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1  Such a crew, so officered, seemed specially picked and packed by some infernal fatality to help him to his monomaniac revenge.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
2  Though in the course of his continual voyagings Ahab must often before have noticed a similar sight, yet, to any monomaniac man, the veriest trifles capriciously carry meanings.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 52. The Albatross.
3  For with the charts of all four oceans before him, Ahab was threading a maze of currents and eddies, with a view to the more certain accomplishment of that monomaniac thought of his soul.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
4  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.
5  There it was, too, that most of the deadly encounters with the white whale had taken place; there the waves were storied with his deeds; there also was that tragic spot where the monomaniac old man had found the awful motive to his vengeance.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
6  But one morning, turning to pass the doubloon, he seemed to be newly attracted by the strange figures and inscriptions stamped on it, as though now for the first time beginning to interpret for himself in some monomaniac way whatever significance might lurk in them.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 99. The Doubloon.
7  But when three or four days had slided by, after meeting the children-seeking Rachel; and no spout had yet been seen; the monomaniac old man seemed distrustful of his crew's fidelity; at least, of nearly all except the Pagan harpooneers; he seemed to doubt, even, whether Stubb and Flask might not willingly overlook the sight he sought.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 130. The Hat.