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1  And there's a mighty difference between a living thump and a dead thump.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31. Queen Mab.
2  And there is all the difference in the world between paying and being paid.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. Loomings.
3  Another point of difference between the male and female schools is still more characteristic of the sexes.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
4  With respect to their ears, this important difference is to be observed between the sperm whale and the right.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 74. The Sperm Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
5  Some pretend to see a difference between the Greenland whale of the English and the right whale of the Americans.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
6  This fundamental thing settled, the next point is, in what internal respect does the whale differ from other fish.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
7  It is by endless subdivisions based upon the most inconclusive differences, that some departments of natural history become so repellingly intricate.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
8  In shape, he differs in some degree from the Huzza Porpoise, being of a less rotund and jolly girth; indeed, he is of quite a neat and gentleman-like figure.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
9  A quoin is a solid which differs from a wedge in having its sharp end formed by the steep inclination of one side, instead of the mutual tapering of both sides.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 77. The Great Heidelburgh Tun.
10  Nor would difference of country make any very essential difference; that is, so long as both parties speak one language, as is the case with Americans and English.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 53. The Gam.
11  Just so with the head; but with this difference: about the head this envelope, though not so thick, is of a boneless toughness, inestimable by any man who has not handled it.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 76. The Battering-Ram.
12  Now, there is this noteworthy difference between savage and civilized; that while a sick, civilized man may be six months convalescing, generally speaking, a sick savage is almost half-well again in a day.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 110. Queequeg in His Coffin.
13  This difference in the species is no doubt imputable in no small degree to the greater quantity of bone in the Right Whale; his Venetian blinds alone sometimes weighing more than a ton; from this incumbrance the Sperm Whale is wholly free.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
14  And, not to speak of the highly presumable difference of contour between a young sucking whale and a full-grown Platonian Leviathan; yet, even in the case of one of those young sucking whales hoisted to a ship's deck, such is then the outlandish, eel-like, limbered, varying shape of him, that his precise expression the devil himself could not catch.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.