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1  The hated whale has the round watery world to swim in, as the small gold-fish has its glassy globe.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. Dusk.
2  Panting and snorting like a mad battle steed that has lost its rider, the masterless ocean overruns the globe.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 58. Brit.
3  Meanwhile, the whale he had struck must also have been on its travels; no doubt it had thrice circumnavigated the globe, brushing with its flanks all the coasts of Africa; but to no purpose.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
4  Let America add Mexico to Texas, and pile Cuba upon Canada; let the English overswarm all India, and hang out their blazing banner from the sun; two thirds of this terraqueous globe are the Nantucketer's.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14. Nantucket.
5  In this enchanted mood, thy spirit ebbs away to whence it came; becomes diffused through time and space; like Crammer's sprinkled Pantheistic ashes, forming at last a part of every shore the round globe over.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
6  Be it distinctly recorded here, that the Nantucketers were the first among mankind to harpoon with civilized steel the great Sperm Whale; and that for half a century they were the only people of the whole globe who so harpooned him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 101. The Decanter.
7  So Owen rechristened the monster Zeuglodon; and in his paper read before the London Geological Society, pronounced it, in substance, one of the most extraordinary creatures which the mutations of the globe have blotted out of existence.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 104. The Fossil Whale.
8  But in pursuit of those far mysteries we dream of, or in tormented chase of that demon phantom that, some time or other, swims before all human hearts; while chasing such over this round globe, they either lead us on in barren mazes or midway leave us whelmed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 52. The Albatross.
9  He is, without doubt, the largest inhabitant of the globe; the most formidable of all whales to encounter; the most majestic in aspect; and lastly, by far the most valuable in commerce; he being the only creature from which that valuable substance, spermaceti, is obtained.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
10  In an apartment of the great temple of Denderah, some fifty years ago, there was discovered upon the granite ceiling a sculptured and painted planisphere, abounding in centaurs, griffins, and dolphins, similar to the grotesque figures on the celestial globe of the moderns.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 104. The Fossil Whale.
11  And what that is, we may soon gain some idea of, by imagining all the grave-yards, cemeteries, and family vaults of creation yielding up the live bodies of all the men, women, and children who were alive seventy-five years ago; and adding this countless host to the present human population of the globe.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 105. Does the Whale's Magnitude Diminish?—Will He ...
12  The firm tower, that is Ahab; the volcano, that is Ahab; the courageous, the undaunted, and victorious fowl, that, too, is Ahab; all are Ahab; and this round gold is but the image of the rounder globe, which, like a magician's glass, to each and every man in turn but mirrors back his own mysterious self.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 99. The Doubloon.