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1  I abandon the glory and distinction of such offices to those who like them.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. Loomings.
2  It was in Queen Anne's time that the bone was in its glory, the farthingale being then all the fashion.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 75. The Right Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
3  Life folded Death; Death trellised Life; the grim god wived with youthful Life, and begat him curly-headed glories.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 102. A Bower in the Arsacides.
4  Because, in the case of pirates, say, I should like to know whether that profession of theirs has any peculiar glory about it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 53. The Gam.
5  There weekly arrive in this town scores of green Vermonters and New Hampshire men, all athirst for gain and glory in the fishery.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
6  in my desk, then here I prospectively ascribe all the honour and the glory to whaling; for a whale-ship was my Yale College and my Harvard.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24. The Advocate.
7  But there are other instances where this whiteness loses all that accessory and strange glory which invests it in the White Steed and Albatross.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
8  Besides, it would much subtract from the glory of the exploit had St. George but encountered a crawling reptile of the land, instead of doing battle with the great monster of the deep.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 82. The Honour and Glory of Whaling.
9  In old England the greatest lords think it great glory to be slapped by a queen, and made garter-knights of; but, be YOUR boast, Stubb, that ye were kicked by old Ahab, and made a wise man of.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31. Queen Mab.
10  If American and European men-of-war now peacefully ride in once savage harbors, let them fire salutes to the honour and glory of the whale-ship, which originally showed them the way, and first interpreted between them and the savages.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24. The Advocate.
11  A most imperial and archangelical apparition of that unfallen, western world, which to the eyes of the old trappers and hunters revived the glories of those primeval times when Adam walked majestic as a god, bluff-browed and fearless as this mighty steed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
12  Here palms, alpacas, and volcanoes; sun's disks and stars; ecliptics, horns-of-plenty, and rich banners waving, are in luxuriant profusion stamped; so that the precious gold seems almost to derive an added preciousness and enhancing glories, by passing through those fancy mints, so Spanishly poetic.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 99. The Doubloon.
13  At the instant of the dart an ulcerous jet shot from this cruel wound, and goaded by it into more than sufferable anguish, the whale now spouting thick blood, with swift fury blindly darted at the craft, bespattering them and their glorying crews all over with showers of gore, capsizing Flask's boat and marring the bows.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.