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1  Such a portentous and mysterious monster roused all my curiosity.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. Loomings.
2  Originally it was in itself accounted an object of great curiosity.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
3  Wherefore, it seems to me you had best not be too fastidious in your curiosity touching this Leviathan.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
4  Affected by the solemnity of the scene, there was a wondering gaze of incredulous curiosity in his countenance.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. The Chapel.
5  A peculiar walk in this old man, a certain slight but painful appearing yawing in his gait, had at an early period of the voyage excited the curiosity of the mariners.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 112. The Blacksmith.
6  While composing a little treatise on Eternity, I had the curiosity to place a mirror before me; and ere long saw reflected there, a curious involved worming and undulation in the atmosphere over my head.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 85. The Fountain.
7  I pay this particular compliment to Queequeg, because he treated me with so much civility and consideration, while I was guilty of great rudeness; staring at him from the bed, and watching all his toilette motions; for the time my curiosity getting the better of my breeding.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
8  Had you stepped on board the Pequod at a certain juncture of this post-mortemizing of the whale; and had you strolled forward nigh the windlass, pretty sure am I that you would have scanned with no small curiosity a very strange, enigmatical object, which you would have seen there, lying along lengthwise in the lee scuppers.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 95. The Cassock.