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1  It might be that a long interval would elapse ere the White Whale was seen.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. Surmises.
2  For it is particularly written, shipmates, as if it were a thing not to be overlooked in this history, 'that he paid the fare thereof' ere the craft did sail.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
3  Ahab stooped to clear it; he did clear it; but the flying turn caught him round the neck, and voicelessly as Turkish mutes bowstring their victim, he was shot out of the boat, ere the crew knew he was gone.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 135. The Chase.—Third Day.
4  Seeing now that but a very few moments more would give the Pequod's boats the advantage, and rather than be thus foiled of his game, Derick chose to hazard what to him must have seemed a most unusually long dart, ere the last chance would for ever escape.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
5  At that preluding moment, ere the boat was yet snapped, Ahab, the first to perceive the whale's intent, by the crafty upraising of his head, a movement that loosed his hold for the time; at that moment his hand had made one final effort to push the boat out of the bite.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 133. The Chase—First Day.
6  Ere that come to pass; ere the Pequod's weedy hull rolls side by side with the barnacled hulls of the leviathan; at the outset it is but well to attend to a matter almost indispensable to a thorough appreciative understanding of the more special leviathanic revelations and allusions of all sorts which are to follow.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
7  The sudden exclamations of the crew must have alarmed the whale; and ere the boats were down, majestically turning, he swam away to the leeward, but with such a steady tranquillity, and making so few ripples as he swam, that thinking after all he might not as yet be alarmed, Ahab gave orders that not an oar should be used, and no man must speak but in whispers.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 61. Stubb Kills a Whale.