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1  On life and death this old man walked.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 51. The Spirit-Spout.
2  What he thought of death itself, there is no telling.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
3  I survived myself; my death and burial were locked up in my chest.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 49. The Hyena.
4  Long usage had, for this Stubb, converted the jaws of death into an easy chair.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
5  I think his broad brow to be full of a prairie-like placidity, born of a speculative indifference as to death.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 75. The Right Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
6  Old age is always wakeful; as if, the longer linked with life, the less man has to do with aught that looks like death.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 29. Enter Ahab; to Him, Stubb.
7  He sometimes takes the great Folio whales by the lip, and hangs there like a leech, till the mighty brute is worried to death.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
8  Thus, while in life the great whale's body may have been a real terror to his foes, in his death his ghost becomes a powerless panic to a world.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 69. The Funeral.
9  Now then, thought I, unconsciously rolling up the sleeves of my frock, here goes for a cool, collected dive at death and destruction, and the devil fetch the hindmost.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 49. The Hyena.
10  All are born with halters round their necks; but it is only when caught in the swift, sudden turn of death, that mortals realize the silent, subtle, ever-present perils of life.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 60. The Line.
11  Beneath the unclouded and mild azure sky, upon the fair face of the pleasant sea, wafted by the joyous breezes, that great mass of death floats on and on, till lost in infinite perspectives.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 69. The Funeral.
12  Though in life it remains perfectly fluid, yet, upon exposure to the air, after death, it soon begins to concrete; sending forth beautiful crystalline shoots, as when the first thin delicate ice is just forming in water.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 77. The Great Heidelburgh Tun.
13  And as for small difficulties and worryings, prospects of sudden disaster, peril of life and limb; all these, and death itself, seem to him only sly, good-natured hits, and jolly punches in the side bestowed by the unseen and unaccountable old joker.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 49. The Hyena.
14  But though similar disasters, however little bruited ashore, were by no means unusual in the fishery; yet, in most instances, such seemed the White Whale's infernal aforethought of ferocity, that every dismembering or death that he caused, was not wholly regarded as having been inflicted by an unintelligent agent.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
15  In our way thither," he says, "about four o'clock in the morning, when we were about one hundred and fifty leagues from the Main of America, our ship felt a terrible shock, which put our men in such consternation that they could hardly tell where they were or what to think; but every one began to prepare for death.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
16  Though not one of the oarsmen was then facing the life and death peril so close to them ahead, yet with their eyes on the intense countenance of the mate in the stern of the boat, they knew that the imminent instant had come; they heard, too, an enormous wallowing sound as of fifty elephants stirring in their litter.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
17  So strongly and metaphysically did I conceive of my situation then, that while earnestly watching his motions, I seemed distinctly to perceive that my own individuality was now merged in a joint stock company of two; that my free will had received a mortal wound; and that another's mistake or misfortune might plunge innocent me into unmerited disaster and death.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 72. The Monkey-Rope.
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