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1  Stubb no more strove to raise a smile; Starbuck no more strove to check one.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 130. The Hat.
2  Not a man of us turns to, unless you swear not to raise a rope-yarn against us.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
3  For the moment all the aghast mate's thoughts seemed theirs; they raised a half mutinous cry.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
4  Don't stave the boats needlessly, ye harpooneers; good white cedar plank is raised full three per cent.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. Merry Christmas.
5  If the White Whale be raised, it must be in a month and a day, when the sun stands in some one of these signs.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 99. The Doubloon.
6  In turn, jerkingly raised and lowered by the rolling billows, the towing resistance of the log caused the old reelman to stagger strangely.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 125. The Log and Line.
7  Why, thou monkey," said a harpooneer to one of these lads, "we've been cruising now hard upon three years, and thou hast not raised a whale yet.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
8  We were thus placed in the most imminent danger, as this gigantic creature, setting up its back, raised the ship three feet at least out of the water.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
9  But all in vain; the indignant gale howls louder; then, with one hand raised invokingly to God, with the other they not unreluctantly lay hold of Jonah.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
10  You would have almost thought they were pulling down the cursed Bastille, such wild cries they raised, as the now useless brick and mortar were being hurled into the sea.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 115. The Pequod Meets The Bachelor.
11  Towards noon whales were raised; but so soon as the ship sailed down to them, they turned and fled with swift precipitancy; a disordered flight, as of Cleopatra's barges from Actium.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
12  Nimbly springing up on the triangular raised box in the bow, the savage stood erect there, and with intensely eager eyes gazed off towards the spot where the chase had last been descried.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
13  I'll get the almanac and as I have heard devils can be raised with Daboll's arithmetic, I'll try my hand at raising a meaning out of these queer curvicues here with the Massachusetts calendar.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 99. The Doubloon.
14  Every one knows that by the peculiar cunning of their gills, the finny tribes in general breathe the air which at all times is combined with the element in which they swim; hence, a herring or a cod might live a century, and never once raise its head above the surface.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 85. The Fountain.
15  How being an anointed pilot-prophet, or speaker of true things, and bidden by the Lord to sound those unwelcome truths in the ears of a wicked Nineveh, Jonah, appalled at the hostility he should raise, fled from his mission, and sought to escape his duty and his God by taking ship at Joppa.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
16  His necessities supplied, Derick departed; but he had not gained his ship's side, when whales were almost simultaneously raised from the mast-heads of both vessels; and so eager for the chase was Derick, that without pausing to put his oil-can and lamp-feeder aboard, he slewed round his boat and made after the leviathan lamp-feeders.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
17  All sail being set, he now cast loose the life-line, reserved for swaying him to the main royal-mast head; and in a few moments they were hoisting him thither, when, while but two thirds of the way aloft, and while peering ahead through the horizontal vacancy between the main-top-sail and top-gallant-sail, he raised a gull-like cry in the air.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 133. The Chase—First Day.
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