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1  I hope I do no wrong, Mr. Starbuck.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 72. The Monkey-Rope.
2  They were full of hope and fruition.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. Merry Christmas.
3  "But no bones broken, sir, I hope," said Stubb with true concern.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 134. The Chase—Second Day.
4  No, no, it wasn't; I said the corpusants have mercy on us all; and I hope they will, still.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
5  I lay there dismally calculating that sixteen entire hours must elapse before I could hope for a resurrection.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
6  But Faith, like a jackal, feeds among the tombs, and even from these dead doubts she gathers her most vital hope.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. The Chapel.
7  There, then, he sat, the sign and symbol of a man without faith, hopelessly holding up hope in the midst of despair.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
8  So in this vale of Death, God girds us round; and over all our gloom, the sun of Righteousness still shines a beacon and a hope.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 99. The Doubloon.
9  Alike, joy and sorrow, hope and fear, seemed ground to finest dust, and powdered, for the time, in the clamped mortar of Ahab's iron soul.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 130. The Hat.
10  But how can I hope to explain myself here; and yet, in some dim, random way, explain myself I must, else all these chapters might be naught.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
11  But as she was so far to windward, and shooting by, apparently making a passage to some other ground, the Pequod could not hope to reach her.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 71. The Jeroboam's Story.
12  By this time the faint air had become a complete calm; so that whether or no, the Pequod was now fairly entrapped in the smell, with no hope of escaping except by its breezing up again.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
13  So, cutting the lashing of the waterproof match keg, after many failures Starbuck contrived to ignite the lamp in the lantern; then stretching it on a waif pole, handed it to Queequeg as the standard-bearer of this forlorn hope.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
14  So, deprived of one leg, and the strange ship of course being altogether unsupplied with the kindly invention, Ahab now found himself abjectly reduced to a clumsy landsman again; hopelessly eyeing the uncertain changeful height he could hardly hope to attain.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 100. Leg and Arm.
15  And though the other boats, unharmed, still hovered hard by; still they dared not pull into the eddy to strike, lest that should be the signal for the instant destruction of the jeopardized castaways, Ahab and all; nor in that case could they themselves hope to escape.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 133. The Chase—First Day.
16  And hence not only at substantiated times, upon well known separate feeding-grounds, could Ahab hope to encounter his prey; but in crossing the widest expanses of water between those grounds he could, by his art, so place and time himself on his way, as even then not to be wholly without prospect of a meeting.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
17  Not so the sailor, beholding the scenery of the Antarctic seas; where at times, by some infernal trick of legerdemain in the powers of frost and air, he, shivering and half shipwrecked, instead of rainbows speaking hope and solace to his misery, views what seems a boundless churchyard grinning upon him with its lean ice monuments and splintered crosses.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
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