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1  But thou art but my fiery father; my sweet mother, I know not.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
2  In his fiery eyes of scorn and triumph, you then saw Ahab in all his fatal pride.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 124. The Needle.
3  For a long time, now, the circus-running sun has raced within his fiery ring, and needs no sustenance but what's in himself.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
4  The helmsman who steered by that tiller in a tempest, felt like the Tartar, when he holds back his fiery steed by clutching its jaw.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
5  For an instant in the flashing eyes of the mate, and his fiery cheeks, you would have almost thought that he had really received the blaze of the levelled tube.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 109. Ahab and Starbuck in the Cabin.
6  It seemed as though, by some nameless, interior volition, he would fain have shocked into them the same fiery emotion accumulated within the Leyden jar of his own magnetic life.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
7  Then come out those fiery effulgences, infernally superb; then the evil-blazing diamond, once the divinest symbol of the crystal skies, looks like some crown-jewel stolen from the King of Hell.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 93. The Castaway.
8  Through all his unearthly tattooings, I thought I saw the traces of a simple honest heart; and in his large, deep eyes, fiery black and bold, there seemed tokens of a spirit that would dare a thousand devils.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
9  Mark ye, be forewarned; Ahab's above the common; Ahab's been in colleges, as well as 'mong the cannibals; been used to deeper wonders than the waves; fixed his fiery lance in mightier, stranger foes than whales.'
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
10  Stubb was struck by a shower of outcries and anathemas proceeding from the Captain's round-house abaft; and looking in that direction saw a fiery face thrust from behind the door, which was held ajar from within.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
11  Quitting the pump at last, with the rest of his band, the Lakeman went forward all panting, and sat himself down on the windlass; his face fiery red, his eyes bloodshot, and wiping the profuse sweat from his brow.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
12  Though, consumed with the hot fire of his purpose, Ahab in all his thoughts and actions ever had in view the ultimate capture of Moby Dick; though he seemed ready to sacrifice all mortal interests to that one passion; nevertheless it may have been that he was by nature and long habituation far too wedded to a fiery whaleman's ways, altogether to abandon the collateral prosecution of the voyage.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. Surmises.