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1  However, I picked myself up and hearing a loud voice within, pushed on and opened a second, interior door.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. The Carpet-Bag.
2  Swimming round it we picked up the floating oars, and lashing them across the gunwale, tumbled back to our places.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
3  Now and then he stooped to pick up a patch, or save an end of tarred twine, which otherwise might have been wasted.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18. His Mark.
4  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.
5  Or, being armed with their long keen whaling spears, they were as a picked trio of lancers; even as the harpooneers were flingers of javelins.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
6  Further pursuit was useless; but the boats still lingered in their wake to pick up what drugged whales might be dropped astern, and likewise to secure one which Flask had killed and waifed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
7  It is often the case that when a boat is stove, its crew, being picked up by another boat, help to work that second boat; and the chase is thus continued with what is called double-banked oars.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 133. The Chase—First Day.
8  And when he would hear Tashtego singing out for him to produce himself, that his bones might be picked, the simple-witted steward all but shattered the crockery hanging round him in the pantry, by his sudden fits of the palsy.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
9  As before, the attentive ship having descried the whole fight, again came bearing down to the rescue, and dropping a boat, picked up the floating mariners, tubs, oars, and whatever else could be caught at, and safely landed them on her decks.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 134. The Chase—Second Day.
10  For even the high lifted and chivalric Crusaders of old times were not content to traverse two thousand miles of land to fight for their holy sepulchre, without committing burglaries, picking pockets, and gaining other pious perquisites by the way.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. Surmises.
11  At last we rose and dressed; and Queequeg, taking a prodigiously hearty breakfast of chowders of all sorts, so that the landlady should not make much profit by reason of his Ramadan, we sallied out to board the Pequod, sauntering along, and picking our teeth with halibut bones.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. The Ramadan.
12  Moreover, as if perceiving at last that if he should give undiluted conscientious advice to Pip, he would be leaving him too wide a margin to jump in for the future; Stubb suddenly dropped all advice, and concluded with a peremptory command, "Stick to the boat, Pip, or by the Lord, I won't pick you up if you jump; mind that."
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 93. The Castaway.