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1  But I lay perfectly still, and resolved not to say a word till spoken to.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
2  The mist still spread over the sea, the empty lantern lay crushed in the bottom of the boat.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
3  I lay there dismally calculating that sixteen entire hours must elapse before I could hope for a resurrection.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
4  On the table beside him lay unrolled one of those charts of tides and currents which have previously been spoken of.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 51. The Spirit-Spout.
5  Throwing aside the counterpane, there lay the tomahawk sleeping by the savage's side, as if it were a hatchet-faced baby.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
6  Meanwhile, I lay quietly eyeing him, having no serious misgivings now, and bent upon narrowly observing so curious a creature.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
7  He reads, and looks from Jonah to the bill; while all his sympathetic shipmates now crowd round Jonah, prepared to lay their hands upon him.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
8  But at length all the past night's events soberly recurred, one by one, in fixed reality, and then I lay only alive to the comical predicament.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
9  For several hours I lay there broad awake, feeling a great deal worse than I have ever done since, even from the greatest subsequent misfortunes.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
10  But all in vain; the indignant gale howls louder; then, with one hand raised invokingly to God, with the other they not unreluctantly lay hold of Jonah.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
11  There lay the fixed threads of the warp subject to but one single, ever returning, unchanging vibration, and that vibration merely enough to admit of the crosswise interblending of other threads with its own.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. The Mat-Maker.
12  For what seemed ages piled on ages, I lay there, frozen with the most awful fears, not daring to drag away my hand; yet ever thinking that if I could but stir it one single inch, the horrid spell would be broken.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
13  But as soon as the first glimpse of sun entered the window, up he got, with stiff and grating joints, but with a cheerful look; limped towards me where I lay; pressed his forehead again against mine; and said his Ramadan was over.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
14  A vast pulpy mass, furlongs in length and breadth, of a glancing cream-colour, lay floating on the water, innumerable long arms radiating from its centre, and curling and twisting like a nest of anacondas, as if blindly to clutch at any hapless object within reach.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 59. Squid.
15  An uncommon large whale, the body of which was larger than the ship itself, lay almost at the surface of the water, but was not perceived by any one on board till the moment when the ship, which was in full sail, was almost upon him, so that it was impossible to prevent its striking against him.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
16  Yet, when by this collision forced to turn towards home, and for long months of days and weeks, Ahab and anguish lay stretched together in one hammock, rounding in mid winter that dreary, howling Patagonian Cape; then it was, that his torn body and gashed soul bled into one another; and so interfusing, made him mad.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
17  I was comforting myself, however, with the thought that in pious Bildad might be found some salvation, spite of his seven hundred and seventy-seventh lay; when I felt a sudden sharp poke in my rear, and turning round, was horrified at the apparition of Captain Peleg in the act of withdrawing his leg from my immediate vicinity.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. Merry Christmas.
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