The Log and Line.
3  With loud lament the parents saw their child borne out of sight over the wide waters.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14. Nantucket.
4  These submerged side blows are so often received in the fishery, that they are accounted mere child's play.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 86. The Tail.
5  Thus we see how that the spine of even the hugest of living things tapers off at last into simple child's play.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 103. Measurement of The Whale's Skeleton.
6  When I was a child, I well remember a somewhat similar circumstance that befell me; whether it was a reality or a dream, I never could entirely settle.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
7  That same infinitely thin, isinglass substance, which, I admit, invests the entire body of the whale, is not so much to be regarded as the skin of the creature, as the skin of the skin, so to speak; for it were simply ridiculous to say, that the proper skin of the tremendous whale is thinner and more tender than the skin of a new-born child.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 68. The Blanket.