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1  It was a Saturday night in December.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. The Carpet-Bag.
2  It was a very dubious-looking, nay, a very dark and dismal night, bitingly cold and cheerless.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. The Carpet-Bag.
3  At this hour of the night, of the last day of the week, that quarter of the town proved all but deserted.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. The Carpet-Bag.
4  But I got a dreaming and sprawling about one night, and somehow, Sam got pitched on the floor, and came near breaking his arm.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
5  The bar-room was now full of the boarders who had been dropping in the night previous, and whom I had not as yet had a good look at.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. Breakfast.
6  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.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
7  I now demand of you to speak out and tell me who and what this harpooneer is, and whether I shall be in all respects safe to spend the night with him.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
8  At first he little noticed these advances; but presently, upon my referring to his last night's hospitalities, he made out to ask me whether we were again to be bedfellows.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
9  You must go to New Bedford to see a brilliant wedding; for, they say, they have reservoirs of oil in every house, and every night recklessly burn their lengths in spermaceti candles.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
10  Now having a night, a day, and still another night following before me in New Bedford, ere I could embark for my destined port, it became a matter of concernment where I was to eat and sleep meanwhile.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. The Carpet-Bag.
11  Considering how sociably we had been sleeping together the night previous, and especially considering the affectionate arm I had found thrown over me upon waking in the morning, I thought this indifference of his very strange.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. A Bosom Friend.
12  Ignorance is the parent of fear, and being completely nonplussed and confounded about the stranger, I confess I was now as much afraid of him as if it was the devil himself who had thus broken into my room at the dead of night.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
13  Still, looking round me again, and seeing no possible chance of spending a sufferable night unless in some other person's bed, I began to think that after all I might be cherishing unwarrantable prejudices against this unknown harpooneer.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
14  A still duskier place is this, with such low ponderous beams above, and such old wrinkled planks beneath, that you would almost fancy you trod some old craft's cockpits, especially of such a howling night, when this corner-anchored old ark rocked so furiously.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
15  We had been sitting in this crouching manner for some time, when all at once I thought I would open my eyes; for when between sheets, whether by day or by night, and whether asleep or awake, I have a way of always keeping my eyes shut, in order the more to concentrate the snugness of being in bed.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
16  But beginning to feel very cold now, half undressed as I was, and remembering what the landlord said about the harpooneer's not coming home at all that night, it being so very late, I made no more ado, but jumped out of my pantaloons and boots, and then blowing out the light tumbled into bed, and commended myself to the care of heaven.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
17  But I soon found that there came such a draught of cold air over me from under the sill of the window, that this plan would never do at all, especially as another current from the rickety door met the one from the window, and both together formed a series of small whirlwinds in the immediate vicinity of the spot where I had thought to spend the night.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
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