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1  "He's killed himself," she cried.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
2  But sperm whales are not every day encountered; while you may, then, you must kill all you can.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
3  To neither love nor reverence wilt thou be kind; and e'en for hate thou canst but kill; and all are killed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
4  And if you cannot kill them all at once, you must wing them, so that they can be afterwards killed at your leisure.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
5  Any man may kill a snake, but only a Perseus, a St. George, a Coffin, have the heart in them to march boldly up to a whale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 82. The Honour and Glory of Whaling.
6  With this once long lance, now wildly elbowed, fifty years ago did Nathan Swain kill fifteen whales between a sunrise and a sunset.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
7  Yet without power to kill, or change, or shun the fact; he likewise knew that to mankind he did long dissemble; in some sort, did still.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
8  Give way, men," whispered Starbuck, drawing still further aft the sheet of his sail; "there is time to kill a fish yet before the squall comes.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
9  For, thought Starbuck, I am here in this critical ocean to kill whales for my living, and not to be killed by them for theirs; and that hundreds of men had been so killed Starbuck well knew.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
10  For, thought Starbuck, I am here in this critical ocean to kill whales for my living, and not to be killed by them for theirs; and that hundreds of men had been so killed Starbuck well knew.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
11  But there was no help for it, so up stairs I went to my little room in the third floor, undressed myself as slowly as possible so as to kill time, and with a bitter sigh got between the sheets.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
12  Now, as I before hinted, I have no objection to any person's religion, be it what it may, so long as that person does not kill or insult any other person, because that other person don't believe it also.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
13  Beware of such an one, I say; your whales must be seen before they can be killed; and this sunken-eyed young Platonist will tow you ten wakes round the world, and never make you one pint of sperm the richer.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
14  In a word, it was Queequeg's conceit, that if a man made up his mind to live, mere sickness could not kill him: nothing but a whale, or a gale, or some violent, ungovernable, unintelligent destroyer of that sort.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 110. Queequeg in His Coffin.
15  But where this superiority in the English whalemen does really consist, it would be hard to say, seeing that the Yankees in one day, collectively, kill more whales than all the English, collectively, in ten years.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 53. The Gam.
16  It was after a great feast given by his father the king, on the gaining of a great battle wherein fifty of the enemy had been killed by about two o'clock in the afternoon, and all cooked and eaten that very evening.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
17  In Noah's flood he despised Noah's Ark; and if ever the world is to be again flooded, like the Netherlands, to kill off its rats, then the eternal whale will still survive, and rearing upon the topmost crest of the equatorial flood, spout his frothed defiance to the skies.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 105. Does the Whale's Magnitude Diminish?—Will He ...
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