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1  He must be forging the buckle-screw, sir, now.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 108. Ahab and the Carpenter.
2  Carpenter, when he's through with that buckle, tell him to forge a pair of steel shoulder-blades; there's a pedlar aboard with a crushing pack.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 108. Ahab and the Carpenter.
3  And forge me first, twelve rods for its shank; then wind, and twist, and hammer these twelve together like the yarns and strands of a tow-line.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 113. The Forge.
4  "The harpoon is not yet forged that ever will do that," answered the other, sadly glancing upon a rounded hammock on the deck, whose gathered sides some noiseless sailors were busy in sewing together.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 131. The Pequod Meets The Delight.
5  Moreover, the ship's forge was ordered to be hoisted out of its temporary idleness in the hold; and, to accelerate the affair, the blacksmith was commanded to proceed at once to the forging of whatever iron contrivances might be needed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 106. Ahab's Leg.
6  Moreover, the ship's forge was ordered to be hoisted out of its temporary idleness in the hold; and, to accelerate the affair, the blacksmith was commanded to proceed at once to the forging of whatever iron contrivances might be needed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 106. Ahab's Leg.
7  For, upon the great canal of Hang-Ho, or whatever they call it, in China, four or five laborers on the foot-path will draw a bulky freighted junk at the rate of a mile an hour; but this grand argosy we towed heavily forged along, as if laden with pig-lead in bulk.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 64. Stubb's Supper.
8  Ahab's harpoon, the one forged at Perth's fire, remained firmly lashed in its conspicuous crotch, so that it projected beyond his whale-boat's bow; but the sea that had stove its bottom had caused the loose leather sheath to drop off; and from the keen steel barb there now came a levelled flame of pale, forked fire.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
9  As, then, with regular, gasping hems, he hammered on the anvil, Perth passing to him the glowing rods, one after the other, and the hard pressed forge shooting up its intense straight flame, the Parsee passed silently, and bowing over his head towards the fire, seemed invoking some curse or some blessing on the toil.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 113. The Forge.
10  With matted beard, and swathed in a bristling shark-skin apron, about mid-day, Perth was standing between his forge and anvil, the latter placed upon an iron-wood log, with one hand holding a pike-head in the coals, and with the other at his forge's lungs, when Captain Ahab came along, carrying in his hand a small rusty-looking leathern bag.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 113. The Forge.