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1  Nothing, Sir; but I have no doubt I shall soon learn.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
2  Surely this was a touch of fine philosophy; though no doubt he had never heard there was such a thing as that.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
3  It must be so; yes, it's part of his creed, I suppose; well, then, let him rest; he'll get up sooner or later, no doubt.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
4  Despairing of him, therefore, I determined to go to bed and to sleep; and no doubt, before a great while, he would follow me.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
5  DEVIL-DAM, I do not know the origin of; TIT-BIT is obvious; PEQUOD, you will no doubt remember, was the name of a celebrated tribe of Massachusetts Indians; now extinct as the ancient Medes.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
6  Meanwhile, the whale he had struck must also have been on its travels; no doubt it had thrice circumnavigated the globe, brushing with its flanks all the coasts of Africa; but to no purpose.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
7  Of things not properly belonging to the room, there was a hammock lashed up, and thrown upon the floor in one corner; also a large seaman's bag, containing the harpooneer's wardrobe, no doubt in lieu of a land trunk.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
8  Yet not to speak of the peril of the thing, it is to be doubted whether this course is always the best; for it is but reasonable to presume, that the longer the stricken whale stays under water, the more he is exhausted.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
9  When, as I opine, in the course of time, the true nature of spermaceti became known, its original name was still retained by the dealers; no doubt to enhance its value by a notion so strangely significant of its scarcity.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
10  Nor is it to be doubted that as such a procedure can do no harm, it may possibly be of no contemptible advantage; considering that oil and water are hostile; that oil is a sliding thing, and that the object in view is to make the boat slide bravely.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
11  It cannot well be doubted, that the one visible quality in the aspect of the dead which most appals the gazer, is the marble pallor lingering there; as if indeed that pallor were as much like the badge of consternation in the other world, as of mortal trepidation here.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
12  He is, without doubt, the largest inhabitant of the globe; the most formidable of all whales to encounter; the most majestic in aspect; and lastly, by far the most valuable in commerce; he being the only creature from which that valuable substance, spermaceti, is obtained.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
13  But then there were some sceptical Greeks and Romans, who, standing out from the orthodox pagans of their times, equally doubted the story of Hercules and the whale, and Arion and the dolphin; and yet their doubting those traditions did not make those traditions one whit the less facts, for all that.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 83. Jonah Historically Regarded.
14  Small reason was there to doubt, then, that ever since that almost fatal encounter, Ahab had cherished a wild vindictiveness against the whale, all the more fell for that in his frantic morbidness he at last came to identify with him, not only all his bodily woes, but all his intellectual and spiritual exasperations.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
15  Because, in the first place, he somehow seemed dull of hearing on that important subject, unless considered from his own point of view; and, in the second place, he did not more than one third understand me, couch my ideas simply as I would; and, finally, he no doubt thought he knew a good deal more about the true religion than I did.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
16  Whether he ever thought of it at all, might be a question; but, if he ever did chance to cast his mind that way after a comfortable dinner, no doubt, like a good sailor, he took it to be a sort of call of the watch to tumble aloft, and bestir themselves there, about something which he would find out when he obeyed the order, and not sooner.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
17  Alarmed at this terrible outburst between the two principal and responsible owners of the ship, and feeling half a mind to give up all idea of sailing in a vessel so questionably owned and temporarily commanded, I stepped aside from the door to give egress to Bildad, who, I made no doubt, was all eagerness to vanish from before the awakened wrath of Peleg.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
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