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1  Thou beliest thine own heart, Peleg.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18. His Mark.
2  I would up heart, were it not like lead.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. Dusk.
3  Then there you lie like the one warm spark in the heart of an arctic crystal.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
4  No more my splintered heart and maddened hand were turned against the wolfish world.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
5  But my whole clock's run down; my heart the all-controlling weight, I have no key to lift again.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. Dusk.
6  This relieved me; and once more, and finally as it seemed to me, I pronounced him in my heart, a humbug.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19. The Prophet.
7  Now, in his heart, Ahab had some glimpse of this, namely: all my means are sane, my motive and my object mad.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
8  And thus an old idolator at heart, he yet lived among these Christians, wore their clothes, and tried to talk their gibberish.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 12. Biographical.
9  But there were some boobies and bumpkins there, who, by their intense greenness, must have come from the heart and centre of all verdure.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
10  The White Whale swam before him as the monomaniac incarnation of all those malicious agencies which some deep men feel eating in them, till they are left living on with half a heart and half a lung.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
11  He piled upon the whale's white hump the sum of all the general rage and hate felt by his whole race from Adam down; and then, as if his chest had been a mortar, he burst his hot heart's shell upon it.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
12  Through all his unearthly tattooings, I thought I saw the traces of a simple honest heart; and in his large, deep eyes, fiery black and bold, there seemed tokens of a spirit that would dare a thousand devils.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
13  But were the coming narrative to reveal in any instance, the complete abasement of poor Starbuck's fortitude, scarce might I have the heart to write it; for it is a thing most sorrowful, nay shocking, to expose the fall of valour in the soul.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
14  He goes down in the whirling heart of such a masterless commotion that he scarce heeds the moment when he drops seething into the yawning jaws awaiting him; and the whale shoots-to all his ivory teeth, like so many white bolts, upon his prison.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
15  If I had been downright honest with myself, I would have seen very plainly in my heart that I did but half fancy being committed this way to so long a voyage, without once laying my eyes on the man who was to be the absolute dictator of it, so soon as the ship sailed out upon the open sea.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 20. All Astir.
16  And like a sister of charity did this charitable Aunt Charity bustle about hither and thither, ready to turn her hand and heart to anything that promised to yield safety, comfort, and consolation to all on board a ship in which her beloved brother Bildad was concerned, and in which she herself owned a score or two of well-saved dollars.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20. All Astir.
17  But in the cautious comprehensiveness and unloitering vigilance with which Ahab threw his brooding soul into this unfaltering hunt, he would not permit himself to rest all his hopes upon the one crowning fact above mentioned, however flattering it might be to those hopes; nor in the sleeplessness of his vow could he so tranquillize his unquiet heart as to postpone all intervening quest.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
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