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1  For a space the old man walked the deck in rolling reveries.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 124. The Needle.
2  The ship was now kept away from the wind, and she went gently rolling before it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. The Mat-Maker.
3  Aloft, like a royal czar and king, the sun seemed giving this gentle air to this bold and rolling sea; even as bride to groom.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 132. The Symphony.
4  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.
5  The lightning flashes through my skull; mine eye-balls ache and ache; my whole beaten brain seems as beheaded, and rolling on some stunning ground.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
6  Still rolling in his blood, at last he partially disclosed a strangely discoloured bunch or protuberance, the size of a bushel, low down on the flank.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
7  Now then, thought I, unconsciously rolling up the sleeves of my frock, here goes for a cool, collected dive at death and destruction, and the devil fetch the hindmost.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 49. The Hyena.
8  There is no life in thee, now, except that rocking life imparted by a gently rolling ship; by her, borrowed from the sea; by the sea, from the inscrutable tides of God.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
9  The intense Pequod sailed on; the rolling waves and days went by; the life-buoy-coffin still lightly swung; and another ship, most miserably misnamed the Delight, was descried.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 131. The Pequod Meets The Delight.
10  A great rolling sea, dashing high up against the reeling ship's high teetering side, stove in the boat's bottom at the stern, and left it again, all dripping through like a sieve.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
11  It has a sort of howdah on its back, and its distended tusked mouth into which the billows are rolling, might be taken for the Traitors' Gate leading from the Thames by water into the Tower.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
12  Some days elapsed, and ice and icebergs all astern, the Pequod now went rolling through the bright Quito spring, which, at sea, almost perpetually reigns on the threshold of the eternal August of the Tropic.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 29. Enter Ahab; to Him, Stubb.
13  Remember, also, that the surgeon must operate from above, some eight or ten feet intervening between him and his subject, and that subject almost hidden in a discoloured, rolling, and oftentimes tumultuous and bursting sea.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 70. The Sphynx.
14  It had cooled and crystallized to such a degree, that when, with several others, I sat down before a large Constantine's bath of it, I found it strangely concreted into lumps, here and there rolling about in the liquid part.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 94. A Squeeze of the Hand.
15  To a landsman, no whale, nor any sign of a herring, would have been visible at that moment; nothing but a troubled bit of greenish white water, and thin scattered puffs of vapour hovering over it, and suffusingly blowing off to leeward, like the confused scud from white rolling billows.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
16  For, though himself and boat's crew remained untainted, and though his ship was half a rifle-shot off, and an incorruptible sea and air rolling and flowing between; yet conscientiously adhering to the timid quarantine of the land, he peremptorily refused to come into direct contact with the Pequod.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 71. The Jeroboam's Story.
17  Such was the thunder of his voice, that spite of their amazement the men sprang over the rail; the sheaves whirled round in the blocks; with a wallow, the three boats dropped into the sea; while, with a dexterous, off-handed daring, unknown in any other vocation, the sailors, goat-like, leaped down the rolling ship's side into the tossed boats below.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
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