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1  That same ocean rolls now; that same ocean destroyed the wrecked ships of last year.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 58. Brit.
2  But as he destroyed ships, as well as for other reasons, he must have been a whale; and I am strongly inclined to think a sperm whale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
3  But, at some distance, Moby Dick rose again, with some tatters of Radney's red woollen shirt, caught in the teeth that had destroyed him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
4  Delight is to him, who gives no quarter in the truth, and kills, burns, and destroys all sin though he pluck it out from under the robes of Senators and Judges.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
5  In a word, it was Queequeg's conceit, that if a man made up his mind to live, mere sickness could not kill him: nothing but a whale, or a gale, or some violent, ungovernable, unintelligent destroyer of that sort.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 110. Queequeg in His Coffin.
6  Where Steelkilt now is, gentlemen, none know; but upon the island of Nantucket, the widow of Radney still turns to the sea which refuses to give up its dead; still in dreams sees the awful white whale that destroyed him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
7  That point is this: The Sperm Whale is in some cases sufficiently powerful, knowing, and judiciously malicious, as with direct aforethought to stave in, utterly destroy, and sink a large ship; and what is more, the Sperm Whale HAS done it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
8  A short, stout, ruddy young fellow, very pugnacious concerning whales, who somehow seemed to think that the great leviathans had personally and hereditarily affronted him; and therefore it was a sort of point of honour with him, to destroy them whenever encountered.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
9  Now, in this history of his, Procopius mentions that, during the term of his prefecture at Constantinople, a great sea-monster was captured in the neighboring Propontis, or Sea of Marmora, after having destroyed vessels at intervals in those waters for a period of more than fifty years.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.