HOUSE in Classic Quotes

Simple words can express big ideas - learn how great writers to make beautiful sentences with common words.
Quotes from Moby Dick by Herman Melville
 Search Panel
Word:
 You may input your word too.
Author:
Book:
 
Stems:
Sort by:
 Current Search - house in Moby Dick
1  The area before the house was paved with clam-shells.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. Chowder.
2  Yes, these eyes are windows, and this body of mine is the house.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. The Carpet-Bag.
3  They had just landed from their boat, and this was the first house they entered.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
4  The jaw is afterwards sawn into slabs, and piled away like joists for building houses.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 74. The Sperm Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
5  To cross to the other side of the deck was like walking up the steep gabled roof of a house.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
6  Yes; all these brave houses and flowery gardens came from the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
7  The owners of his ship, it seems, had lent him one, in which to carry his heavy chest to his boarding house.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
8  At some old gable-roofed country houses you will see brass whales hung by the tail for knockers to the road-side door.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in ...
9  I don't know exactly what's the matter with him; but he keeps close inside the house; a sort of sick, and yet he don't look so.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
10  I come to your house and want a bed; you tell me you can only give me half a one; that the other half belongs to a certain harpooneer.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
11  Yet, in spite of this, nowhere in all America will you find more patrician-like houses; parks and gardens more opulent, than in New Bedford.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
12  In this business he proceeds very heedfully, like a treasure-hunter in some old house, sounding the walls to find where the gold is masoned in.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 78. Cistern and Buckets.
13  And it was so light too; the sun shining in at the window, and a great rattling of coaches in the streets, and the sound of gay voices all over the house.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
14  You must go to New Bedford to see a brilliant wedding; for, they say, they have reservoirs of oil in every house, and every night recklessly burn their lengths in spermaceti candles.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
15  For when they did enter it, it was something as a street-door enters a house; turning inwards for a moment, only to be turned out the next; and, as a permanent thing, residing in the open air.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
16  When instantly, the entire ship careens over on her side; every bolt in her starts like the nail-heads of an old house in frosty weather; she trembles, quivers, and nods her frighted mast-heads to the sky.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 67. Cutting In.
17  All honour to the Enderbies, therefore, whose house, I think, exists to the present day; though doubtless the original Samuel must long ago have slipped his cable for the great South Sea of the other world.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 101. The Decanter.
18  He had been an artisan of famed excellence, and with plenty to do; owned a house and garden; embraced a youthful, daughter-like, loving wife, and three blithe, ruddy children; every Sunday went to a cheerful-looking church, planted in a grove.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 112. The Blacksmith.
19  As the light looked so dim, and the place, for the time, looked quiet enough, and the dilapidated little wooden house itself looked as if it might have been carted here from the ruins of some burnt district, and as the swinging sign had a poverty-stricken sort of creak to it, I thought that here was the very spot for cheap lodgings, and the best of pea coffee.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. The Carpet-Bag.
20  Ere the English ship fades from sight, be it set down here, that she hailed from London, and was named after the late Samuel Enderby, merchant of that city, the original of the famous whaling house of Enderby & Sons; a house which in my poor whaleman's opinion, comes not far behind the united royal houses of the Tudors and Bourbons, in point of real historical interest.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 101. The Decanter.