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1  And still, at wide intervals in the silvery night, the lonely, alluring jet would be seen.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 59. Squid.
2  Ye see an old man cut down to the stump; leaning on a shivered lance; propped up on a lonely foot.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 134. The Chase—Second Day.
3  Setting sail to the rising wind, the lonely boat was swiftly impelled to leeward, by both oars and canvas.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 135. The Chase.—Third Day.
4  In his youth Daggoo had voluntarily shipped on board of a whaler, lying in a lonely bay on his native coast.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
5  As is customary in those cases, the boats at once separated, each making for some one lone whale on the outskirts of the shoal.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
6  See what a real corner of the world it occupies; how it stands there, away off shore, more lonely than the Eddystone lighthouse.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14. Nantucket.
7  Out from the centre of the sea, poor Pip turned his crisp, curling, black head to the sun, another lonely castaway, though the loftiest and the brightest.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 93. The Castaway.
8  And that's the reason I never would work for lonely widow old women ashore, when I kept my job-shop in the Vineyard; they might have taken it into their lonely old heads to run off with me.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 126. The Life-Buoy.
9  Ship and boat diverged; the cold, damp night breeze blew between; a screaming gull flew overhead; the two hulls wildly rolled; we gave three heavy-hearted cheers, and blindly plunged like fate into the lone Atlantic.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. Merry Christmas.
10  And now, concentric circles seized the lone boat itself, and all its crew, and each floating oar, and every lance-pole, and spinning, animate and inanimate, all round and round in one vortex, carried the smallest chip of the Pequod out of sight.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 135. The Chase.—Third Day.
11  As in the hurricane that sweeps the plain, men fly the neighborhood of some lone, gigantic elm, whose very height and strength but render it so much the more unsafe, because so much the more a mark for thunderbolts; so at those last words of Ahab's many of the mariners did run from him in a terror of dismay.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
12  And for Radney, though in his infancy he may have laid him down on the lone Nantucket beach, to nurse at his maternal sea; though in after life he had long followed our austere Atlantic and your contemplative Pacific; yet was he quite as vengeful and full of social quarrel as the backwoods seaman, fresh from the latitudes of buck-horn handled bowie-knives.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
13  As I sat there in that now lonely room; the fire burning low, in that mild stage when, after its first intensity has warmed the air, it then only glows to be looked at; the evening shades and phantoms gathering round the casements, and peering in upon us silent, solitary twain; the storm booming without in solemn swells; I began to be sensible of strange feelings.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.