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1  For the sea is his; he owns it, as Emperors own empires; other seamen having but a right of way through it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14. Nantucket.
2  I myself am a savage, owning no allegiance but to the King of the Cannibals; and ready at any moment to rebel against him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in ...
3  He had been an artisan of famed excellence, and with plenty to do; owned a house and garden; embraced a youthful, daughter-like, loving wife, and three blithe, ruddy children; every Sunday went to a cheerful-looking church, planted in a grove.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 112. The Blacksmith.
4  And especially would this seem to be a matter of course, in the case of vessels owned in one seaport, and whose captains, officers, and not a few of the men are personally known to each other; and consequently, have all sorts of dear domestic things to talk about.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 53. The Gam.
5  And like a sister of charity did this charitable Aunt Charity bustle about hither and thither, ready to turn her hand and heart to anything that promised to yield safety, comfort, and consolation to all on board a ship in which her beloved brother Bildad was concerned, and in which she herself owned a score or two of well-saved dollars.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20. All Astir.
6  It turned out to be Captain Bildad, who along with Captain Peleg was one of the largest owners of the vessel; the other shares, as is sometimes the case in these ports, being held by a crowd of old annuitants; widows, fatherless children, and chancery wards; each owning about the value of a timber head, or a foot of plank, or a nail or two in the ship.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
7  Alarmed at this terrible outburst between the two principal and responsible owners of the ship, and feeling half a mind to give up all idea of sailing in a vessel so questionably owned and temporarily commanded, I stepped aside from the door to give egress to Bildad, who, I made no doubt, was all eagerness to vanish from before the awakened wrath of Peleg.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.