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1  He cut it; and the whale was free.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
2  And thus with oars and yells the keels cut the sea.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 61. Stubb Kills a Whale.
3  Will I, nill I, the ineffable thing has tied me to him; tows me with a cable I have no knife to cut.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. Dusk.
4  As a carpenter's nails are divided into wrought nails and cut nails; so mankind may be similarly divided.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
5  Ere the squall came close to, the other boats had cut loose from their fish and returned to the ship in good time.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
6  The three men were then cut down, all hands were turned to, and, sullenly worked by the moody seamen, the iron pumps clanged as before.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
7  Yes, it's just as I thought, he's a terrible bedfellow; he's been in a fight, got dreadfully cut, and here he is, just from the surgeon.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
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  Wooden whales, or whales cut in profile out of the small dark slabs of the noble South Sea war-wood, are frequently met with in the forecastles of American whalers.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in ...
10  He looked like a man cut away from the stake, when the fire has overrunningly wasted all the limbs without consuming them, or taking away one particle from their compacted aged robustness.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Ahab.
11  About midnight that steak was cut and cooked; and lighted by two lanterns of sperm oil, Stubb stoutly stood up to his spermaceti supper at the capstan-head, as if that capstan were a sideboard.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 64. Stubb's Supper.
12  This done, a broad, semicircular line is cut round the hole, the hook is inserted, and the main body of the crew striking up a wild chorus, now commence heaving in one dense crowd at the windlass.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 67. Cutting In.
13  It was made of small juicy clams, scarcely bigger than hazel nuts, mixed with pounded ship biscuit, and salted pork cut up into little flakes; the whole enriched with butter, and plentifully seasoned with pepper and salt.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. Chowder.
14  For young whales, in the highest health, and swelling with noble aspirations, prematurely cut off in the warm flush and May of life, with all their panting lard about them; even these brawny, buoyant heroes do sometimes sink.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
15  I say I, myself, have known three instances similar to this; that is in two of them I saw the whales struck; and, upon the second attack, saw the two irons with the respective marks cut in them, afterwards taken from the dead fish.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
16  Bear in mind, too, that under these untoward circumstances he has to cut many feet deep in the flesh; and in that subterraneous manner, without so much as getting one single peep into the ever-contracting gash thus made, he must skilfully steer clear of all adjacent, interdicted parts, and exactly divide the spine at a critical point hard by its insertion into the skull.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 70. The Sphynx.
17  In disposing of the body of a right whale, when brought alongside the ship, the same preliminary proceedings commonly take place as in the case of a sperm whale; only, in the latter instance, the head is cut off whole, but in the former the lips and tongue are separately removed and hoisted on deck, with all the well known black bone attached to what is called the crown-piece.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 73. Stubb and Flask Kill a Right Whale; and Then ...
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