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1  Boys, they say the rest of his property is invested in looking-glasses.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
2  The mincer now stands before you invested in the full canonicals of his calling.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 95. The Cassock.
3  We must needs inquire then on what principle the Sovereign is originally invested with that right.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 90. Heads or Tails.
4  A rumpled Chinese jacket of black cotton funereally invested him, with wide black trowsers of the same dark stuff.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
5  People in Nantucket invest their money in whaling vessels, the same way that you do yours in approved state stocks bringing in good interest.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
6  Nevertheless, the old sea-traditions, the immemorial credulities, popularly invested this old Manxman with preternatural powers of discernment.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Ahab.
7  The flashing cascade of his mane, the curving comet of his tail, invested him with housings more resplendent than gold and silver-beaters could have furnished him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
8  Such large virtue lurks in these small things when extreme political superstitions invest them, that in some royal instances even to idiot imbecility they have imparted potency.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33. The Specksnyder.
9  In considering these ribs, I could not but be struck anew with the circumstance, so variously repeated in this book, that the skeleton of the whale is by no means the mould of his invested form.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 103. Measurement of The Whale's Skeleton.
10  In fact, as the great Hunter says, the mere skeleton of the whale bears the same relation to the fully invested and padded animal as the insect does to the chrysalis that so roundingly envelopes it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
11  Whatever superstitions the sperm whalemen in general have connected with the sight of this object, certain it is, that a glimpse of it being so very unusual, that circumstance has gone far to invest it with portentousness.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 59. Squid.
12  In length, the Sperm Whale's skeleton at Tranque measured seventy-two Feet; so that when fully invested and extended in life, he must have been ninety feet long; for in the whale, the skeleton loses about one fifth in length compared with the living body.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 103. Measurement of The Whale's Skeleton.
13  Nor was it his unwonted magnitude, nor his remarkable hue, nor yet his deformed lower jaw, that so much invested the whale with natural terror, as that unexampled, intelligent malignity which, according to specific accounts, he had over and over again evinced in his assaults.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
14  Such an added, gliding strangeness began to invest the thin Fedallah now; such ceaseless shudderings shook him; that the men looked dubious at him; half uncertain, as it seemed, whether indeed he were a mortal substance, or else a tremulous shadow cast upon the deck by some unseen being's body.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 130. The Hat.
15  Yet, owing to the long priority of his claims, and the profound ignorance which, till some seventy years back, invested the then fabulous or utterly unknown sperm-whale, and which ignorance to this present day still reigns in all but some few scientific retreats and whale-ports; this usurpation has been every way complete.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
16  No wonder, then, that ever gathering volume from the mere transit over the widest watery spaces, the outblown rumors of the White Whale did in the end incorporate with themselves all manner of morbid hints, and half-formed foetal suggestions of supernatural agencies, which eventually invested Moby Dick with new terrors unborrowed from anything that visibly appears.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
17  Nor with the immemorial superstition of their race, and in accordance with the preternaturalness, as it seemed, which in many things invested the Pequod, were there wanting some of the seamen who swore that whenever and wherever descried; at however remote times, or in however far apart latitudes and longitudes, that unnearable spout was cast by one self-same whale; and that whale, Moby Dick.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 51. The Spirit-Spout.
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