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1  Elijah," said I, "you will oblige my friend and me by withdrawing.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. Going Aboard.
2  Who has but once dined his friends, has tasted what it is to be Caesar.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
3  And this, good friends, is ambergris, worth a gold guinea an ounce to any druggist.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
4  I'll try a pagan friend, thought I, since Christian kindness has proved but hollow courtesy.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
5  'Well for our northern friend, Dame Isabella's Inquisition wanes in Lima, laughed Don Sebastian.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
6  How it is I know not; but there is no place like a bed for confidential disclosures between friends.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
7  I was only alive to the condensed confidential comfortableness of sharing a pipe and a blanket with a real friend.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
8  I thought him the queerest old Quaker I ever saw, especially as Peleg, his friend and old shipmate, seemed such a blusterer.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
9  '"'Though there are no Auto-da-Fe's in Lima now,' said one of the company to another; 'I fear our sailor friend runs risk of the archiepiscopacy.'
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
10  The port would fain give succor; the port is pitiful; in the port is safety, comfort, hearthstone, supper, warm blankets, friends, all that's kind to our mortalities.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 23. The Lee Shore.
11  My friend," said I, "what all this gibberish of yours is about, I don't know, and I don't much care; for it seems to me that you must be a little damaged in the head.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 19. The Prophet.
12  For my humor's sake, I shall preserve the style in which I once narrated it at Lima, to a lounging circle of my Spanish friends, one saint's eve, smoking upon the thick-gilt tiled piazza of the Golden Inn.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
13  I submitted all this to my friends Simeon Macey and Charley Coffin, of Nantucket, both messmates of mine in a certain voyage, and they united in the opinion that the reasons set forth were altogether insufficient.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
14  And all this seemed natural enough; especially as in the merchant service many captains never show themselves on deck for a considerable time after heaving up the anchor, but remain over the cabin table, having a farewell merry-making with their shore friends, before they quit the ship for good with the pilot.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. Merry Christmas.
15  He seemed to take to me quite as naturally and unbiddenly as I to him; and when our smoke was over, he pressed his forehead against mine, clasped me round the waist, and said that henceforth we were married; meaning, in his country's phrase, that we were bosom friends; he would gladly die for me, if need should be.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
16  As we were walking down the end of the wharf towards the ship, Queequeg carrying his harpoon, Captain Peleg in his gruff voice loudly hailed us from his wigwam, saying he had not suspected my friend was a cannibal, and furthermore announcing that he let no cannibals on board that craft, unless they previously produced their papers.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 18. His Mark.
17  Though, upon the whole, I greatly admire and even love the brave, the honest, and learned Captain; yet I take it very ill of him that he should so utterly ignore that case-bottle, seeing what a faithful friend and comforter it must have been, while with mittened fingers and hooded head he was studying the mathematics aloft there in that bird's nest within three or four perches of the pole.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
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