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1  Queequeg was my own inseparable twin brother; nor could I any way get rid of the dangerous liabilities which the hempen bond entailed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 72. The Monkey-Rope.
2  We were thus placed in the most imminent danger, as this gigantic creature, setting up its back, raised the ship three feet at least out of the water.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
3  Aware of their danger, they were going all abreast with great speed straight before the wind, rubbing their flanks as closely as so many spans of horses in harness.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
4  Be it said, that in this vocation of whaling, sinecures are unknown; dignity and danger go hand in hand; till you get to be Captain, the higher you rise the harder you toil.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 110. Queequeg in His Coffin.
5  During all this blackness of the elements, Ahab, though assuming for the time the almost continual command of the drenched and dangerous deck, manifested the gloomiest reserve; and more seldom than ever addressed his mates.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 51. The Spirit-Spout.
6  By this, he seemed to mean, not only that the most reliable and useful courage was that which arises from the fair estimation of the encountered peril, but that an utterly fearless man is a far more dangerous comrade than a coward.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
7  Ever since young Stiggs coming from that unfort'nt v'y'ge of his, when he was gone four years and a half, with only three barrels of ile, was found dead in my first floor back, with his harpoon in his side; ever since then I allow no boarders to take sich dangerous weepons in their rooms at night.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. Chowder.
8  But to such unresting vigilance over their dangerous allies was this small band of whites necessitated, both by night and by day, and so extreme was the hard work they underwent, that upon the vessel being ready again for sea, they were in such a weakened condition that the captain durst not put off with them in so heavy a vessel.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
9  For while those female whales are characteristically timid, the young males, or forty-barrel-bulls, as they call them, are by far the most pugnacious of all Leviathans, and proverbially the most dangerous to encounter; excepting those wondrous grey-headed, grizzled whales, sometimes met, and these will fight you like grim fiends exasperated by a penal gout.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.