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1  He then went about his evening prayers, took out his idol, and removed the paper fireboard.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
2  At their flaming head he westward trooped it like that chosen star which every evening leads on the hosts of light.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
3  I heard not all his talk with Starbuck; but to my poor eye Starbuck then looked something as I the other evening felt.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 39. First Night Watch.
4  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.
5  Towards evening of that day, the Pequod was torn of her canvas, and bare-poled was left to fight a Typhoon which had struck her directly ahead.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
6  Towards evening, when I felt assured that all his performances and rituals must be over, I went up to his room and knocked at the door; but no answer.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
7  Supper over, the company went back to the bar-room, when, knowing not what else to do with myself, I resolved to spend the rest of the evening as a looker on.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
8  Fiercely, but evenly incited by the taunts of the German, the Pequod's three boats now began ranging almost abreast; and, so disposed, momentarily neared him.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
9  While the ear of the former has an external opening, that of the latter is entirely and evenly covered over with a membrane, so as to be quite imperceptible from without.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 74. The Sperm Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
10  I was surprised to behold resting against the wall the wooden shaft of Queequeg's harpoon, which the landlady the evening previous had taken from him, before our mounting to the chamber.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
11  It was quite late in the evening when the little Moss came snugly to anchor, and Queequeg and I went ashore; so we could attend to no business that day, at least none but a supper and a bed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. Chowder.
12  And if you be a philosopher, though seated in the whale-boat, you would not at heart feel one whit more of terror, than though seated before your evening fire with a poker, and not a harpoon, by your side.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 60. The Line.
13  It was after a great feast given by his father the king, on the gaining of a great battle wherein fifty of the enemy had been killed by about two o'clock in the afternoon, and all cooked and eaten that very evening.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
14  Now, gentlemen, sweeping a ship's deck at sea is a piece of household work which in all times but raging gales is regularly attended to every evening; it has been known to be done in the case of ships actually foundering at the time.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
15  How now in the contemplative evening of his days, the pious Bildad reconciled these things in the reminiscence, I do not know; but it did not seem to concern him much, and very probably he had long since come to the sage and sensible conclusion that a man's religion is one thing, and this practical world quite another.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
16  As I sat there in that now lonely room; the fire burning low, in that mild stage when, after its first intensity has warmed the air, it then only glows to be looked at; the evening shades and phantoms gathering round the casements, and peering in upon us silent, solitary twain; the storm booming without in solemn swells; I began to be sensible of strange feelings.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.