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1  Look ye now, young man, thy lungs are a sort of soft, d'ye see; thou dost not talk shark a bit.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
2  But in brief, they are these: lungs and warm blood; whereas, all other fish are lungless and cold blooded.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
3  All your oaths to hunt the White Whale are as binding as mine; and heart, soul, and body, lungs and life, old Ahab is bound.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
4  But owing to his marked internal structure which gives him regular lungs, like a human being's, the whale can only live by inhaling the disengaged air in the open atmosphere.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 85. The Fountain.
5  The White Whale swam before him as the monomaniac incarnation of all those malicious agencies which some deep men feel eating in them, till they are left living on with half a heart and half a lung.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
6  Now, when I say that I am in the habit of going to sea whenever I begin to grow hazy about the eyes, and begin to be over conscious of my lungs, I do not mean to have it inferred that I ever go to sea as a passenger.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. Loomings.
7  To be sure the same sound was that very moment perhaps being heard all over the seas, from hundreds of whalemen's look-outs perched as high in the air; but from few of those lungs could that accustomed old cry have derived such a marvellous cadence as from Tashtego the Indian's.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. The Mat-Maker.
8  With matted beard, and swathed in a bristling shark-skin apron, about mid-day, Perth was standing between his forge and anvil, the latter placed upon an iron-wood log, with one hand holding a pike-head in the coals, and with the other at his forge's lungs, when Captain Ahab came along, carrying in his hand a small rusty-looking leathern bag.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 113. The Forge.
9  Whereupon, this accomplished swordsman, warning all hands to stand off, once more makes a scientific dash at the mass, and with a few sidelong, desperate, lunging slicings, severs it completely in twain; so that while the short lower part is still fast, the long upper strip, called a blanket-piece, swings clear, and is all ready for lowering.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 67. Cutting In.
10  Dropping his harpoon, the brawny savage caught him in his arms, and by an almost miraculous dexterity and strength, sent him high up bodily into the air; then slightly tapping his stern in mid-somerset, the fellow landed with bursting lungs upon his feet, while Queequeg, turning his back upon him, lighted his tomahawk pipe and passed it to me for a puff.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.