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1  He flies into diabolical passions sometimes.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 100. Leg and Arm.
2  "I'll break it for him," said I, now flying into a passion again at this unaccountable farrago of the landlord's.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
3  But you must not suppose from this specimen of his sermonizings that he ever flew into downright passions with his congregation.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
4  But if such an hypothesis be indeed exceptionable, there were still additional considerations which, though not so strictly according with the wildness of his ruling passion, yet were by no means incapable of swaying him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. Surmises.
5  Then, in darting at the monster, knife in hand, he had but given loose to a sudden, passionate, corporal animosity; and when he received the stroke that tore him, he probably but felt the agonizing bodily laceration, but nothing more.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
6  For all these reasons then, and others perhaps too analytic to be verbally developed here, Ahab plainly saw that he must still in a good degree continue true to the natural, nominal purpose of the Pequod's voyage; observe all customary usages; and not only that, but force himself to evince all his well known passionate interest in the general pursuit of his profession.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. Surmises.
7  Though, consumed with the hot fire of his purpose, Ahab in all his thoughts and actions ever had in view the ultimate capture of Moby Dick; though he seemed ready to sacrifice all mortal interests to that one passion; nevertheless it may have been that he was by nature and long habituation far too wedded to a fiery whaleman's ways, altogether to abandon the collateral prosecution of the voyage.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. Surmises.