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1  He did not love Steelkilt, and Steelkilt knew it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
2  I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. Loomings.
3  This lovely light, it lights not me; all loveliness is anguish to me, since I can ne'er enjoy.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 37. Sunset.
4  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.
5  Though in many of its aspects this visible world seems formed in love, the invisible spheres were formed in fright.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
6  But the lovely aromas in that enchanted air did at last seem to dispel, for a moment, the cankerous thing in his soul.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 132. The Symphony.
7  Upon waking next morning about daylight, I found Queequeg's arm thrown over me in the most loving and affectionate manner.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
8  We'll drink to-night with hearts as light, To love, as gay and fleeting As bubbles that swim, on the beaker's brim, And break on the lips while meeting.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 39. First Night Watch.
9  Other poets have warbled the praises of the soft eye of the antelope, and the lovely plumage of the bird that never alights; less celestial, I celebrate a tail.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 86. The Tail.
10  As ashore, the ladies often cause the most terrible duels among their rival admirers; just so with the whales, who sometimes come to deadly battle, and all for love.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
11  Hereby perhaps Stubb indirectly hinted, that though man loved his fellow, yet man is a money-making animal, which propensity too often interferes with his benevolence.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 93. The Castaway.
12  Such, gentlemen, is the inflexibility of sea-usages and the instinctive love of neatness in seamen; some of whom would not willingly drown without first washing their faces.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
13  Be it said, that though I had felt such a strong repugnance to his smoking in the bed the night before, yet see how elastic our stiff prejudices grow when love once comes to bend them.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
14  Come in thy lowest form of love, and I will kneel and kiss thee; but at thy highest, come as mere supernal power; and though thou launchest navies of full-freighted worlds, there's that in here that still remains indifferent.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
15  As for Men-of-War, when they chance to meet at sea, they first go through such a string of silly bowings and scrapings, such a ducking of ensigns, that there does not seem to be much right-down hearty good-will and brotherly love about it at all.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 53. The Gam.
16  Granting that the White Whale fully incites the hearts of this my savage crew, and playing round their savageness even breeds a certain generous knight-errantism in them, still, while for the love of it they give chase to Moby Dick, they must also have food for their more common, daily appetites.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. Surmises.
17  Every one knows the fine story of Perseus and Andromeda; how the lovely Andromeda, the daughter of a king, was tied to a rock on the sea-coast, and as Leviathan was in the very act of carrying her off, Perseus, the prince of whalemen, intrepidly advancing, harpooned the monster, and delivered and married the maid.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 82. The Honour and Glory of Whaling.
18  Though, upon the whole, I greatly admire and even love the brave, the honest, and learned Captain; yet I take it very ill of him that he should so utterly ignore that case-bottle, seeing what a faithful friend and comforter it must have been, while with mittened fingers and hooded head he was studying the mathematics aloft there in that bird's nest within three or four perches of the pole.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
19  And whatever they may reveal of the divine love in the Son, the soft, curled, hermaphroditical Italian pictures, in which his idea has been most successfully embodied; these pictures, so destitute as they are of all brawniness, hint nothing of any power, but the mere negative, feminine one of submission and endurance, which on all hands it is conceded, form the peculiar practical virtues of his teachings.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 86. The Tail.
20  Among many other fine qualities, my royal friend Tranquo, being gifted with a devout love for all matters of barbaric vertu, had brought together in Pupella whatever rare things the more ingenious of his people could invent; chiefly carved woods of wonderful devices, chiselled shells, inlaid spears, costly paddles, aromatic canoes; and all these distributed among whatever natural wonders, the wonder-freighted, tribute-rendering waves had cast upon his shores.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 102. A Bower in the Arsacides.