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1  Remark, however, that in different individuals these rates are different; but in any one they are alike.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 85. The Fountain.
2  Wherefore, for all these things, we account the whale immortal in his species, however perishable in his individuality.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 105. Does the Whale's Magnitude Diminish?—Will He ...
3  A sort of generic or Pantheistic vitality seemed to lurk in their very joints and bones, after what might be called the individual life had departed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 66. The Shark Massacre.
4  Pulling an oar in the Jeroboam's boat, was a man of a singular appearance, even in that wild whaling life where individual notabilities make up all totalities.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 71. The Jeroboam's Story.
5  It does seem to me, that herein we see the rare virtue of a strong individual vitality, and the rare virtue of thick walls, and the rare virtue of interior spaciousness.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 68. The Blanket.
6  Now, though such great bodies are at times encountered, yet, as must have been seen, even at the present day, small detached bands are occasionally observed, embracing from twenty to fifty individuals each.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
7  But, as yet we have not to do with such an one, but with quite another; and still a man, who, if indeed peculiar, it only results again from another phase of the Quaker, modified by individual circumstances.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
8  Lord and master over all this scene, the captain stood erect on the ship's elevated quarter-deck, so that the whole rejoicing drama was full before him, and seemed merely contrived for his own individual diversion.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 115. The Pequod Meets The Bachelor.
9  But when a man's religion becomes really frantic; when it is a positive torment to him; and, in fine, makes this earth of ours an uncomfortable inn to lodge in; then I think it high time to take that individual aside and argue the point with him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
10  If I had been astonished at first catching a glimpse of so outlandish an individual as Queequeg circulating among the polite society of a civilized town, that astonishment soon departed upon taking my first daylight stroll through the streets of New Bedford.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
11  But he who in the rightly regal and intelligent spirit presides over his own private dinner-table of invited guests, that man's unchallenged power and dominion of individual influence for the time; that man's royalty of state transcends Belshazzar's, for Belshazzar was not the greatest.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
12  Seen from the Pequod's deck, then, as she would rise on a high hill of the sea, this host of vapoury spouts, individually curling up into the air, and beheld through a blending atmosphere of bluish haze, showed like the thousand cheerful chimneys of some dense metropolis, descried of a balmy autumnal morning, by some horseman on a height.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
13  Some centuries ago, when the Sperm whale was almost wholly unknown in his own proper individuality, and when his oil was only accidentally obtained from the stranded fish; in those days spermaceti, it would seem, was popularly supposed to be derived from a creature identical with the one then known in England as the Greenland or Right Whale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
14  So strongly and metaphysically did I conceive of my situation then, that while earnestly watching his motions, I seemed distinctly to perceive that my own individuality was now merged in a joint stock company of two; that my free will had received a mortal wound; and that another's mistake or misfortune might plunge innocent me into unmerited disaster and death.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 72. The Monkey-Rope.