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1  It was unsafe to meddle with the corpses and ghosts of these creatures.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 66. The Shark Massacre.
2  Desecrated as the body is, a vengeful ghost survives and hovers over it to scare.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 69. The Funeral.
3  Though bodily unharmed, it uttered cries, as some king's ghost in supernatural distress.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
4  From its snowy aspect, the gauntleted ghost of the Southern Seas has been denominated the White Squall.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
5  I don't know, but I heard that gamboge ghost of a Fedallah saying so, and he seems to know all about ships' charms.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 73. Stubb and Flask Kill a Right Whale; and Then ...
6  A sound like the moaning in squadrons over Asphaltites of unforgiven ghosts of Gomorrah, ran shuddering through the air.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 117. The Whale Watch.
7  I looked round me tranquilly and contentedly, like a quiet ghost with a clean conscience sitting inside the bars of a snug family vault.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 49. The Hyena.
8  Thus, while in life the great whale's body may have been a real terror to his foes, in his death his ghost becomes a powerless panic to a world.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 69. The Funeral.
9  Relieved against the ghostly light, the gigantic jet negro, Daggoo, loomed up to thrice his real stature, and seemed the black cloud from which the thunder had come.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
10  But the suddenly started Pequod was not quick enough to escape the sound of the splash that the corpse soon made as it struck the sea; not so quick, indeed, but that some of the flying bubbles might have sprinkled her hull with their ghostly baptism.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 131. The Pequod Meets The Delight.