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1  And so saying the lighted tomahawk began flourishing about me in the dark.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
2  With a philosophical flourish Cato throws himself upon his sword; I quietly take to the ship.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. Loomings.
3  All that is made such a flourish of in the old South Sea Voyages, those things were but the life-time commonplaces of our heroic Nantucketers.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24. The Advocate.
4  While narrating these things, every time Queequeg received the tomahawk from me, he flourished the hatchet-side of it over the sleeper's head.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. Going Aboard.
5  Suspended over the side in one of the stages, Tashtego and Daggoo continually flourished over his head a couple of keen whale-spades, wherewith they slaughtered as many sharks as they could reach.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 72. The Monkey-Rope.
6  With memories like these in him, and, moreover, given to a certain superstitiousness, as has been said; the courage of this Starbuck which could, nevertheless, still flourish, must indeed have been extreme.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
7  Sullenly taking the offered lantern, old Fleece limped across the deck to the bulwarks; and then, with one hand dropping his light low over the sea, so as to get a good view of his congregation, with the other hand he solemnly flourished his tongs, and leaning far over the side in a mumbling voice began addressing the sharks, while Stubb, softly crawling behind, overheard all that was said.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 64. Stubb's Supper.