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1  But I must be content with a hint.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 74. The Sperm Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
2  They hint that all whales always smell bad.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 92. Ambergris.
3  I cannot tell, can only hint, the things that darted through me then.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
4  Take the hint, then; and when thou art dead, never bury thyself under living people's noses.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 108. Ahab and the Carpenter.
5  To hint to such musked mariners of oil, and bone, and blubber, were little short of audacity.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 98. Stowing Down and Clearing Up.
6  On this hint, attempts have been made to construct elaborate migratory charts of the sperm whale.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
7  In short, he plainly hinted that we could not possibly do better than try pot-luck at the Try Pots.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. Chowder.
8  But I cannot completely make out his back parts; and hint what he will about his face, I say again he has no face.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 86. The Tail.
9  But if these suspicions were really his, he sagaciously refrained from verbally expressing them, however his actions might seem to hint them.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 130. The Hat.
10  But leaving this hint to operate as it may with the phrenologists, I would merely assume the spinal theory for a moment, in reference to the Sperm Whale's hump.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 80. The Nut.
11  Emboldened by this, the Captain reiterated his demand to the rest, but Steelkilt shouted up to him a terrific hint to stop his babbling and betake himself where he belonged.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
12  Nor, will the tragic dramatist who would depict mortal indomitableness in its fullest sweep and direct swing, ever forget a hint, incidentally so important in his art, as the one now alluded to.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 33. The Specksnyder.
13  Yet, this wild hint seemed inferentially negatived, by what a grey Manxman insinuated, an old sepulchral man, who, having never before sailed out of Nantucket, had never ere this laid eye upon wild Ahab.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Ahab.
14  Nor did I at all object to the hint from Queequeg that perhaps it were best to strike a light, seeing that we were so wide awake; and besides he felt a strong desire to have a few quiet puffs from his Tomahawk.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
15  To this, in substance, he replied, that though what I hinted was true enough, yet he had a particular affection for his own harpoon, because it was of assured stuff, well tried in many a mortal combat, and deeply intimate with the hearts of whales.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
16  It would be refining too much, perhaps, even considering his monomania, to hint that his vindictiveness towards the White Whale might have possibly extended itself in some degree to all sperm whales, and that the more monsters he slew by so much the more he multiplied the chances that each subsequently encountered whale would prove to be the hated one he hunted.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. Surmises.
17  And whatever they may reveal of the divine love in the Son, the soft, curled, hermaphroditical Italian pictures, in which his idea has been most successfully embodied; these pictures, so destitute as they are of all brawniness, hint nothing of any power, but the mere negative, feminine one of submission and endurance, which on all hands it is conceded, form the peculiar practical virtues of his teachings.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 86. The Tail.
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