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1  For some reason, the Jungfrau seemed quite eager to pay her respects.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
2  But much abatement is necessary with respect to the incredible bulk he assigns it.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 59. Squid.
3  Thus, this carpenter was prepared at all points, and alike indifferent and without respect in all.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 107. The Carpenter.
4  With respect to their ears, this important difference is to be observed between the sperm whale and the right.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 74. The Sperm Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
5  This fundamental thing settled, the next point is, in what internal respect does the whale differ from other fish.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
6  Indeed, in other respects, you can hardly regard any creatures of the deep with the same feelings that you do those of the shore.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 58. Brit.
7  I now demand of you to speak out and tell me who and what this harpooneer is, and whether I shall be in all respects safe to spend the night with him.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
8  Nor is the history of fanatics half so striking in respect to the measureless self-deception of the fanatic himself, as his measureless power of deceiving and bedevilling so many others.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 71. The Jeroboam's Story.
9  And though none of them precisely answer to any known species of the present time, they are yet sufficiently akin to them in general respects, to justify their taking rank as Cetacean fossils.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 104. The Fossil Whale.
10  Third: I cannot demonstrate it, but it seems to me, that in the whale the sense of touch is concentrated in the tail; for in this respect there is a delicacy in it only equalled by the daintiness of the elephant's trunk.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 86. The Tail.
11  It may seem unwarrantable to couple in any respect the mast-head standers of the land with those of the sea; but that in truth it is not so, is plainly evinced by an item for which Obed Macy, the sole historian of Nantucket, stands accountable.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
12  By some naturalists who have vaguely heard rumors of the mysterious creature, here spoken of, it is included among the class of cuttle-fish, to which, indeed, in certain external respects it would seem to belong, but only as the Anak of the tribe.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 59. Squid.
13  I do not know where I can find a better place than just here, to make mention of one or two other things, which to me seem important, as in printed form establishing in all respects the reasonableness of the whole story of the White Whale, more especially the catastrophe.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
14  Why such a whale became thus marked was not altogether and originally owing to his bodily peculiarities as distinguished from other whales; for however peculiar in that respect any chance whale may be, they soon put an end to his peculiarities by killing him, and boiling him down into a peculiarly valuable oil.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
15  He knew, for example, that however magnetic his ascendency in some respects was over Starbuck, yet that ascendency did not cover the complete spiritual man any more than mere corporeal superiority involves intellectual mastership; for to the purely spiritual, the intellectual but stand in a sort of corporeal relation.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. Surmises.
16  Now as this law, under a modified form, is to this day in force in England; and as it offers in various respects a strange anomaly touching the general law of Fast and Loose-Fish, it is here treated of in a separate chapter, on the same courteous principle that prompts the English railways to be at the expense of a separate car, specially reserved for the accommodation of royalty.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 90. Heads or Tails.
17  You must know that in a settled and civilized ocean like our Atlantic, for example, some skippers think little of pumping their whole way across it; though of a still, sleepy night, should the officer of the deck happen to forget his duty in that respect, the probability would be that he and his shipmates would never again remember it, on account of all hands gently subsiding to the bottom.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
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