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1  It is not down in any map; true places never are.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12. Biographical.
2  All his peculiarities will, in many other places, be enlarged upon.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
3  His eyes, or rather the places where his eyes had been, were beheld.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
4  Instantly Starbuck and Queequeg changed places; Starbuck taking the stern.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
5  Swimming round it we picked up the floating oars, and lashing them across the gunwale, tumbled back to our places.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
6  But all these seemed only his casual stopping-places and ocean-inns, so to speak, not his places of prolonged abode.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
7  Many of the ivory inlayings of her bulwarks and cabins were started from their places, by the unnatural dislocation.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
8  Fishiest of all fishy places was the Try Pots, which well deserved its name; for the pots there were always boiling chowders.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. Chowder.
9  It is then they change places; and the headsman, the chief officer of the little craft, takes his proper station in the bows of the boat.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 62. The Dart.
10  I then placed the first bench lengthwise along the only clear space against the wall, leaving a little interval between, for my back to settle down in.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
11  Instantly I felt a shock running through all my frame; nothing was to be seen, and nothing was to be heard; but a supernatural hand seemed placed in mine.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
12  Then, calling upon Fedallah to change places with him, went forward to the bows, and seizing Perth's harpoon, commanded his crew to grasp their oars and stand by to stern.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 133. The Chase—First Day.
13  At intervals, he would refer to piles of old log-books beside him, wherein were set down the seasons and places in which, on various former voyages of various ships, sperm whales had been captured or seen.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
14  The sailors at the fore and mizzen had come down; the line tubs were fixed in their places; the cranes were thrust out; the mainyard was backed, and the three boats swung over the sea like three samphire baskets over high cliffs.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. The Mat-Maker.
15  First he takes about a double handful of shavings out of his grego pocket, and places them carefully before the idol; then laying a bit of ship biscuit on top and applying the flame from the lamp, he kindled the shavings into a sacrificial blaze.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
16  Secondly: It is well known in the Sperm Whale Fishery, however ignorant the world ashore may be of it, that there have been several memorable historical instances where a particular whale in the ocean has been at distant times and places popularly cognisable.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
17  Holding a light in one hand, and that identical New Zealand head in the other, the stranger entered the room, and without looking towards the bed, placed his candle a good way off from me on the floor in one corner, and then began working away at the knotted cords of the large bag I before spoke of as being in the room.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
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