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1  Thought he, it's a wicked world in all meridians; I'll die a pagan.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12. Biographical.
2  They asked him, then, whether to live or die was a matter of his own sovereign will and pleasure.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 110. Queequeg in His Coffin.
3  If your banker breaks, you snap; if your apothecary by mistake sends you poison in your pills, you die.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 72. The Monkey-Rope.
4  Twas a foolish, ignorant whim of his crazy, widowed mother, who died when he was only a twelvemonth old.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
5  The four whales slain that evening had died wide apart; one, far to windward; one, less distant, to leeward; one ahead; one astern.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 117. The Whale Watch.
6  The agonized whale goes into his flurry; the tow-line is slackened, and the pitchpoler dropping astern, folds his hands, and mutely watches the monster die.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
7  An awe that cannot be named would steal over you as you sat by the side of this waning savage, and saw as strange things in his face, as any beheld who were bystanders when Zoroaster died.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 110. Queequeg in His Coffin.
8  For again Starbuck's downcast eyes lighted up with the stubbornness of life; the subterranean laugh died away; the winds blew on; the sails filled out; the ship heaved and rolled as before.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
9  Not even at the present day has the original prestige of the Sperm Whale, as fearfully distinguished from all other species of the leviathan, died out of the minds of the whalemen as a body.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
10  His story being ended with his pipe's last dying puff, Queequeg embraced me, pressed his forehead against mine, and blowing out the light, we rolled over from each other, this way and that, and very soon were sleeping.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12. Biographical.
11  In truth, it turned out to be one of those problematical whales that seem to dry up and die with a sort of prodigious dyspepsia, or indigestion; leaving their defunct bodies almost entirely bankrupt of anything like oil.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
12  For all his old age, and his one arm, and his blind eyes, he must die the death and be murdered, in order to light the gay bridals and other merry-makings of men, and also to illuminate the solemn churches that preach unconditional inoffensiveness by all to all.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
13  For, by this time, so spent was he by loss of blood, that he helplessly rolled away from the wreck he had made; lay panting on his side, impotently flapped with his stumped fin, then over and over slowly revolved like a waning world; turned up the white secrets of his belly; lay like a log, and died.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
14  He seemed to take to me quite as naturally and unbiddenly as I to him; and when our smoke was over, he pressed his forehead against mine, clasped me round the waist, and said that henceforth we were married; meaning, in his country's phrase, that we were bosom friends; he would gladly die for me, if need should be.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
15  But as all else in him thinned, and his cheek-bones grew sharper, his eyes, nevertheless, seemed growing fuller and fuller; they became of a strange softness of lustre; and mildly but deeply looked out at you there from his sickness, a wondrous testimony to that immortal health in him which could not die, or be weakened.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 110. Queequeg in His Coffin.
16  When the last echo of his sultan's step has died away, and Starbuck, the first Emir, has every reason to suppose that he is seated, then Starbuck rouses from his quietude, takes a few turns along the planks, and, after a grave peep into the binnacle, says, with some touch of pleasantness, "Dinner, Mr. Stubb," and descends the scuttle.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
17  As we glided nearer, the stranger showed French colours from his peak; and by the eddying cloud of vulture sea-fowl that circled, and hovered, and swooped around him, it was plain that the whale alongside must be what the fishermen call a blasted whale, that is, a whale that has died unmolested on the sea, and so floated an unappropriated corpse.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
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