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1  Our boat was furnished with three of them.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
2  Well that Ahab's quadrant was furnished with coloured glasses, through which to take sight of that solar fire.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 118. The Quadrant.
3  For this reason a sleeping apartment should never be furnished with a fire, which is one of the luxurious discomforts of the rich.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
4  It is furnished with a small rope called a warp, of considerable length, by which it can be hauled back to the hand after darting.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
5  The flashing cascade of his mane, the curving comet of his tail, invested him with housings more resplendent than gold and silver-beaters could have furnished him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
6  A significant illustration of the fact, again and again repeated in this book, that the skeleton of the whale furnishes but little clue to the shape of his fully invested body.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 104. The Fossil Whale.
7  For nowadays, the whale-fishery furnishes an asylum for many romantic, melancholy, and absent-minded young men, disgusted with the carking cares of earth, and seeking sentiment in tar and blubber.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
8  The one grand stage where he enacted all his various parts so manifold, was his vice-bench; a long rude ponderous table furnished with several vices, of different sizes, and both of iron and of wood.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 107. The Carpenter.
9  In shape, the Sleet's crow's-nest is something like a large tierce or pipe; it is open above, however, where it is furnished with a movable side-screen to keep to windward of your head in a hard gale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
10  Commonly, after seeing the harpooneers furnished with all things they demanded, he would escape from their clutches into his little pantry adjoining, and fearfully peep out at them through the blinds of its door, till all was over.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
11  I considered the matter a moment, and then up stairs we went, and I was ushered into a small room, cold as a clam, and furnished, sure enough, with a prodigious bed, almost big enough indeed for any four harpooneers to sleep abreast.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
12  With not one tenth of England's experience in the fishery, and not the thousandth part of that of the Americans, they have nevertheless furnished both nations with the only finished sketches at all capable of conveying the real spirit of the whale hunt.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 56. Of the Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales, and ...
13  To the student of old Roman walls, the middle layer will furnish a curious parallel to the thin course of tiles always alternating with the stone in those wonderful relics of the antique, and which undoubtedly contribute so much to the great strength of the masonry.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 86. The Tail.
14  So rarely is it beheld, that though one and all of them declare it to be the largest animated thing in the ocean, yet very few of them have any but the most vague ideas concerning its true nature and form; notwithstanding, they believe it to furnish to the sperm whale his only food.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 59. Squid.
15  And now, as we eighteen men with our thirty-six arms, and one hundred and eighty thumbs and fingers, slowly toiled hour after hour upon that inert, sluggish corpse in the sea; and it seemed hardly to budge at all, except at long intervals; good evidence was hereby furnished of the enormousness of the mass we moved.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 64. Stubb's Supper.
16  Nor does it at all diminish the curiousness of this matter, that to many thousands of our rural boys and young men born along its line, the probationary life of the Grand Canal furnishes the sole transition between quietly reaping in a Christian corn-field, and recklessly ploughing the waters of the most barbaric seas.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
17  In the fireside narrative of Captain Sleet, entitled "A Voyage among the Icebergs, in quest of the Greenland Whale, and incidentally for the re-discovery of the Lost Icelandic Colonies of Old Greenland;" in this admirable volume, all standers of mast-heads are furnished with a charmingly circumstantial account of the then recently invented CROW'S-NEST of the Glacier, which was the name of Captain Sleet's good craft.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
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